October 12, 2017 | 0800 - 1730
To help home owners make their home a safe and comfortable living environment for the long term, many responsive and innovative products are emerging and service providers are focusing their businesses on creating new homes and renovations that provide design flexibility, pleasing aesthetics, high function and usability for all people, without regard to age, income or ability level, and regardless of life's changes and challenges.
This course enables participants to identify common challenges and understand attractive design concepts that create a safe and comfortable environment for clients who want to age in place (AIP) as well as individuals who have a condition that requires home modifications or equipment.
This course is required for CAPS desgination. This course provides six hours of continuing education credits for these NAHB designations: CGA, CGB, CGR, GMB, CSP, Master CSP, CMP, MIRM
SME & Associates
Steve Monroe is a skilled coach, a dynamic keynote speaker, a down-to-earth workshop facilitator and meeting moderator -- and a warm accepting human being. His open and friendly presence, coupled with a wealth of experience, creative a positive influence on all who interact with him. His first book, released in 2001 from Home Builder Press, was entitled Selling to Builders. Released in February 2007, Selling to Builders 2 is an up-to-date guide devoted to assisting associates in developing and strengthening their relationships with builders. Steve has been actively involved in five local and two state builder associations beginning in 1973. Steve walked away from a promising career with a Fortune Ten company to look for life beyond the boardroom. Along this journey, he has stumbled, been tripped and pushed, but has never wavered from his quest. Steve keeps abreast of trends and tendencies in American business and society. Since 1983, when promoted from sales to management, he has accumulated valuable experience at the field and branch level, with particular emphasis on sales training, marketing and creative thinking skills. A native of Kentucky, Steve has undergraduate degrees from Southeastern Christian and Georgetown College. With a lifelong commitment to learning, Steve has continued his education with a variety of workshops in related fields, including completing a Master's Degree in Counseling.