Certifications and Awards

The Rebuild Independence staff has earned and won several distinguished local and national awards for outstanding and innovative practice home modifications and aging in place.


American Occupational Therapy Association Special Interest Section Quarterly Writers Award

The American Occupational Therapy Therapy Association Special Interest Section Quarterly Award for excellence in writing that also demonstrates research and best practice to advance the profession of occupational therapy.

National Association of Home Builders

Homes for Life Award Winner 2012 and 2011

NAHB Remodelers’ Homes for Life awards recognize CAPS designees for excellence in aging-in-place design and accessible home modifications in remodeled homes. Winning projects offer creative design solutions that help aging or disabled residents remain in their home.

2012 Award: Read More

20111 Award: Read More


Certified Aging In Place Specialist

The Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS) designation program teaches the technical, business management, and customer service skills essential to competing in the fastest growing segment of the residential remodeling industry: home modifications for the aging-in-place.

Executive Certificate in Home Modifications

Advanced training in home modifications by Fall Prevention Center of Excellence at University of Southern California Andrus Gerontology Center.