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Residential Organizing Specialist Certificate REQUIRED COURSES

Ready to set yourself apart as a specialist in the niche of residential organizing? The Residential Organizing Specialist Certificate gives you a strong foundation in working with clients in the home setting. Training includes client communication, project management, and strategies to work effectively with a variety of clients, in a variety of residential settings.

Total Time: 14 hours and 30 minutes
CEUs: 14.5 

What You'll Learn
Participants will learn foundational organizing concepts and gain tools for working with clients in residential settings.

Upon completion, the participant will be able to:

  1. Effectively communicate with, motivate, and transfer skills to residential clients.
  2. Define and implement organizing strategies for diverse residential environments and challenges.
  3. Design effective systems and routines for paper, digital, and residential spaces, while managing client expectations and desired outcomes.

Certificate Requirements
  • When Communication Works: How to Communicate Effectively with Clients (OD4-424)
  • Creating Home and Business Inventories (OD2-209)
  • Eliminating Excess (OD1-107)
  • Less is More: Maximizing Small Residential Spaces (OD1-108)
  • Organizing Digital Information (OD2-204)
  • Paper Management Systems for Residential Clients (OD2-202)
  • Smart Space Design (CR1-113)
  • The "Do it for me Client", How to Maximize Results When the Client Wants to Minimize Their Involvement (CR2-698)
  • Connecting the Dots: Organizing Clients with ADHD by Working with Executive Functions (CR1-743)
Note: You do NOT need to retake courses you have previously completed. If you have previously completed a course (section) within this certificate, please email so we can give you credit for that section.

Purchase Options
Certificate Bundle E-Learning Advantage Bundle
NAPO Members can purchase Certificate Bundles at a discounted cost. These bundles include all required courses plus the optional resources for further study. Access expires 1 year (365 days) from the date of purchase.
Price: $349
Our best education value! Members will have access to all on-demand, pre-recorded courses including Introductory, Professional Practice courses, all certificate bundles, and conference recordings. Access expires 18 months from the date of purchase.
Price: $1399