Jefferson Elder Care

Professional Training

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Skills2Care® is a program to help caregivers manage more effectively. Jefferson Elder Care offers certification training for occupational therapists.

Training includes:

  • Readings
  • Web-based Modules
  • On-site Training
  • Coaching via teleconference

2020 Training Dates

The training includes one full day on-site at Thomas Jefferson University and a half-day on Zoom Video Conferencing.  Refer to Table 1 below.  [To use Zoom, audio and video capabilities from your computer are required; no special software is necessary.]

Each session is one week apart on Fridays. Refer to Table 2 below.

Table 1: Location & Time of Training Sessions




Day 1

Thomas Jefferson University
901 Walnut Street, 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA USA


Day 2

Zoom Video Conference:  online 

8:00am-12:00 noon

Table 2: Dates of Training Sessions


Day 1 (On-site)

Day 2 (Zoom Video Conference)


May 15, 2020

May 22, 2020


August 14, 2020

August 21, 2020


November 13, 2020

November 20, 2020

Customized Training

Customized training for agencies who are seeking to enhance care for individuals with dementia and their caregivers.  Training includes:

For details on our customized training and workshops, please contact Dr. Catherine Piersol, Director of Jefferson Elder Care.