Thomas Jefferson University

Professional Training


 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

Skills2Care® pamphlet (PDF)

2020 training dates

The training will be completed via 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 and Time of Training Sessions




Day 1

Zoom Video Conference:  On-line 

10:00am-5:30pm EST

Day 2

Zoom Video Conference:  On-line 

10:00am-5:30pm EST

Table 2: Dates of Training Sessions


DAY 1 (Zoom Video Conference)

DAY 2 (Zoom Video Conference)


May 15, 2020

May 22, 2020


August 14, 2020

August 21, 2020

October - November

October 30, 2020

November 6, 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 Catherine Piersol, director of Jefferson Elder Care.