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CSTC Certification Program

September 15th - 16th, 2023

Service Description

Travel companions are in demand as the market grows for senior and disabled adults who require assistance for traveling. This 2-day interactive program provides detailed training to a variety of professionals interested in starting a business or working as a travel companion. Participants will gain knowledge and skills to assess, plan and execute travel to meet the unique needs of a variety of clients with travel challenges. When: Friday, September 15th - 8:00am - 5:00pm CST Saturday, September 16th, 2023 - 7:30am - 3:30pm CST Minneapolis St. Paul Airport (MSP) - Metropolitan Room Participants Will Walk Away With: -Business strategies to create and succeed in your own travel companion company -Abilities to assess and mitigate possible health and behavioral challenges during travel -Approaches to maintain client safety and comfort throughout travel -Tactics to plan, problem-solve and orchestrate a variety of travel scenarios Who Should Attend: -Individuals with health or social service backgrounds serving older adults -Travel savvy individuals with excellent interpersonal skills What’s Included: -Lectures, handouts, forms, “Travel Well” book, travel tools to get your business started -Ongoing mentoring following training -Sample Business Forms -Sample Assessment and Intake Forms -Listed as a Certified Senior TravALZ Companion to website and the opportunity to receive client referrals from Faculty Cost: Early bird rate $1,500 before August 15. $1,800 thereafter - Inclusive of all training, materials, breakfast and lunch both days, and mentoring to completion of an actual trip and certification. Hotel Recommendations: Intercontinental Hotel (directly connects to MSP) 612-725-0500  From $220/night Cambria Hotel Bloomington Mall of America 612-235-6538 From $119/night Hampton Inn 952-854-7600 From $128/night

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations made before September 1, 2023 will be subject to a full refund (excluding the credit card processing fee). Cancellations after September 8, 2023 will get a 50% refund.

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