2022-23 ASID Curated CEU Package

2022-23 ASID Curated CEU Package

  • Registration Closed

Easily fulfill your CEU requirement by December 31, 2023 with this curated package featuring the latest and most popular courses in the ASID Academy. 

Package is closed for registration. If you registered previously you still have access to all content. Note all CEUs are available individually.

Do you still need to fulfill your ASID or state CEU requirement? ASID has made it easy for you to earn all ten CEUs required with this curated package featuring the most popular and current ASID Academy courses. Highlighting the “best of” recently produced ASID CEUs, this curated collection will allow you to fulfill your continuing education requirement and learn from some well-known, high-quality ASID subject matter experts. This special package will be open for registration through December 31, 2023 (if registered you will continue to have access after that date).   

If you’re already working on your CEU requirement, keep going and don’t lose your momentum in achieving your goal! These CEUs are recommended, not required. Learn more about the ASID Member CEU Requirement.

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  • You can still sign up for the package even if you have already registered for and/or completed any of the CEUs in the package. Register for the package to activate the remaining CEUs.

  • Includes Credits

    Manage client appointments with a process focused on quick, effective decision making to complete projects more profitably.

    Manage client appointments with a process focused on quick, effective decision making to complete projects more profitably.


    Continuing Education Approval
    • 1 IDCEC CEU | CC-115989 (Your CEU will be reported to IDCEC on your behalf)


    Description

    Small projects with quick turnarounds can help your design business grow, but completing projects quickly can be a challenge. Based on the science of memory, you will learn a process to establish trust and help you quickly complete small projects. Focused on the external and internal factors impacting client decision making, you will apply tools and techniques to make projects more profitable for your business. By building trust, you can effectively guide clients to their final decisions on the design details, preventing multiple changes which can prolong your projects. The result is a smoother process and more rewarding experience for you and your clients.

    Download the Client Decision Making Booklet for key takeaways (available under "Handouts" if registered).

    Content developed as part of the ASID Ones to Watch Scholars Leadership Development Program, supported by Steelcase, Benjamin Moore, Wilsonart, and Loloi. Learn more about ASID Ones to Watch.


    What You Will Learn
    • Identify the key characteristics of the ideal client demographic for quick, small projects 
    • Implement a process to manage time during client appointments most efficiently 
    • Identify the “rules to repetition” to facilitate decision making 
    • Understand the building blocks for establishing trust in your client relationships


    Access Period: One year after registration.

    Maria Martin, ASID, RID

    Founder

    Design Appy

    Maria Martin, ASID, TX RID, founder of Design Appy, is an interior designer and artist with 20-plus years of experience in Austin, TX, who is passionate about using design-driven technology and content to improve client communication. Martin considers standing in the client's shoes when looking at the traditional design process. She realized that clients want the design experience of a rendering without the delays between appointments, and there is no tool available to effectively accomplish this. As a result, Martin created a digital sketching software called Design Appy. Design Appy allows designers to generate scale tile drawings and elevations for bathrooms and kitchens in just a few minutes. She was recognized as an ASID Ones to Watch Scholar in 2019 for the work on this innovative program. Martin is also a recipient of the Kitchen and Bath Design News Innovator award 2021. Martin hosts a weekly podcast, Designer Discussions, for home design professionals focusing on the impact of behavioral economics applied to the interior design industry through PR, PR marketing and client interactions.


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    This CEU is registered with the International Design Continuing Education Council (IDCEC) for continuing education credits. This credit will be accepted by the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), International Interior Designers Association (IIDA) and Interior Designers of Canada (IDC).

    The content included is not deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by IDCEC of any material or construction or any method or manner of handling, using distributing or dealing in any material or product.

    Questions related to specific materials, methods and services should be directed to the instructor and provider of the CEU.

    This program is registered for 1 CEU value. The IDCEC class-code is: CC-115989.

    Attendees who do not belong to ASID, IIDA or IDC and do not have a unique IDCEC number will be provided with a Certificate of Completion after this CEU.

  • Includes Credits

    Learn strategies to manage onboarding and mentoring new hires in a hybrid work culture.

    Learn strategies to manage onboarding and mentoring new hires in a hybrid work culture.


    Continuing Education Approval
    • 1 IDCEC CEU | CC-117869 (Your CEU will be reported to IDCEC on your behalf)


    Description

    Over the past several years the world has experienced a shift to a new hybrid work environment. Managing both in-person and remote staff presents new challenges for design studio leaders, especially when onboarding new hires and keeping them engaged. Learn how to best onboard, train, and mentor new employees in a way that effectively communicates studio culture and builds trust, ultimately cultivating strong and effective design teams in the hybrid environment. We will focus on characteristics of the emerging workforce, how to frame and implement the mentor/mentee relationship, and how to strategize skill development, both soft skills and technical skills specific to your firm.

    Content developed as part of the ASID Ones to Watch Scholars Leadership Development Program, supported by Steelcase, Benjamin Moore, Wilsonart, and Loloi. Learn more about ASID Ones to Watch.


    What You Will Learn
    • Describe characteristics of the emerging workforce and the hybrid studio culture.
    • Identify steps to establish a mentorship framework to onboard new hires in your firm.
    • Describe the purpose and structure of the weekly check-in.
    • Explain the difference between soft skills and technical skills.
    • Determine steps to develop technical skills during the onboarding process.

    Access Period: One year after registration.

    Kelsey Davidson, ASID

    Principal Interior Designer

    SALT, LLC

    Kelsey is a Principal at SALT, an Interior Design & strategic engagement firm, located in Anchorage, Alaska. She was born and raised in Alaska, and attended the University of Nevada, Reno, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design in 2011. Kelsey spent the first few years of her career as a residential interior designer, specializing in kitchen and bathroom design, and then switched gears to practice commercial interior design when she began working for SALT in 2013 (formerly RIM Design). Kelsey has been a project designer & project manager on a variety of project types since joining SALT, and in 2018 became an owner of the firm. She now enjoys a new balance of design work & business management, focusing largely on the firm’s personnel development, mentorship, and coaching. 

     

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    This CEU is registered with the International Design Continuing Education Council (IDCEC) for continuing education credits. This credit will be accepted by the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), International Interior Designers Association (IIDA) and Interior Designers of Canada (IDC).

    The content included is not deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by IDCEC of any material or construction or any method or manner of handling, using distributing or dealing in any material or product.

    Questions related to specific materials, methods and services should be directed to the instructor and provider of the CEU.

    This program is registered for 1 CEU value. The IDCEC class-code is: CC-117869.

    Attendees who do not belong to ASID, IIDA or IDC and do not have a unique IDCEC number will be provided with a Certificate of Completion after this CEU.

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    Learn how design can promote purpose and empathy in the workplace.

    Learn how design can promote purpose and empathy in the workplace.


    Continuing Education Approvals
    • 1 IDCEC CEU | CC-118134 (Your CEU will be reported to IDCEC on your behalf)
    • 1 AIA LU | ASIDDWI (AIA Members: Please contact education@asid.org to have your completion reported or add your AIA Member number to your ASID account profile.)


    Description

    Design has the power to influence individual behavior, organizational culture, and community identity. Designers have a responsibility to create workspaces that fuel purpose and promote empathy, playing an important role in employee retention. Understand the drivers and context affecting people in today’s workplace, and identify opportunities to create inclusive spaces that contribute to building purpose. Learn strategies and a methodology to incorporate the key design principles of belonging, equitable engagement, and inclusivity in all spaces you create.

    Content developed as part of the ASID Ones to Watch Scholars Leadership Development Program, supported by Steelcase, Benjamin Moore, Wilsonart, and Loloi. Learn more about ASID Ones to Watch.


    What You Will Learn
    • Identify the questions to ask about the impact of a space on how community is reflected.
    • Describe design elements used to create more purpose driven and empathetic environments.
    • Outline design solutions that will engender a sense of belonging.
    • Explain the concept of “design towards the edges” and how this practice increases inclusivity.


    Access Period: One year after registration.

    Santiago Rivera, ASID Allied, Assoc. AIA

    Foundations, Associations & Organizations Northeast Regional Leader | Associate

    Gensler

    As Northeast regional leader of Gensler’s Foundations, Associations and Organizations practice, Santiago is focused on working with clients that are mission-driven. Throughout his career, Santiago has worked with a range of not-for-profit and education clients, including the ACLU, Ford Foundation, Robin Hood Foundation, International Center of Photography, KIPP, the Dwight Englewood School, LEEP Dual Language Academy, and Creo College Prep. He is constantly exploring new and innovative ways to create inclusive design solutions. Born in Mexico, Santiago received his Bachelor of Architecture from Pratt Institute in New York City.

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    This CEU is registered with the International Design Continuing Education Council (IDCEC) for continuing education credits. This credit will be accepted by the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), International Interior Designers Association (IIDA) and Interior Designers of Canada (IDC).

    The content included is not deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by IDCEC of any material or construction or any method or manner of handling, using distributing or dealing in any material or product.

    Questions related to specific materials, methods and services should be directed to the instructor and provider of the CEU.

    This program is registered for 1 CEU value. The IDCEC class-code is: CC-118134.

    Attendees who do not belong to ASID, IIDA or IDC and do not have a unique IDCEC number will be provided with a Certificate of Completion after this CEU.

  • Includes Credits

    Experience an interactive dive into ethics and the critical importance of ethics in your professional life.

    Experience an interactive dive into ethics and the critical importance of ethics in your professional life.


    Continuing Education Approval
    • 1 IDCEC CEU | CC-118783 (Your CEU will be reported to IDCEC on your behalf)


    Description

    Understanding and embedding ethics in your professional life is critical for the healthy growth of any interior design business. Through real-life scenarios and examples, you will learn how to identify potential ethical issues and better understand how to maintain ethical behavior in your professional interactions. Based on the ASID Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct, all interior design practitioners will benefit from the guiding principles and pillars of ethical behavior presented.

    Subject matter expertise provided by the Ethics & Professional Responsibility Committee, ASID Advocate by Design Council.

    Disclaimer: This course on ethics and professional conduct is not intended nor may substitute as legal advice or counsel. In the event you are faced with a legal issue or otherwise ethical dilemma, we recommend securing legal counsel to advise you and your business on how best to manage those workplace issues. This content is offered as generalized recommendations for how to hold yourself and employees to ethical standards and is not offered as a legal ethics course.


    What You Will Learn
    • Assess the significance of potential ethical issues.
    • Identify ethical issues when interacting in the work environment and develop an acceptable resolution based on professional ethics.
    • Explain the tenets of ethical behavior and your ethical responsibility in the work environment as an interior design professional.
    • Apply the written ASID Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct and acknowledge its role in supporting ethical behavior in the profession.

    Related Course


    Access Period: One year from registration date.

    Benjamin Huntington, FASID, NCIDQ, NYS CID

    FY23 Advisor | Owner + Principal

    Chapter Support Team | Veritate Design

    Benjamin trained in England, obtaining a BA Hons from Kingston University. After several years working at a London boutique architectural firm, he became the youngest associate in the firm’s history. In 1987 he moved to New York and founded his own interior design studio. In the 34 years since founding his studio, Benjamin has fully renovated a great variety of properties for his clients, including Hamptons houses, a 15-bedroom ski chateau, brownstones, numerous Manhattan apartments, and an art gallery. Benjamin has also trained and taught at a wide variety of Feng Shui Schools, developing and practicing his unique style of Feng Shui. Benjamin has a long history of volunteering within the New York interior design community in a wide variety of roles with ASID and Interior Designers for Legislation in NY (IDLNY). In addition, he co-chaired the CIDQ Committee that developed the NCIDQ Ambassador program. As former president of the ASID Metro New York Chapter (2020-21), he now serves as an advisor on the FY22 Chapter Support Team and is the chair of the Ethics & Professional Responsibility Committee of the ASID Advocate by Design Council.

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    This CEU is registered with the International Design Continuing Education Council (IDCEC) for continuing education credits. This credit will be accepted by the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), International Interior Designers Association (IIDA) and Interior Designers of Canada (IDC).

    The content included is not deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by IDCEC of any material or construction or any method or manner of handling, using distributing or dealing in any material or product.

    Questions related to specific materials, methods and services should be directed to the instructor and provider of the CEU.

    This program is registered for 1 CEU value. The IDCEC class-code is: CC-118783.

    Attendees who do not belong to ASID, IIDA or IDC and do not have a unique IDCEC number will be provided with a Certificate of Completion after this CEU.

  • Includes Credits

    Learn how to apply biophilic design solutions and participatory design strategies in your practice.

    Learn how to apply biophilic design solutions and participatory design strategies in your practice.


    Continuing Education Approvals
    • 1 IDCEC CEU HSW | CC-116583R1 (Your CEU will be reported to IDCEC on your behalf)
    • 1 AIA LU HSW | ASIDBiophInt (AIA Members: Please contact education@asid.org to have your completion reported or add your AIA Member number to your ASID account profile.)


    Description

    How do you inclusively design interior nature-influenced spatial experiences considering equity, diversity, and culture, while promoting play, education, and growth? You will learn about systemic inequality issues related to nature access and investigate what biophilia means for the nature deprived.  Design Ethics will be introduced as a toolkit to establish a baseline for framing and terminology and explained through a series of Case Studies.  We will discuss participatory design processes or co-design to allow for more inclusive and creative spatial conditions while simultaneously considering the health, safety, welfare, and delight of the community. 

    Content developed as part of the ASID Ones to Watch Scholars Leadership Development Program, supported by Steelcase, Benjamin Moore, Wilsonart, and Loloi. Learn more about ASID Ones to Watch.


    What You Will Learn
    • Explain what connection to nature may mean for those without opportunity, access, means, or inclusive spaces to comfortably enjoy its documented benefit 
    • Explain what Design Ethics are and why it is important as a framework for biophilic interiors  
    • Recognize how biophilic design solutions can address gaps or opportunities related to social determinants of health  
    • Identify aspects of story or narrative to allow for increased empathy and engagement including co-design tools or processes  


    Access Period: One year after registration.

    Kendra Locklear Ordia, ASID, RID, LEED AP

    Assistant Professor, Interior Design

    University of Nebraska

    Kendra Locklear Ordia is a Registered Interior Designer in Texas and Assistant Professor of Interior Design at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Her research explores nature-integration in interior environments through theory, narrative, and designed solutions for increased wellbeing, equity, and delight. Her approach to the topic spans student inquiry, focused research, and designed solutions. Her professional work at firms including Perkins & Will, Gensler and CallisonRTKL allowed exposure to projects ranging from large scale healthcare to workplace design. She is involved in Interior Design licensing advocacy in the state and Nebraska. In 2020, she was recognized as one of eight American Society of Interior Design (ASID) Ones to Watch scholars. She serves on the Interior Design Educator Council (IDEC) Foundation board as a Director and also currently serves on the IIDA Equity Council. 

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    This CEU is registered with the International Design Continuing Education Council (IDCEC) for continuing education credits. This credit will be accepted by the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), International Interior Designers Association (IIDA) and Interior Designers of Canada (IDC).

    The content included is not deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by IDCEC of any material or construction or any method or manner of handling, using distributing or dealing in any material or product.

    Questions related to specific materials, methods and services should be directed to the instructor and provider of the CEU.

    This program is registered for 1 CEU | HSW value. The IDCEC class-code is: CC-116583.

    Attendees who do not belong to ASID, IIDA or IDC and do not have a unique IDCEC number will be provided with a Certificate of Completion after this CEU.

  • Includes Credits

    Learn a step-by-step process to vet materials for human health and carbon impact.

    Learn a step-by-step process to vet materials for human health and carbon impact.


    Continuing Education Approvals
    • 1 IDCEC CEU HSW-Sustainability | CC-117846 (Your CEU will be reported to IDCEC on your behalf)
    • 1 AIA LU HSW | ASIDMATHLTH (AIA Members: Please contact education@asid.org to have your completion reported or add your AIA Member number to your ASID account profile.)


    Description

    As the impact of climate change becomes more apparent, clients are asking for more sustainable and healthy buildings. Specifying healthy, sustainable materials is a critical part of the process, but it can often seem complex and time-intensive for designers. Using this toolkit, you’ll learn the steps to specifying low-impact carbon materials and avoiding chemicals of concern in your building products. Regardless of your expertise level, you will acquire a range of options and tools to confidently select materials to minimize both harmful health and carbon impact in your projects.

    Content developed as part of the ASID Ones to Watch Scholars Leadership Development Program, supported by Steelcase, Benjamin Moore, Wilsonart, and Loloi. Learn more about ASID Ones to Watch.


    What You Will Learn
    • Compare a range of product types for carbon and material health metrics
    • Analyze similar products through transparency documents to vet the healthier materials
    • Analyze similar products through carbon impact resources to vet lower carbon impact materials
    • Identify the appropriate material selection process for your project depending on the project phase, time, and vetting experience level


    Access Period: One year after registration.

    Heather Sutherland, ASID, RID, LEED AP BD+C

    Associate Interior Designer

    Perkins&Will

    Heather Sutherland is an Associate, Interior Designer at Perkins&Will, where she works on a variety of projects in education and civic in their Interiors studio. She’s been with Perkins&Will since receiving her Masters of Interior Design in 2017 from the University of Texas at Austin. Heather is actively involved in student outreach and education through programs like ACE and ASID. As a Material Performance Lab member at Perkins&Will Austin, Heather is able to spread her passion for material health and sustainability to professionals and students alike. She is LEED AP BD+C accredited and a registered interior designer in the state of Texas. While she has lived in a variety of cities and climates, Heather has happily called Texas her home for the past dozen years. 

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    This CEU is registered with the International Design Continuing Education Council (IDCEC) for continuing education credits. This credit will be accepted by the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), International Interior Designers Association (IIDA) and Interior Designers of Canada (IDC).

    The content included is not deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by IDCEC of any material or construction or any method or manner of handling, using distributing or dealing in any material or product.

    Questions related to specific materials, methods and services should be directed to the instructor and provider of the CEU.

    This program is registered for 1 CEU | HSW-Sustainability value. The IDCEC class-code is: CC-117846.

    Attendees who do not belong to ASID, IIDA or IDC and do not have a unique IDCEC number will be provided with a Certificate of Completion after this CEU.

  • Includes Credits

    Ensure your client contract is working to protect your interests.

    Ensure your client contract is working to protect your interests.


    Continuing Education Approval
    • 1 IDCEC CEU | CC-116947 (Your CEU will be reported to IDCEC on your behalf.)


    Description

    The contract between you and your client plays a critical role in protecting you, your business, and your profitability. Learn the key provisions to include in your contract to limit your liability, prevent scope creep and ensure you get paid for your work. Featuring the author of the ASID Interior Design Residential and Commercial Contracts in conversation with a small business owner who understands the value of an effective contract.

    Find more information on ASID Small Business Solutions and ASID Interior Design Residential and Commercial Contracts 

    This is a recording of a webinar presented on May 25, 2022.


    What You Will Learn
    • Recognize the role of the contract in your risk management strategy.
    • Identify how the contract can protect your profitability.
    • Describe how the contract can serve to educate your clients.
    • Recognize the most critical provisions to include in your contract.


    Related Content

    Access Period: One year after registration.

    Jennifer Biffer, ASID, NCIDQ

    Principal

    Duneier Design

    After a ten-year career in Marketing and Advertising Jennifer changed jobs, graduating from the New York School of Interior Design in 2002.   Starting her design firm fresh out of school, she participated in several designer show houses and ultimately ended up on HGTV. After 20 years in New York, she relocated to Scottsdale for family and started over. Currently serving as President of the Arizona North Chapter of ASID, she continues to design beautiful award-winning spaces, manages a real estate career, and raises her twin five-year-old boys. With over 20 years of experience, Jennifer has transformed countless properties in the United States and abroad into spaces with personality, architectural interest, optimized functionality, and style. Her skill for combining color, texture, pattern, and durability to create each client’s dream space is unparalleled. Projects have been completed across the US and abroad as far-reaching as Cairo, Egypt.

    Alan Siegel, Hon. FASID

    Partner

    Levy Sonet & Siegel, LLP

    Alan M. Siegel, Esq., Hon. FASID has 40+ years of legal experience within the design and architectural industry and has represented the interests of interior designers, architects, product designers, and industry resources. For over twenty years, Alan served as national legal counsel to ASID, and is the author of the ASID interior design form contracts. For his years of service with ASID, Alan was named an ASID Honorary Fellow. He currently serves as the general counsel for the Association for Contract Textiles, Inc. (ACT). Additionally, Alan is a member of the National Board of Trustees of the Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS (DIFFA), as well as trustee of the Angelo Donghia Foundation. Alan is the co-author of "A Guide to Business Principles and Practices for Interior Designers," and is a frequent lecturer and contributor to the design industry and trade group publications.  

    Eric Haydel, Allied ASID (Moderator)

    President – Creative Director

    The M-Geough Company | Eric M. Haydel Design, Inc.

    Eric Haydel’s dedication to the design profession and creative process have earned him recognition throughout the industry. A native of Louisiana, Eric marries Southern charm with New England sensibilities to develop intriguing and distinctive design solutions. Eric ventured into product development in 2017, introducing The Carnival Rug collection, followed by The Naturals collection, an all wool-cleanable offering, in collaboration with Dover Rug & Home. He expanded his product offerings in 2021 in a partnership with Waterhouse Wallpapers. Eric is also the President-Creative Director and part owner of the M-Geough Showroom located in the Boston Design Center, which has represented some of the most well respected interior design lines in the industry for over 70 years. Eric, who earned his post-graduate degree in Interior Architecture from Boston Architectural College, was named as an ASID “Ones to Watch” award winner in 2017, has served as President of the ASID New England Chapter, and is currently on the Board of Friends of Fort Point Channel.

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    This CEU is registered with the International Design Continuing Education Council (IDCEC) for continuing education credits. This credit will be accepted by the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), International Interior Designers Association (IIDA) and Interior Designers of Canada (IDC).

    The content included is not deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by IDCEC of any material or construction or any method or manner of handling, using distributing or dealing in any material or product.

    Questions related to specific materials, methods and services should be directed to the instructor and provider of the CEU.

    This program is registered for 1 CEU value. The IDCEC class-code is: CC-116947.

    Attendees who do not belong to ASID, IIDA or IDC and do not have a unique IDCEC number will be provided with a Certificate of Completion after this CEU.

  • Includes Credits

    Learn how interior design solutions can alleviate job-related stress in healthcare environments, leading to increased mindfulness and productivity.

    Learn how interior design solutions can alleviate job-related stress in healthcare environments, leading to increased mindfulness and productivity.


    Continuing Education Approvals
    • 1 IDCEC CEU | HSW | CC-115864 (Your CEU will be reported to IDCEC on your behalf)
    • 1 AIA LU | HSW | ASIDFDNBURNOUT (AIA Members: Please contact education@asid.org to have your completion reported or add your AIA Member number to your ASID account profile.)


    Supported by
    ASID Foundation



    Description

    Benefit from research exploring the power of mindfulness to alleviate workplace stressors, and the role of interior design to reduce stress and employee burnout in healthcare environments. Review lessons learned from a virtual model of a free-standing emergency department and walk-through video with emphasis on staff spaces to destress, which can be a key tool in the design process to communicate solutions and gain buy-in. Focused on emergency departments, design strategies presented include choice and flexibility, privacy and enhanced focus, spatial adjacency, increased exposure to daylight, and grief support.  

    This course presents an overview and findings from a study conducted by the University of Florida Department of Interior Design, funded in part by an ASID Foundation Research Grant. 


    What You Will Learn
    • Explore the concept of mindfulness and its potential application in healthcare environments 
    • Describe design strategies to facilitate mindfulness and help healthcare workers manage workplace stress 
    • Explain how healthcare workers in emergency departments cope with workplace stress and compassion fatigue 
    • Identify design attributes perceived by emergency department workers to support or inhibit the practice of mindfulness and stress management strategies 


    Related Content


    Access Period: One year from registration date.

    Shabboo Valipoor, Ph.D., EDAC

    Assistant Professor, Interior Design

    University of Florida

    Shabboo Valipoor, Ph.D., EDAC, is an assistant professor of Interior Design at the College of Design, Construction and Planning. Her research centers on the impact of the built environment on human health and safety, with a specific focus on healthcare facilities and environments for aging. Her current projects aim to (1) improve the quality of care in acute care settings by providing supportive environments for healthcare professionals and (2) minimize environmental risks to independent living for older adults. Dr. Valipoor’s work often combines empirical methods with computational techniques such as virtual walkalong interviews, virtual reality, and discrete event simulation. She has collaborated closely with scholars in engineering, medicine, occupational therapy, and computer science on works supported by the Department of Veterans Affairs, National Science Foundation, Academy of Architecture for Health, and American Society of Interior Designers. She serves on the North America Chapter of the International Academy for Design and Health Leadership Committee where she works with a global interdisciplinary team to promote the application of research findings concerning the interaction between design and health. Dr. Valipoor has taught upper- and lower-division studios, as well as Computer Applications, Advanced Detailing, and Finishes and Materials. Her current teaching focuses on evidence-based design in healthcare facilities and digital design tools.

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    This CEU is registered with the International Design Continuing Education Council (IDCEC) for continuing education credits. This credit will be accepted by the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), International Interior Designers Association (IIDA) and Interior Designers of Canada (IDC).

    The content included is not deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by IDCEC of any material or construction or any method or manner of handling, using distributing or dealing in any material or product.

    Questions related to specific materials, methods and services should be directed to the instructor and provider of the CEU.

    This program is registered for 1 CEU value | HSW. The IDCEC class-code is: CC-115864.

    Attendees who do not belong to ASID, IIDA or IDC and do not have a unique IDCEC number will be provided with a Certificate of Completion after this CEU.

  • Includes Credits

    Learn research-based design strategies for creating safe, healing, and welcoming environments for vulnerable populations and the people who serve them.

    Learn research-based design strategies for creating safe, healing, and welcoming environments for vulnerable populations and the people who serve them.


    Continuing Education Approvals
    • 1 IDCEC CEU | HSW | CC-118150 (Your CEU will be reported to IDCEC on your behalf)
    • 1 AIA LU | HSW | ASIDFTID (AIA Members: Please contact education@asid.org to have your completion reported or add your AIA Member number to your ASID account profile.)


    Supported by
    ASID Foundation



    Description

    Across North America hundreds of thousands of people are currently living without permanent housing. How can design help to reduce trauma and instill resiliency in people experiencing homelessness? Supported by research funded by the ASID Foundation, learn trauma-informed design strategies for creating safe, healing, and welcoming environments for vulnerable populations and the people who serve them, focused on elements such as layout and planning, comfort, paint and color, furniture and finishes, flooring, lighting, and biophilia. Review research-based guidelines and case studies to provide a better understanding of how trauma-informed design can benefit shelters and other agencies by offering broad solutions for communities and homeless populations, including consideration of budget constraints. Design teams, contractors, and shelter providers will all benefit from guidance on creating healthy and supportive spaces for people experiencing homelessness. 


    What You Will Learn
    • Discuss the types of people experiencing homelessness and associated traumas, their unique needs and design solutions to address their needs.
    • Provide a better understanding of how trauma-informed design can benefit shelters and offer broad solutions.
    • Identify how design can nurture the happiness, health and performance of staff and volunteers working within different facility types.
    • Examine how shelters and other social service providers are using trauma-informed design to create healthier, more supportive environments.


    Access Period: One year from registration date.

    Pam Light, FIIDA, LEED AP

    Founder

    Pam Light Design

    Pam Light, FIIDA, LEED AP, is an interior designer with more than 40 years of experience helping commercial and healthcare clients create spaces that promote collaboration, productivity, health, and well-being. She was the HOK Los Angeles Principal that led the HOK IMPACT report for the United Way on Trauma and Resiliency.  After retiring from HOK in 2020, Pam formed her own firm that focuses on furniture design with her husband, John Duffy, and her continuing work in philanthropy.

    Kay Sargent, FASID, FIIDA, CID, LEED® AP, MCR.w, WELL AP

    Senior Principal | Director of WorkPlace

    HOK

    With 38 years of experience, Kay is a recognized expert on workplace design and strategy issues and an award-winning designer. Kay is Global Co-Director of HOK’s WorkPlace team and sits on HOK’s Board of Directors. In 2020 she was named ASID’s Designer of Distinction. In 2021 she was selected from her field of peers to provide Congressional Subject Matter Expert Testimony to the U.S. House of Representatives on “Federal Real Estate Post-COVID-19: A View from The Private Sector.” Kay also serves on the GSA Diversity taskforce and is an advisor for the HOK Diversity Advisory Council.  

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    This CEU is registered with the International Design Continuing Education Council (IDCEC) for continuing education credits. This credit will be accepted by the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), International Interior Designers Association (IIDA) and Interior Designers of Canada (IDC).

    The content included is not deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by IDCEC of any material or construction or any method or manner of handling, using distributing or dealing in any material or product.

    Questions related to specific materials, methods and services should be directed to the instructor and provider of the CEU.

    This program is registered for 1 CEU value | HSW. The IDCEC class-code is: CC-118150.

    Attendees who do not belong to ASID, IIDA or IDC and do not have a unique IDCEC number will be provided with a Certificate of Completion after this CEU.