University of Southern California
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USC Chan Lifestyle Redesign® Knowledge Mobilization Initiative
USC Chan Lifestyle Redesign® Knowledge Mobilization Initiative

Lifestyle Redesign®
Certification

Please Note
The Lifestyle Redesign Certification is still under development, and information on this page is subject to change. The certification process is anticipated to launch in Fall 2024.

About Lifestyle Redesign Certification

A Lifestyle Redesign Certification (LRC) indicates that an occupational therapy practitioner (OTP) has demonstrated competence in applying the Lifestyle Redesign intervention framework in their practice (inclusive of direct patient care, consultation, research and education activities). Occupational therapy practitioners who hold a Lifestyle Redesign Certification have received advanced training and mentored practice in guiding clients through the process of orchestrating occupations, habits, and routines to enhance health and well-being. They flexibly draw from a range of evidence-based therapeutic techniques to address the needs of people with or at risk for chronic conditions.

Certification Requirements

Occupational therapy practitioners (OTPs) who hold a Lifestyle Redesign Certification have fulfilled the following requirements:

1. Active OT Licensure

2. Education: Completed Didactic Coursework

There are two pathways to completing the didactic education requirement; a visual representation of these pathways can be found below:

3. Experience: Mentored and Independent Practice Hours

4. Evaluation: Successfully completed the Lifestyle Redesign certification exam

5. Maintain Certification

USC Chan Lifestyle Redesign Certification Pathways

Benefits of Certification

Special Consideration

Certification FAQs