|Phyllis D'Amico, HTM, is a registered horticultural therapist with the American Horticultural Therapy Association and has worked in the field for over 25 years with children and adults of all ages and abilities. Phyllis has created an award-winning horticultural therapy program for special needs students at the New Jersey Regional Day School in Newark, where she is the Lead Science Teacher and Horticultural Therapist. She specializes in children's garden design, organic gardening, nutrition education, and community inclusion programs. Phyllis earned a Certificate in Horticultural Therapy from the Botanical Garden, where she has been an instructor for 30 years.|
Classes by this instructor
Evaluate tools, equipment, structures, and techniques used by participants in horticultural therapy activities. Design and construct adaptive tools and assistive devices through problem-solving activities. Expand your plant-selecting skills for specific therapeutic programming needs as you explor more...
|184THR406||04/18||We 05:30pm-08:30pm||D'Amico Beirne||NYBG|
For horticultural therapy to be most effective, activities must be structured so a client's progress can be clearly measured and assessed. Using a variety of activities, develop a needs assessment and activity plan, write specific goals with measurable objectives, and practice leadership skills need more...