Introduction to Horticultural Therapy - 174THR301A
Explore the plant-people relationships and scientific research that are the foundations of horticultural therapy. Learn about current programs that utilize horticultural therapy and the benefits of using plants and plant-related activities to reach cognitive, physical, psychological, and social goals for a variety of populations. Engage in activities for disability awareness and the development of therapeutic skills. Resources for professional development and the professional registration process are covered.

Required Text:
Horticulture as Therapy: Principles and Practice. Simpson, Sharon P., PhD and Strause, Marth C., HTM, editors, The Food Products Press, Binghamton, NY, 1998.

Schedule: Saturdays, 05/06/17 - 05/20/17
Times: 10:00am - 03:30pm
Instructor: Anne Meore
Location: NYBG, Watson Room 319
Price: This session is not currently open for registration.

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