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Horticultural Therapy in Behavioral Health Settings - 174THR404A
Horticultural therapy is practiced in a multitude of behavioral health settings, including hospitals, day treatment programs, group homes, and in private practice. Learn the diagnostic criteria for major psychiatric conditions, including anxiety, mood, psychotic, cognitive, and substance abuse disorders. Review actual case studies and create treatment plans utilizing horticulture activities for specific needs. Please bring lunch.

Required Text:
Horticulture as Therapy: Principles and Practice.
Simpson, Sharon P.,PhD and Straus, Martha C, HTM, editors,
The Food Products Press, Binghamton, NY, 1998.
Schedule: Saturdays, 04/08/17 - 04/22/17
Times: 10:00am - 03:30pm
Instructor: John Beirne
Location: NYBG, Watson Room 319
Price: Member (Incl. Materials) : $389.00
Non-Member (Incl. Materials) : $429.00
Prerequisite:    Introduction to Horticultural Therapy