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 explore the collections and gardens at NYBG. Learn preventive approaches to safety in all horticultural therapy settings. Please bring lunch. Prerequisites: Introduction to Horticultural Therapy and Horticultural Therapy for Physical Rehabilitation (or approval of the Program Coordinator)
Horticultural Therapy Methods
Haller HTM, Rebecca, Kramer, Christine L., editors,
The Haworth Press, Binghamton, NY, 2006 ($41.95)
Horticulture as Therapy: Principles and Practice.
Simpson, Sharon P. Ph.D. and Straus, Martha C, HTM, editors, The Food Products Press, Binghamton, NY, 1998.