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Horticultural Therapy Methods and Materials - 174THR406
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)

Required Text:
Horticultural Therapy Methods
Haller HTM, Rebecca, Kramer, Christine L., editors,
The Haworth Press, Binghamton, NY, 2006 ($41.95)

Required Text:
Horticulture as Therapy: Principles and Practice.
Simpson, Sharon P. Ph.D. and Straus, Martha C, HTM, editors, The Food Products Press, Binghamton, NY, 1998.
Schedule: 3 Wednesdays, 5/10, 24, 31, 5:30-8:30pm, and 1 Saturday 5/20, 10 am - 3:30 pm
Times: 05:30pm - 08:30pm
Instructor: Phyllis D'Amico , John Beirne
Location: NYBG, Watson Room 319
Price: Member (Incl. Materials) : $395.00
Non-Member (Incl. Materials) : $435.00
Prerequisites:
Introduction to Horticultural Therapy
Horticultural Therapy for Physical Rehabilitation