Learn how to design and implement a horticultural therapy program in the private or public sector. Gain skills in developing program proposals, writing protocols, establishing evaluation methods and record-keeping policies, and managing staff and volunteers. Topics in business practices will include budget development and management, legal aspects of business establishment, and fundraising. Please bring lunch.
Prerequisites: Successful completion of Horticultural Therapy in Behavioral Health Settings (or approval of the Program Coordinator).
Haller, Rebecca L. and Kramer, Christine L. Ed. (2006)
Horticultural Therapy Methods: Making Connections in Health Care, Human Services, and Community Programs.
New York: Hawthorne Press
Horticulture as Therapy: Principles and Practice.
Simpson, Sharon P.,PhD and Straus, Martha C, HTM, editors,
The Food Products Press, Binghamton, NY, 1998.