Learn how to deliver horticultural therapy programs that are suitable and adaptable for all ages and abilities, and that include caring for plants – indoors and out, connecting with nature, arranging flowers, and creating botanical arts and crafts. Help your clients optimize their physical and mental health and improve their quality of life through horticulture. TBG’s four-part program focuses on the core skills and knowledge recommended by the Canadian Horticultural Therapy Association (CHTA).
ABOUT THE PROGRAM (click to download pdf)
Required textbook for the certificate program Horticulture as Therapy, Principles and Practice
Sharon P. Simson and Martha C. Straus, Editors – Food Products Press, ISBN 1-56022-859-8
HT Certificate Module One: Foundations of Horticulture As Therapy
Weekends, May 27 & 28, June 10 & 11, 24 & 25, July 8, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Explore the evolution of the therapeutic use of gardens and gardening. This introduction to professional practice in Horticultural Therapy (HT) will focus on the many proven benefits of connecting with plants. Examine the therapeutic foundations used to create HT programs for diverse populations.
Public $625; Members $575
[PG17S29] Margaret Nevett, HTR
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