Horticultural Therapy in Behavioral Health Settings
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.
Textbooks are not included in cost.
Horticulture as Therapy: Principles and Practice.
Simpson, Sharon P.,PhD and Straus, Martha C, HTM, editors,
The Food Products Press, Binghamton, NY, 1998.
Introduction to Horticultural Therapy