Horticultural Therapy Methods and Materials - BLENDED


This blended class meets online for some sessions and on NYBG grounds for others. Registered students will receive login instructions and a syllabus with specifics.
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 note that some blended classes meet on week day evenings AND weekend mornings. The "times" listed below are for the first class only. Click on "full schedule" to see the times of each individual meeting before registering.

Textbooks are not included in cost.

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.

Prerequisite(s):
Horticultural Therapy for Physical Rehabilitation
Introduction to Horticultural Therapy

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