Horticultural Therapy in Behavioral Health Settings - 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.
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.
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.
In addition to the above textbook, this course requires the purchase of materials. Please refer to the materials list linked below for more information.
Introduction to Horticultural Therapy
This course contains no sessions