Horticultural Therapy Summer Intensive Classes

Nine Classes, June 9 – August 22

If you have a limited amount of time yet are devoted to learning about Horticultural Therapy, Summer Intensive Classes are for you! All required courses are offered in a condensed format, making it easier than ever to start the Certificate or fulfill your Certificate requirements.


June

Explore the plant-people relationships and scientific research that are the foundations of horticultural therapy. Learn about current programs that utilize horticultural therapy and the benefits of using plants and plant-related activities to reach cognitive, physical, psychological, and social goals for more...
204THR301IA 06/09 Tu 10:00am-3:30pm Meore
NYBG

Older adults present an increasing need for therapeutic services. Learn about the physical, sensory, cognitive, psychological, and social aspects of aging and their implications for horticultural therapy programming. Explore how horticulture can be an important component in the various levels more...
204THR401 06/16 Tu 10:00am-3:30pm Jaroslow
NYBG

Sharpen your clinical skills while learning how horticultural therapy is utilized in a physical rehabilitation setting. Explore the team treatment process and learn about the various conditions treated in this setting. Etiology, diagnosis, and psychosocial effects are covered. Learn the more...
204THR403 06/20 Sa 10:00am-3:30pm Wichrowski
NYBG

July

Children and adolescents with special needs are the focus of this course. Gain an understanding of the causes and characteristics of various developmental, sensory, physical, behavioral, and learning disabilities. Learn to implement horticultural therapy for a wide variety of goals more...
211THR402 07/07 Tu 10:00am-3:30pm D'Amico
NYBG

Activities analysis explores the various aspects of horticultural therapy activities as they relate to both client and administrative needs. Each activity is analyzed in an effort to structure activities that can achieve measurable clinical outcomes. Learn to develop a needs more...
211THR407 07/11 Sa 10:00am-3:30pm Jaroslow
NYBG

Explore the plant-people relationships and scientific research that are the foundations of horticultural therapy. Learn about current programs that utilize horticultural therapy and the benefits of using plants and plant-related activities to reach cognitive, physical, psychological, and social goals for more...
211THR301IC 07/14 Tu 10:00am-3:30pm Meore
NYBG

Horticultural therapy is practiced in a multitude of behavioral health settings, including hospitals, day treatment programs, group homes, and private homes. Learn the diagnostic criteria for major psychiatric conditions, including anxiety, mood, psychotic, cognitive, and substance abuse disorders. Review actual more...
211THR404 07/20 Mo 10:00am-3:30pm Backus
NYBG

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 collectionsand gardens at more...
211THR406IA 07/29 We 10:00am-3:30pm D'Amico
Beirne
NYBG

August

Gardens can be catalysts for learning, health, inclusion, and therapy. Gain the knowledge, expertise, and tools to create, renovate, and evaluate both interior and exterior spaces to ensure effective gardens. Learn the latest research in health care garden design, common more...
211THR408IA 08/07 Fr 10:00am-3:30pm Minich
NYBG

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 more...
211THR409IA 08/08 Sa 10:00am-3:30pm Czarnecki
NYBG