Site Visits

March

Visit a 720-bed chronic and long-term care facility that serves geriatric patients, patients with AIDS, Alzheimer's disease, dementia, Huntington's disease, and patients on short-term rehabilitation. Students will accompany the horticultural therapist on rounds to a variety of units. Travel directions more...
203THR528 03/24 Tu 10:30am-2:30pm Arabian
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April

Located in Paramus, New Jersey, Bergen New Bridge Medical Center, the third largest public hospital in the US. Its horticultural therapy program is over 25 years old. Tour the greenhouse where residents of all ages propagate and maintain plants, and more...
204THR531 04/14 Tu 10:30am-2:30pm Toth
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May

As a leader in services for older adults, Parker Health Group "makes aging part of life" by using a person-centered approach. Observe Eden Alternative principles in action as you tour Parker's assisted living and long-term residential care facilities in New more...
204THR516 05/18 Mo 9:30am-2:30pm Shahay
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July

The focus of this individualized intensive training is on physical medicine and rehabilitation. We'll discuss the history and philosophy of the program, and how the therapist functions within a healthcare team. Participate in horticulture treatment sessions that deal with patient more...
211THR525 07/14 Tu 9:00am-2:30pm Wichrowski
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Hands-on healing and learning through horticulture takes place at The Hort's GreenHouse program on Rikers Island. Designed and built by individuals who are incarcerated and their instructors, the garden features a native woodland, nursery, and vegetable and herb gardens. HSNY's more...
211THR537 07/31 Fr 6:30am-1:00pm Krus, HTR
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August

With its 32' x 40' growing space for edible and sensory plantings, The Garden of Hope offers horticultural therapy opportunities to a wide array of special needs populations. The garden is equipped with rolling planting tables, traditional raised beds, and more...
211THR546 08/10 Mo 9:30am-2:30pm Meore
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