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.

Required Text:
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.


Schedule: ONLINE: 1 Saturday, 1/8, 10am-12:30pm, and 3 Tuesdays, 1/11-1/25, 6:30-9pm; ONSITE: 1 Saturday, 1/29, 10am-3:30pm
Times: 10:00am - 12:30pm
Instructor: Hilda Krus, HTR Hilda Krus, HTR
Location: Some sessions meet online & some at NYBG, Watson Room 102
2900 Southern Blvd
Bronx, NY 10458
Session Number: 223THR404BBL
Price Member (Incl. Materials) : $419.00
Non-Member (Incl. Materials) : $459.00
Materials List:
Click here for materials list (THR404BL) (PDF Document)
Prerequisite(s): Introduction to Horticultural Therapy
By signing up for this course, you acknowledge that you have successfully completed the necessary prerequisite(s).


Additional Sections
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