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.

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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.


Schedule: ONSITE: 3 Saturdays, 4/9-4/30 (no class 4/16), 10am-1:30pm; ONLINE: 2 Wednesdays, 4/13, 4/27, 6-8:15pm
Times: 10:00am - 01:30pm
Instructor: Phyllis D'Amico Phyllis D'Amico
Location: Some sessions meet online & some at NYBG, Watson Room 102
2900 Southern Blvd
Bronx, NY 10458
Session Number: 224THR406BL
Price Non-Member : $484.00
Member : $444.00
Prerequisite(s): Horticultural Therapy for Physical Rehabilitation
Introduction to Horticultural Therapy
By signing up for this course, you acknowledge that you have successfully completed the necessary prerequisite(s).


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