Therapeutic horticulture for mental health support
This 2-day course provides information, skills and techniques in using social and therapeutic horticulture when working in the areas of rehabilitation, recovery, social inclusion, training and employment.
Practitioners - including volunteers and allied professionals
What you will learn:
To understand and know how to apply the principles and practice of social and therapeutic horticulture to benefit people who have mental health support needs,
To gain an insight into the role of a horticultural therapist working with people who have mental health support needs,
To begin to design a client centred social and therapeutic horticulture programme,
To understand the importance of assessment, monitoring, evaluation, horticultural programming and planning for garden projects and for the individuals attending a garden project.
Included in fee:
All course materials
A light lunch and refreshments
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