Horticultural Therapy Intensive Short Course

24/02/2017 - 25/02/2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Elizabeth House Positive Ageing Centre, 112 Elizabeth Road, Christie Downs, SA

Date/Time 24/02/2017 - 25/02/2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location Elizabeth House Positive Ageing Centre

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This stimulating 2 day intensive short course will introduce:

  • How to develop a Horticultural Therapy or Therapeutic Horticulture program
  • The showcasing of successful SA and interstate Horticultural Therapy programs from a wide range of disciplines
  • Plant propagation and gardening techniques
  • How to apply for funding grants
  • How to design healing/sensory, therapeutic and educational landscapes to meet specific needs and programs

The aim of this short course is to educate about the value of Horticultural Therapy and to encourage discussion and networking between program practitioners, carers, designers and all garden lovers.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of the workshop, participants will have learned:

  • The principles of horticultural therapy
  • Have understanding of the physiological, psychological, and sociological effects of plants on people with a focus on special needs
  • How to apply horticulture principles and practices in therapeutic settings
  • How to plan, design and implement accessible and therapeutic landscapes.

Cost:

Non HTSA Member    Full:   $360.00

Non HTSA Member Conc:   $330.00

HTSA Member:                  $300.00

Lunch Provided

To become a HTSA Member

(HTSA Membership = $60)

http://www.parksleisure.com.au/members/type/horticultural-therapy

TO REGISTER CLICK HERE

http://www.parksleisure.com.au/events/event/htsa-introduction-to-horticultural-therapy-2

For more information please contact:

Tara Graham-Cochrane
Secretary
Horticultural Therapy SA

Ph: 0422 574 100                 

horticultural.therapy.sa@gmail.com
Horticultural Therapy South Australia

http://www.communitywebs.org/htsa/

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HTSA Short Course Flyer 2017