Date: 8th & 9th September 2018
Time: 9:30am – 4:00pm
Where: Festina Lente Gardens, Old Connaught Avenue, Bray, Co Wicklow
Course Tutor: Damien Newman, Thrive Training, Education and Consultancy Manager
This 2 day course provides information, skills, techniques and confidence in using social and therapeutic horticulture to address rehabilitation, recovery, social inclusion, training and employment.
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.
2 Day Course is Suitable for:
Anyone interested in using Social and Therapeutic horticulture across the mental health and disability support spectrums including healthcare practitioners, green care practitioners, horticulturists and horticulture educators who want to add to their understanding and professional development and volunteers who may be looking to improve their contributions to the emerging fields of Social and Therapeutic Horticulture and green care.
Price & Booking Information
Price is €230 for the two full days.