Horticultural Therapy Workshop: Healing through Horticultural Therapy
June 8, 8 am-5 pm AND/OR June 9, 8 am-12 pm
Presenters Douglas Airhart Ph.D., HTR, Professor at TTU and Derrick Stowell Ph.D., CTRS, HTR, Adjunct Assistant Professor, UT Knoxville, will offer an overview of horticultural therapy, information on how to start a program, integration with current programming, and accessibility and adaptation for special needs. This workshop is aimed at service providers, therapists, teachers, and any others involved in therapeutic programming. CEUs available for additional fee. Call 901-636-4128 for more information.
Register no later than noon on June 5.
$100 Both June 8 & 9
$70 June 8 Only
$45 June 9 Only
$15 1.2 CEUs available through TN Tech University
June 8 - Day 1
7:30 am Registration
8 am Welcome & Introductions
8:30 am Definition and Benefits of Horticultural Therapy
9:30 am Setting Goals & Objectives/Safety
10 am Break
10:15 am Documentation and Assessment
11 am Universal Design, ADA, Accessibility, and Adaptations
12 pm Lunch with Activity Ideas
1 pm Debriefing and Metaphors
1:30 pm Propagation
2:45 pm Break
3 pm Basic Plant Care Techniques
3:30 pm Indoor Gardening Activities
June 9 - Day 2
7:30 am Registration
8 am Working with Specific Populations
8:45 am Veterans/AgrAbility and additional resources
9:15 am Floral Design Demonstration & Activity Analysis
10:15 am Break
10:30 am Task Analysis Activity
11 am Next Steps
11:40 am Questions/Evaluations/Wrap-up
If you need assistance with registration please email email@example.com.
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