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Fundamentals of HT
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Class content is the same for each section. Only dates and time zones different.

Oct. 29-Nov. 1, 2020 Class Now Full!
Section I
Mountain Time Zone
(Colorado Series)

Nov. 12-15, 2020 Class Now Full!
Section II
Pacific Time Zone
(California Series)

Dec. 3-6, 2020
Section III
Eastern Time Zone

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Section I (CO)  Colorado series

Section II (CA)   California Series


Horticultural Therapy Programming

Linking People and Plants

Course Description

This course provides models of a wide array of horticultural therapy programming. The course includes the processes and techniques to plan, implement, document, and evaluate treatment programs for individuals and groups. The emphasis is on the process and practice of HT in various types of settings, as well as the skills to plan effective treatment sessions utilizing horticulture. (Meets four days) CSU course number H423.

Learning Objectives

  • Create, conduct and utilize assessments as part of the HT treatment process.
  • Write goals and objectives that utilize HT for individuals and groups.
  • Plan and conduct HT sessions that support treatment objectives for groups and individuals.
  • Choose horticultural tasks and activities to accomplish treatment goals.
  • Identify and use appropriate methods to document progress on goal and objectives.
  • Evaluate treatment effectiveness.
  • Plan vocational, therapeutic and wellness HT sessions for specific populations.
  • Conduct process reviews of HT sessions.



View the recording of a recent live webinar:

Topic: Entering the Profession of Horticultural Therapy

You will learn:

  • What is horticultural therapy?
  • Where is it practiced?
  • Who does it serve?
  • How can you receive training?

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