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Publications and Text Books

New Textbook:

The Profession and Practice of Horticultural
Therapy

Editors: Rebecca L. Haller, Karen L. Kennedy and Christine L. Capra

Horticultural therapy is a profession that serves the needs of practitioners having a broad understanding of the theories, techniques, and strategies for effective program development and management. This book is a manual of theories of horticultural therapy containing models of practices and programs.

Selected Contents
Overview of Horticultural Therapy Practice. Introduction. Horticultural Therapy. Related people-Plant Efforts, and other Therapeutic Disciplines. The Therapist/Client Relationship. Issues for the Profession. Theories Supporting Horticultural Therapy Efficacy and Practice. People Plant Response. Trauma Recovery and Brain Theories. Theories that Inform HT Practice. Practice with Program Models. Therapeutic Model. Vocational Model. Wellness Model. Tools for the Therapist. Accommodations and Adaptive Techniques. Assessment and Documentation Strategies for HT Intervention. Tools for Program Management.

Catalog no. K37990
February 2019, 368 pp.
ISBN: 978-1-1383-0869-5

Go to CRC Press to purchase

http://www.crcpress.com

Horticultural Therapy Methods:
Connecting People and Plants in Health Care,
Human Services, and Therapeutic Programs,
Second Edition

By Rebecca L. Haller and Christine L. Capra, Ed.
2016 CRC Press; Hardcover 184 pages

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By Rebecca L. Haller and Christine L. Capra, Ed.
2016 CRC Press; Hardcover 184 pages

Horticultural therapy is a recognized and respected therapeutic modality conducted by trained, registered professionals. This book presents types of programs, settings, and goals in horticultural therapy. It outlines treatment planning; development of sessions to meet treatment objectives; motivation and behavior management techniques; documentation guidelines; practical approaches for wellness; and resources for activity ideas. All existing chapters in the current edition are updated, and this new edition contains a new chapter on planning horticultural therapy sessions.

 

Key Features:

  • Contains professional methods that are specifically geared for horticultural therapy practice.
  • Includes methods for the entire treatment process, including goals, objectives, sessions, activities, and documenting participant change.
  • Provides guidance for horticultural therapy session planning.
  • Contains wide-ranging examples of treatment strategies.
  • Concepts and methods are also applicable to therapeutic horticulture use and related endeavors, such as school and community gardening.

Horticultural Therapy Methods: Connecting People and Plants in Health Care, Human Services, and Therapeutic Programs, Second Edition can be purchased from:


Horticulture as Therapy: Principles and Practices

Horticulture as Therapy

 

By Sharon P. Simson, PhD and Martha C. Straus, HTM
1998 Haworth Press; Softcover, 478 pages

Horticulture as Therapy, a thorough and comprehensive volume, teaches how HT can be used with different populations in a variety of settings, what resources are available, effective treatment strategies and the concepts behind horticultural treatment.

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Journal of Therapeutic Horticulture

Horticultural Therapy Methods

American Horticultural Therapy Association

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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