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Fall 2018:
Evidence Based Measurement Tool in Horticultural Therapy

In this experiential workshop, attendees will explore ways to facilitate successful evidence-based horticultural therapy services through utilizing practices related to measurement of client function. Karen Kennedy, HTR and Pam Catlin, HTR each have over thirty years of experience in developing and facilitating successful horticultural therapy programs. Training will focus on documentation methods from their own practices and those supported by current research. Through lecture, small group work and discussion, participants will learn how to develop tools for identifying and measuring the client outcomes of horticultural therapy.

Learning Objectives:

At the completion of the workshop, attendees will be able to:
1. identify at least three specific measurable domains that horticultural therapy can address.
2. identify at least three methods to measure specific client outcomes.
3. identify a minimum of four research resources to support chosen methods.


Pamela Catlin, HTR has been working in the field of horticultural therapy since receiving her bachelor’s degree from Washington State University in 1976. She has helped initiate over 50 horticultural therapy programs since starting in the field. Pam recently retired as Manager of Horticultural Therapy with Adult Care Services in Prescott, Arizona. In addition, she provides private contractual horticultural therapy and serves as a Prescott College mentor in horticultural therapy. She is on the faculty of the Horticultural Therapy Institute.

Karen Kennedy, HTR is active in the field of horticultural therapy developing programs and providing services to individuals with a wide variety of disabilities, illness and life situations. After managing the Horticultural Therapy and Wellness Program at The Holden Arboretum for 23 years, Karen now works as a private contractor providing horticultural therapy and consulting services, developing educational materials and teaching. She is on the faculty of the Horticultural Therapy Institute.

Location: Denver Botanic Gardens, Classroom C
Date: October 3, 2018 Time: 9-3 p.m.
Cost: $150
For more information: Christine Capra at: [email protected]



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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