Module 3 – Properties of Plants and Investigating Gardens (Award in STH Programme Development) We can now focus our attention on the role of the living medium. In this chapter we will explore the Read more...
Client Specific STH – Mental Health Needs – Award in STH Programme Development Having explored what STH is and some of the mechanisms behind how and why it works, we can now examine the Read more...
In recent years, an increasing number of researchers and health-care practitioners have added their voices to the call to make ‘Green-Care’ an integral part of the health service. As more and more opportunities open up, the need for Green-Care and other health and social care practitioners to demonstrate their competence and professionalism through evidence-based practice has never been greater. Thrive’s AWARD in Social and Therapeutic Horticulture Programme Development is a key component of the educational framework that exists for this exciting and innovative area of work.
This course explores the principles of Social and Therapeutic Horticulture (STH). It looks at the way in which nature, meaningful activity and social interactions come together to support a number of important health outcomes. (more…)
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