Module 1 – Benefits and Mechanisms of STH (Award in STH Programme Development Module)


The use of plants and gardens for health is an incredibly broad area of work. In order to know how social and therapeutic horticulture (STH) can meet people’s needs, it is important to have an understanding of what it is, and how it works. This module explores a definition of STH and a number of related terms like ‘Green Care’ and ‘health promotion’.

Cost: £60

Suitable for: Primarily this module is suited for anyone who is working or hopes to work as a practitioner within STH, it would also be of interest to anyone with an interest in nature-based approaches to health including practitioners, professionals, volunteers, career changers. It will also be of interest to those working in health and social care, GPs, commissioning groups, referrers and funders.

This module forms part of the Award in STH Programme Development, if you wish to enrol on the whole Award programme please visit the Extended Learning Page of the ThriveLearn, this module can be taken on its own or as part of a suite of modules from the Award programme.

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