Principles of Social and Therapeutic Horticulture
The purpose of this course ‘the Principles of Social and Therapeutic Horticulture’ is to shape some of the current discourse around gardens and gardening for health and well-being, and to invite participants to engage in an ongoing conversation about the fundamentals of Social and Therapeutic Horticulture; what it is, who it helps, how and why it works.
The course has 5 learning outcomes. Upon completion of this course you:
- Will know the key principles of Social and Therapeutic Horticulture
- Will know and be able to describe and explain the three therapeutic opportunities that underscore STH
- Will know who STH can help
- Will be able to describe and explain a ‘guided model’ of practice
- Will know the role of the practitioner in connecting evidence and outcomes to practice.
The learning content is mainly video and presentation based, with supporting content provided in the form of text, activities, and discussion forums.
To aid accessibility, a transcript of each of the main presentations can be found as a txt document underneath the main course videos.
And a presentation containing the main slides used in the course is provided under the heading ‘course documents’.
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FORUMS AND CERTIFICATION
In order to complete the course and receive a certificate of CPD, you must complete all of the learning content and participate, at least once, in each of the mandatory discussion forums that are marked (M). Once this happens, a certificate of completion will appear in the ‘certificate’ module at the end of the course.
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