Thrive Course: Using social and therapeutic horticulture with children and young people
This Thrive training course will teach you to use therapeutic horticulture for engagement and well-being with children and young people in a variety of different settings. Promote healthy living, self-esteem and confidence through programmes that address individual and group needs.
With an increasing concern for the mental well-being of children, social and therapeutic horticulture can promote healthy living, self-esteem and confidence.
Participants on this course will understand the theory of using social and therapeutic horticulture with children and learn practical approaches to using gardens for engagement and well-being.
Create therapeutic programmes aimed at addressing individual and group needs and explore the use of assessment in social and therapeutic horticulture with children in diverse settings.
“Greater understanding of STH benefits, in depth planning of STH programmes and ideas for practical tasks.”
This course is suitable for:
Health & Social Care professionals and anyone involved with children and young peoples’ health and wellbeing
What you will learn:
To understand the theory of using social and therapeutic horticulture with groups of children with additional needs
To explore a ‘practice approach’ to using gardens and horticulture as a vehicle for engagement and wellbeing
To understand and apply the principles and practices of social and therapeutic horticulture within a variety of applicable settings and to create programmes of STH aimed at addressing groups needs
To explore the use of assessment in social and therapeutic horticulture.
Included in your £270 fee
All course materials
A light lunch and refreshments