Maria and Jane
This one day course will explore how we can use nature based interventions and health promotional activities to develop people's resilience.

The understanding of how mental ill health and mental distress affect many of us is becoming more acknowledged. Modern life appears to increase levels of stress and anxiety and the trend of increased mental ill health among young people is an agenda across society. Engaging with gardens and nature is evidenced to provide an opportunity to alleviate stress and leave people more resilient to experiences of mental distress. A lifelong connection to nature based experiences and interactions appears to result in healthier and happier people and the benefits of this connection can be related to the five ways of wellbeing.

Working in the garden

This course is suitable for:

Anyone involved in using nature within a health interventional, promotional and educational context.

What you will learn:

  • Explore how we can use nature based interventions and health promotional activities to develop people's resilience
  • Explore current issues related to young people
  • Explore strategies to build personal affinity for nature
  • Explore what a nature resilience programme would look like within a project context

Length

1 day

Included in your fee

All course materials
Course handouts
A light lunch and refreshments

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26 November 2019, Reading

The Geoffrey Udall Centre, Beech Hill, Reading RG7 2AT
16 places remaining!

Timetable

9:30am Coffee and registration
10am Course start
4pm Course finish

Book places

£135.00 For individuals, members of charities, voluntary and non-statutory organisations
£160.00 For statutory and non-voluntary organisations