Emma
Provides information, skills, techniques and confidence in using social and therapeutic horticulture to address healthy living, occupational deficiency and transition pathways for people with learning disabilities.

This course will equip participants with the theories and practical knowledge required to begin a client-centred social and therapeutic horticulture programme with adults with a range of learning difficulties including Down syndrome and ASD. Learn to describe and analyse gardens and activities for their compatibility with learning difficulties. Appreciate the importance of assessment and outcome measurement for good practice and sustainability.

"I have learnt so much about STH over the 2 days. I will have a new approach to enabling my students."

This course is suitable for:

Practitioners - including volunteers and allied professionals

What you will learn:

  • To describe the theory of social and therapeutic horticulture in relation to learning disability
  • To demonstrate effective techniques and activities to engage those with a learning disability in horticulture and its related activities.
  • To describe how to analyse gardens and activities for their compatibility for those with a learning disability
  • To begin to design a client centred social and therapeutic horticulture programme
  • To describe the importance of assessment and outcome measurement in social and therapeutic horticulture for good practice and sustainability

Length

2 days

Included in your fee

All course materials
Course hand-outs
A light lunch and refreshments

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19—20 February 2020, London

The Herb Garden, Battersea Park, London SW11 4NJ
13 places remaining!

Timetable

9:30am Registration and coffee
10am Course Start
4pm Course Finish

Book places

£270.00 For individuals, members of charities, voluntary and non-statutory organisations
£320.00 For statutory and non-voluntary organisations