NC State Extension

Resources for Professionals

image by Lucy Bradley

Carolina Horticulture Therapy Network Professionals Workshop image by Lucy Bradley

Activities

Curriculum
The Horticulture Society Of New York – Growing in the Garden: A Curriculum for Practicing Horticulture with: Incarcerated Individuals

Certification Programs

Evaluation Tools

PowerPoints

  • Horticulture as Therapy– 32 slides providing overview of Therapeutic Horticulture, Benefits, Programs in NC and sources for more information.

References:

  • Horticulture As Therapy. Simson, Sharon & Martha Straus, Eds. (1998) Food Products Press
  • Horticultural Therapy Methods. Haller, Rebecca and Christine Kramer, Eds. (2006) Haworth Press

Safety

Tips for Working With Administration

  • Learn what they need and provide it (for example evidence of impacts)
  • Learn to “speak their language”

Selfcare Strategies

  • coming soon – share your ideas – Lucy_Bradley@ncsu.edu