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Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

New York Botanical Garden | Evaluated Learning Experience

Activities Analysis for Horticultural Therapy (THR 407)

Formerly Horticultural Therapy Activities Analysis and the Group Process (THR 407)
Location: 
2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, NY.
Length: 
15 hours (3 weeks).
Dates: 
September 2008 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: identify at least three benefits of conducting an activity analysis; examine activities regarding the physical, cognitive, social and affective needs of clients; define administrative needs for conducting activities in specific settings; differentiate between goals and objectives; demonstrate how horticultural therapy activities can be adapted or modified; structure activities with measurable objectives; identify types of groups encountered in horticultural therapy programs; apply leadership styles as indicated by group needs and dynamics; choose and design appropriate documentation tools; and create and deliver an activity analysis for a specific program and population.

Instruction: 

This course is taught in a traditional classroom environment with required  site visits as part of the certificate program. Methods of instruction include: lectures, class discussions, readings, individual and group design and presentation, case studies, assigned reading and individual research. Prerequisites: Introduction to Horticultural Therapy (THR 301), Horticultural Therapy in Physical Rehabilitation (THR 403), or approval of Program Coordinator.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 1 semester hour in Horticultural Therapy, Horticulture, Social Work, Special Education or Psychology (11/12) (11/17 revalidation). 

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