New York Botanical Garden | Evaluated Learning Experience
Activities Analysis for Horticultural Therapy (THR 407)
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.
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.