Social and Therapeutic Horticultural - training workshop with Thrive - Oct 24 - 25th

From October 24, 2017 10:00 until October 25, 2017 17:00

At Stanmer Park Stanmer BN1 9PZ, UK

Posted by Jenny Ridland

Specialised ‘Social and Therapeutic Horticulture’ training for professionals working with mental health groups - 2 - day workshop organised by Thrive

Green care is becoming ever-more popular in health-care provision. Therapeutic horticulture can offer a robust, cost-effective approach to complement existing services. ‘Using Social and Therapeutic Horticulture to benefit people with Mental Health support needs’ is a two-day course that is designed to empower health and social care professionals to use social and therapeutic horticulture in residential, day-care, community and other settings. Learn to address concepts including rehabilitation, recovery, social inclusion, training and employment.

COURSE DATES: Oct 24th and Oct 25th
LOCATION: Stanmer Park, Brighton
HOW TO BOOK YOUR PLACE: Please call 0118 988 5688, email   or visit the Thrive website to book your place on the 24th & 25th October 2017 course at Stanmer Park, Brighton
COST: £270 - £320, see Thrive website or phone for details. There is a 10% early booking discount available until 31st August, which brings the fee for an individual or voluntary organisation down to £243

Or visit: or call 0118 988 5688 or email

Participants will learn:

  • To apply the principles and practice of social and therapeutic horticulture to benefit people who have mental health support needs.
  • To design a client centered social and therapeutic horticulture programme.
  • The importance of assessment, monitoring, evaluation, horticultural programming and planning for garden projects and for the individuals attending a garden project.

2017-10-24 10:00:00
2017-10-25 17:00:00
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