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Title Horticultural therapy methods : connecting people and plants in health care, human services, and therapeutic programs / editors Rebecca L. Haller, Christine L. Capra.
Imprint Boca Raton : CRC Press, [2017]


 Internet  Electronic Book    AVAILABLE
Edition Second edition.
Description 1 online resource (xix, 188 pages)
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject Gardening -- Therapeutic use.
Horticultural Therapy -- methods.
Occupational Therapy -- methods.
Genre Electronic book.
Contents The framework / by Rebecca L. Haller -- Goals and treatment planning: the process / by Rebecca L. Haller -- Activity planning: developing horticultural therapy activities and tasks / by Pamela A. Catlin -- Working with program participants: techniques for therapists, trainers, and program facilitators / by Karen L. Kennedy & Rebecca L. Haller -- Planning horticultural therapy treatment sessions / by Karen L. Kennedy -- Documentation: the professional process of recording treatment plans, process, and outcomes / by Sarah Sieradzki.
Summary Horticultural therapy has evolved from its use only by volunteer gardeners to become a recognized and respected therapeutic modality conducted by trained, registered professionals. Horticultural Therapy Methods is the first textbook to describe the processes and techniques used to provide horticultural therapy interventions and the rationale for their use. This book presents types of programs, settings, and goals in horticultural therapy. It outlines treatment planning; development of sessions to meet treatment objectives; motivation and behavior management techniques; documentation guidelines; practical approaches for wellness; and resources for activity ideas. New to this Edition: Various useful examples of horticultural therapy in practice and strategically placed tips and resources. Additions to appendix on horticultural therapy treatment strategies. New chapter on session planning. Thirty-seven photographs demonstrating horticultural therapy in practice. Additional'HT Practice'examples and tips. The book is used as a reference and a guide for students, educators, and those conducting horticultural therapy or therapeutic horticulture to guide them in constructing effective treatment programs. Health care and human service professionals use the reference in the therapy, treatment, and education of inmates, residents, patients, trainees, students, and other participants.
Other Author Haller, Rebecca L., editor.
Capra, Christine Locastro, editor.
Other Title Print version: Horticultural therapy methods. Second edition. Boca Raton : CRC Press, [2017] 9781138731172 113873117X