Horticulture As Therapy Principles and Practice

ISBN-10: 1560222794
ISBN-13: 9781560222798
Edition: 2003
List price: $68.95
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy

Description: Did you know that plants and plant products can be used to improve people’s cognitive, physical, psychological, and social functioning? Well, they can, and Horticulture as Therapy is the book to show you how! If you are already familiar with the  More...

what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
coins
coins
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!

Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
History of Western Art Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
History of World Philosophies Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
American History Volume 1 Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
History of Western Music Online content $4.95 $1.99

Customers also bought

Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading

Book details

List price: $68.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: CRC Press LLC
Publication date: 6/23/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 504
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Did you know that plants and plant products can be used to improve people’s cognitive, physical, psychological, and social functioning? Well, they can, and Horticulture as Therapy is the book to show you how! If you are already familiar with the healing potential of horticultural therapy, or even practice horticultural therapy, this book will help you enrich your knowledge and skills and revitalize your practice. You will learn how horticultural therapy can be used with different populations in a variety of settings, what resources are available, effective treatment strategies, and the concepts behind horticultural treatment.The first comprehensive text on the practice of horticulture as therapy, this one-of-a-kind book will enable the profession to educate future horticultural therapists with fundamental knowledge and skills as they embark on careers as practitioners, researchers, and educators. You come to understand the relationship between people and plants more deeply as you learn about: vocational, social, and therapeutic programs in horticulture special populations including children, older adults, those who exhibit criminal behavior, and those with developmental disabilities, physical disabilities, mental health disorders, or traumatic brain injury use of horticultural therapy in botanical gardening and community settings adaptive gardening techniques applied research documentation and assessment in horticultural practiceHorticulture as Therapy establishes, integrates, and communicates a foundation of knowledge for horticultural therapists, other therapists, horticulturists, students, research scientists, gardeners, and others interested in this special and unique kind of therapy. By reading Horticulture as Therapy, you will see how you can make a difference in the health and well-being of so many people, today and tomorrow.

About the Editors
Contributors
Preface
Acknowledgments
The Practice of Horticultural Therapy
Development of the Profession of Horticultural Therapy
People-Plant Relationship
Vocational, Social, and Therapeutic Programs in Horticulture
Special Populations for Horticultural Therapy Practice
Stroke, Spinal Cord, and Physical Disabilities, and Horticultural Therapy Practice
Traumatic Brain Injury and Horticultural Therapy Practice
Developmental Disabilities and Horticultural Therapy Practice
Mental Illness and Horticultural Therapy Practice
Children and Youth and Horticultural Therapy Practice
Older Persons and Horticultural Therapy Practice
Substance Abuse, Offender Rehabilitation, and Horticultural Therapy Practice
Settings for Horticultural Therapy Practice
Outside Space and Adaptive Gardening: Design, Techniques, and Tools
Inside Space and Adaptive Gardening: Design, Techniques, and Tools
Botanical Gardening: Design, Techniques, and Tools
Community Gardening: Design, Techniques, and Tools
Skills for Horticultural Therapy Practice
Consultation Services for Horticultural Therapy Practice
Applied Research for Horticultural Therapy Practice
Documentation, Program Evaluation, and Assessment
Index

×
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.

×