AHTA Horticultural Therapy Certificate Programs Course Schedules

This calendar schedule of courses is intended to provide the reader a quick and easy glance of the classes being offered by AHTA approved certificate programs. Each listing includes the name of the program, contact information, dates and names of courses being offered. For more detailed information such as locations, times, registration process, etc., please use the contact information listed for each program.

Program Contact Course Dates and Names
Chicago Botanic Garden Certificate of Merit

Barb Kreski, Director, Horticultural Therapy Services bkreski@chicagobotanic.org

Carissa Ilg, Manager, Certificate Programs
cilg@chicagobotanic.org

January-November

HTC100: Introduction to Horticulture for Horticultural Therapists

HTC101: Health Through Horticulture: Using Plants for Therapeutic Outcomes

HTC110: Horticultural Therapy Application and Practicum

Applications open in September

Delaware Valley University
Landscape Architecture & Environmental Sciences Department
Horticultural Therapy Program
Nancy Minich, RLA, HTR
nancyminich6575@gmail.com

Summer 2017
Horticultural Therapy Management

Fall 2017
Introduction to Horticultural Therapy

Horticultural Therapy Institute
Christine Capra
Program Manager
ccapra@htinstitute.org

April 6-9, 2017 (Fairfield, CA)
April 20-23, 2017 (Fort Collins, CO)
Horticultural Therapy Programming

September 13-17, 2017 (Fort Collins, CO)
September 27-October 1, 2017 (Half Moon Bay, CA)
Horticultural Therapy Management

October 19-22, 2017 (Denver, CO)
November 2-5, 2017 (Atlanta, GA)
November 16-19, 2017 (TBA)
Fundamentals of Horticultural Therapy

The New York Botanical Garden Horticultural Therapy Certificate Program

Phyllis D'Amico HTM, Horticultural Therapy Certificate Program Coordinator
THRCoordinator@nybg.org

Feb 25, March 4, 11, 2017
THR 407 Activities Analysis for Horticultural Therapy

March 4, 11, 18, 2017
THR 301 Introduction to Horticultural Therapy

March 8, 15, 25, April 5, 2017
THR 408 Garden Design for Special Populations
(This class will be held at the NYBG Midtown Education Center, Manhattan and 1 Saturday, March 25, 2017 at NYBG, Bronx. No class on 3/22)

April 6, 20, 27, May 4, 2017
THR 402 Horticultural Therapy for Exceptional Youth
(No class April 13) 

April 8, 15, 22, 2017
THR 404 Horticultural Therapy in Behavioral Health Settings

April 23, 30, May 7, 2017
THR 409 Horticultural Therapy: Program Management

May 6, 13, 20, 2017
THR 301 Introduction to Horticultural Therapy

May 10, 24, 31 and May 20, 2017
THR 406 Horticultural Therapy : Methods and Materials

June 3, 10, 17, 2017
THR 403 Horticultural Therapy in Physical Rehabilitation

July 10, 12, 14, 2017
Horticultural Therapy Summer Intensive
THR 301 Introduction to Horticultural Therapy

July 17, 19, 21, 2017
THR 403 Horticultural Therapy in Physical Rehabilitation

July 24, 26, 28, 2017
THR 402 Horticultural Therapy for Exceptional Youth

July 31, August 2,4, 2017
THR 401 Horticultural Therapy and the Aging Population

August 7, 9, 11, 2017
THR 404 Horticultural Therapy in Behavioral Health Settings

August 1,3,8,10, 2017
THR 408 Garden Design for Special Populations

July 10, 12, 14, 2017
THR 406 Horticultural Therapy: Methods and Materials

July 31, August 2,4, 2017 
THR 407 Activities Analysis for Horticultural Therapy

July 22, 26, 29, 2017
THR 409 Horticultural Therapy: Program Management

Horticultural Therapy Program Site Visits

May 9, 2017
THR 525A 
Site Visit: NYU Langone Medical Center Therapeutic Horticulture Services

August 1, 2017
THR 525B Site Visit: NYU Langone Medical Center Therapeutic Horticulture Services

June 8, 2017
THR 537 Site Visit: The HSNY Greenhouse Program on Rikers Island 

August 7, 2017 (Rain Date: August 8, 2017)
THR 546 Site Visit: Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center: The Garden of Hope

(THR 301 Introduction to Horticultural Therapy is a prerequisite for all site visits)

Portland Community College and Legacy Health
Teresi Hazen, HTR
thazen@lhs.org

Winter 2017: Therapeutic Horticulture Skills I
January 14
February 13
March 18

Spring 2017: Therapeutic Horticulture Programming
April 8
May 1
June 3

Summer 2017: Therapeutic Horticulture Skills II
June 26
July 15
August 14

Fall 2017: Therapeutic Gardens
September 30
October 9
October 28
November 6

Rutgers

Joel Flagler, HTR
flagler@aesop.rutgers.edu

Spring 2017
Horticultural Therapy Techniques

Summer 2017
Special Studies in Horticultural Therapy

Fall 2017
People-Plant Relationships

Spring 2018
Introduction to Horticultural Therapy

Summer 2018
Special Studies in Horticultural Therapy

Fall 2018
People-Plant Relationships

Temple University-Ambler
College

Peg Schofield, HTR
peg.schofield@verizon.net

For questions and updates contact: Peg Schofield, MA, HTR peg.schofield@verizon.net
610-952-0297