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Horticultural Therapy Symposium

August 8 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Growing Healthy Communities – Therapeutic Gardening

A summer symposium featuring topics for home gardeners, occupational therapists, activity professionals, special educators, social workers, other clinicians, and Master Gardeners.

Join us as we explore the therapeutic effects and benefits of people-plant interactions. Featured presenters include:

  • Barb Kreski – Director of the Horticultural Therapy Services at the Chicago Botanic Garden
  • Roberta Hursthouse, BS, HTR – Registered Horticultural Therapist and owner of Accessible Gardens and Hursthouse, Inc.
  • Mark Dwyer, – Director of Horticulture at Rotary Botanical Gardens
  • Darcie Olson, Ph.D, OTR – Instructor at Madison College
  • Dr. Tom McCoy – retired Osteopathic Physician
  • Janice Peterson – Grounds Horticulturist at Rotary Botanical Gardens
  • Carla Roth, MS, CTRS – Recreation Therapist, Rosecrance
  • Keri Fager, CTRS, CDAC – Therapeutic Recreation Coordinator, Rosecrance

To find more information about our speakers and topics being presented click here

Advance tickets/registration required.

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Check-in begins at 8 a.m., the program will begin at 9 a.m.

Cost:

  • $89 per person

Cost includes handouts, materials, instruction/activity, continental breakfast, lunch, admission  to Rotary Botanical Gardens’ grounds (gluten-free and vegan options available upon request). CEUs available, certificates will be awarded to participants upon completion of the symposium.

Deadline to register: August 5, 2018

Please note: Refunds are not available for this program after August 1 2018. All attendees must be paid and registered prior to attending.

Details

Date:
August 8
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Venue

Rotary Botanical Gardens
1455 Palmer Drive
Janesville, WI 53545 United States
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