The practice and profession of horticultural therapy in the United States

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dc.contributor.author Shoemaker, Candice A.
dc.contributor.author Diehl, Elizabeth R. Messer
dc.contributor.editor Goodyear, S. N.
dc.contributor.editor Shoemaker, C. A.
dc.date.accessioned 2013-02-01T15:55:24Z
dc.date.available 2013-02-01T15:55:24Z
dc.date.issued 2/1/2013
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/15283
dc.description.abstract While reference to the health benefits of plants and gardening can be found in the early days of the United States, the beginnings of the profession of horticultural therapy came after the conclusion of World War II, as a result of the significant growth in occupational therapy programs and rehabilitation medicine. This paper will present brief reviews of the history of the profession, current educational opportunities, and common work settings of those that practice horticultural therapy. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher ISHS en_US
dc.relation.uri http://www.actahort.org/books/954/ en_US
dc.rights Permission to archive granted by the International Society for Horticultural Science, January 24, 2013. en_US
dc.subject Horticultural therapy education en_US
dc.subject American Horticultural Therapy Association en_US
dc.subject People Plant Council en_US
dc.subject Work settings en_US
dc.title The practice and profession of horticultural therapy in the United States en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 2010 en_US
dc.citation.ctitle Proceedings of the Xth International People-Plant Symposium on Digging Deeper: Approaches to Research in Horticultural Therapy and Therapeutic Horticulture en_US
dc.citation.epage 163 en_US
dc.citation.isbn 978-90-66054-37-0 en_US
dc.citation.jtitle Acta Horticulturae en_US
dc.citation.spage 161 en_US
dc.citation.volume 954 en_US
dc.description.conference International People-Plant Symposium (10th: 2010: Truro, Nova Scotia) en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid cshoemak en_US


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