Green Space and Health

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 10:00 - 14:00
This course explores the evidence and examples of green prevention and therapy and how to integrate this into your own practice.

About this Event

Green space contributes to prevention through increasing physical and mental wellbeing and offers people therapeutic benefits for recovery from illness. Research from around the world demonstrates that a 'Green Prescription' can deliver physical and mental health benefits for patients and that this is increasingly being used by healthcare professionals. This course is part of our CSH Sustainability School and explores the evidence, showcases examples of green prevention and therapy and illustrates how you can integrate this into your own practice. Aimed at healthcare professionals in primary and secondary care including those working in mental health, rehabilitation, diabetes or musculoskeletal conditions and who want to look after their staff and manage services differently. The course is made up of a 4-hour interactive self-study online module and a 4-hour workshop conducted remotely over a video conferencing platform.

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