Four Day Course – Cost £600 Deposit £300 – includes all food and camping accommodation
Tuesday 24th to Friday 27th May 2016
The course explores the use of woodlands to promote social and human well-being, and equips you with the tools to apply Social Forestry ideas in practice. Suitable for social foresters, woodland owners/managers and health, well-being and social care professionals.
You will understand the theories and evidence underlying Social Forestry whilst gaining practical hands-on experience suitable for use with different client groups. The course is delivered within a woodland setting, using a range of learning methods to build on your existing skills and develop new ones. Your tutors are Rod Waterfield, manager of the WSC and Julia Walling of Woods for Well-being.
How woodlands promote human well being
Managing group activities and individual’s needs
Legal obligations and duty of care with client groups
Identifying and working in different woodland types
Practical woodland management
woodland crafts and activities
Please contact the Woodland Skills Centre for details and arrangements and/or to book.
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