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
- Mindfulness practice
- 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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