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Association for Counselor Education and Supervision 2013 Conference -  October 17 - 20, 2013 Denver, CO
Friday, October 18 • 1:30pm - 2:20pm
Proposal Information: Title Economically Viable Solutions for Treating Various Populations through Horticulture Therapy: Solving Multiple Societal Issues - R3

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A treatment modality that is non-threatening, respects culture, and empowers all clients is horticultural therapy. Horticulture therapy presents a type of phenomenological counseling approach sensitive to different styles of interaction. This approach is being tried in Cincinnati, Ohio, with a group of refugees who survived genocide in Burundi, many of whom were farmers in their native land. In addition to building esteem, it also gives them a sense of control in their lives and provides them with an opportunity to provide for their families and the community.

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Jonathan Trauth

The MENTOR Network
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Friday October 18, 2013 1:30pm - 2:20pm
Centennial F, G, & H