Healthcare Garden Design Certificate Program

Innovation in Healing Gardens

May 13 – 20, 2020

The Chicago Botanic Garden is closely monitoring the evolving situation on the COVID-19 health crisis and is following recommendations from federal, state, and county officials. At this time, the Garden is proceeding with the Healthcare Garden Design Certificate Program as planned. 

An eight–day program led by national experts in multidisciplinary fields. The coursework includes case studies, group projects, field trips, and lectures.

You will get the latest research on how to creatively design, manage, and evaluate healthcare gardens.

Learn evidence-based garden design that:

  • Promotes the health and well-being of patients and visitors
  • Incorporates tailored design components for specific patient populations
  • Contributes to the reduction of staff stress and absenteeism
  • Is applicable to other restorative landscapes

Why should you enroll?

  • This comprehensive program is the only one of its kind in the country.
  • When you complete the program, you’ll achieve 40 professional development credits.
  • The setting is like no other—385 acres of gardens and natural areas, an on-site laboratory.

Multi-day Program

Register for Healthcare Garden Design Certificate Program

May 13-20, 2020
Healthcare Garden Design Certificate Program

The Gardens That Heal seminar is included as the first day of the eight-day program.
Early bird deadline with special discount:
March 11, 2020

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One-Day Seminar

Gardens that heal seminar

May 13, 2020
Gardens that Heal: A Prescription for Wellness

Early bird deadline with special discount:
April 15, 2020

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Innovation in Healing

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