(Short Course) Green social prescribing – principles and practice
Why choose? this course?
This interactive and practice-focused course brings together both social prescribers and those providing ‘green’, nature based activities. The blended teaching approach combines learning materials online that can be accessed at a time that is convenient to the participant with on campus workshops where learning can be discussed and applied.
This course offers the opportunity to not only gain a deeper understanding of the importance of green prescribing but also to enhance professional skills and attributes within a supportive environment.
Key course features
- Blended learning Network with practitioners from a range of backgrounds
- Free course
- Supportive and informal workshops to consolidate learning
What you will study
- The social and ecological determinants of physical/mental health
- Social health and the benefits of connected communities
- Social prescribing – asset based approaches and co-production in the ‘green’ context
- The nature and scope of green prescribing – ecotherapies, green prescribing for indoors
- Professionalism – code of conduct for social prescribing practitioners
- Professionalism – principles of motivational interviewing and ascertaining ’what matters’
- Overcoming barriers – the principles of solution focused approaches
Entry requirements & applying
There are no formal entry requirements for this course
Teaching & Assessment
The module will combine online learning with on campus workshops. Participants should set aside 3 hours per week to complete asynchronous activities and a further 3 hours for the workshop.
There is a portfolio of activities which form the assessment including an online quiz, a learning log and action learning sets
4, 11, 18, 25th of September
14:00 - 17:00