INSTITUTIONS OFFERING INTERNSHIPS IN HORTICULTURAL THERAPY

INSTITUTIONS OFFERING INTERNSHIPS
IN HORTICULTURAL THERAPY


The following information was provided by the American Horticultural Therapy Association. For more information on this association, click here to take a look at the AHTA home page.


Beverly Farm Foundation
6301 Humbert Road
Godfrey, Illinois 62035
618-466-0367
Contact Person: Mark E. Smith, HTR
Internship Dates: Flexible
Application Deadline: Flexible
Populations Served: ICF/DD/MR - Adult residential setting
Benefits: Meals and housing available
Bryn Mawr Rehab
414 Paoli Pike
Malvern, Pennsylvania 19355
610-640-3902
Contact Person: Karin Fleming, HTR
Internship Dates: Flexible
Application Deadline: 4 weeks prior to internship
Populations Served: Physically challenged due to neurological or orthopedic illness or injury, and traumatic brain injured
Benefits: No benefits
Carrier Foundation
County Road 601, PO Box 147
Belle Mead, New Jersey 08502
908-281-1000 x1222
Contact Person: Denise Jarvis, HTR
Internship Dates: Flexible
Application Deadline: 8 weeks prior to internship Populations Served: General, short-term psychiatric, includes mood disorders, geriatric, acute care and adolescent
Benefits: No benefits
Casa Colina Horticultural Therapy & Training Program
2801 N Garey Avenue
PO Box 6001
Pomona, California 91760-6001
(actual work site is at Cal Poly Pomona)
Contact Person: Leslie A. Gaudineer, HTR
Internship Dates: Flexible
Application Deadline: Flexible
Population Served: Adult Population, varied, developmental delay, mentally ill, head trauma, physically challenged, vocationally challenged, visually impaired
Benefits: No benefits
Chicago Botanic Garden
PO Box 400
Glencoe, Illinois 60022
708-835-8300
Contact Person: Cynthia Baker, Manager of Horticulture Training and Support
Internship Dates: March 15 - September 15; September 15 - March 15
Application Deadline: 8 weeks prior to internship
Populations Served: Blind, developmentally and physically challenged, geriatric, and substance abusers
Benefits: Stipend and housing assistance
Cleveland Botanical Garden
11030 East Boulevard
Cleveland, Ohio 44106
216-721-1600
Contact Person: Amye Smith
Internship Dates: Flexible
Application Deadline: 8 weeks prior to internship
Populations Served: Geriatric, physically and mentally challenged, and special needs children pre-school to adolescent
Benefits: Stipend
Colmery-O'Neil V.A. Medical Center
2200 Gage Boulevard (116B)
Topeka, Kansas 66622
913-272-3111 x3118
Contact Person: Georgia Abbott, HTR
Internship Dates: Flexible
Application Deadline: 8 weeks prior to internship
Populations Served: Geriatric, physically challenged, post traumatic stress disorder, short- and long-term psychiatric, and substance abusers, visually impaired, Alzheimer's
Benefits: Meals and housing available
Denver Botanic Garden
909 York Street
Denver, Colorado 80206
303-370-8040
Contact Person: Rebecca Haller, HTM
Internship Dates: February - July & June - November
Application Deadline: October and February
Populations Served: All
Benefits: Stipend
Father Flanagan's Boys' Home
Horticultural Training Center
Boystown, Nebraska 68010
402-498-1100
Contact Person: Robert Prucha, HTR
Internship Dates: Flexible
Application Deadline: 6 weeks prior to internship
Populations Served: Special needs adolescent youth
Benefits: Stipend and housing possible
Friends Hospital
4641 Roosevelt Boulevard
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19124
215-831-4600 ext. 4682
Contact Person: Mona Gold, HTM
Internship Dates: Flexible, however, September, January, July starting preferred
Application Deadline: 4 weeks prior to internship
Populations Served: Psychiatric, adolescent through geriatric inpatient - outpatient programs
Benefits: No benefits
Glass Garden/Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine
400 East 34th Street
New York, New York 10016
212-263-6058
Contact Person: Nancy K. Chambers, HTR
Internship Dates: Flexible
Application Deadline: Flexible
Populations Served: Children and adults with physical disabilities, head trauma, neurologically or cognitively impaired; therapeutic and vocational programs
Benefits: No benefits
Goldwater Memorial Hospital
1 Main Street
Roosevelt Island
New York, NY 10044
212-318-4745
Contact Person: Bodil Drescher Anaya, HTR
Populations Served: Physically challenged, visually impaired, people with AIDS, Parkinson's Disease, head trauma, multiple sclerosis and others
The Holden Arboretum
9500 Sperry Road
Kirtland, Ohio 44060
216-256-1110 or 216-946-4400
Contact Person: Karen Haas, HTR
Internship Dates: 6 months (must include June-August)
Application Deadline: February 1 each year
Populations Served: Developmentally and physically challenged, visually impaired, psychiatric, geriatric, hospitalized children, and traumatic brain injury survivors
Benefits: Stipend and housing
Legacy Extended Care
Legacy Health System
1015 NW 22nd Avenue 5E
Portland, Oregon 97210
503-413-6507
Contact person: Teresia Hazen, HTR
Internship Dates: Flexible
Application Deadline: 8 weeks prior to internship
Populations Served: Physically and neurologically impaired in two skilled nursing units, physical rehabilitation at Rehabilitative Institute of Oregon, adult inpatient psychiatric
Benefits: No benefits
Menninger
Box 829
Topeka, Kansas 66601
913-273-7500 x5274
Contact Person: Barbara Shapiro, HTM
Internship Dates: Flexible, January/July starting preferred
Application Deadline: 12 weeks prior to internship
Population Served: Adult and child psychiatric
Benefits: No benefits
Northwest Georgia Regional Hospital
1305 Redmond Circle
Rome, Georgia 30165-1307
706-295-6079 or 706-295-6709
Contact Person: John Paul Breault, HTR
Internship Dates: Flexible: January/July starting preferred
Application Deadline: 12 weeks prior to Internship
Populations Served: Adult and adolescent psychiatric; adult developmentally disabled; tuberculosis; and community service (adult and juvenile offenders)
Benefits: Meals and housing available
Ozanam Home for Boys
412 East 137th Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64145
816-942-5600
Contact Person: Patty A. Peterson, HTR
Internship Dates: Flexible
Application Deadline: 8 Weeks prior to internship.
Populations Served: Emotionally disabled adolescent males, ages 12-18, residential treatment facility plus day students. Contact can be arranged with other populations.
Benefits: Meals, possible housing
Tangram Rehabilitation Network
5315 Nursery Road
Maxwell, Texas 78656
512-396-0667
Contact Person: Harlan Shoulders, HTR
Internship Dates: Flexible, 3 months minimum
Application Deadline: Flexible
Populations Served: Brain injured and psychiatric
Benefits: Minimum wage - Workers Comp. Insurance
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Revised 10/31/96

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