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Learning outcomes of the course
• know the physiological and psychological impacts of nature
• know the theoretical backgrounds of nature impacts and benefits for health and wellbeing
• know the basics about adventure education and use of adventure in rehabilitation, social work, and health care sectors
• able to use and apply meaningful and goal-oriented practical tools in different natural environments to support physical and mental health in rehabilitation, social work, and health care sectors.
• Theories linking nature, health and well-being
• Theories linking in adventure education / the use of adventure in rehabilitation
• Evidence-based research results between nature and wellbeing benefits
• Practical tools for preventive and treatment-based rehabilitation, health care, and social work – indoors, in green spaces, and woodlands.
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Assessment criteria - grade 1 and 2
Pass (S) The students
- are able to describe the main impacts of nature for human physiology and mental wellbeing
- are able to describe the main theories of physiological and mental impacts of nature
- are able to use and apply at least two practical methods in two different nature environments to support client´s physical and mental health.