WASLA/WRPA Joint Conference, April 2014, presenter of educational session, “Building Therapeutic Gardens in Public Parks,” Seattle, Washington.

Bloedel Reserve, June 2012, lecture, “Therapeutic Design Adaptations for the Home Garden,”

ASLA Annual Meeting, September 2012, presenter of educational session, “Health By Design: Best Practices in Healthcare Garden Design,” American Society of Landscape Architects, Phoenix, Arizona.

American Horticultural Therapy Association National Conference, September 2009, presenter of educational session, “Therapeutic Gardens of the Pacific Northwest,” Pasadena, California.

Collaboration in the Garden: Clinicians+Researchers+Designers, June 2004, co-presenter of educational session, “Design Supports the Psychosocial Benefits of Therapeutic Gardens,” and moderator for “Gardens in Healthcare” panel discussion, Legacy Health Seventh Annual Therapeutic Garden & Horticultural Therapy Conference, Portland, Oregon.

ASLA Annual Meeting, October 2004, facilitator for Therapeutic Garden Design Forum, American Society of Landscape Architects, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Turf, Tree & Landscape Conference, January 2003, presenter of educational session, “Building the Therapeutic Garden,” Washington State University, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

ASLA Annual Meeting, October 2003, facilitator for Therapeutic Garden Design Forum, American Society of Landscape Architects, Boston, Massachusetts.

Gerontological Society of America, November 2003, co-presenter of educational session, “Therapeutic Landscapes for the Elderly: Connecting Research and Practice,” 56th Annual Scientific Meeting, San Diego, California.

Children in the Garden: Rehabilitation, Education, Play and Restoration, May 2002, speaker, “Designing the Therapeutic Garden: Teaming with a Landscape Architect,” Legacy Health System Sixth Annual Therapeutic Garden & Horticultural Therapy Conference, Portland, Oregon.

American Horticultural Therapy Association National Conference, September 2002, presenter of educational session, “Working with a Landscape Architect,” Norfolk, Virginia.

ASLA Continuing Education Audio Conference, July 2001, co-presenter of session, “Developing Therapeutic Gardens in Various Communities,” American Society of Landscape Architects.

International People Plant Symposium, July 2000, presenter of educational session, “Building an Alzheimer’s Garden in a Public Park,” American Horticultural Therapy Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois.

National Home & Community-Based Services Conference, September 2000, presenter of educational session, “Garden Therapy”. Portland, Oregon.

ASLA Annual Meeting, September 1999, speaker and facilitator of educational session, “The Therapeutic Landscape: History, Design, and Application,” American Society of Landscape Architects, Boston, Massachusetts.

ASLA Continuing Education Audio Conference, August 1999, co-presenter of session, “Therapeutic Gardens: Design and Construction,” American Society of Landscape Architects.

Designing Healing Environments: A Nature-Based Approach to Wellness, June 1999, facilitator of session, “With People in Mind: Design and Management of Everyday Nature,” Legacy Health System Fourth Annual Therapeutic Garden & Horticultural Therapy Conference, Portland, Oregon.

The Psychosocial Benefits of Horticultural Therapy and Therapeutic Gardens, faculty and conference planning committee, facilitator of session, “Designing Therapeutic Gardens: A Multidisciplinary Approach,” Legacy Health System Second Annual Therapeutic Garden & Horticultural Therapy Conference, Portland, Oregon.

University of Oregon Career Day, panel member, “Resource Management and the Public Interest,” School of Architecture and Allied Arts, University of Oregon. 1996

Adaptations for Accessibility Conference, keynote presentation, “Realm of the Senses: Designing the Healing Garden,” Legacy Health System First Annual Therapeutic Garden & Horticultural Therapy Conference, Portland, Oregon. 1995

 

We thoroughly enjoyed your lecture! Your presentation was elegant and beautifully structured. You covered so much ground in such a short time on theory, history, design principles, and practice. The images you chose were stunning. As I look through my notes, your teaching continues.
— Jo Scott
Skagit Tulips