The experiential workshop presents the nature-based intervention which has been developed in the research project
called “Nature Environment as a Resource for Occupational Well-Being and Work Performance” in the Department of Psychology, University of Jyväskylä. During the workshop, participants will be able to take part in exercises used in the intervention in the nearby nature. The workshop will also include a round-table type discussion to reflect on participants’ experiences of the nature-based exercises. The personal experiences of the participants will be considered within the context of research findings from the intervention study conducted among 110 Finnish employees.
Theoretical background: The nature-based intervention is based on Attention restoration theory (ART), Favourite place studies, Nature connectedness and Comprehensive nature experience (CNE).
Keywords: Nature-based intervention, Well-being, Nature connectedness, Comprehensive nature experience
Available dates for the workshop: 14th and 15th of June 2018
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