Join us and expand your awareness, gain new perspectives through encountering collective roles, and learn new psychodrama skills.
During this highly experiential workshop participants will learn and practice the psychodramatic method, its structure, skills and techniques which are applicable to work with individuals, couples, families and groups.
This course is designed to offer training in therapeutic psychodrama, and sociodrama.This course is designed to offer training in advanced counseling techniques, specifically the use of therapeutic psychodrama, role playing, and sociodrama. Students will be trained in general role playing, serving as a significant other, and doubling. They will participate in sociodrama, situational psychodrama and classical psychodrama, and other specific related techniques.
Previous training in psychodrama is not required. These sessions are for anyone from first time student to master trainer, and are designed to introduce one to the method. All sessions are designed to stand alone so that attendance at all sessions is not required.
Psychodrama has a myriad of applications such as exploring issues of collective trauma, dreams, internal conflict, tension, mental health and rehabilitation. It has been used world-wide in settings such as education, healthcare, residential, personal growth groups, social service organizations and communities.
The efficacy of various warm-ups and techniques with different populations are examined. Development of psychodrama, practical applications and history of Jacob L. Moreno are also explored.
- Define psychodrama
- Name the 3 parts of every psychodrama
- Describe psychodrama's philosophical underpinnings
- List at least 3 applications of psychodrama
- Design a psychodrama warm-up
Limitations and Risks:
- Participants understand the nature, objectives, limitations, and results from the training are distinctly different from the formal study of the creative arts therapies
- There are potential risks when introducing creative arts into your practice without adequate training
- The creative arts therapies are an evidenced-based treatment
The Center for Creative Arts Therapy is approved as a continuing education provider for Social Workers and Counselors by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation, Approved Continuing Education Sponsor, (#159.001383).
This workshop provides 15 CEUs for Social Workers and Counselors and 1 credit hour for Drama Therapy and Expressive Arts Therapy students.
(15 CEUs/1 credit) Saturday & Sunday, February 1st-2nd, 2020, 9:00AM-5:30PM, 4336 Saratoga Avenue, 2nd Floor, Downers Grove, IL 60515 at the Center for Creative Arts Therapy, 4336 Saratoga Ave., 2nd Floor, Downers Grove, IL 60515