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Available via Zoom ONLY!


Join us and expand your awareness, gain new perspectives through encountering collective roles, and learn new sociodrama skills.


During this highly experiential workshop participants will learn and practice the sociodramatic method, its structure, skills and techniques which are applicable to work with communities and groups.


This course is designed to offer training in therapeutic sociodrama.This course is designed to offer training in advanced counseling techniques, specifically the use of therapeutic sociodrama, and role playing. Students will be trained in general role playing, serving as a significant other, and doubling. They will participate in sociodrama and other specific related techniques.


Previous training in sociodrama 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.

Sociodrama 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.


Learning Objectives


  • Define sociodrama
  • Name the multiple parts of every sociodrama
  • Describe sociodrama's philosophical underpinnings
  • List at least 3 applications of sociodrama
  • Design a sociodrama 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.

Sociodrama (Zoom ONLY)

  • (15 CEUs/1 credit) Saturday & Sunday, February 26th-27th, 2022, 9:00AM-5:30PM, 2600 Warrenville Rd., Suite 205, Downers Grove, IL 60515 at the Center for Creative Arts Therapy.

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