Using Psychodrama for Trauma Resolution in Adolescent Substance Abusers

This course will include general explanation of role theory, basic elements, psychodrama process, and psychodrama technique. The basic structure of psychodrama will be taught from the number of meetings to the length of the sessions. Containment and spontaneity will be taught as they pertain to psychodrama. Trauma and addiction for adolescent substance abusers will be discussed and trauma resolution using psychodrama is described. Technical questions following each open demonstration will be encouraged.

Educational Objectives

After completing this course, participants will:

  • Be able to state an understanding of the role theory, basic elements, psychodrama process, and psychodrama technique. The participant will have learned eight warm up techniques are described such as dyads, or triads, locogram, sociogram, spectrogram, psychosocial metrics, and improv games.
  • Learn the Safety Zone program of group therapy to be utilized in an adolescent intensive outpatient program (A-IOP).
  • Learn open demonstration, sociometry and group psythotherapy as it pertains to psychodrama.
  • Learn how to be a protagonist, play axillary roles, and to see the process in action for the purpose of returning to their clients to use these skills.

Available Continuing Education:

  • DMH – Addiction Therapist           

     

  • DMH – Licensed Administrator                  

     

  • DMH – Mental Health Therapist

     

  • DMH – Community Support Specialist

 

  • DMH – Peer Support Specialist
  • MAAP – Mississippi Association of Addiction Professionals

     

  • NBCC – National Board for Certified Counselors

     

  • SW – Social Work

Cost

$25

Presenter

Allen Johnson, DPC, LPC-S

Location

MSPHI

Date

Mar. 30, 2020

Time

9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Cost

$25

Presenter

Allen Johnson, DPC, LPC-S

Location

MSPHI