Course:

Comprehensive Preparation for Psychodrama Certification.

with Dr. Scott Giacomucci


Module 2. Philosophy.

This Module details core Morean Philosophy relating to social work philosophy, including theories of human nature, the Encounter, the Godhead, the Autonomous Healing Center, the Here and Now, and Role Theory.


Module 2 of 7 in Psychodrama ABE exam preparation course.
Dr. Giacomucci has served as a grader for the ABE exam in the past while publishing and teaching extensively in each of the seven exam areas. He presents in great detail how to prepare for and take the philosophy section of the ABE exam.


Participants will be able to:

-Describe Moreno's philosophical concept of the Godhead as it pertains to creativity and spontaneity.

-Distinguish the philosophical meaning of Moreno’s view of man not simply as an actor but as a co-actor, not simply a God but a God among Gods.

-Understand the Canon of Creativity and its elements (warm-up, spontaneity, creativity, cultural conserve), and the Application of Canon of Creativity to the real dramas.

-Learn the Philosophical concept of Co-Creation, relationships among the director, protagonist, auxiliaries and group members.

-Recognize the stages of Moreno’s developmental theory.

-Understand the philosophical meaning of Moreno’s role theory and of his following quote, “Role playing is prior to the emergence of the self, Roles do not emerge from the self, but the self may emerge from the roles.


Module Includes:


Video lecture on: 

-Influences of Moreno’s Philosophy

-Moreno’s Role Theory

-Stages of Moreno’s Developmental Theory

-Moreno’s Concept of the Godhead

-Philosophy Section of the ABE exam

Reading materials:

- Giacomucci S. (2021) Social Work, Sociometry, and Psychodrama: Experiential Approaches for Group Therapists, Community Leaders, and Social Workers. Chapter 4: Social Work Philosophy Encounters Morenean Philosophy 

- Giacomucci S. (2021) Social Work, Sociometry, and Psychodrama: Experiential Approaches for Group Therapists, Community Leaders, and Social Workers. Chapter 5: Sociometry and Social Work Theory 


Main Content

· Video lectures - 103 min

· Handouts - 75 min 



Breaks - 32 min 

Each 50 min of content requires a 10 min break that will be included in your total certified hours


Hours for Certificate

· 3:30 Hours Total

$50

(100 Days Access)

Comprehensive Preparation for Psychodrama Certification. 7 Modules


This course is on exam preparation for the psychodrama certification exam administered by the American Board of Examiners (ABE) in Sociometry, Psychodrama, and Group Psychotherapy. The course instructor, Dr. Scott Giacomucci, DSW, LCSW, BCD, CGP, FAAETS, TEP, has served as a grader for the ABE exam in the past while publishing and teaching extensively in each of the seven exam areas. Students can buy each module separately or the full course with the bundle discount. 

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