Comprehensive Preparation for Psychodrama Certification.

Module 2. Philosophy. Do you want to understand the philosophies of Psychodrama and JL Moreno or prepare for the American Board of Examiners(ABE) in Psychodrama, Sociometry and Group Psychotherapy exam?

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.

In Bunndle(s)
Beginner 0(0 Ratings) 1 Students enrolled
Created by Dr. Scott Giacomucci Last updated Tue, 07-Jun-2022 English
Participants will be able:
  • 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.

Curriculum for this module
6 Lessons 05:30:36 Hours
Step 1.
1 Lessons 00:39:23 Hours
  • Video 1. Lecture. 00:39:23
  • Break 00:10:00
  • Video 2. Lecture. 00:33:15
  • Video 3. Lecture. 00:29:58
  • Break 00:10:00
  • Chapter 4. Social Work Philosophy Encounters Morenean Philosophy and Chapter 5. Sociometry and Social Work Theory 03:28:00
+ View more
  • 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 

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 includes: 

· Video lectures - 102 min

· Handouts - 208 min

+ View more
Other related courses
About the instructor
  • 0 Reviews
  • 6 Students
  • 8 Courses
+ View more

Dr. Scott Giacomucci, DSW, LCSW, BCD, CGP, FAAETS, TEP is the Director, Founder, & Director of Training/Continuing Education of the Phoenix Center for Experiential Trauma Therapy. He provides clinical services at the center as well as supervision, consultation, and training.

Student feedback
Average rating
  • 0%
  • 0%
  • 0%
  • 0%
  • 0%
Buy now
  • 05:30:36 Hours of Elapsed Time in Learning Materials
  • 6 Lessons
  • Access on mobile and tv
  • 100 days access
  • Compare this course with other