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Experiential Therapy Supervised Practice Session

December 13th 12:30pm – 3:30pm | 3 CE Hours

Dr. Scott Giacomucci, DSW, LCSW, CTTS, CET III, PAT

1). Identify the importance of warm-up
2). Describe one method for moving a group into action
3). Explain one method for maintaining group safety

Closed Training Group for Pinelands Recovery Center in Medford, NJ

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Experiential Consultation with Spilove Psychotherapy Team

January 24th, 1pm – 3pm | 1 CE Hour

Dr. Scott Giacomucci, DSW, LCSW, CTTS, CET III, PAT

Closed session for Spilove Psychotherapy Team

  1. Describe one method for improving group cohesion
  2. Identify one neurobiology fact that supports experiential therapy
  3. Utilize one experiential therapy technique

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Experiential Therapy Supervised Practice

January 25th 9am – 1pm | 4 CE Credits

Dr. Scott Giacomucci, DSW, LCSW, CTTS, CET III, PAT

Center for Families – 1225 Montrose Ave Bryn Mawr PA 19010

Cost: $80 ($50 student rate) –

January 25th Registration80.00 USD
January 25th Student Registration50.00 USD
Your eTicket will be emailed after payment to your PayPal email address.

This workshop will provide participants with opportunities to practice facilitating experiential therapy techniques with groups and individuals in a safe and supportive environment. Participants will take turns facilitating group warm-ups, sociometry exercises, and simple psychodramatic interventions with the group-as-a-whole and in triads or dyads. This workshop is suitable for new or experiential professionals who are interested in gaining facilitation practice and supervision around their use of experiential techniques in therapy, coaching, education, supervision, or community groups.
This supervised practice workshop can count as EITHER 4 CEUs/training hours OR 4 experiential group supervision hours of the required 10 supervision hours that are required for ISEP’s new entry level experiential certifications. More information at www.ExperientialProfessionals.com.

Learning Objectives:

Identify the Importance of the warm-up; Describe one method for moving the group into action; Explain one method for maintaining group safety

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January 25th, 3-5pm | Center for Families Bryn Mawr | 2 CE Hours

Moreno’s Autobiographical Archetypes: Exploring & Integrating Roles

Dr. Scott Giacomucci | Delaware Valley Psychodrama Collective Meeting

  1. Describe one spiritual/existential idea from Moreno’s philosophy
  2. Explain one use of psychodrama for working with archetypes
  3. Identify four archetypes from Moreno’s autobiography

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January 29th – February 1st | Puerto Rico

Association of Specialists in Group Work Conference

Introduction to Experiential Group Work: Sociometry, Psychodrama, and Trauma Therapy (pre-conference institute)

Presented by Dr. Scott Giacomucci & Leela Ehrhart

A Sociometric Exploration and Psychodramatic Honoring of Immigration Histories

Presented by Dr. Scott Giacomucci & Maria Sotomayor-Giacomucci

REGISTER HERE

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Phoenix Center Open House
Friday February 7th, 1:30pm – 5:00pm
524 N. Providence Road Media, PA 19063

Join us in celebrating the recent opening of our new office in Media, PA! Complimentary refreshments, light food, & a 1 CEU presentation will be offered. Includes chances to win free registrations for a training event!

Please RSVP to Scott@PhoenixTraumaCenter.com

Experiential Group Tools for Post-Traumatic Growth and Networking | 3pm-4pm | 1 CE Hour

Presented by the Phoenix Center team: Dr. Scott Giacomucci, Amy Stone, Rachel Longer, & Leela Ehrhart

This event will highlight the importance of post-traumatic growth while connecting it to the symbol of the phoenix. We will demonstrate simple experiential group facilitation skills used to uncover similarities and connections within groups. In this context, we will use them as networking tools to establish stronger connections between attendees while celebrating post-traumatic growth in our clients. The clinical importance of safety, relationships, and connection will be emphasized as it relates to experiential trauma therapy.

Learning Objectives:
1. Identify one action-based group tool; 2) Define post-traumatic growth; 3) Explain the importance of connection in establishing safety

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The Power of Psychodrama 

February 21st 12:30pm – 3:30pm | 3 CE Hours

Dr. Scott Giacomucci, DSW, LCSW, CTTS, CET III, PAT

Closed Training for Pinelands Recovery Center in Medford NJ

1). Identify the clinical rationale for strength-based roles
2). Describe the importance of the role reversal intervention
3). Explain the three phases of a psychodrama session

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Introduction to Experiential Trauma Therapy

February 25th 12:15pm – 1:45pm | 1 CE Hours

Dr. Scott Giacomucci, DSW, LCSW, CTTS, CET III, PAT

Chester County Adoption Therapists Network – 601 Westtown Road West Chester, PA 19380 (room 337)

This experiential workshop will present an overview of experiential trauma therapy with a focus on action-based clinical interventions that move the process beyond words and talking. The importance of safety and a strengths-based approach will be highlighted as it relates to both group work and individual therapy. Group based sociometric and psychodramatic techniques will be demonstrated for teaching purposes and to engage participants with each other.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the importance of safety in experiential trauma work
  2. Describe how strengths-based work helps establish safety
  3. Identify one neuroscience finding that supports experiential therapy

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Trauma-Focused Psychodrama: Experiential Tools for Post-Traumatic Growth | 6 CE Hours each day – 12 total

Friday March 6th & Saturday March 7th, 2020 9am – 4pm

Dr. Scott Giacomucci, DSW, LCSW, CTTS, CET III, PAT

524 N. Providence Road Media, PA 19063

Cost: $225 ($175 students) – $125 for day one only

March Workshop 2 days225.00 USD
March Workshop - student price175.00 USD
March Workshop 1 day125.00 USD
Your eTicket will be emailed after payment to your PayPal email address.

This 2-day workshop will present a comprehensive overview to trauma-focused psychodrama with emphasis on post-traumatic growth. We will learn experiential tools for use in groups and individual therapy settings with practice opportunities. Workshop content will include focus on safety, strengths, neurobiology, spirituality, sociometry, introductory psychodrama theory, the addiction/trauma intersection, psychodrama team roles, the Therapeutic Spiral Model, and Relational Trauma Repair Model. A full psychodrama will be included with options for personal growth.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the importance of safety in experiential trauma work
  2. Describe how strengths-based work helps establish safety
  3. Identify 2 trauma-focused psychodrama models

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Group Therapy, Mutual Aid, & the 12 Steps

Friday March 20th 12:30pm – 3:30pm | 3 CE Hours

Dr. Scott Giacomucci, DSW, LCSW, CTTS, CET III, PAT

Closed Training for Pinelands Recovery Center in Medford NJ

1). Identify one similarity between group therapy and 12-step meetings
2). Describe the concept of mutual aid
3). Explain how a 12-step meeting is different than group therapy

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American Society of Group Psychotherapy & Psychodrama Annual Conference | Chicago

April 1st – 4th, 2019 

Integrating Moreno’s Methods into Social Work (and other Fields) (Pre-conference workshop) – Scott Giacomucci & Amy Stone

The Developing Professional Self: Using Role Theory to Integrate Identities – Scott Giacomucci & Amy Stone

International Research Panel: Celebrating David Kipper’s Legacy and Warming-up to New Research in Sociometry, Psychodrama, and Group Psychotherapy – Scott Giacomucci is one of many panelists

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Contact Scott@PhoenixTraumaCenter.com for more information or to register.

Credit Hours for Pennsylvania social workers, marriage and family therapists, professional counselors and psychologists:

Phoenix Center for Experiential Trauma Therapy (Lic. #004115) is approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors to offer continuing education for social workers, marriage and family therapists and professional counselors. Phoenix Center for Experiential Trauma Therapy, LLC maintains responsibility for the program. Phoenix Center for Experiential Trauma Therapy (Lic. # PSY000215) is approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Psychology to offer continuing education for psychologists. Phoenix Center for Experiential Trauma Therapy maintains responsibility for the program.

Act 48 Credit hours for Pennsylvania educators

Phoenix Center is an Approved Provider of Act 48 Credits for PA educators. Please inquire about Act 48 credits for each individual workshop.

Experiential and Psychodrama training hours:

Participants at these workshops can receive credit towards certifications through the American Board of Examiners in Sociometry, Psychodrama, and Group Psychotherapy* as well as the International Society of Experiential Professionals (CP, CET, and CES). *As a Practitioner Applicant for Trainer, Scott can provide 160 of the required 780 training hours towards CP certification for psychodrama.

http://www.ExperientialProfessionals.com

http://www.PsychodramaCertification.org

REFUND POLICY

Multi-day Training Workshops have a limited number of registration slots. Therefore, once participants have committed to the workshop, their places are held and no longer open for other people to attend. Because of this policy, we do not give refunds within 6 weeks of the workshop. If there is a cancellation, our policy is to retain a $50 administrative fee and to apply the balance to any Training Workshop in the following year.

For single day workshops, participants will be granted a full refund if cancellation occurs before 1 week of the workshop.

Please contact Scott for any questions or concerns you may have regarding a workshop or attending one.

Grievances: Please contact Dr. Scott Giacomucci at 610-203-2877 or Scott@PhoenixTraumaCenter.com