Psychodrama Center MN - "Making Room For Your Soul To Live Free"
Psychodrama 101: An Orientation to the Basics 
Mary Anna Palmer LICSW, LMFT, Certified Psychodramatist NEW DATES Spring 2015 
Thursday  6 pm - 9:00 pm,     
Friday 9: 00am - 6pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm   
 Venue: Dakota Institute of Trauma Therapy
4023 N State St, Suite 120, Bismarck, ND 58503-0690
 This group is for people who are new to Psychodrama and for those who are passionate about the method. During this sixteen hour training, group participants will learn about the five elements of psychodrama, warm-up, action and sharing; and some basic psychodramatic concepts such as doubling and role reversal. People will be introduced to beginning Sociometry and will have a chance to learn the psychodramatic process through group participation.
Weekend schedule and Topics
Thursday night ,   6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
5:30 – 6:00 p.m.   Registration
6:00 – 7:30 p.m.   Introduction, welcome, logistics,    definition of terms and group-building
7:30 – 7:40 p.m.     Break
7:40 – 9:00 p.m.   Demonstration to psychodrama, warm-up, enactment and sharing
Friday ,  9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
09:00 – 10:00 a.m.   Check-in, dyad work, Introduction to stages of child development
10:00 – 10:15 a.m.   Doubling demonstration
10:15 – 10:30 a.m.  Break
10:30 – 12:00 p.m.   Applying the skill of doubling technique in triads
12:00 – 01:30 p.m.  Lunch
01:30 – 02:00 p.m.    Group process of self-presentation technique
02:00 – 02:30 p.m.    Role reversal presentation and demonstration
02:30 – 04:00 p.m.    Practice the skill of role reversal in triads
04:15 – 04:30 p.m.  Break
04:30 – 06:00 p.m.   Psychodrama demonstration:  applying the skills
Saturday , 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
09:00 – 10:30 a.m.Presentation of role theory and experiential exercise
10:30 – 10:45 a.m.  Break
10:45 – 12:00 p.m.  Experiential role theory
12:00 – 01:30 p.m.  Lunch
01:30 – 02:45 p.m.  Application of psychodrama through demonstration
02:45 – 03:00 p.m. Break
03:00 – 03:30 p.m.  Contra indications of using psychodrama
03:30 – 04:30 p.m.  Questions, Answers and closure activity
Objectives Day One (Friday night):  Participants will…
1. Learn three sociometric structures that participants can use
 to warm up a group to action
2. Identify,describe and define the five instruments of psychodrama
3. Recognize and name the important philosophy of spontaneity and creativity in Morenean theory
4. Observe, investigate and rehearse three stages of psychodrama:  (warm-up, enactment and sharing)
Objectives Day Two (Saturday):  Participants will…
1. Investigate, identify and practice basic psychodrama techniques including:  role reversal, auxiliary enrollment, empty chair and doubling
2. Recognize, describe, and summarize Dr. Jacob L Moreno’s theory of child development
3. Hear, observe and rehearse the basic language of psychodrama
4. Observe, practice and dramatize techniques of role reversal, auxiliary enrollment, empty chair and doubling
Objectives Day Three (Sunday):  Participants will…
1. Identify and review the triadic foundation of Dr. J.L. Morenian’s Theory:  psychodrama, sociometry and group psychotherapy
2. Use psychodramatic role theory to construct, apply and operationalize practice with existing clients
3. Prepare, choose and use techniques of auxiliary enrollment and empty chair
4. Apply, utilize and dramatize   psychodramatic techniques of individuals and groups: doubling, mirroring and role reversal
5. Distinguish and recognize situations when psychodrama should be / should not be considered as an alternative therapy.
Cost is $345.00   16 CEUS
North Dakota Board of Social Work
To Register call: Mary Anna 612-309-7940
Dakota Institute for Trauma Therapy