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The Effectiveness of Trauma-Focused Psychodrama in the Treatment of PTSD in Inpatient Substance Abuse Treatment

About the Course:

This course focuses on the effectiveness of trauma-focused psychodrama. A study of two treatment models was conducted in an inpatient substance abuse treatment facility. The science and benefits of experiential approaches are explored.

This course is based on the reading-based online article, The Effectiveness of Trauma-Focused Psychodrama in the Treatment of PTSD in Inpatient Substance Abuse Treatment created by Scott Giacomucci, DSW, LCSW, BCD, CGP, FAAETS, TEP and Joshua Marquit, PhD in 2020.

Publication Date:

Frontiers in Psychology, Volume 11 May 2020

Course Material Authors

Scott Giacomucci, DSW, LCSW, BCD, CGP, FAAETS, TEP

Scott Giacomucci, DSW, LCSW, BCD, CGP, FAAETS, TEP is the director, founder, and owner of the Phoenix Center for Experiential Trauma Therapy. He has published various articles on using experiential therapy, sociometry, and psychodrama with trauma and addiction. He is affiliated with the Mirmont Treatment Center in Lima, PA, and with Bryn Mawr College in Bryn Mawr, PA.

Joshua Marquit, PhD

Joshua Marquit, PhD, is an associate teaching professor with Pennsylvania State University in Media, PA. He is affiliated with Utah State University and has published numerous articles in psychology.

Course Creator

Casadi ‘Khaki” Marino, PhD, LCSW

Casadi “Khaki” Marino, PhD, LCSW, is a social worker with experience in many different treatment settings and with a wide range of client populations. She has worked in residential care, secure and forensic settings, and in emergency rooms. She is a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) and holds certificates in EMDR, Trauma Informed Services, and Domestic Violence. She is currently working as a therapist in an outpatient child and adolescent psychiatry clinic.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for intermediate to advanced levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe psychodrama and its application to the treatment of PTSD.

  2. Recognize the neuroscience findings that support experiential therapies.

  3. Explain the fundamental differences between psychodrama and other treatment approaches.

Course Material

References begin on page 10.

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Course Number 103192
1.25 credit hour
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