An Experiential Discussion with Dr. Scott Giacomucci

PSCSW Clinical Book Discussion Program presents:

An Experiential Discussion with Dr. Scott Giacomucci


Clinical Title: Sociometry, Psychodrama, and Experiential Trauma Group Therapy for Social Workers

Article Titles: Multiple (4) articles focused on psychodrama/experiential group work with addiction and trauma:

  1. Giacomucci, S. & Stone, A. (2018). Being in two places at once: renegotiating traumatic experience through the surplus reality of psychodrama. Social Work with Groups, 42:3. DOI: 10.1080/01609513.2018.1533913
  2. Giacomucci, S., Gera, S., Briggs, D., & Bass, K. (2018). Experiential addic­tion treatment: creating positive connection through sociometry and thera­peutic spiral model safety structures. J Addict Addictive Disorders, 5:17. DOI: 10.24966/AAD-7276/100017
  3. Giacomucci, S. (in-press) Trauma survivors’ inner role atom: a clinical map for post-traumatic growth. Journal of Psychodrama, Sociometry, and Group Psychotherapy.
  4. Giacomucci, S. & Ehrhart, L. (n.d.). An Introduction to sociometry, psychodrama, and group psychotherapy: J.L. Moreno’s triadic system, (unpublished manuscript).

Articles will be provided once you have registered.

Presented by: Scott Giacomucci, DSW, LCSW, CTTS, CET III, CP, PAT

Date:   Saturday, July 20, 2019

Time: 11am-2pm | 3 CEUs

(Please arrive by 10:30 for refreshments and conversation)

Place: Bryn Mawr, PA (specific address and directions will be provided after registration)

Description of Articles: This collection of articles introduces J.L. Moreno’s triadic system of sociometry, psychodrama, and group psychotherapy. Clinical implications for experiential work with addiction and trauma are presented with emphasis on its connection to social work practice.

Clinical Objective:   To highlight the applications of psychodrama to clinical social work through introduction of J.L. Moreno’s “Triadic System,” and outlining psychodrama’s models of development, personality, theory of change, and the Therapeutic Spiral Model of clinically-modified psychodrama for safe trauma work.

Learning Objectives:  By reading articles, participating in the discussion and experiential exercises, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe and practice at least one experiential sociometry tool.
  2. Identify the three phases of a clinical map for safe experiential trauma work.
  3. Explain at least one theoretical connection between social work and sociometry/psychodrama.


About the Presenter: Scott Giacomucci, DSW, LCSW, CTTS, CET III, CP, PAT

Scott is the Director/Founder of the Phoenix Center for Experiential Trauma Therapy in West Chester, PA and Director of Experiential Trauma Services at Mirmont Treatment Center. Scott has both presented and received awards at national and international events. Scott is a doctor of clinical social work, licensed clinical social worker, social work educator, and continuing education provider. He is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress and the American Society of Group Psychotherapy and Psychodrama (ASGPP). He is board-certified in sociometry, psychodrama, and group psychotherapy and holds multiple certifications related to trauma therapy, experiential therapy, and EMDR. He serves on the Executive Council of the ASGPP and the International Society for Experiential Professionals Advisory Board.

In addition to providing on-going experiential trauma therapy training groups in the Philadelphia area, Scott is an adjunct professor at Bryn Mawr College’s Graduate School of Social Work teaching a course on sociometry, psychodrama, and experiential trauma group therapy. He has published multiple articles on psychodrama, trauma, and group work while also serving as editor on various national/international journal editorial boards, an international book series, and a recently published autobiography of the founder of psychodrama.

This is a PSCSW Members-Only Event.

Participants who attend this program must be present for its entirety in order to get the continuing education credits.

Cost: No charge for PSCSW Members to attend. There is a $10 fee for anyone wishing a CE certificate.
Cancellation Policy:
There is a $5 non-refundable administrative fee for any cancellation up to 48 hours prior to this program. No refund will be issued if less than 48 hours’ notice is given for this program.

Continuing Education Credits:
FOR PENNSYLVANIA SOCIAL WORKERS, MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPISTS, AND PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS: This program is approved for credits for professional workshops sponsored by the Pennsylvania Society for Clinical Social Work, a state affiliate of the Clinical Social Work Association listed in Section 47.36 of Title 49, Chapter 47 of the PA Code, State Board of Social Work Examiners. This program is also approved for credits for professional workshops for marriage & family therapists (Section 48.36) and professional counselors (Section 49.36).

FOR NEW JERSEY SOCIAL WORKERS: This program is approved for clinical credits. Attendance at programs or courses given at state and national social work association conferences, where the criteria for membership is an academic degree in social work, are a valid source of continuing education credit (N.J.A.C. 13:44G-6.4(c)4).

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  • July 20, 2019
    11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Details Price Qty
Member CE Included $10.00 (USD)   Expired
Member CE not Included $0.00 (USD)   Expired