Training involves attending the year-long programmes, training and experiential workshops, reading, writing, peer practice group, social activities and supervision. Most courses are open to those who wish to develop their professional abilities without necessarily becoming certificated practitioners.
Core Curriculum Training
- introduces the core elements of the psychodrama method.
- strengthens trainees’ directing, auxiliary and group work.
- At this point trainees write a short paper in an area of interest applicable to their work.
- trainees are required to choose a primary trainer,
- to belong to AANZPA,
- to run groups in the community and
- have supervision for their work.
The CITP may create multi-level training groups to suit training needs.
Application for Training
Trainees need to have, be working towards, or planning to attain a professional qualification in their chosen field.
Your application is done in three stages:
- Apply using the online form here: Enrol.
- A Training Interview for new trainees: the purpose of the interview is to determine professional goals and to assess the relevance of prior learning, to outline the training process and to begin to develop a training plan. This interview is free of charge. Contact a Staff member or the CITP administrator to make an appointment.
- You will be notified of acceptance at the interview or by email. Your place will be confirmed by the payment of fees.
Once the enrolment is confirmed this Training Agreement is in place.
Begins 13 February 2018: This training involves participating in a year-long programme consisting of experiential workshops, reading, writing, peer practice group, social activities and supervision.read more
Begins 13 February 2018 This training involves attending a year-long programme of training and experiential workshops, reading, writing, peer practice group, social activities and supervision. The Intermediate / Advanced Course is open to those who wish to develop their professional abilities without necessarily becoming certificated practitioners.read more
Christchurch: Workshop Postponed. New dates will be set as soon as possible.. Workshop Leaders Sara Crane and Claire Guy. A professional development workshop for those who work or live with children. This workshop is suitable for carers, educators, parents, teachers, social workers therapists and anyone who spends time with children or wants to develop their own ability to be more playful.read more
Mt. Lyford: 25 – 27 May 2018. An residential weekend workshop, open for all trainees, including from other institutes. Two three hour structured sessions, one on Saturday and one on Sunday. These sessions include writing, conversation and drama to assist the writing. Maximum number of 8 participants.read more
Christchurch: 6 – 8 July 2018: Gain confidence and competence in working with couples. This experiential workshop is for people who work with couples. Psychotherapists, counsellors, social workers and others in the health professions can benefit from attending this group. The workshop will suit people trained and experienced in any couple therapy modality to …read more
Karitane: 27 – 30 September 2018: This experientially based training includes both theoretical and practical components. This is part of the training for Dunedin trainees, Christchurch Intermediate/Advanced group trainees and the workshop is open to others. This workshop is suitable for anyone working in the human relations fields.read more
Christchurch. 26 – 28 October 2018. Led by Sara Crane. This training weekend invites you to become truly spontaneity. Through a variety of shared experiences, you will start to develop new responses to old situations. Building your sociometric connections within the group will enable you to recognise your abilities and develop new roles.read more