Training in Action Training Programme 2017

Training Programme

Training in Action, Dunedin (TIA) provides training which leads to certification as a Psychodrama Director, Sociodrama Director, Sociometrist, or Role Trainer. TIA is part of the Christchurch Institute for Training in Psychodrama (CITP) and is accredited by Australian and Aotearoa New Zealand Psychodrama Association Inc (AANZPA).

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.

Intermediate Training

  • Strengthens trainees’ directing, auxiliary and group work.
  • At this point trainees write a short paper in an area of interest applicable to their work.

Advanced Training

  • Trainees are required to choose a primary trainer,
  • To belong to AANZPA,
  • To run groups in the community and
  • Have supervision for their work.

Training in Action may create multi-level training groups to suit training needs.

2017 Training Programme

Additional (optional) OPEN workshops, held in Dunedin:

  1. Working with Couples – Walter Logeman, 2 – Sun, 3 September 2017 (Saturday and Sunday 9.30am – 4.30 pm) 14 hours.
  2. Working with Addiction Paul Baakman (Workshop Cancelled)
  3. Applied Sociometry for Leaders and Managers – Diana Jones 12 – 13 October (Thursday 1.30pm – 5pm, Friday 9.30am- 4pm) 10 hours.

Application for Training

Trainees need to have, be working towards, or planning to attain a professional qualification in their chosen field.

Application is done in three stages:

  1. Apply using the online form here: Enrol.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

Training Programme

Multi-level Training Group Dunedin

24 February 2017: Training involves attending the year-long programmes, training and experiential workshops, reading, writing, peer group activities and supervision. Most courses are open to those who wish to develop their professional abilities without necessarily becoming certificated practitioners.

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Psychodrama Training

24 February 2017: This programme is aimed at developing excellence in the theory and practice of the psychodrama method. This method assists people to work with groups and individuals in therapeutic, educational, creative and organisational settings. The training is also of value to those in leadership positions in their professional life. Trainees can expect to gain significant personal development as well as professional skills.

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Families, Children and all that goes with them

7 – 9 April, 2017: This experientially based training includes both theoretical and practical components. Various approaches to family therapy will be addressed. Participants will be stimulated to use their creativity in designing potent interventions for health. There will be a focus on the “S-factor” (Spontaneity) in increasing the ability to identify and tune in to the needs of children and their families.

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Contact Training in Action

CITP Dunedin Branch (Training in Action)

Sandra Turner, Training in Action Dunedin, PO Box 937, Christchurch

Telephone: (03) 482 1605

eMail: tia@psychodrama.org.nz