Dramatherapy Course

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What Will You Learn?

Aid personal growth and psychological well-being through drama with the Drama Therapy Training Course. Discover this specialised form of psychotherapy, and use theatre techniques to promote good mental health. Explore human emotions, creativity, and healing. Are you ready to play your part?

Learn about the Ancient Greek theory of dramatherapy – that theatre could heal. Examine the blending of drama techniques with modern therapy practices. Take the Drama Therapy Training Course, and explore the practice's primary theories, techniques, models, and methods.

Learn about using drama as a healing practice, visionary techniques, and real-world applications. This Drama Therapy Training Course also covers psychodramatic techniques, narradrama concepts, ethical considerations, and more.

Harness your creativity and empathy to make a real difference in others' lives. Take centre stage, and embrace the art of healing through drama.

By studying this course, you will learn about the following:

  • History and development of drama as a means of healing
  • The relationship and differences between psychodrama and dramatherapy
  • Influential figures in dramatherapy
  • Psychodramatic techniques
  • The role of storytelling and story making in therapy
  • Core techniques and concepts of narradrama
  • The use of myth and fairytales in dramatherapy
  • Governing ethics of dramatherapy
  • Dramatherapy techniques and applications

Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

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  • Part 1: Introduction
  • Part 2: What Dramatherapy Involves
  • Part 3: Recent Developments in Dramatherapy
  • Part 4: Elements of Dramatherapy
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points
  • REFERENCES – Module 1
  • Module 1: Assessment
  • Part 1: Key Phases of Dramatherapy
  • Part 2: Five-Phase Model of Dramatherapy
  • Part 3: Core Processes of Dramatherapy
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points
  • REFERENCES – Module 2
  • Module 2: Assessment
  • Part 1: Scope and Basic Principles of Psychodrama
  • Part 2: Basic Elements of Psychodrama
  • Part 3: Applications Of Psychodrama
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points
  • REFERENCES – Module 3
  • Module 3: Assessment
  • Part 1: Introduction To Projective Techniques in Therapy
  • Part 2: Selected Projective Techniques in Dramatherapy
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points
  • REFERENCES – Module 4
  • Module 4: Assessment
  • Part 1: Story Making and Storytelling in Dramatherapy
  • Part 2: Narradrama: Story Making and Storytelling in Dramatherapy
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points
  • REFERENCES – Module 5
  • Module 5: Assessment
  • Part 1: The Importance of Ethics
  • Part 2: Ethical Principles in Special Populations
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points
  • REFERENCES – Module 6
  • Module 6: Assessment
  • Part 1: The Use of Dramatherapy in Special Populations
  • Part 2: Dramatherapy in Selected Settings
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points
  • Conclusion
  • REFERENCES – Module 7
  • Module 7: Assessment
Who Would Benefit from This Course?

This course is for those passionate about human connection, creativity, and emotional growth.

You might be a therapist seeking to incorporate theatrical techniques into your practice. You could be an educator considering the therapeutic potential of drama. You may be an artist exploring the links between arts and health.

This Drama Therapy Training Course will provide valuable insights and knowledge about this powerful practice.

Dramatherapy as a Career

Please note this course gives an in-depth introduction to Dramatherapy as a subject, but it does not enable you to work as a Dramatherapist.

Dramatherapy is regulated by the HCPC; anyone wishing to practise under this protected title must complete an approved HCPC programme and be registered with the HCPC.

This course does not entitle you to join the HCPC register.

For more information about working as a Dramatherapist, please click here.

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Accreditations

The Dramatherapy Course will take up to 150 hours to complete, working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course; it can be studied in your own time at your own pace.

This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

Many Centre of Excellence courses are Fully Accredited by the world’s leading professional membership association for natural medicine – The Complementary Medical Association (The CMA).

You can apply to join The CMA as a Student Member while you are still studying, and if you do so you will be eligible to use the post nominal letters SCMA after your name.

Upon graduation from a CMA Registered course you will be eligible to apply for CMA Membership and this will give you numerous professional benefits including being able to use the letters MCMA after your name – Member of The Complementary Medical Association. This will demonstrate your commitment to excellence and professionalism in the natural healthcare field.

Register with The CMA as a Student or fully qualified Practitioner via The CMA website where you will be asked to submit your certificate of graduation, and proof of insurance.

The CMA’s recommended insurers are Westminster global.

This course is endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme. Therefore, upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £25).

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through their awarding organisations they have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. They are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Their knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables them to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

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