of Operations, WolfBear Institute
Grace A. Telesco, Ph.D. is
a Professor of Sociology, Social Work and Criminal
Justice in Ft. Lauderdale and the Chief of Operations
for WOLFBEAR INSTITUTE. Dr. Telesco is a retired
Lieutenant who served for twenty years with
the NYPD and was the Chairperson of the Behavioral
Science Department at the NYC Police Academy.
Dr. Telesco has developed various educational
programs at the university level utilizing sociodrama
techniques and has presented on numerous topics
related to social policy, crisis intervention,
and disaster preparedness.
Following the September 11th attacks on the
WTC, Dr. Telesco was appointed the Interagency
Coordinator of Mental Health Services at the
Family Assistance Center where families of the
victims received crisis intervention and support.
Following Hurrican Katrina, Dr. Telesco was
deployed to New Orleans by the United States
Department of Health and Human Services to be
a part of the elite DTAC (Disaster Technical
Assistance and Consultation) Team providing
assistance to the Governor of Louisiana and
the State Office of Mental Health.
Dr. Telesco has been on the faculty of John
Jay College of Criminal Justice, Fordham University
Graduate School of Social Service, St. John's
University, and East Stroudsburg University
of Pennsylvania. Dr. Telesco is an accomplished
researcher in the areas of domestic violence
and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in Police
Officers and is the author of numerous publications
and Seminar Topics
Women in Distress October 2006
Hospice Care of SouthEast Florida 2005 - 2006
Organizational Development Retreat
Basic Management Orientation Course
Camp Coral Sociodrama Program
Sunshine Cathedral 2005
Buddy Program Advanced Sociodrama Training
The Good Dog Foundation September 2005
Effective Communication, Crisis Intervention
& January 2005
Disaster Response Training November 2004
hour training for Canine Intervention Teams in disaster
response, crisis and trauma, effective listening, and
handling vicarious trauma
Retreat for Peer Educators Sept. 16-17, 2004
Women's Resources, East Stroudsburg, Pa.
2 day retreat- training of 25 participants in the use
of socio drama to educate peers about sexual and dating
TMI Management Systems July 20-22, 2004
Leadership Development Retreat
Exploring Pathways to Excellence in Leadership
A two day intensive retreat focusing on issues of integrity,
workplace ethics, leadership skills, management style
and communication. A variety of mediums including socio-drama,
collage work, group work, simulations and guided critical
thinking were used to bring managers to a new level
of self awareness, competence and confidence.
NASW-PA Chapter Annual Conference 2004: March
New Routes to Social Work Success
A 6 hour Interactive Socio-Drama Training/Workshop for
Highly charged and practical workshop demonstrating
how socio-drama can be used and how it is an effective
method in the education and training of social workers
about a variety of challenging topics including sexual
assault, domestic violence, homophobia and racism.
Third Annual Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference March
Healthy Bodies, Healthy Lives, Healthy Community
Workshop: In My Shoes: Using Socio-drama as a Tool to
Raise Consciousness about Homophobia, Trans-phobia,
and Gender Conformity. Participants are guided through
real-life situational scenes that are developed by the
participants, setting the stage for audience dialogue
through the guided discussion of the facilitator, and
learn how to use the medium with organizations, agencies,
institutions and police departments. (2 hours)
Meet AIU South Florida Faculty - TelescoFor 20 years
on the New York Police Department, Grace Telesco was
Sergeant or Lieutenant Telesco. These days, she's just
Dr. T. Retired from a career in the ...
How To Train Cops by Heather Mac Donald, City Journal
Autumn 2000bellows Lt. Grace Telesco, the head of the
Behavioral Sciences Department, ... So current Academy
director James O'Keefe brought in Grace Telesco, ...
CBC News: Sunday - 9/11: TRUTH, LIES AND CONSPIRACYSo
that next morning, Grace Telesco, oh, but we had to
have some identification then Grace Telesco, she took
us to - he had dental work like 6 months before ...
Using Sociodrama for Radical Pedagogy: Methodology
for Education ...1Dr. Grace Telesco is an Assistant
Professor of Criminal Justice at American InterContinental
University in Weston Florida and Director of the University's
Grace Telesco and Alisa Solomon - Theater of the Recruits:
Boal ...Lt. Grace Telesco is head of the behavioral
science department at the New York Police Academy, where
1300 recruits are trained each year in a seven-month
Grace Telesco - Wolfbear InstituteGrace A. Telesco,
Ph.D., B.C.E.T.S., is an Assistant Professor of Criminal
Justice at American InterContinental University in Ft.
Lauderdale & Director of ...
Theater 31.3-05 Green.V2.shFile Format: PDF/Adobe
Grace Telesco, Interviewed by Alisa Solomon. Lt. Grace
Telesco is head of the behavioral science. department
at the New York Police Academy, ...
Shell gameGrace A. Telesco, Ph.D. Assistant Professor
of Criminal Justice ... Grace A. Telesco, Ph.D.: Isn't
it also true that
the students who are given an ...
Christina Teleconference - Laurie Telesco : ZoomInfo
Business ...Telesco, Grace, American InterContinental
University, Grace Telesco, Ph.D, MA is ... of Sociology
at East Stroudsburg University in Pennsylvania. ...
Contributors - Theater 31:3Grace Telesco, a lieutenant
in the New York Police Department, heads the behavioral
science department at New York's Police Academy. Telesco
also teaches at ...
September 11, 2001: Gay Victims Gay HeroesSpike Cutolo;
Grace Telesco; Francis S. Coppola (he watched his boyfriend,
a firefighter, go into the south tower and never come
out); Andrew Lavenski; ...
Radical Pedagogy: Table of ContentTABLE OF CONTENTS.
Grace A. Telesco, Ph.D. Using Sociodrama for Radical
Pedagogy: Methodology for Education and Change. Ken
Moffatt, Ph.D. ...
Research on Social Work PracticeFile Format: PDF/Adobe
naires and providing the recruit training, and Grace
Telesco, Ph.D., and Sgt. Susan Murray for collecting
the data. Correspondencemay be addressed to G.T. ...
The Chronicle: 5/23/2003: Preserving Democracy in the
United StatesBravo to Judith Grant, who realizes that
we must speak up before we are no longer permitted to
do so. Grace A. Telesco Assistant Professor of Sociology
is a list of organizations with whom Dr. Telesco has
interviewed, consulted or trained:
Substance Abuse and
Mental Health Service Administration (S.A.M.H.S.A.)
U.S. Dept of Health & Human Services
DTAC (Disaster Technical Assistance Response)
New Orleans, Louisiana September 2005
- Provide assessment of mental health services
to State Office of Mental Health Commissioner,
Center for Disease Control, and Surgeon General's
- New Orleans Police Department Psychological
Conduct CISD for social work staff at Louisiana
State University and Louisiana State Office
of Mental Health
- Provided technical assistance and consultation
to Disaster Coordinator Louisiana State Office
of Mental Health in development of Family Assistance