Neurofeedback in Clinical Practice

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Neurofeedback in Clinical Practice

BCIA-A Certified 36-hour Didactic Training

3RD AND 4TH NOVEMBER 2022


face to face practicum sessions

Training Outline

We are excited to offer an accredited Neurofeedback course that has been long sought by all who have attended our trainings on Neurofeedback with trauma and the EEG in clinical practice.

As leaders in the field of Neurofeedback and trauma, we have experience in working with complex and chronic cases. This course is based on our clinical expertise in using Neurofeedback as a tool for recovery in combination with other therapeutical modalities and is supported by our ongoing research.

With our experience providing Neurofeedback since 2003 as well as integrating the latest neuroscientific research, cutting-edge neuromodulation technologies, and outcome-driven psychological interventions this 36-Hour Neurofeedback didactic training will provide you with a solid foundation in how to start your practice and support your clients.

This course is designed to provide you with the necessary basic skills and understanding to use Neurofeedback equipment and in applying eyes open neurofeedback protocols. This course satisfies the BCIA blueprint of knowledge and will be delivered in a mixture of online and face to face formats.

Training Program

The training will be provided in two different modes:

You will receive 36 hours of didactic education aligned with BCIA* Blueprint of Knowledge:

Duration: 4 hours

In this module, we will delve into the definition of Neurofeedback, its history and development.

We will also overview the principles of human learning as they apply to neurofeedback and the assumptions underlying them.
Duration: 4 hours

In this module, we will provide you with a complete understanding of the fundamental concepts of Neurophysiology and Functional Neuroanatomy.
Duration: 4 hours

In this module, we will explore the essential terms and notions of Instrumentation and Electronics. We will also dig into signal acquisition and processing, aseptic techniques.

We will finish with an instrumentation demonstration.
Duration: 2 hours

In this module, we will interpret the methodological and statistical criteria and procedures for determining levels of efficacy and effectiveness of neurofeedback through key research studies.

Duration: 2 hours

In this module, we will look into the Potential effects of prescribed and non-prescribed drugs on clinical presentation, EEG measures and neurofeedback assessment and training.

Duration: 4 hours

In this module, we will dig into different assessments: intake, EEG, and ongoing and perform a basic demonstration.

Duration: 6 hours

In this module, we will explore how neurofeedback protocols have evolved, which are the steps in protocol development and treatment planning.

We will also work with case example exercises for practicing how to apply client assessment data to neurofeedback protocol selection and treatment/training planning.

Duration: 6 hours

In this module, we will look into client preparation, procedures and mechanics for neurofeedback, therapeutic relationship. We will also explore Alpha-Theta Training and the Guidelines and Cautions for Remote Training.

Finally, we will have a Full Neurofeedback Session Demonstration.
Duration: 2 hours

In this module, we will Identify current trends in Neurofeedback and explore how can we combine it with other modalities. Finally, we will have a Full Neurofeedback Session Demonstration.
Duration: 2 hours

In this module, we will delve into the Professional Standards and Ethical Principles of Biofeedback, ISNR Practice Guidelines for Neurofeedback and Code of Ethics.

We will also explore the Scope of Practice and the client rights.

N.B. Aligns with *BCIA 2014 Revision

Presenters

Mirjana Askovic

ANFI Director and Program Coordinator of STARTTS’ Neurofeedback Program

Mirjana is a PhD candidate with the Discipline of Psychiatry at the University of Sydney. Her research is focused on the examination of the mechanisms and efficacy of neurofeedback in reducing symptoms of PTSD in trauma affected refugees.

Sejla Murdoch

ANFI Deputy Director and Senior Team Leader of STARTTS’ Neurofeedback Program

Sejla has worked as a clinician and a clinical supervisor at STARTTS since 1998 and since 2007 assisted in the development of its Neurofeedback (NF) Clinic. She is an accredited BCIA-A Neurofeedback Mentor.

Who should attend

Professionals who meet the pre-requisite educational requirements of a BA/BS minimum in a clinical health care field or equivalent.

Accredited courses

BCIA-A accredited trainings are approved continuing professional development opportunities for health care professionals from a range of fields including, but not limited to, psychology, nursing, physiotherapy, dentistry, osteopathy, occupational therapy, chiropractic, social work, speech pathology, or medicine. Others may also participate in the workshop*.

36-Hour Didactic Training Cost

Self-Paced Training
$ 1,133 AUD (GST included)
  • 16 Hours of Self-Paced Learning
General Admission
$ 2255 AUD (GST included)
  • 16 Hours of Self-Paced Learning
  • 2 Face to Face Practicum Sessions
  • 36 hours of didactic education aligned with BCIA* Blueprint of Knowledge
Practicum Training
$ 1,133 AUD (GST included)
  • 2 Face to Face Practicum Sessions

For more information please contact the ANFI Training Team here or call +61 (0)2 9646 6700