Pre-Conference Workshop – Intro to Neurofeedback
This 1-day workshop (Friday October 20th) is for researchers and health professionals who want to learn more about how to introduce neurofeedback into their practice.
Are you interested in neurofeedback, and are looking for a hands-on experience of its use in a session? Do you also want a better understanding of the different brain-training methods, such as “traditional” neurofeedback, Z-Score neurofeedback, and slow cortical potential neurofeedback?
This 1-day workshop is the opportunity for health professionals and researchers to get an introduction to several forms of neurofeedback. The content is organized with a novice user’s perspective in mind, will include live examples. and will provide a practical foundation for performing neurofeedback.
Topics that will be covered in the workshop include:
- What are we doing with neurofeedback? – EEG basics
- Preparation for acquiring data (what type of assessment, equipment setup, impedance, etc.)
- Overview of “traditional” neurofeedback, Z-Scores, and slow cortical potentials
- Running a simple neurofeedback evaluation (1 Hz Bins, and several mini-qEEG, assessments)
- Running a training session based on “traditional neurofeedback”, Z-Scores, or slow cortical potentials. This will include sessions based on increasing focus, brain-quieting, inattention, and trauma/resilience
- How to structure a training session
- Coaching during the session
- Gauging client progress
Note: although full qEEG and LORETA evaluations will be mentioned, they will not be demonstrated during this workshop.
(The course has been approved by BCIA to provide 7 hours of Category A accredited continuing education for BCIA recertification.)