[esnr] Re: regulations

  • From: "Catherine Ruckert" <cjruckert@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: esnr@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 22 Jun 2004 07:14:44 +0000

I hope you are not suggesting that to work in the field of education does not require any special knowledge. Obviously the NFB training courses must include a heavy educational component if non-teachers are ever to be allowed near learning disabled children. The very idea of non-qualified therapists worling with vunerable children is horrifying.


From: "rfk" <rfk@xxxxxxxxxx>
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To: <esnr@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [esnr] Re: regulations
Date: Tue, 22 Jun 2004 00:27:49 +0200

dear jorge

yes, i absolutely agree with you that there has to be common ground
concerning nf education. as soon as it comes to treatment of patients, i
also agree that there have to be set standards and specific diplomas/degrees
for nf-therapists must be required. still i think that in the educational
field and in the field of peak-performance, there is room for
nf-practitioners having other backgrounds. in these areas, i don't quite see
a point (which you might not make...) in having prerequisits, like
university diplomas, etc. to actually start with the nf-education, which may
be provided by san.
so i see quite an advantage in forming different groups of practitioners
within san as has been suggested before.

best regards


raum fuer kinesiologie & nf
stephan odermatt
thoerigenstrasse 5
ch-3360 herzogenbuchsee
phone: 0041 (0)62 961 65 55
e-mail: rfk@xxxxxxxxxx

co-director neurofeedback institut schweiz dollfus & odermatt

----- Original Message ----- From: "Jorge Alvoeiro" <ex_ip276239@xxxxxxx> To: <esnr@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Monday, June 21, 2004 11:15 PM Subject: [esnr] Re: regulations

> Dear Stephen,
> This is my point of view but, taking into consideration that there is a
> initiative to regulate training in all health matters in Europe, there
> be some consensus for everybody. Yes, each European country has its own
> point of view and regulations regarding health matters, but if we go that
> it is no use to have a body which represents all European nations but
> without some common requisites to them all, in particular regarding NF.
> Jorge
> --
> -------
> Prof. Dr. Jorge Alvoeiro, Ph.D.(Hull,UK), C.Psych.(BPS,UK)
> 2000-119 Santarem
> Portugal
> URL: http://www1.terravista.pt/Enseada/8146/
> E-Mail: ex_ip276239@xxxxxxx
> On Monday 21 Jun 2004 11:38, you wrote:
> > dear members
> >
> > concering the degree one needs to achieve before being able to offer
> > nf-services, much i wanted to write about has already been pointed out
> > cornelia dollfus. personally i do favour an independent european society
> > which takes the special european situation into account. i see that
> > are various prerequisits in different countries concerning regulation of
> > offering nf-services. in switzerland, for instance, there is a
> > for people out of the complementary medicine sector to work with nf and
> > be even covered by health insurance. so by just accepting practitioners
> > with certain degrees, these folks (including myself) would not have the
> > chance to get under the roof of san.
> >
> > so my suggestion is to take into account the different country's laws
> > make membership available for all those who meet the regulations of
> > own countries, apart from the neurofeedback-education they went through,
> > which standards will be set by san.
> >
> > best regards
> >
> > stephan odermatt, switzerland

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