[SAN] QEEG AND NEUROFEEDBACK COURSES

  • From: "Dr. Tyl" <Tyl@xxxxxxxxx>(by way of Joe Siri Ekgren)
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  • Date: Tue, 15 Feb 2005 21:02:16 +0100

 QEEG AND NEUROFEEDBACK COURSES
   
Dear colleagues,
 
Let me announce the planned terms
of incoming Neurofeedback and QEEG training courses in English in Prague:
 
MARCH 7. - 11. 2005, APRIL 4. - 9. 2005 (Other terms available on request)
  I hope SAN will come to accredit the educational programs one day ;))   I
am looking forward to meet you again in Greece :))     Jiri Tyl  
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Dr. Jiri Tyl, Clinical Psychologist
Professor, University of New York/Prague
Chair, AAPB CZ / Biofeedback Institute
EEG Spectrum Affiliate   Evropska 94, Prague 6
CZ-16000 Czech Republic
Email:   Tyl@xxxxxxxxx[2]
Phone: +420 602 224 964
Fax:     +420 233 320 499
URL:    www.biofeedback.cz[3]
           www.babyplus.cz[4]
           www.e-stim.cz[5]
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BIOFEEDBACK INSTITUTE, AAPB CZ, Authorized DEYMED Training Center
 
We welcome you to visit the news at our English site
www.eegbiofeedback.cz/english/english.php[6],
presenting know-how collected from 5 multisubject/controlled studies,
providers of 600+ DEYMED QEEG / Neurofeedback systems
working in practices in 29 countries,
and 360 course graduates from 30 countries we have trained since 1997,
announcing curricula of training courses and technical details of the
equipments.
 
EDUCATION: QEEG AND NEUROFEEDBACK COURSES
The courses for visitors from abroad are scheduled on individual basis,
depending on applicant's time possibilities.
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 QEEG AND NEUROFEEDBACK - The advanced training course (60 hours)
 
I. RECORDING SESSIONS
1. Patient preparation
2. Skin preparation
3. Measuring for correct placement
4. Electrode placement (10-20 International System)
5. Impedance and voltage offset measuring
6. Safety issues
7. Basic electrical requirements necessary to good recording of data
 (impedance, frequency response, common mode rejection, sensitivity,
amplifier noise, offset potentials, detection of artifacts)
8. Elementary trouble shooting
  
II. EEG SIGNAL INTERPRETATION
1. Recognition of the different EEG patterns (signatures) both on line and
off line
2. Typical EEG patterns for age related differences (developmental view)
3. EEG patterns for different syndromes in native (still eyes open/closed)
EEG
4. EEG patterns under stress-activation tasks (hyperventilation, apnea,
photic stimulation)
5. EEG patterns under cognitive activation tasks (Reading, Arithmetic, IQ
Test)
6. Interpretations of patterns and their relevance to the particular
syndromes (ADD/ADHD,
    Learning Disorders, Epilepsy, Anxiety Disorders etc.)
7. Atypical EEG patterns which indicate a need for further EEG studies
and/orneurological evaluation
8. Reading a Fast Fourier Transform and Power spectral analysis
 
III. CLINICAL EVALUATION
1. Behavioral, Motoric, Sensory, Auditory, Visual, Receptive etc. symptoms
2. Distinguishing clinical conditions for diagnostic purposes (ADD/ADHD,
LD.)
 
IV. QUANTITATIVE EEG (QEEG) ANALYSIS
1. Using the Fast Fourier and Fast Gabor Transforms for the clinical
evaluation
2. Frequency analysis
3. Spectral analysis
4. Coherence analysis
5. Phase and asymmetry
6. Evoked Potentials (ERP, VEP)
7. LORETA Neurofeedback
6. Normative databases
 
PRICE: Advanced EEG Course 1200 euro
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EEG BIOFEEDBACK - The basic education and training (50 hours)
 
Open for: psychologists, physicians, and related professionals
educational counselors, speech therapists, physiotherapists, nurses,
teachers, coaches, biofeedback technicians etc.)
 
CURRICULUM: 
 
A.    Theory
1.    Neurophysiology and Electroencephalography for Neurofeedback
1.1. The structures of the brain and their functions
1.2. Biochemical and bioelectric processes of central nervous system and
their mental correlates
1.3. Basics of electroencephalography and computer analysis of the EEG
1.4. Basic knowledge about cognitive / emotional functions in the relation
tothe brain
1.5. Special knowledge about indications for neurofeedback (ADHD, LD,
epilepsy.)
 
2.    Psychophysiology of Biofeedback and Neurofeedback
2.1. Dynamics of change of mental energy into neural (Eccles, Pribram)
2.2. Mechanism of neurofeedback effect (Sterman)
2.3. Diagnostic of mental/nervous functions and dysfunctions for
neurofeedback purposes:
       developmental diagnostics, medical and family history,
neurodiagnostics (EEG/EP), psychodiagnostics     
2.4. Analysis of psychological and neurological findings for feedback
training:
       Functional interpretation of EEG (correlates of EEG abnormalities and
mental/behavioral dysfunctions)
       Identification the specific dysfunctions (according to the neuro- and
psychodiagnostics)
 
3.    Phases and strategies for training
3.1  Setup of training plan
3.2. Training protocols according to disregulation of CNS
3.3. Training goals and watched parameters
3.4. Optimization of learning curve
3.5. Analysis of QEEG changes
3.6. Correlation of training protocols and clinical findings
4.    Formal conditions of the practice (license, registration, education)
 
5.    Ethics of choosing clients and treating clients
  
B. PRACTICE:
 1.    Process of neurofeedback training session
1.1. Principles of leading the client
1.2. Work with on-line QEEG parameters (continuous interpretations of
frequency/amplitude changes)
1.3. Interventions during the neurofeedback process (why, when, what)
1.4. Work with on-line signal: continuous interpretations of the process
1.5. Work with on-line signal: interventions to the process
 
2.    Training in operating the EEG biofeedback system
2.1. Correct handling
2.2. How to operate the biofeedback system during the training
2.3. Signal validity, wrong signal and artifacts
2.4. Safety of the client
2.5. Hygiene
2.6. Maintenance of system
 
3.    Continuous evaluating of the training
3.1. Criteria of progress and decline of the training
3.2. Development of symptomatology
3.4. Diagnostics
 
4.    Ending the training
4.1. Recognizing plateau phase of learning
4.2. Evaluating, making report
 
5.    Clinical Internship
5.1. 20 sessions of hands-on training, work with clients under supervision
5.2. 5 (minimum) self-experiential sessions of EEG Biofeedback
 
PRICE: EEG Biofeedback Course 600 euro
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All lessons in English.
Attendees will obtain certificate of Biofeedback Institute certifying the
skill in the method.
Syllabus, protocols manual, marketing basics included.
Extra Internships available.
The course runs in Prague. Affordable accommodation reservations.
Extensions abroad available on request.
 
FACULTY:
Prof. J. Faber, MD, PhD
Neurology Clinic of 1st Medical School, Charles University Prague
 
Prof. J. Tyl, PhDr, Clinical Psychologist
Professor of University of New York/Prague
Chair, AAPB CR / Director, Biofeedback Institute
EEG Spectrum Affiliate
 
V. Tylova, PhDr, Psychologist
Clinical EEG Certified, RN (Child, EEG)
EEG Spectrum Affiliate
 
Douglas Youngberg
Deymed International
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OUR RESEARCH IN NF: Citations of studies
 
1.1 Tyl et al. (1998): [The efficacy of EEG Biofeedback Training in the
treatment of ADHD.]
First Medical School Charles University Prague. Ministry of Health Grant
study.
Outcome study, 40 subjects/30 sessions, criteria: EEG, behavior. (In Czech.)
 
The results published in English:
1.2. Tyl et al. (1999): The efficacy of EEG Biofeedback Training in the
treatment of ADHD.
        Poster. XI International Congress of EMG and Clinical
Neurophysiology. 
 
1.3. Tyl et al. (1999): The efficacy of EEG Biofeedback Training in the
treatment of ADHD.
 Abstract. Clinical Neurophysiology 110 (Supplement 1), S261-262. 1999.
 
2.1. Faber et al. (1999): [The usage of EEG Biofeedback Training in
Educational Counseling.]
 Institute of Pedagogical Psychological Counseling. Ministry of Education
Grant study.
QEEG controlled study (20 experimental, 60 control subjects),
other criteria: WISC, Reading test, attention test. In Czech.
 
The results published in English:
 
2.2. Faber, Tyl et al. (1999): The influence of EEG Biofeedback Training
on EEG spectrum and psychological functions.
Paper. XI. International Congress of EMG and Clinical Neurophysiology.
 
2.3. Faber, Tyl et al. (1999): The influence of EEG Biofeedback Training
on EEG spectrum and psychological functions.
Abstract. Clinical Neurophysiology 110 (Supplement 1), S261-262. 1999.
 
3. Tylova (2000): [The efficacy of EEG Biofeedback Training in the treatment
of ADHD.]
School of Philosophy Charles University Prague. Doctoral Dissertation.
WISC controlled study (35 experimental, 35 control subjects). In Czech.
 
4. Palatova et al. (2001): [EEG Biofeedback as prevention in preschool
ADHD.]
Ministry of Education Grant.
Bulletin of the Institute of Educational and Psychological Counseling of CR
2001.
Outcome study (40 children, age 4-7 years, 40 sessions),
Criteria: Wechsler, EEG, ERP, neuropsychological battery (19 tests),
caregivers' behavior rating 10 scales. In Czech.
 
The results published in English:
Tyl, Palatova et al (2004): Poster. ISNR Conference Winterthur.
 
5. Tyl, Tylova, Faber et al. (2005): [Efficacy of EEG Biofeedback in the
treatment of Hyperkinetic Behavior Disorder.]
Study for Ministry of Education. EEG and WISC controlled study (30
experimental, 30 control
subjects). In Czech. Study runs since 2002, finishing in June 2005.
 
Results at:
http://www.eegbiofeedback.cz/english/english.php?menu=download[7]
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Neurofeedback and QEEG systems
 
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http://www.eegbiofeedback.cz/english/english.php?menu=sale[8]
 
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