Live Z-Score Training Intensive for Beginners

StressTherapy Solutions is proud to offer a brand-new, innovative workshop:

Live Z-Score Training Intensive for Beginners

April 28th-30th, 2017

Hampton Inn & Suites Tampa North

8210 Hidden River Parkway

Tampa, FL 33637

Penijean Gracefire - Instructor

Instructor: Penijean Gracefire – LMHC, BCN, qEEG-T

This workshop is meant to equip beginners in Z-Score training with the necessary baseline skills to begin working with their software and equipment immediately.

Day 1 will focus on 4 Channel Z-Score training. Protocols provided will be compatible with both the 4 channel Atlantis and the 19 channel Discovery amplifier.
Day 2 will focus on the Clinical principles of Z-Score Training and using 4 – 19 Channels surface
Day 3 will focus on 19 Channel sLORETA PZOK ZBRAUL Neurofeedback and creating custom Region of Interest Networks

*For individuals who have not purchased all of the required software, a temporary software key will be provided for your use during the workshop. You must contact BrainMaster support to schedule a time for installation and testing of this temporary software PRIOR TO YOUR ARRIVAL AT THE WORKSHOP

Order ZScoreWorkshopPJ-April2017 Full Course @ $595.00


Daily Itinerary: Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3
(Schedule subject to change per discretion of Instructor)

*Bringing equipment is not required to attend, but it is strongly recommended, as we cannot guarantee access to hands-on learning opportunities for attendees without equipment.


[Day 1] Introductory Skills for Neurofeedback Providers: Focus on 4 Channel Training

9:00am – 12:30pm

  • Overview of the 10-20 system
  • Effective placement of EEG sensors on the scalp for 4 channel PZOK
  • Initial set up and review of client folders in BrainAvatar 4.0 software
  • Brief discussion of principles behind PZOK training approach and review of setup and administration of introductory protocol
  • Attendees practice setting up and running brief training sessions on each other under supervision

12:30pm – 1:30pm – LUNCH

1:30pm – 6:00pm

  • Discussion regarding how to adjust training thresholds
  • Overview of how to select and adjust various feedback options
  • Additional practice setting up and running brief training sessions under supervision
  • Clinical assessment options and protocol design for 4 channel PZOK training when using a 4 channel Atlantis amplifier as sole device for EEG colleciton


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[Day 2] Clinical Principles of Z-score Training and Using 4 – 19 Channel Surface

9:00am – 12:30pm

  • Review of the functional principles of PZOK Training
  • Clarification of the elements unique to PZOK and why it fundamentally differs from other approaches to Live Z-Score Neurofeedback
  • Introduction to surface Z-Score protocols using more than 4 Channels

12:30pm – 1:30pm – LUNCH
1:30pm – 6:00pm

  • Overview of evaluation and assessment options for 19 Channel surface PZOK
  • Discussion of clinical considerations when selecting between protocols
  • Practicum for Electro-Cap placement


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[Day 3] 19 Channel sLORETA PZOK ZBRAUL Neurofeedback: Creating Custom Region of Interest Networks

9:00am – 12:30pm

  • Introduction and review of sLORETA ZBRAUL settings file
  • Discussion of how it differs from a Surface Training approach
  • How to set up training folders and adapt settings within the folders for individual client treatment priorities
  • Overview of evaluation and assessment options for 19 channel sLORETA
  • Review of reference materials for Region of Interest
  • Discussion of clinical considerations when selecting between protocols

12:30pm – 1:30pm – LUNCH
1:30pm – 6:00pm

  • How to set up a custom sLORETA Z-Score Training Protocol from collected data and run a training session


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