Brain-based Assessment and Treatment Alternatives for the 21st century

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QEEG Certification Course – Virtual Workshop

Brain-based Assessment and Treatment Alternatives for the 21st century

The next evolution in neurofeedback/neuromodulation is QEEG BrainMapping!

3 Day Intro + 4 Day Didactic Workshop Special

7-Day Combination Special for $1295

Jan 19 & 20 | Jan 26 & 27 | Feb 2, 3, 4

Virtual Workshop via teleconferencing

36 QEEG CERTIFICATION HOURS! – Can be used for recertification!

For Experience Levels: Introductory/Beginner

This workshop, which is uniquely taught by five qEEG diplomates with diverse backgrounds, provides not only an opportunity to fulfill the qEEG Certification Board requirements, but also provides a broad and up-to-date exposure to the current state of qEEG and neurofeedback. Attendees who are seeking qEEG Board certification, as well as those who have experience in qEEG and neurofeedback will find this a comprehensive and engaging workshop that by definition will include essential material to ensure a solid grasp of current qEEG concepts.

Who is this workshop for?

  • Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Social Workers, MFTs, Counselors, Substance Abuse Counselors, Nurses, Dentists, Chiropractors, and technicians under licensed supervision, and other health care professionals accepted by BCIA
  • Certain workshops may require prerequisite training/licensure. Call STS for further information.
  • Medical doctors are welcome to attend all STS workshops. CME’s are not guaranteed.
  • As well as other health care professionals accepted by BCIA

Learning Objectives:

    1. Specify the relevant issues pertaining to scope of practice.
    2. Explain the difference between ethical rules and legal rules in clinical practice.
    3. Identify pertinent client rights and standards of care related to EEG monitoring.
    4. Contrast the ethical and legal considerations as an EEG or QEEG provider.
    5. Describe the physiological principles of the origins of the EEG in a client.
    6. Specify the differences between EEG and QEEG.
    7. Summarize the various approaches utilized in conducting EEG recording sessions.
    8. Describe the various frequency bands and QEEG components.
    9. Specify the Brodmann area functions and network connections.
    10. Explain the l0-20 International Standard placement for 19 channel EEG recording.
    11. Explain sources in the brain from which various frequency bands normally emanate, and their physiological basis.
    12. Identify at least 5 sources of noncortical biological artifact in the EEG.
    13. Indicate the developmental changes in the EEG.
    14. Specify the various functions of cortical structures.
    15. Contrast differences between t-tests, alpha and p levels, correlational relationships, and z-scores.
    16. Explain how clinically measured T-tests, alpha and P levels, correlational relationships, and z-score measures are used in QEEG as decision-making tools.
    17. Identify the concepts of Type I and Type II error, and power of a statistical test.
    18. Describe how to interact with a client to achieve an optimal EEG or QEEG recording.
    19. Identify how to make necessary adjustments or instructions during an EEG or QEEG recording session, depending on client response or observed recordings.
    20. Contrast the conditions identifiable using EEG with those identifiable when using QEEG.
    21. Describe the commonalities and differences in available EEG and QEEG recording devices and software.
    22. Identify the best subject inclusion and exclusion criteria for building a database.
    23. Explain the fundamental statistical considerations within QEEG databases.
    24. Distinguish the levels of experimental design in scientific research.
    25. Describe examples of the various contemporary methods of processing and displaying QEEG statistical data (maps, etc.).
    26. Explain how clinical presentation of a client may affect the EEG.
    27. Identify whether a client is suitable for an EEG or QEEG study.
    28. Describe the steps in conducting a QEEG analysis.
    29. Describe the use of Z-scores in QEEG analysis and interpretation.
    30. Indicate various methods of EEG assessment.
    31. Describe what EEG signatures should be referred out to other professionals.
    32. Demonstrate an understanding of LORETA interpretation and training along with limitations.
    33. Describe the concept of neuroplasticity in relation to the EEG and QEEG
    34. Demonstrate knowledge about general cognitive and clinical changes that take effect after neurofeedback training based upon published scientific articles.
    35. Describe EEG connectivity metrics such as coherence, phase, and asymmetry.
    36. Explain phase and coherence, how they relate and what they can mean in the interpretation of the qEEG.
    37. Explain what defines the various EEG montages and the circumstances of their use.
    38. Describe how LORETA and sLORETA-based interpretation and training provide unique capabilities compared to surface metrics.
    39. Discuss a working knowledge of the montages, transforms and power displays along with the specific perspectives they can provide a reader of qEEG output.
    40. Explain how to ensure that an EEG recording session has minimal artifacts or interference.
    41. Create and construct a report on an EEG or QEEG session tailored to the client or referring practitioner’s needs.

To Register:

  • Call (800) 447-8052 or (216) 766-5707
  • Email: info@stresstherapysolutions.com

Evaluations and Certificates are available by email and online following course completion at www.ceuregistration.com

Purchase Options:

4 Day Introductory Didactic Workshop @ $1,195.00

3 Day Introductory and Review Course @ $495.00

Complete 7 Day Intensive Workshop (Introductory/Didactic) SAVE $400! @ $1,295.00

Cancellation Policy: StressTherapy Solutions reserves the right to cancel any STS Event without notice. Although cancellation is extremely unlikely, workshops will be rescheduled as necessary due to instructor illness, flight cancellations, or for any reason beyond our control. StressTherapy Solutions will not be held responsible for restricted or non-refundable air fares.


For questions or concerns, please call StressTherapy Solutions at (800)447-8052 or (216)766-5707
Email us at info@stresstherapysolutions.com or stsinc@StressTherapySolutions.com

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Order QEEG Didactic Certification Course - June/July

Day 1 Didactic Workshop – 9 CEs

Thursday, Jan 26, 2023

8:30 AM to 10:30 AM – Ethics for QEEG and Neurofeedback – Presented by Tom Collura

(2 Hours)

10:30 AM to 10:45 AM – Break (15 Minutes)


Thomas Collura
Primary Instructor
Ph.D, QEEG-D, BCN, LPCC-S

Robert Turner Neurologist, BCN, qEEG-D

David Ims,
LCPC, BCN, QEEG-D.
10:45 AM to 12:45 PM – Neuroanatomy + QEEG Interpretation – Presented by Robert Turner

(2 Hours)

  • Neuroanatomy, Neurophysiology and EEG Frequencies Based in Brodmann Areas and Other Neuroanatomical Structures
  • Interpreting QEEG; using sLORETA, Live Z-Score

Lunch: 12:45 PM to 1:45 PM

1:45 PM to 3:45 PM – Neuroanatomical – Presented by Tom Collura (2 Hours)

  • Pathways through the Brain based in Brodmann Areas and Other Neuroanatomical Structures

3:45 PM to 4:00 PM – Break (15 Minutes)

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM Continuation of Neuroanatomical – Presented by Tom Collura (2 Hours)

6:00 PM to 6:15 PM – Break (15 Minutes)

6:15 PM to 7:15 PM – QEEG Analysis & Neurofeedback Application – Presented by David Ims (1 Hour)

Learning Objectives for Day 1:

A.M.
1. Specify the relevant issues pertaining to scope of practice.
2. Explain the difference between ethical rules and legal rules in clinical practice.
3. Identify pertinent client rights and standards of care related to EEG monitoring.
4. Contrast the ethical and legal considerations as an EEG or QEEG provider.

P.M.
5. Describe the physiological principles of the origins of the EEG in a client.
6. Specify the differences between EEG and QEEG.
7. Summarize the various approaches utilized in conducting EEG recording sessions.
8. Describe the various frequency bands and QEEG components.

Day 2 Didactic Workshop – 9 CEs

Friday, Jan 27, 2023



8:30 AM to 10:30 AM – Editing, Artifacts QEEG BP – Presented by Robert Turner

(2 Hours)

  • Physiologic and extra-physiologic artifacts
  • Motion
  • Environment

Thomas Collura
Primary Instructor
Ph.D, QEEG-D, BCN, LPCC-S

Robert Turner Neurologist, BCN, qEEG-D

David Ims,
M.A., QEEG-D

10:30 AM to 10:45 AM Break
(15 minutes)

10:45 AM to 12:45 PM – Database Analysis QEEG BP – Presented by Tom Collura

(2 Hours)

  • T-test
  • Alpha and p levels
  • Statistical correlation
  • Z-scores

Lunch: 12:45 PM to 1:45 PM (1 Hour)

1:45 PM to 2:15 PM – Clinical and Cognitive Aspects QEEG BP – Presented by Tom Collura

(0.5 Hour)

  • EEG origins
  • EEG signatures that should be referred out to other professionals

2:15 PM to 3:45 PM – Montages, Spectral, Topo QEEG BP – Presented by David Ims

(1.5 Hours – 1.5 CEU’S)

  • Montages
  • Transforms
  • Power displays
  • Signal frequency sources in the brain

3:45 PM to 4:00 PM Break (15 Minutes)

4:00 PM to 4:30 PM – Continuation of Montages, Spectral, Topo QEEG BP – Presented by David Ims

(0.5 Hour)

4:30 PM to 6:00 PM – Practicum, Artifact QEEG BP – Presented by David Ims

(1.5 Hour)

  • Detection of artifacts arising from physiological sources

6:00 PM to 6:15 PM
– Break
(15 Minutes)

6:15 PM to 7:15 PM – Continuation of Practicum, Artifact QEEG BP – Presented by David Ims (1 Hour)

Learning Objectives for Day 2:
A.M.
9. Specify the Brodmann area functions and network connections.
10. Explain the l0-20 International Standard placement for 19 channel EEG recording.
11. Explain sources in the brain from which various frequency bands normally emanate, and their physiological basis.
12. Identify at least 5 sources of noncortical biological artifact in the EEG.
13. Indicate the developmental changes in the EEG.

P.M.
14. Specify the various functions of cortical structures.
15. Contrast differences between t-tests, alpha and p levels, correlational relationships, and z-scores.
16. Explain how clinically measured T-tests, alpha and P levels, correlational relationships, and z-score measures are used in QEEG as decision-making tools.
17. Identify the concepts of Type I and Type II error, and power of a statistical test.
18. Describe how to interact with a client to achieve an optimal EEG or QEEG recording.
19. Identify how to make necessary adjustments or instructions during an EEG or QEEG recording session, depending on client response or observed recordings.
20. Contrast the conditions identifiable using EEG with those identifiable when using QEEG.
21. Describe the commonalities and differences in available EEG and QEEG recording devices and software.

Day 3 Didactic Workshop – 9 CEs

Thursday, Feb 2, 2023

8:30 AM to 10:30 AM – Database Analysis QEEG BP

(2 Hours)

  • Subject inclusion and exclusion criteria
  • Fundamental statistical considerations

10:30 AM to 10:45 PM – Break (15 Minutes)

10:45 AM to 11:15 AM – Continuation of Database Analysis QEEG BP (0.5 Hour)

11:15 AM to 12:15 PM – Montages, Spectral, Topo QEEG BP

(1 Hour)

  • Montages
  • Transforms
  • Power displays
  • Signal frequency sources in the brain

12:15 PM to 12:45 PM – Practicum, Artifact QEEG BP

(0.5 Hour)

  • Use of Report Generator related software to artifact
  • Edit and analyze EEG

Lunch: 12:45 PM to 1:45 PM

1:45 PM to 3:45 PM – Drugs QEEG BP

(2 Hours)

  • Psychopharmacology and the effects of drugs on the EEG

3:45 PM to 4:00 PM Break (15 Minutes)

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM – Clinical and Cognitive Aspects QEEG BP

(2 Hours)

  • Developmental changes in the EEG
  • Origins of the EEG
  • Networks

6:00 PM to 6:15 PM – Break (15 Mins)

6:15 PM to 7:15 PM – QEEG Analysis & Neurofeedback Application

(1 Hour)

Learning Objectives for Day 3:
A.M.
22. Identify the best subject inclusion and exclusion criteria for building a database.
23. Explain the fundamental statistical considerations within QEEG databases.
24. Distinguish the levels of experimental design in scientific research.
25. Describe examples of the various contemporary methods of processing and displaying QEEG statistical data (maps, etc.).

P.M.
26. Explain how clinical presentation of a client may affect the EEG.
27. Identify whether a client is suitable for an EEG or QEEG study.
28. Describe the steps in conducting a QEEG analysis.
29. Describe the use of Z-scores in QEEG analysis and interpretation.
30. Indicate various methods of EEG assessment.


David Cantor
Ph.D, QEEG-D

Day 4 Didactic Workshop – 9 CEs

Friday, Feb 3, 2023

8:30 AM to 10:30 AM – Clinical and Cognitive QEEG BP – Presented by Tom Collura

(4 Hours)

  • Clinical presentation and the EEG
  • Cognitive and clinical changes after neurofeedback training
  • Brodmann areas
  • LORETA and sLORETA
  • Clinical and cognitive changes

10:30 AM to 10:45 AM – Break (15 Minutes)


Thomas Collura
Primary Instructor
Ph.D, QEEG-D, BCN, LPCC-S

Richard McAlister
QEEG-D,DC, BCN

10:45 AM to 12:45 PM – Coninuation of Clinical and Cognitive QEEG BP – Presented by Tom Collura

(2 Hours)

Lunch: 12:45 PM to 1:45 PM

1:45 PM to 2:45 PM – Montages, Spectral, Topo QEEG BP – Presented by Tom Collura

(1 Hour)

  • Coherence
  • Phase
  • Interpretation of EEG connectivity

2:45 PM to 3:45 PM – QEEG Analysis & Neurofeedback Application – Presented by Tom Collura

(1 Hour)

  • Coherence
  • Phase
  • Interpretation of EEG connectivity

3:45 PM to 4:00 PM – Break (15 Minutes)

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM – Practicum, Artifact QEEG BP – Presented by Richard McAlister

(2 Hours)

  • Using automated report generator software to edit and analyze EEG
  • Using BrainAvatar and related software to edit and analyze EEG

6:00 PM to 6:15 PM – Break (15 Minutes)

6:15 PM to 7:15 PM – Continuation of Practicum, Artifact QEEG BP – Presented by Richard McAlister (1 Hour)

Learning Objectives for Day 4:
A.M.
31. Describe what EEG signatures should be referred out to other professionals.
32. Demonstrate an understanding of LORETA interpretation and training along with limitations.
33. Describe the concept of neuroplasticity in relation to the EEG and QEEG
34. Demonstrate knowledge about general cognitive and clinical changes that take effect after neurofeedback training based upon published scientific articles.
35. Describe EEG connectivity metrics such as coherence, phase, and asymmetry.
36. Explain phase and coherence, how they relate and what they can mean in the interpretation of the qEEG.

P.M.
37. Explain what defines the various EEG montages and the circumstances of their use.
38. Describe how LORETA and sLORETA-based interpretation and training provide unique capabilities compared to surface metrics.
39. Discuss a working knowledge of the montages, transforms and power displays along with the specific perspectives they can provide a reader of qEEG output.
40. Explain how to ensure that an EEG recording session has minimal artifacts or interference.
41. Create and construct a report on an EEG or QEEG session tailored to the client or referring practitioner’s needs.

Disclosure Statement:
Dr. Turner MD Neurologist – There is no conflict of interest or commercial support for this program.
Dr. Cantor, Clinical Licensed Psychologist – CEO of BrainDX, LLC
Dr. Collura – Owner/Employee/Founder of BrainMaster Technologies, Inc., Bedford OH
– All of the material taught is of a scientific and clinical nature.
Mr. Ims MA in Psychology – There is no conflict of interest or commercial support for this program.
Dr. McAllister DC – There is no conflict of interest or commercial support for this program.

*The science and information is continually changing and evolving in the field of neurofeedback and qEEG. This course will regularly update our workshops with new information as it evolves.


QEEG Introductory and Review Certification Course:

The following information is in regards to the QEEG Introductory and Review Certification Course and is not part of the 4 Day Introductory Didactic Workshop

Day 1 Introductory and Review Workshop

Thursday, Jan 19, 2023

9:00 AM to 9:30 AM – QEEG Prep Class

  • Review of qEEG requirement
  • Distribute all class materials and explain the use of DropBox
  • Explanation of distributed materials and how to access them during class time
  • Explain how the exam is administered

9:30 AM to 10:45 AM – qEEG 101 – This subject matter is the foundation for the entire body of work presented in this workshop

  • Brainwave explanations
  • International 10/20 sites and Brodmann Areas
  • Interpreting Raw EEG – VERY BASIC – (Details will be covered in depth during the remainder of the course)
  • 3 montages
  • Basic artifacting
  • Interpreting FFT Absolute Power Maps and Absolute Power ZScore maps
  • Interpreting Alpha and Background Frequency
  • Interpreting Theta/Beta Ratio

11:00 AM to 12:45 PM – qEEG 101 Continued

  • Review and interpret several qEEG for practice
  • Interpreting and presenting the qEEGPro Report
  • Protocol selection based on the qEEG
  • Record keeping

Lunch: 12:45 PM to 2:00 PM
2:00 PM to 3:45 PM

  • The qEEG Report Template
  • Writing your own qEEG Report (5 reports required by the qEEG Board for Certification)

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

  • Q & A and Review

*The Introductory and Review Course is not part of the 36 hr certification, however, it is an essential add-on workshop


Jeffrey Reich
QEEG-D, BCN, STS GNI Instructor

Thomas Collura
Ph.D, QEEG-D, BCN, LPCC-S

Day 2 Introductory and Review Workshop

Friday, Jan 20, 2022

9:00 AM to 10:45 AM

  • Database Construction
    • qEEGPro Database

11:00 AM to 12:45 PM

  • Medication Presentation

Lunch: 12:45 PM to 2:00 PM
2:00 PM to 3:45 PM

  • Medication Presentation continued if necessary
  • Coherence Review
  • Study Presentations by students
  • Study Presentations by Instructor

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

  • i. Studies continued if necessary
  • ii. Final Q & A to include
    • Raw EEG interpretation
    • Artifact
    • Studies
    • Student Concerns

*The Introductory and Review Course is not part of the 36 hr certification, however, it is an essential add-on workshop


Jeffrey Reich
QEEG-D, BCN, STS GNI Instructor

Thomas Collura
Ph.D, QEEG-D, BCN, LPCC-S

Day 3 Introductory and Review Workshop

Saturday, Feb 4, 2023

9:00 AM to 10:45 AM

  • Report construction student presentation and review
  • Review
    • Choosing the proper montage
    • qEEG analysis
    • Protocol Selection

11:00 AM to 12:45 PM

  • Longitudinal Bipolar (Double Banana) Montage Presentations
  • Artifact in the Double Banana Montage

Lunch: 12:45 PM to 2:00 PM
2:00 PM to 3:45 PM

  • Study Presentations by students
  • Study Presentations by Instructor

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

  • Review exam questions – Technical Foundations
  • Review exam questions – Thatcher

* The Introductory and Review Course is not part of the 36 hr certification, however, it is an essential add-on workshop


Jeffrey Reich
QEEG-D, BCN, STS GNI Instructor

Thomas Collura
Ph.D, QEEG-D, BCN, LPCC-S