Clinical Principals of Z-Score Training

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(Schedule subject to change per discretion of Instructor)


[Day 1] Friday – Clinical Principles of Z Score Training and Using 4 to 19 channel Surface Training

9:00 AM – 6:00 PM Eastern Time

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM

  • Review of the history and 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

BREAK – 10:30 AM – 10:45 AM

10:45 AM – 12:30 PM

  • Introduction to surface Z score protocols 4 to 19 channels

LUNCH – 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

  • Overview of evaluation and assessment options for up to 19 channel surface PZOK
  • Discussion of clinical considerations when selecting between protocols

BREAK – 3:00 PM – 3:15 PM

3:15 PM – 6:00 PM

  • Practicum (2 contact hours BCIA)


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[Day 2] Saturday – Introductory Skills for Neurofeedback Providers – 4 through 19 channel training

9:00 AM – 6:00 PM Eastern Time

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM

  • Overview of the 10-20 system
  • Effective placement of EEG sensors on the scalp for 4 or more Channels
  • Initial set up and review of client folders in BrainAvatar 4.0 software

BREAK – 10:30 AM – 10:45 AM

10:45 AM – 11:15 AM

  • Brief discussion of principles behind PZOK training approach and review of set-up and administration of an introductory PZOK and PZOKUL protocol

11:15 AM – 12:30 AM

  • Practicum – Attendees practice setting up and running brief training sessions on each other under supervision.

LUNCH – 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

  • Discussion regarding how to adjust training thresholds
  • Overview of how to select and adjust various feedback options
  • Clinical assessment options and protocol design for PZOK training when using a 4 channel Atlantis vs a 19 channel Discovery amplifier

BREAK – 3:30 PM – 3:45 PM

3:45 PM – 6:00 PM

  • Practicum – practice setting up and running brief training sessions under supervision (2 contact hours BCIA)


[Day 3] Sunday – 19 Channel sLoreta PZOK (Z Score) and Amplitude Neurofeedback

9:00 AM – 6:00 PM Eastern Time

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM

  • Introduction and review of sLoreta (Select ROI) setting file
  • Discussion of how this differs from a surface training approach
  • How to set up training folders and adapt settings within the folders for individual client treatment priorities

BREAK – 10:30 AM – 10:45 AM

10:45 AM – 12:30 PM – Overview of evaluation and assessment options for 19 channel sLoreta

  • Review of reference materials for Regions of Interest
  • Discussion of clinical considerations (cases) when selecting between protocols
  • Use of QEEGPRO sLoreta settings file as a download To BrainAvatar (1 contact hour BCIA)

LUNCH – 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

1:30 PM – 6:00 PM

  • Practicum running sLoreta Z-Score and Amplitude Training Protocol training session – (2 contact hours BCIA)


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