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2018-2019 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook with Spring Addendum
Saybrook University
   
 
  Sep 22, 2020
 
2018-2019 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook with Spring Addendum 
    
2018-2019 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook with Spring Addendum [Archived Catalog]

Biofeedback and Neurofeedback Certificate


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Certificate Lead: Eric K. Willmarth, Ph.D.

Sponsored by: Department of Psychophysiology

The certificate program in Biofeedback and Neurofeedback provides an alternative for the individual who wishes to obtain a comprehensive introduction to biofeedback and neurofeedback, without undertaking an academic degree program. All training and didactic education is designed to follow the knowledge blueprint of the Biofeedback Certification International Alliance (BCIA). Students pursuing the certificate must document access to biofeedback instrumentation including at least three modalities, and preferably access to neurofeedback instrumentation as well. The certificate is a 10-credit program, including a graduate colloquium, three academic courses, and two residential conferences. The certificate program in Biofeedback and Neurofeedback offers one enrollment period in the fall semester.  The first course begins in Fall A and continues through the end of the summer semester or until the practicum requirement is complete.  

Additional BCIA requirements include: a course in anatomy and physiology, supervised experience, and exam. Refer to the BCIA for further details: www.bcia.org. 

Requirements


Students pursuing the Certificate in Biofeedback and Neurofeedback may concentrate their coursework either in general biofeedback (focused on the muscles, respiration, cardiovascular system, and autonomic nervous system) or in neurofeedback (focused on re-training brain activity).

A. Courses required for students desiring to concentrate on general biofeedback


B. Courses required for students desiring to concentrate on neurofeedback


Total Credits: 9


Requirements for 2018-2019 Academic Year approved by CIMHS Degree Program Committee.

 

 

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