Becoming Certified in Neurofeedback: A Guide to the Neurofeedback Mentoring Process for Mentors and Mentees by Robert E. Longo, MRC, LPC, BCN and Richard Soutar, PhD, BCN is written for both mentees wanting to become Board Certified in neurofeedback by the Board Certification International Alliance (BCIA); and those professions who are either approved BCIA mentors wanting to improve their mentoring skills, or professionals who are BCIA certified and interested in becoming an approved BCIA mentor.
The first few chapters provide an overview of key aspects of becoming BCIA certified including the mentoring process. The last few chapters address key items involved in the mentoring process and provide helpful hints to both the mentee and mentor on core areas of being mentored. Additionally, this book provides several indices including examples of useful forms such as mentoring contracts, Professional Ethics and Standards in practicing neurofeedback, and both core and recommended readings.
Chapter One – What is BCIA?
Chapter Two – Mentoring Guidelines
Chapter Three – Beginning the Mentoring Process
Chapter Four – The Mentoring Process
Chapter Five – Helpful Hints and Information
Appendix 1 – Sample Mentoring Contract
Appendix 2 – BCIA Professional Standards and Ethical Principles of Biofeedback
Appendix 3 – BCIA Essential Skills + List
Appendix 4 – BCIA Mentoring Documentation Log
Appendix 5 – BCIA Core Reading List
Appendix 6 – Recommended Reading List and Supplemental Reading List
Appendix 7 – Informed Consent
Appendix 8 – Client Bill of Rights/Responsibilities Regarding Biofeedback/Neurofeedback
Appendix 9 – Client Aknowledgements
Appendix 10 – Authorization for Release of Information (HIPAA)
Appendix 11 – Financial Policy
Appendix 12 – QEEG Brain Mapping Preparation Checklist
Appendix 13 – Neurofeedback Session Notation Form
Appendix 14 – Neurofeedback Training Guidelines
Appendix 15 – Drug Effects on EEG
Appendix 16 – Sample Mentoring Documentation Form