2014 Conference ADHD: Biomarkers, Biofeedback and Interventions
November 7 – 10, Offered in Conjunction with Widener University
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The Northeast Regional Biofeedback Society is pleased to be hosting a three day Conference in conjunction with Widener University Biofeedback Clinic and Certification Center, home of the second largest biofeedback educational program in the world. Among other well-known clinicians and researchers, this conference features Andreas Mueller, Ph.D., Lynda Thompson, Ph.D., Michael Thompson, M.D and Tom Collura, Ph.D..
In 2012 the American Pediatric Association approved biofeedback as a Level I intervention for ADHD. Join international speakers, authors and experts as you become informed about how the use of biofeedback, neurophysiological neuromarkers and other forms of assessment lead to better understanding of the underlying mechanisms of ADHD as well as ADHD-Treatment based on neuromarker diagnoses. Speakers will also address how to set up for success using Neurofeedback, HRV biofeedback, and Meta-cognitive Strategies.
Conference Continuing Education Information
Application is being made to obtain 20 hours of CEUs for Psychologists, Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, BCIA certification and Social Workers. Included are 3 hours of Ethics CEUs. AAPB is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. AOB maintains responsibility for this program and its content. BCIA approved CE credits to meet requirements for BCIA certification.
- Learn how to assess various types of ADHD using comprehensive data base comparison and other forms of assessment.
- Be able to develop a personalized treatment plan for children and adults with ADHD.
- Understand meta-cognitive strategies in the treatment of ADHD.
- Describe how the history of biofeedback has developed into a field that provides non-invasive, effective interventions for ADHD.
- Learn the ethics involved with providing biofeedback.
- Understand the importance of sleep and functional medicine in treating ADHD.
Who should attend?
Practitioners: physicians, psychologists, social workers, nurses, students, anyone interested in learning the latest scientific developments in the field of ADHD and/or interested in personalized medicine in the care of ADHD and those interest in non-invasive personalized medicine
Prices and Registration
Full day and single day conference prices include BREAKFAST, LUNCH AND SNACKS. Plus, each day there is a WINE AND FOOD RECEPTION FROM 5:30-7:30 PM. For full conference registration and Friday conference attendees, DINNER AND LIVE ENTERTAINMENT ARE INCLUDED.
To Register, please call the NRBS office at 484-682-4606 during regular business hours.
- $395 Full Conference register by October 1st for early bird discount: $349 (includes three full breakfasts, drinks and snacks throughout the conference, three lunches, one full dinner on Friday with live music and entertainment)
- $180 Single Day Friday register by October 1st for early bird discount: $165 (includes breakfast, drinks and snacks throughout the day, full lunch, full dinner, and live music entertainment.)
- $165 Single Day Saturday register by October 1st for early bird discount: $145 (includes breakfast, drinks and snacks throughout the day, full lunch)
- $65 Single Day Sunday register by October 1st for early bird discount: $55 (includes breakfast, drinks and snacks throughout the day, full lunch)
- FREE Sunday Brainmaster hands-on training (includes drinks and snacks)
- $100 Student (Must present student ID) for full three days. (Limited number of $50 scholarships are available. Application instructions will be posted soon.)
- $95 per day Non-Professional Rate (retired, lay person, etc)
- $30 CEUs (APA, NASW) and certificate (application pending).
- Free. Certificates of attendance will be provided to all registered attendees, free of charge. This certificate can be applied to BCIA certification requirements.
- $70 Saturday Evening Franklin Institute Social and Tour includes transportation, Dinner and reception and a private tour of the YOUR BRAIN The Franklin Institute’s newest—and biggest—exhibition which shows via an interactive tour how Brain science is advancing rapidly as modern technology is helping us begin to unravel age-old mysteries about ourselves.
A limited number of suites are held at Embassy Suites Philadelphia Airport 9000 Bartram Avenue Philadelphia, PA at the rate of $109 nightly (plus taxes and fees) until October 17, 2014. In addition, the Embassy Suites is holding rooms two days before and two days following the conference at the conference rate for those wishing to continue vacationing in the Philadelphia area.
This hotel offers free shuttle service to and from the Philadelphia International Airport. In addition, there is train service between the Airport and the hotel as well as Center City Philadelphia and the Hotel.
Click here to book a room at the Embassy Suites for the NRBS Conference Special Rate of $109 through October 18th!