Step 1: Biofeedback Course
Online course content (downloadable). The Quantum Academies' Biofeedback Course is a ten hour lecture of the science and history of biofeedback. This course is theoretical and does not require a biofeedback device.
Step 2: Basic Navigation Home Study Course
This is a prerequisite for attending the Beginners Course. Please review the Basic Navigation manual a minimum of three times cover-to-cover prior to registering for your Beginners Training. You will need to have the Clasp32 software program loaded on your laptop prior to beginning this prerequisite. You WILL NOT be allowed to attend any training courses without having completed this prerequisite.
Step 3: Beginners Course
This is a six day program at the Academy to provide a working knowledge of the Clasp32 software program. This class is designed to immerse novice Quantum device users in hands-on practical training for utilizing the device and its software. For more information and online registration, visit online at: http://thequantumacademies.com/training-programs.
With the completion of this course and the biofeedback course, each student is given the opportunity to become a Certified Biofeedback Technician (CBT), which is accredited through the Board of Advanced Natural Health Sciences (BANHS) (see Step 5 for details). The benefit of becoming a Certified Biofeedback Specialist (CBS) after obtaining a CBT is that you can be an independent practitioner as a CBS.
Step 4: Commence the Coaching Course
Complete the first three online modules of the Coaching, Consent and Compliance Course (Course Overview; Legal Language & the Law; Compliance).
Step 5: Biofeedback Technician Application
Upon completion of the Beginners Course, Biofeedback Course, and first three modules of the Coaching Course, each student is given the opportunity to become a Certified Biofeedback Technician (CBT), which is accredited through the BANHS. The fee for the CBT certification is $149 and the annual renewal fee is $59. See http://banhs.org for details. The CBT will allow you to apply for professional liability insurance.
Step 6: Liability Insurance
The CBT will allow you to apply for professional liability coverage through a qualified insurance company. See http://banhs.org for details.
Step 7: Anatomy & Physiology Course
You must take this course or the equivalent (as documented by transcript or license) as a prerequisite to the Advanced Course, as well as being required for Certified Biofeedback Specialist status. The course offered through The Quantum Alliance is a home study course. Completion of the course requires that you take and pass the Anatomy & Physiology online exam. (Exam fee: $50, available online at http://www.thequantumacademies.com/exams/).
Step 8: Competency Hours (300 Hours Practicum)
Candidates for certification as a Certified Biofeedback Specialist with the BANHS must complete a 300 Hour Practicum on the SCIO/INDIGO system becoming skilled at navigation. We will not call these “supervised hours” but rather “skill development/competency practicum hours. Any such development time incurred in a clinical or professional setting while under the approved supervision of a BCBS shall be counted as double time. Such supervisory approval may be authorized only by BANHS. The memorialization of hours needs to include the date and hours for each activity and list a client code name or number and short description of the activity.
Step 9: Advanced Course
This six day program at the Academy covers advanced topics for a deeper understanding of the Clasp32 software program. It is recommended that you register for the Advanced Course two-three months after taking the Beginners course. This class should be taken contemporaneously with the Competency Hours and Coaching Course. For more information and online registration, visit online at: http://thequantumacademies.com/training-programs.
Step 10: Complete the Coaching Course
Complete the online modules of the Coaching, Consent and Compliance Course. The practicum and observations requirements of the course are designed to be completed as part of the Advanced Course. (Exam fee: $50, available online at http://www.thequantumacademies.com/exams).
Step 11: Advanced Exam
Demonstrate the knowledge gained from our training program through the online Advanced Exam. This examination is required for the Specialist Certification and should be taken following the completion of the Quantum Academies training courses. Register at www.thequantumacademies.com/exams/advanced.html. Exam fee: $50.
Step 12: Biofeedback Specialist Application
Following the completion of steps 7 through 11 (Anatomy Course, Competency Hours, Advanced Course, Coaching Course and Advanced Exam), a Certified Biofeedback Technician earns the right to apply for designation as a Certified Biofeedback Specialist. See http://banhs.org for details.