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KPA Home Study
Ready to do some learning in the comfort of your own home? Take at look at the quality Home Study courses available from KPA. 

KPA Member Benefit - KPA members can access each home study recording free of charge!  Simply send your selections to kpa@kpa.org and you will be provided a link to the requested recordings.  If KPA members would like access to the complete home study materials, handouts and CE credits, then they may purchase the home study for a discounted fee.  Details about each option are included below.


Integrating Psychology and Primary Health Care: Psychologists and Physicians as Collaborators  - 2015 Webinar Series Recordings
Integrated care is a hot topic in the discussion about health-care reform in the United States.  Integrated care brings together health-care professionals who recognize that health and illness have both psychological and physical components.   Interdisciplinary treatment approaches are not only cost-effective, but are shown to improve treatment efficacy.  Physicians, psychologists, nurses and other providers work in tandem to diagnose conditions, plan treatment, provide coordinated services, and evaluate outcomes.  Regretfully, this trend is not one that most psychologists have been formally trained to engage, even though psychology has significant contributions to make in health care settings.  This webinar series will provide an introduction to integrated care in a number of areas, including pediatrics, oncology, and palliative care.
KPA Members can access the recording free of charge!
(More) If CE credit is requested there is a fee (KPA Store).


Expanded Opportunities for Mental Health Services under the Affordable Care Act and Assuring HIPAA Compliance, Non-Credit.
Webinar presentation recording available to KPA members only!  Implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in Kentucky will provide opportunities for psychologists and other mental health professionals to provide services to more Kentuckians who have health care coverage than ever before.  Understanding how the KY Health Benefit Exchange will operate and being knowledgeable about HIPAA requirements will be crucial for mental health professionals who choose to be providers in these expanded markets.  (More)


A First Step in Understanding the Affordable Care Act and Its Potential Impact on the Health and Mental Health of Kentuckians
The federal Affordable Care Act (ACA) is one of the most controversial and yet potentially far-reaching health care laws ever to be passed. It is incumbent upon psychologists and other mental health professionals to broadly understand the implications for improving the health and mental health of Kentuckians and the opportunities that it offers for mental health providers. 


Helping Students Make Psychology Work for Them
This workshop was presented at the 2013 KPA Foundation Spring Academic Conference and it discusses how to help students take the knowledge and skills learned in psychology and apply them to work environments and life-long learning.  KPA Members can access the recording free of charge! If CE credit is requested there is a fee.  (More)


Working Together Toward Recovery
Working Together Toward Recovery was created by an interdisciplinary team of disability, education, and psychology professionals and advanced doctoral students, in response to the need for specific training to improve mental health professionals’ abilities to provide competent, ethical services to adults with intellectual disabilities. This training tool includes modules specifically directed toward disability etiquette, developmental and intellectual disabilities, accommodations, clinical considerations, ethics and legal issues, sexuality and relationships, and therapeutic progress and termination. This webinar is available free of charge; a fee is required for issuance of CE credit.  (More)


Navigating the CPT Changes for 2013
Recently, our Director of Professional Affairs, Dr. Liz McKune, attended a training sponsored by the American Psychological Association Practice Organization to learn more about the new changes to the CPT structure and billing effective January 1, 2013 for the Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services.  Dr. McKune will guide you through a presentation designed to help members learn more about the new changes.  Free CE credit for KPA Members!  (more)


KPA Diversity Conference - Cultural Connections: Competence, Quality, and Equity in Mental Health Care - Home Study Courses
The Kentucky Psychological Association is delighted to offer these home study courses from the KPA Foundation 2012 Diversity Conference: Cultural Connections: Competence, Quality, and Equity in Mental Health Care. The goals of these courses are: to increase the cultural competence of health care providers, educators, and the general public; to heighten cultural awareness; to advance the quality and integration of mental and physical health services to members of diverse and underserved populations; and to promote healthy equity and well-being for all Kentuckians.  Access to the course recordings are free.  If CE credit is requested there is a fee.  Selection includes a 3 hour course in ethics.  (More)


Exploring Attachment: Clinical Insights Across the Life Span, Season 1.
Attachment Theory has become a sweeping meta-theoretical perspective for understanding the human experience “from the cradle to the grave,” as John Bowlby used to say.  Educators, clinicians, physicians, and scientists from around the world seem fascinated with this explanatory framework.  The 2013 Kentucky Psychological Association Webinar Series, “Exploring Attachment”, will bring together international researchers and practitioners who will enhance understanding and promote application of attachment-based clinical practice.  The 2013 KPA Webinar Series will consider attachment from infancy to adolescence.  For those clinicians whose interest lies primarily in adult populations, Season 1 will lay the foundation for Season 2 in 2014. 1 CE each. (More)



Exploring Attachment: Clinical Insights Across the Life Span, Season 2.

Attachment Theory has become a sweeping meta-theoretical perspective for understanding the human experience "from the cradle to the grave,” as John Bowlby used to say. Educators, clinicians, physicians, and scientists from around the world seem fascinated with this explanatory framework. This series on "Exploring Attachment” will bring together international researchers and practitioners who will enhance understanding and promote application of attachment-based clinical practice when working with adults. (More)


Clinical Applications of Neuroscience Research Home Study Series
This home study series provides the opportunity to train with Kentucky psychologists and neuroscientists in a nine-part webinar series where participants can Talk Neuroscience. The purpose of Talk Neuroscience is to provide psychologists and other mental health providers with a streamlined and accessible forum in which they can consider applied neuroscience research. Each of the nine webinars is designed to initiate an introductory conversation between those who are doing neuroscience research and those who are on the front lines of mental health service. The hope is to increase the confidence of practitioners as they engage clients about brain-based influences for behavior. The first presentations begin with a two-part behavioral neuroscience primer and then progress to specific topics such as chronic pain, addiction, schizophrenia, and Alzheimer's. Because these presentations are only an hour to an hour and a half in length, many of these presentations propose other resources for further review of the specific areas of discussion. Moderated by Stephen Stratton, Ph.D. (More)


Religion, Spirituality, and Clinical Practice Webinar Home Study Series
This webinar series includes a line-up of some of the best and most prolific national authors, speakers, and researchers in this area of cultural diversity.  The purpose of this series is to provide psychologists and other mental health providers with a series of presentations designed to consider ethical and culturally sensitive clinical practice with a diverse spectrum of spiritual and religious clients. Each of the fourteen webinars aims to be applicable and clinically-focused. Theoretical, cultural, and empirical considerations will be addressed in relation to practice issues. Because these presentations are only an hour in length, books and articles have been suggested for further review of the specific areas of discussion.  Moderated by Stephen Stratton, Ph.D.  (More)



Continuing Education Approval

The Kentucky Psychological Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  The Kentucky Psychological Association maintains responsibility for the above KPA Home Study courses and their content. KPA is also approved to offer professional continuing education by the Kentucky Board of Examiners of Psychology, the Kentucky Board of Social Work, the Kentucky Board of Professional Art Therapists and the Kentucky Board of Professional Counselors.

NOTE:  Under revised KRS CE regulations, you can now earn up to 12 credits per licensure cycle for home study courses.


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