KPA Home Study

New Domestic Violence Laws:  What every Kentucky mental health provider needs to know...

Home Study Details

Presented by David Hanna, Ph.D.

This workshop will meet the requirements of KRS 194A.540 requiring training on domestic violence and elder abuse and will cover the dynamics of each, risk factors, treatment considerations, and legal aspects. This workshop will provide a critical overview of the mandated reporting and other changes to the law passed by the 2017 General Assembly. Skill Level: Intermediate.   

Home Study Objectives

  • Participants will be able to identify new legal responsibilities required by changes to domestic violence law in Kentucky.
  • Participants will identify model protocols for intervention for both domestic violence and elder abuse.
  • Participants will recognize the dynamics and effects of domestic violence and elder abuse on both adult and child victims.
  • Participants will be able to identify community resources for individuals who are victims of domestic violence or elder abuse.

About the Presenter:  

 Dr. David Hanna is a licensed clinical psychologist and since January 2015 a behavior health program manager with Passport Health Plan. Previously, he worked in community mental health settings including 27 years for, which serves the 17 counties of the Central Kentucky Bluegrass region. Prior to his retirement from Bluegrass in August 2014, he held a variety of positions including service area manager, director of quality assurance, and chief clinical officer. From January 2013 through April 2014, he was the Interim CEO. Dr. Hanna has had broad clinical practice in community settings including services to perpetrators and victims of violence. In 2012, he received the American Psychological Association’s Heiser Award for Advocacy and in 2013 was named the Psychologist of the Year by the Kentucky Psychological Association. Dr. Hanna received his bachelor’s degree from West Virginia University and his M. S. and Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Kentucky. He completed a post-doc in developmental disabilities at the University of Alabama-Birmingham.                                  


This workshop is appropriate for Psychologists, Social Workers, Art Therapists, and Other Mental Health Professionals.

Registration Fees:

For Continuing Education Credit

KPA Member:  $40
Non-Member:  $65

Click here to register for Domestic Violence and Elder Abuse: Overview and Legal Updates, 3 CE

Continuing Education 

In order to obtain CE credit for this webinar you will need to complete an online home study quiz (10 multiple choice questions) which will need to be completed after listening to the webinar. In order to obtain credit for the home study workshop you are required to pass the quiz with test scores of at least 80%. Once the quiz has been submitted it will be reviewed within 10 days and you will be notified via email of your results. At that time, assuming you have received at least 80% on the quiz, you will also receive a printable copy of your CE certificate via email. 

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 and the Kentucky Board of Professional Art Therapists.

Home study quizzes will be processed and certificates will be distributed within 10 business days. 

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