Client-Focused Research Series

ACA Client-Focused Research Series

ACA strives to increase the visibility of research that empowers professional counselors. Whatever you want to call it—evidence-based practice research, best practices research, or outcome research—this unparalleled professional series will shed light on what works best.

An Examination of Executive Function, Stress, and Adolescent Attachment in a Social Neuroscience Model Using NICHD SECCYD
Margaux Hanes Brown

Arab American Perspectives on Counseling: Experiences From the School and Community Settings in a Non-enclave Community
Tahani Dari
, Shadin Atiyeh

Empirical Evidence for Child-Centered Play Therapy: Findings and Recommendations From a Meta-Analysis
Yung-Wei Lin

Expectations and Experiences Associated With Bariatric Surgery: Implications for Counselors
Patricia Goodspeed-Grant

Factors in the Selection of Science Courses by Girls in Senior Secondary Schools in Benue State and Counselling Implications
Enechojo G. Egbe-Okpenge

Have You Texted Your Family Today? A Research Project Exploring the Impact of Technology on Families
Susan N. Perkins
, Kylee Ball

Hurricane Katrina Seven Years Later
Kimberly Nicole Frazier

Impact of a School-based DBT-Infused Group Intervention on Student and Parent Reported Behavioral Distress
Richard Joseph Ricard
, Mary Alice Fernandez

Parental Alliance for Low-Income Couples and Individuals Participating in Relationship Education Workshops
Ryan G. Carlson

The Influence of Caregiver Intimate Partner Violence on Treatment Attrition for Child Sexual Abuse Victims
Leigh DeLorenzi

The Influence of Relationship Education and Parenting Education on Relationship Satisfaction
Jenene Case Pease

The Relationship Between Types of Bullying/Victimization and Internalization/Externalization Problems for Bullies and Victims
Rebecca Newgent

Transitioning to Parenthood: Investigating the Influence of Relationship Education on Parental Attitudes
Sejal Barden

Without Words for Emotion: Alexithymia Challenges for Troubled Adolescents
Kenneth Michael Coll
, Brenda J. Freeman

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Preconference Learning Institutes

Advance Rates Thru 2/15/14

Professional / regular
Day: $170
Evening: $125

New Professional / student / retiree
Day: $125
Evening: $100

Non-member Attendee
Day: $230
Evening: $185

Non-member student
Day: $185
Evening: $160