Continuing Education for Counselors

The mission of ACA Learning Resources is to provide ACA members the opportunity to develop professionally and receive continuing education credit by taking an Online Program, attending Learning Institutes and/or Education Sessions, or contributing to the profession by being a presenter.


Please visit ACA's newly redesigned Online Learning section here.

ACA has an ongoing series of live and on demand webinars.
Please visit our Webinars page for more details.

Since 2008, ACA has produced podcasts aimed to help you save time and money as you strive to stay well-informed on professional issues.
Browse the podcast archives

This year's conference features keynot speeches from Dr. Allen Ivey & Dr. Mary Bradford Ivey and Ashley Tyler Judd.
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Watch a quick reminder about all of ACA's CE options. There's something to fit every busy lifestyle!

CE Opportunities

Continuing EducationWhether it's for license or certificate renewal, career development, or to increase job opportunities, the need for continuing education is a very real demand every counseling professional faces. But while the benefits of continuing education are obvious, the cost is high: travel expenses; time away from the office and one's practice; and scheduling conflicts with work and personal priorities. ACA provides affordable, quality continuing education courses at your convenience, presented by experts in a variety of subject areas!

Featured Webinar

Crazy Love: Dealing with Your Partner's Problem Personality

WebinarCounselors will learn the key DSM-5 criteria on personality disorders and what clients can expect relationally if their partner has a personality disorder or traits. Strategies to help your clients navigate these difficult relationships are also discussed.

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Featured Podcast

Counselors in Transition

PodcastNavigating professional transitions is an important concern for all counselors. In this podcast, Rebecca Daniel-Burke, Ph.D. and John Duggan, MA, NCC, LPC, LCPC take time to interview one another about “counselors in transition.”

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Latest News

President Erford Sends Letter to CACREP Regarding Standards Draft

by Don Kenneally | Feb 07, 2013
ACA President Bradley T. Erford has sent a letter on behalf of the association to the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs providing feedback on the first draft of the 2016 CACREP accreditation standards.

ACA President Bradley T. Erford has sent a letter on behalf of the association to the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs providing feedback on the first draft of the 2016 CACREP accreditation standards. ACA applauds the focus on clarification, simplification, and unification and endorses the proposed requirement to standardize all counseling programs, regardless of specialty, at 60 credits. ACA also proposes an end to the student affairs program area and to continue the requirement to maintain membership in ACA and its divisions.

To read the letter in its entirety, click here.

The American Counseling Association would like to thank the members of the ACA CACREP Revision Task Force for their assistance: Simone Lambert (Chair), Retta Brown, Gary Goodnough, Julian McCullough, and MJ Raleigh.