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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ACA in the News: Substance Abuse Counseling

by Ashwini Yelamanchili | Mar 11, 2014
Localjobnetwork.com recently interviewed ACA member, Stephen Ratcliff for a segment called, “I Want to Be a – Substance Abuse Counselor.”

Many people dream about finding their ideal job. Sometimes they don't know what it is or how to get there. “I Want to Be a...” walks job seekers through the reality of how to fulfill their life's goal and become exactly what they want to be.

Stephen Ratcliff is an outpatient mental health and substance abuse counselor in Albuquerque, NM, and the President of Families First Therapy, Inc.

Listen to "I Want to Be a – Substance Abuse Counselor"