Continuing Education for Counselors

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 clear, the costs can be high - from constraints on time and expenses to conflicts with work and personal schedules. ACA makes it easy in our affordable, quality continuing education courses available for you to take at your convenience. Presented by experts in a variety of subject areas, professional counselors can learn from the best online or in-person.

ACA Conference & Expo

Save the date for the ACA 2020 Conference & Expo in San Diego, California, April 16 - 19. 

Didn't make it to New Orleans for the ACA 2019 Conference & Expo? You can now access this unique learning experience from your home, office or local coffee shop. Ten of our top sessions are now available for up to 11.5 CE credits in virtual learning - for as low as $14.99/credit hour. 


ACA is pleased to partner with to bring you a comprehensive online course by grief expert and educator David Kessler at 60% off. Build your understanding of the art of caring for the grieving in up to 6.5 CE hours. For a limited time, ACA members can save $200 on the course.

Professional Development Center

Earn continuing education credit by taking advantage of ACA's online professional development programming. Here you can access innovative educational content created specifically for the counseling profession. Learn in online courses, webinars, podcasts, book chapters, journal articles and practice briefs. 

Free CE of the Month

Did you know that the American Counseling Association offers its members 12 free online CE courses each year (a $264 value)? To register for the free CE, ACA Members simply login to the Professional Development Center and select the Free CE of the Month image. Once registered, members receive immediate access to the coursework.

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