Other Mental Health Resources

Counselors in many specialty areas help clients achieve their fullest potential in many ways throughout a lifetime. The American Counseling Association is here to help you reach your full potential as a counselor by offering resources to assist you in your work with:

Children and Youth
Parents
Individuals Changing Jobs or Careers


For counselors working with children and youth

COUNSELING TODAY ARTICLES

Practice Briefs

The ACA Center for Counseling Practice, Policy and Research offers Practice Briefs for ACA members. Practice Briefs, written by scholars in the counseling profession, are research-based summaries of best practices, evidence-based practices, and research-based approaches covering a wide variety of client-presenting issues and counseling topics. Each Practice Brief is several pages in length, includes references, and has been peer-reviewed by two co-editors before being accepted for publication. The Practice Briefs are available to ACA members only.

Educational Sessions

Every year during the ACA Conference and Expo, presenters share their expertise and provide practical knowledge on a wide array of counseling topics.

Podcasts

Working With Youth Who Experience Grief and Loss
Host: John Duggan, MA, NCC, LPC, LCPC
Guest: David Kaplan, PhD
To access this podcast, click here. (View transcript here.)

Working Within a Multicultural Community
Host: John Duggan, MA, NCC, LPC, LCPC
Guest: Courtland Lee, PhD
To access this podcast, click here. (View transcript here.)

Working With Youth With Disabilities
Host: John Duggan, MA, NCC, LPC, LCPC
Guest: Shana Schnaue, NCC
To access this podcast, click here. (View transcript here.)

Understanding Youth Bullying
Host: John Duggan, MA, NCC, LPC, LCPC
Guest: Thelma Duffey, PhD
To access this podcast, click here. (View transcript here.)

BOOKS PUBLISHED BY THE AMERICAN COUNSELING ASSOCIATION

Additional Continuing Education (CE) sessions


For counselors working with parents

COUNSELING TODAY ARTICLES

Practice Briefs

The ACA Center for Counseling Practice, Policy and Research offers Practice Briefs for ACA members. Practice Briefs, written by scholars in the counseling profession, are research-based summaries of best practices, evidence-based practices, and research-based approaches covering a wide variety of client-presenting issues and counseling topics. Each Practice Brief is several pages in length, includes references, and has been peer-reviewed by two co-editors before being accepted for publication. Practice Briefs are available to ACA members only.

Podcasts

Working With Youth From Military Families
Host: John Duggan, MA, NCC, LPC, LCPC
Guest: Odis McKinzie Jr., MA, NCC, LPC
To access this podcast, click here. (View transcript here.)


for counselors working with individuals in career transition 

COUNSELING TODAY ARTICLES

Podcasts

Career Errors
Host:Rebecca Daniel-Burke, PhD
Guest: Frank Burtnett, EdD
To access this podcast, click here

BOOKS PUBLISHED BY THE AMERICAN COUNSELING ASSOCIATION

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