ACA Podcast Series


Since 2008, ACA has provided a series of podcasts aimed to help you save time and money as you strive to stay well-informed on professional issues.

These podcasts—prerecorded interviews posted on the ACA website—can be downloaded to your computer so that you can listen to them at your convenience while at home or work. They also can be added to your iPod for use while taking a walk, on the treadmill, in the car, or whenever you have time.

Most podcasts offer opportunities to earn Continuing Education credits.  If you are interested in earning CE credits click here.  

The podcasts can also be accessed by visiting:  Once you are on this page, click on “Online Courses”, and filter the search by clicking “Product Type” and selecting podcasts.

Transcripts for select podcasts can be found by clicking here.

Member Price: $22.00
Non-Member Price: $32.00

HT005 – Solution-Focused Counseling in Schools

Dr. John J. Murphy

Speaker and author JOHN J. MURPHY takes the listener through his pragmatic book Solution-Focused Counseling in Schools (2nd edition). He is interviewed by Rebecca Daniel-Burke of ACA Professional Affairs. John is a counselor, professor, speaker, and author. He received the American School Counselor Association's Best Book of the Year Award in 1998 for Solution-Focused Counseling in Middle and High Schools.

Among other things, Rebecca Daniel-Burke asks the following questions:

  • What is solution-focused counseling?
  • How is it different (and similar) than other counseling approaches?
  • Why is solution-focused counseling a better fit for schools than other approaches?

Running time: 49:53
Date Recorded: 8/20/08

Related Links:
To learn more about solution-focused counseling in schools, training opportunities, videos, books, and other aspects of Dr. John Murphy's work, visit his website

The Book: Purchase here

Email speaker John J. Murphy at
Email host Rebecca Daniel-Burke at

MP3, 45.67 MB
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