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

Special Topic - Accreditation and Licensure Policies

David Kaplan, PhD , Chief Professional Officer of ACA

Podcast transcript available by clicking here.

In a special edition of the ACA Podcast Series, John Duggan, Manager of Professional Development, speaks with David Kaplan, Ph.D., Chief Professional Officer of the American Counseling Association. Dr. Kaplan explains how counseling developed as a unique profession and summarizes important highlights, such as achieving licensure in all 50 states. Policies about initial counselor licensure recently passed by the ACA Governing Council are discussed, in addition to issues regarding counselor training, employment, Medicare, and licensure of school counselors. CE credit is NOT available

MP3, 39.51 MB
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