Professional School Counseling journal is a rigorous peer-reviewed journal, which publishes high-quality articles on theory, research and best practices for the profession. Moreover, techniques, materials and ideas to assist school counselors and related practitioners at all levels in their professional development are explored. The journal's foci strengthen the bonds among school counselors and help maintain a shared awareness of the roles, problems and progress of school counseling across various settings and levels.
This award-winning journal is published online four times a year and is included with membership. The journal is available in a fully searchable database-driven format or a "flip PDF" format. ASCA members can read the database-driven version here. Be sure to log in as a member before clicking the link for access. Or view the flip PDF version here. (You will be asked to log in with your e-mail address and ASCA password after clicking the link.)
Nonmembers may access tables of contents and abstracts here. Individual full-text articles can also be purchased here.
Nonmembers may purchase a subscription for $115/year for online access.
To subscribe, send your subscription to:
American School Counselor Association (ASCA) Subscription Office
PO Box 361
Birmingham, AL 35201-0361
(800) 633-4931 or (205) 995-1567 (outside the U.S. and Canada)
Fax: (205) 995-1588
The journal welcomes original manuscripts on school counseling research, practice and issues. Follow these author guidelines when submitting manuscripts.
Professional School Counseling journal is always looking for qualified editorial review board members. Prospective reviewers should have a solid background in school counseling and must have a solid track record of articles published in a refereed publication. To apply, send your CV and letter of interest to Kathleen Rakestraw. Current Editorial Review Board.
Once or twice a year, Professional School Counseling publishes a special issue revolving around a single topic. If you are interested in developing a special issue for the journal and would like to serve as guest editor for that issue, read the special issue guidelines. Please note, special issue editors must be either associate or full professors and have a solid background of publications in peer-reviewed journals.
ASCA offers members and journal subscribers the opportunity to earn CEUs for reading journal articles and taking a short online quiz about the content. Each article is worth approximately 0.1 CEUs. Learn more.
ASCA is an IACET-authorized provider of CEUs.
The journal does not accept advertising.