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COUN 5100: Foundations of Professional Counseling

Information on ACA journals and how to locate articles at JCKL

ACA Code of Ethics

Citing the ACA Code of Ethics

  • It is a book
  • The author is the American Counseling Association
  • The date is 2014
  • The title is ACA Code of Ethics
  • The place of publication is Alexandria, VA (where the society is located)
  • The author is again the American Counseling Association (rather than repeat the name of the association, you will often see citations say Author.  It is a common shortcut.  Using Author or repeating the name of the association would be equally correct.
  • An APA Reference Citation - 
    • American Counseling Association. (2014). ACA Code of Ethics.  Alexandria, VA: Author.
  • In text citations depend on how your are using the information in your sentence .....
    • The American Counseling Association (2014) .....
    • ................ (American Counseling Association, 2014)
    • Use the page numbers from the PDF file to indicate a specific part of the source.
  • Remember to double-space and use a hanging indent.