As you research the sources you are considering, determine the viewpoint of the academic institution or professional association which published the journal, in order to assess the academic quality and their spiritual or moral perspective. Is the resource spiritual or secular? Is the source liberal or conservative? You can also use articles to expand your research by locating the sources that are listed in the bibliography of each article.
CACREP Counseling programs require the utilization of ACA Academic Journals in the educational program, in addition to other quality sources. Here is a list of ACA Journals for your convenience: