Hello! Welcome to the new home of the Adultspan Journal

Adultspan covers research, theory, and practice in the field of adult development and aging on issues that affect people in young, middle, and older adulthood. Adultspan Journal is the journal of the Association for Adult Development and Aging (AADA), a division of the American Counseling Association.

See the Aims and Scope for a complete overview of the journal.

Current Issue: Volume 22, Issue 1 (2023)

Research Articles


Recognizing Ableism and Practicing Disability Humility: Conceptualizing Disability Across the Lifespan
Katherine M. Atkins, Tamekia Bell, Tilottama Roy-White, and Maria Page

Conceptual Articles


Connecting With Clients in Later Life: The Use of Telebehavioral Health to Address Older Adults’ Mental Health Needs
Jordan B. Westcott, Nicolette Castagna, Megan K. Baker, Jaclyn Musci, Nick Gowen, Benjamin Wiley, Benjamin Cormire, Anne Patterson, and Matthew C. Fullen


Utilization of the Social Determinants of Mental Health Framework with Older Adults for Assessment, Case Conceptualization, and Treatment Planning
Janelle L. Jones, Julia Lancaster, Lauren Robins, Wendy K. Killam, Matthew L. Nice, and Bisola Duyile

Practitioner Focused Article

Perspective Article