About Adultspan

Adultspan Journal

Adultspan is the principal publication of the Association for Adult Development and Aging (AADA), a division of the American Counseling Association. The journal aims to inform all members in their professional service to adults by:

  • Enhancing skills and competence
  • Fostering the lifelong development and well-being of adults
  • Promoting standards for professional preparation for counselors across the lifespan

Adultspan is currently published on a rolling basis with articles published monthly. Articles are typically on counseling topics affecting a diverse range of populations from early through older adulthood.

*Note. The journal does not complete reviews between December 1st-January 21st and May 21st - August 1st; please be mindful that if you submit a manuscript during these time periods the review process will be longer than usual.