Now in its Fourth Edition, the best-selling Assessing and Treating Culturally Diverse Clients offers effective, practical guidelines in working with culturally diverse clients. Author and clinician Freddy A. Paniagua first summarizes general guidelines that clinicians can apply when assessing, diagnosing, or treating culturally diverse clients, but also addresses clinical work with specific culturally diverse groups such as African American, Hispanic, American Indian, and Asian clients. Two new chapters in this edition deal with the assessment, diagnoses, and treatment of emotional problems experienced by LGBT and older adult clientsfrom these culturally diverse groups.

Guidelines for the Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Asian Clients

Guidelines for the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of asian clients

Population of Asians

In the 2000 U.S. Census, “Asian” and “Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander” were considered two distinct races (Grieco & Cassidy, 2001; for definitions of these races, see Box 2.1 in Chapter 2). The same racial distinction was considered in the 2010 census (Humes, Jones, & Ramirez, 2011). Clinicians, however, should be aware that the current multicultural literature with emphasis on the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of culturally diverse groups generally makes no distinction between Asians and Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders. Instead, the generic term Asian is used to designate three major subgroups in the U.S. population (Chae & Larres, 2010; Chung, Kim, ...

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