This first-of-its-kind book provides a practical overview of the essentials of solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT) from a multicultural perspective, including intervention skills, research, applications, and implications for practice. Case examples illustrate SFBT in action with a wide range of client populations. In addition, the book incorporates recommendations from the recently developed and approved SFBT treatment manual, published by the Solution-Focused Brief Therapy Association.

Solution-Focused Approach with Asian Immigrant Clients
Solution-focused approach with Asian immigrant clients
RowenaFong, BrittUrban

The Asian population in the United States is the fastest growing racial group (U.S. Census Bureau, 2012). There are 14.7 million “single-race” Asians living in the United States. When Asians of multi-race backgrounds are included, the number of Asians reaches 17.3 million, constituting 5.6% of the total U.S. Population (U.S. Census Bureau, 2012). This number has jumped dramatically since the last census in 2000, when Asians (single-race and multirace Asians combined) totaled 11.9 million.

People of Chinese heritage make up the largest group of Asians in the United States, at 3.3 million people. If those who have partial Chinese heritage are also included, the number is even greater, at 4 million. Filipinos and Asian ...

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