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Leong, Frederick T. L.; Hardin, Erin E.; Gupta, Arpana – Journal of Career Development, 2010
Using the cultural formulations approach to career assessment and career counseling, the current article applies it specifically to Asian American clients. The approach is illustrated by using the "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders" fourth edition ("DSM-IV") Outline for Cultural Formulations that consists of the following five…
Descriptors: Mental Disorders, Career Counseling, Asian Americans, North Americans
Leong, Frederick T. L. – Journal of College Student Personnel, 1985
Reviews the empirical and theoretical literature on the career development of Asian Americans. (Author)
Descriptors: Ambiguity, Anxiety, Asian Americans, Career Development
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Hardin, Erin E.; Leong, Frederick T. L. – Journal of Counseling Psychology, 2005
The authors examined the role of undesired self-discrepancies in predicting emotional distress among Asian and European Americans, whether undesired self-discrepancies are stronger predictors of distress for Asian than for European Americans, and whether optimism and pessimism mediate the relations between ideal, ought, and undesired…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Anxiety, Depression (Psychology), Psychological Patterns
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Leong, Frederick T. L.; Schneller, Gregory – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 1997
Investigates the stereotypical attitudes of college students toward a variety of social situations involving Asian Americans. Examines the effects of differential labeling of Asian Americans regarding the attitudes held toward them. Results indicate that students did hold stereotypical attitudes toward Asian Americans and that these attitudes were…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, College Students, Counseling, Ethnic Bias
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Hardin, Erin E.; Leong, Frederick T. L.; Osipow, Samuel H. – Journal of Vocational Behavior, 2001
Asian Americans (n=182) and European Americans (n=235) completed Crites Career Maturity Inventory and the Self-Construal Scale; Asian Americans also completed an acculturation scale. Asian Americans exhibited less mature career choices; highly acculturated Asian Americans and those with lower interdependent self-construal were similar to European…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Asian Americans, Career Choice, Cultural Differences
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Leong, Frederick T. L. – Career Development Quarterly, 1991
Administered career development instruments to Asian-American (n=63) and White-American (n=83) college students. Compared to White Americans, Asian Americans had greater preferences for dependent decision-making styles and lower level of career maturity and placed greater emphasis on extrinsic and security occupational value clusters. Found no…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Career Development, College Students, Comparative Analysis
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Leong, Frederick T. L. – Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 1992
Synthesizes existing literature on group counseling and psychotherapy with Asian Americans. Provides some guidelines on how to prevent premature terminations among these clients. Concludes that success with Asian American clients in group counseling and psychotherapy will rest largely on the group leader's ability and willingness to acquire…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Client Characteristics (Human Services), Dropout Prevention, Group Counseling
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Leong, Frederick T. L.; And Others – Journal of Counseling Psychology, 1995
Investigated the influence of loss of face and acculturation on the group psychotherapy expectations of Asian American students (n=134). Results showed acculturation was a significant predictor of positive attitudes toward group counseling whereas loss of face was not. Argues that not all Asian Americans have negative orientations toward group…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Asian American Students, Attitudes, Cultural Influences
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Leong, Frederick T. L. – Career Development Quarterly, 1993
Using Derald Sue's framework for examining counseling process with racial-ethnic minority clients, develops new model to examine career counseling process with Asian Americans in terms of culturally appropriate and inappropriate process and outcomes. Offers recommendations for culturally appropriate career counseling interventions from this…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Career Counseling, Client Characteristics (Human Services), Counseling Techniques
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Leong, Frederick T. L. – Cultural Diversity & Ethnic Minority Psychology, 2001
Tests hypotheses proposed by Leong and Chou for understanding the acculturation process among Asian Americans and uses their model to predict potential career adjustment problems encountered by Asians. In Study 1, acculturation was positively linked to job satisfaction. In Study 2, acculturation was found to be positively related to supervisors'…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Adjustment (to Environment), Asian Americans, Career Counseling
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Leong, Frederick T. L.; Chou, Elayne L. – Journal of Vocational Behavior, 1994
Presents an integrated model of racial and ethnic identity based on how a group views its own and the dominant culture. Explicates relationships between Asian American ethnic identity, acculturation, and vocational behavior, through such areas as occupational stereotyping, segregation, aspiration, and prestige; and work attitudes and career…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Asian Americans, Career Choice, Career Development
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Leong, Frederick T. L. – American Psychologist, 2007
The author summarizes the cultural accommodation model (CAM) of cross-cultural psychotherapy (F. T. L. Leong & S. H. Lee, 2006). This summary is divided into 2 parts, with the 1st part describing the theoretical development of the CAM as a method of psychotherapy and the research approach underlying it. This section includes a description of the…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Psychotherapy, Asian Americans, Models
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Leong, Frederick T. L.; Kao, Erika Ming-Chu; Lee, Szu-Hui – Journal of Career Assessment, 2004
The purpose of this study was to explore the ethnic differences in family dynamics and career interests of European Americans and Chinese Americans and how these dynamics--cohesion, expressiveness, and conflict--influence one's career interests. Significant ethnic differences in career interests were found. The Chinese Americans' highest career…
Descriptors: Interests, Acculturation, Career Counseling, Chinese Americans
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Chen, Stephen; Leong, Frederick T. L. – Career Development Quarterly, 1997
Reports on a case study that explores the culture-related issues of Asian Americans in the workplace. Focuses on a young, second-generation, Chinese-American woman, Jessica Chang, and the employment challenges that Dr. Chang encountered. Discusses her job strategies and some of the ethical dilemmas that she faced. (RJM)
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Case Studies, Chinese Americans, Gender Issues
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Leong, Frederick T. L.; Hayes, Thomas J. – Career Development Quarterly, 1990
Investigated presence of occupational stereotypes in ratings by 194 White college students of 16 occupations identified in literature as representative of Asian-White group differences. Determined both positive and negative stereotypes were found across race and gender groupings. (Author/ABL)
Descriptors: Asian Americans, College Students, Ethnic Stereotypes, Higher Education
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