3 Units


This course examines the solution-focused approach within the family system framework and post-modern perspective. It helps students understand the basic assumptions and theoretical foundations of the approach, and gives specific principle for intervention. Apart from helping students integrate the theoretical concepts of solution-focused therapy in practice, the course also aims to help students develop professional competence and to expand their personal style of helping. Special attention will be paid to address the gender and class issues and the differential use of solution-focused therapy in the cultural context of Hong Kong.