VISTAS Online is an innovative publication produced for ACA by Dr. Garry R. Walz and Dr. Jeanne C. Bleuer of Counseling Outfitters, LLC. Its purpose is to provide a means of capturing the ideas, information and experiences generated by the annual ACA Conference and selected ACA Division Conferences. Papers on a program or practice that has been validated through research or experience may also be submitted. This digital collection of peer-reviewed articles is authored by counselors, for counselors. VISTAS Online contains the full text of over 900 proprietary counseling articles published from 2004 to 2017.
Fix My Children: Working with Strong-Minded Asian Parents
Wen-Mei Chou and Harris Ty Leonard
By 1997, more than half of Asian Americans were not born in the United States (Lee, 1997). Asian immigrants in the United States have been mostly urban, well-educated technical and professional people. Many of them came to the United States for higher education. After completing their studies, they applied for a change of residency status from international students to permanent residents (Seth, 1995).