• Bio

  • Johnny S. Kim is an associate professor at the University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work. Dr. Kim received his Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin in 2006 and was a Council on Social Work Education Minority Clinical Fellow.  His teaching areas include clinical social work practice, solution-focused brief therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and school social work. 

    Dr. Kim's research and scholarship focuses on evaluating school-based interventions, solution-focused brief therapy, quantitative research methods, and evidence-based practice. He is principal investigator on a 5-year federal grant funded through the US Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families Regional Partnership Grant to increase the well-being and improve permanency outcomes for children affected by substance abuse. He is conducting a randomized controlled trial in Oklahoma County on the effectiveness of solution-focused brief therapy for child welfare involved parents in outpatient treatment for substance use disorders. 

  • Professional Links

  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy Association

    National Association of Social Workers

  • Blog Post

  • Oxford University Press Blog

    Solution Building For Student Success


  • Contact Information

  • University of Denver
    Graduate School of Social Work
    2148 South High Street
    Denver, CO 80208
    Craig Hall #412
    303.871.3498 (office)

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Johnny Kim CV

  • Books

  • Sage Publications July 2013
    Sage Publications July 2013
  • SFBT with Clients Managing Trauma

  • SFBT in School Settings 2nd Edition

This portfolio last updated: 25-Jan-2019 6:52 PM