Hudson(2005) contends that once labelled as a ‘sexual offender’ the label becomes the most salient part of ones identity: Contemporary Issues in Social Care Essay, SETU, Ireland
|University||South East Technological University (SETU)|
|Subject||Contemporary Issues in Social Care|
LO2 Create a practice understanding of the issues related to the treatment of sexual offenders
LO3 Critically analyse the cultural and social influences that form and perpetuate identity.
Hudson(2005) contends that once labelled as a ‘sexual offender’ the label becomes the most salient part of ones identity.
Considering this statement discuss the impact of labelling, stigma, and social rejection on the identity formation of sexual offenders and impact on treatment outcomes.
- Discussion about cultural and social influences relevant to client group
- Critical application of theories of identity (sociological and psychological perspectives) in discussion
- Critical application of theories of sexual offending in relation to treatment outcomes