Masculinity

I’ll be honest. I’ve been wrestling with this one in my head for a while, so this writing is only semi-free. That’s one of the problems with having the titles of the exercises written down – I take a look to add to the list every now and again, and …

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Learning Log – 8th November 2017

This week, we worked on a variety of different topics. One of those was defining the difference between prejudice and stereotypes. A prejudice is a decision that a person makes about something or someone without any evidence, based on a preconceived notion of some kind. A stereotype is an oversimplified …

L2CiCS: Reflective Diary – 1st November 2017

This week we were given a handout about Exploring Cultural Identity, the aim of which is to help us become aware of our cultural identity. They are in a different order than asked on the sheet to make them fit on the pages better. Who am I? I am Iain, …

L2CiCS: Reflective Diary – 18th October 2017

This week we were considering fundamental differences in people and how they would affect a client/counsellor relationship. In the lesson, we were asked to complete the following statements then reflect on our completed statements (emphasis on my answers): All Welsh people are friendly. All Americans are obnoxious. All Italians are …

L2CiCS: Learning Log – 18th October 2017

This week we were learning about Stereotyping and Prejudice in relation to the wide range of potential differences between the client and counsellor. These include (but are not limited to) differences in gender, race, age, social habits, capability, sexual orientation and physical ability. Prejudice is having a pre-conceived (usually unfavourable) …