Dissertation Writers: Gender identity—identifying oneself as male or female

Dissertation Writers: Gender identity—identifying oneself as male or female

Gender identity—identifying oneself as male or female—is a critical component of an individual’s life-span development. Misconceptions and stereotypes abound with regard to gender, and you may bring personal misconceptions and stereotypes to your work with clients. Elaborate and discuss these statements in a detailed form.

As you read the resources this week, what concepts seem especially relevant to you as a social worker? Are you able to identify any personal misunderstandings about the formation of gender identity? What strategies might you use to apply your new understanding to social work practice? Justify and provide several and relevant examples to the latter.