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dc.contributor.authorCracknell, Olivia
dc.date.accessioned2021-12-07T00:17:42Z
dc.date.available2021-12-07T00:17:42Z
dc.date.issued2021-10-04
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11803/1585
dc.description.abstractThe offender population is a highly stigmatized group due to their societal label as criminals. The following research question is explored in this research paper: What is the impact of stigmatization on the human experience of the offender population? Offenders experience structural barriers and restrictions that affect their quality of life and impact their ability to reintegrate into the community. It is crucial to recognize the issue of stigmatization and provide proper treatment and support for offenders, by taking steps such as creating community-based programs and providing psychoeducation about offenders to the public. There has been an increase in the number of individuals with mental illness within the criminal justice system, and stigma plays a role in the interaction between mental health concerns and offending behaviours. Understanding the experience and impact of stigma in the offender population has critical implications for the mental health field. The purpose of this paper is to use a social justice lens to advocate for the offender population through de-stigmatization and to inform the work of counsellors and other professionals who support offenders.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.rightsAttribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States
dc.rightsopenAccess
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/
dc.subjectOffenderen_US
dc.subjectStigmatizationen_US
dc.subjectMental healthen_US
dc.subjectTreatmenten_US
dc.subjectCounselling psychologyen_US
dc.titleThe Impact of Stigmatization on the Human Experience of the Offender Populationen_US
dc.typeCapstoneen_US
thesis.degree.disciplineCounselingen_US
thesis.degree.grantorCity University of Seattleen_US
thesis.degree.levelMastersen_US
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Counsellingen_US
cityu.schoolSchool of Health and Social Sciencesen_US
cityu.siteCalgaryen_US
cityu.site.countryCanadaen_US


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