Write about a time that you felt that you were stereotyped, pre-judged, or misunderstood.

Reflective writing allows the writer to bring attention to their own character, attitudes, values, beliefs, assumptions, and interests. The way a human service worker reacts to a client, situation, or problem reflects his/ her own values. To be an effective human service worker it is important to fully understand your own values and to respect the client’s right to have different standards.
In this writing assignment you reflect on and answer the questions:
Do you feel that you possess the personal characteristics of a helping professional?Is there a target population or group (criminals, sex offenders, LBGTQ-community, mentally ill, etc.) that you refuse to work with? If so, what are the reasons for your decision?
Also, write about a time that you felt that you were stereotyped, pre-judged, or misunderstood. How did it make you feel? Have you stereotyped, pre-judge, and or misunderstood someone in need?*APA format, 7th