Self reflection: Barriers to disclosure

Take some time to reflect on your own practice and consider the following questions:

  1. What key points in this section of the article stood out to you? 
  2. What were the key personal reasons for men's struggles with disclosure? 
  3. What were the key socio-cultural reasons for men's struggles with disclosure? 
  4. Have you been aware through previous training and experience, of the importance of acknowledging socio-cultural factors and their impacts on people experiencing a range of issues, including sexual abuse? 
  5. If not, how might this new awareness impact your practice with men who have experienced sexual abuse? 

Record your thoughts below.

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