Offenders with Developmental Disabilities
Wiley Series in Forensic Clinical Psychology 1. Aufl.
For over a century, developmental disabilities have been associatedwith crime in prejudicial and pejorative contexts. Offenders with Developmental Disabilities provides a balanced,comprehensive review of the prevalence, nature and development ofoffending by those with intellectual disabilities. Not only doesthis volume include coverage of evidence-based assessment andtreatment ideas, strategies and plans, but also places the field ina historical, legal and ethical context. William Lindsay, John Taylor and Peter Sturmey have broughttogether a wealth of contributors from differing backgrounds toshare new material and knowledge of assessments, treatment, andservice issues in a single volume. Divided into five parts, Part Iopens with theoretical issues; Part II deals with legal andservices contexts including ethical concerns; Part III considersrisk assessment, general assessment and approaches to evaluation;Part IV addresses specific issues of sexual offending, anger andaggression, fire raising, dual diagnosis, female offenders andpersonality disorder; Part V concludes with service development,professional and research issues. Forensic practitioners and students from psychology and psychiatry,lawyers and advocates, nurses and social workers will all find thiscomprehensive and practical book an inspiration in taking thisfield forward.
About the Editors page. List of Contributors. Series Editors' Preface. Preface. PART I: THEORETICAL ISSUES. 1. Natural history and theories of offending in people withdevelopmental disabilities (William R. Lindsay, Peter Sturmey andJohn L. Taylor). 2. Criminal behaviour and developmental disability: anepidemiological perspective (Anthony J. Holland). PART II: LEGAL AND SERVICE CONTEXTS. 3. Legal issues (George S. Baroff, Michael Gunn and SusanHayes). 4. Pathways for offenders with intellectual disabilities (SusanHayes). 5. How can services become more ethical? (Jennifer Clegg). PART III: ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION. 6. The assessment of individuals with developmental disabilitieswho commit criminal offenses (Edwin J. Mikkelsen). 7. Risk assessment and management in community settings (VernonL. Quinsey). 8. Approaches to the evaluation of outcomes (Nigel Beail). PART IV: TREATMENT AND PROGRAMME ISSUES. 9. Sex offenders: conceptualisation of the issues, services,treatment and management (William R. Lindsay). 10. Treatment of sexually aggressive behaviours in community andsecure settings (Michael C. Clark, Jay Rider, Frank Caparulo andMark Steege). 11. Treatment of anger and aggression (John L. Taylor, RaymondW. Novaco, Bruce T. Gillmer and Alison Robertson). 12. Treatment of fire-setting behaviour (John L. Taylor, IanThorne and Michael L. Slavkin). 13. Offenders with dual diagnosis (Anne H.W. Smith and GregoryO'Brien). 14. Female offenders or alleged offenders with developmentaldisabilities: a critical overview (Kathleen Kendall). 15. The relationship of offending behaviour and personalitydisorder in people with developmental disabilities (Andrew H. Reid,William R. Lindsay, Jacqueline Law and Peter Sturmey). PART V: SERVICE DEVELOPMENT, PROFESSIONAL AND RESEARCHISSUES. 16. Staff support and development (Anthony F. Perini). 17. Research and development (Peter Sturmey, John L. Taylor andWilliam R. Lindsay). Index.
"...a publication which is long overdue...a comprehensive overview...a consistently well written and invaluable reference text..." (Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, Vol 18 05)
William R. Lindsay,PhD, Consultant Forensic ClinicalPsychologist, The State Hospital, Carstairs; Head of ClinicalPsychology (Intellectual Disability) NHS Tayside & Chair ofLearning Disabilities, University of Abertay Dundee, Dundee,UK Bill Lindsay is Consultant Forensic Clinical Psychologist atthe State Hospital, Head of Clinical Psychology (LearningDisabilities) in Tayside and Professor of Learning Disabilities atthe University of Abertay, Dundee, Scotland. He is a practicingclinician, has over 150 publications, and has directed severalmajor research projects. John L.Taylor, DPsychol, Head of PsychologicalTherapies&Research and Consultant Clinical Psychologist,Northgate & Prudhoe NHS Trust, Northumberland & PrincipalLecturer in Clinical Psychology, Northumbria University, Newcastleupon Tyne, UK Since qualifying as a clinical psychologist, John Taylor hasworked mainly in developmental disability and forensic services incommunity, medium secure, special hospital and prison settings inthe UK. In recent years he has published work related to hisresearch interests in assessment and treatment of offenders withdevelopmental disabilities in a range of research and professionaljournals. Peter Sturmey, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychologyin the Department of Psychology, Queens College and The GraduateCenter, City University of New York & Research Associate at theInstitute for Basic Research, Staten Island, USA Peter Sturmey has published widely on intellectualdisabilities, especially in the areas of challenging behaviours,functional assessment, dual diagnosis and staff training. His current research interests include restraint reduction, clientpreferences for staff members, mood disorders and dissemination ofbehavioural technology.
For over a century, developmental disabilities have been associated with crime in prejudicial and pejorative contexts. Offenders with Developmental Disabilities provides a balanced, comprehensive review of the prevalence, nature and development of offending by those with intellectual disabilities. Not only does this volume include coverage of evidence-based assessment and treatment ideas, strategies and plans, but also places the field in a historical, legal and ethical context. William Lindsay, John Taylor and Peter Sturmey have brought together a wealth of contributors from differing backgrounds to share new material and knowledge of assessments, treatment, and service issues in a single volume. Divided into five parts, Part I opens with theoretical issues; Part II deals with legal and services contexts including ethical concerns; Part III considers risk assessment, general assessment and approaches to evaluation; Part IV addresses specific issues of sexual offending, anger and aggression, fire raising, dual diagnosis, female offenders and personality disorder; Part V concludes with service development, professional and research issues. Forensic practitioners and students from psychology and psychiatry, lawyers and advocates, nurses and social workers will all find this comprehensive and practical book an inspiration in taking this field forward.
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