Assessment and Treatment of Sexual Offenders with Intellectual Disabilities

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A practical handbook for practitioners that covers the assessment, treatment and management of sexual offenders with intellectual disabilities – an area of growing interest within clinical forensic psychology.

  • New for the Wiley Series in Forensic Clinical Psychology: a practical handbook that covers the assessment, treatment and management of sexual offenders with intellectual disabilities
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Overview

A practical handbook for practitioners that covers the assessment, treatment and management of sexual offenders with intellectual disabilities – an area of growing interest within clinical forensic psychology.

  • New for the Wiley Series in Forensic Clinical Psychology: a practical handbook that covers the assessment, treatment and management of sexual offenders with intellectual disabilities
  • Summarises the research literature on the characteristics and prevalence of sexual offenders with intellectual disabilities
  • Discusses risk assessment and innovations in treatment and management
  • Includes contributors world-renowned in the field of assessment and treatment of sexual offenders with intellectual disabilities such as Tony Ward, Glynis Murphy, and Douglas Boer
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Editorial Reviews

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"...essential reading for anyone wishing to responsibly develop or evaluate work with sexual offenders who have intellectual disabilities.  It is an informative–yet readable–volume offering an honest appraisal of an emerging field." (Association of the Treatment for Sexual Abusers (ATSA) News Forum, Summer 2011)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470058398
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 5/25/2010
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 400
  • Product dimensions: 6.60 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Leam A. Craig is a Consultant Forensic Psychologist and Partner at Forensic Psychology Practice Ltd. He has published numerous research chapters, articles and books on the assessment and treatment of sexual offenders. He is also an Honorary Senior Research Fellow, University of Birmingham.

William R. Lindsay is Lead Clinician in Scotland for Castlebeck Care and Chair of Learning Disabilities and Forensic Psychology at the University of Abertay, Dundee. He has contributed to more than 200 academic publications. 

Kevin D. Browne is Professor of Forensic Psychology and Child Health at the Institute of Work, Health and Organisations at the University of Nottingham.  He is also a consultant to UNICEF and Head of the World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre on Child Care and Protection in the UK.

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Table of Contents

About the Editors xi

Contributors xiii

Foreword xix

Acknowledgements xxiii

Part 1 Introduction 1

1 Overview and Structure of the Book Leam A. Craig William R. Lindsay Kevin D. Browne 3

2 Sexual Offenders with Intellectual Disabilities: Characteristics and Prevalence Leam A. Craig William R. Lindsay 13

3 Developmental Pathways in Intellectually Disabled Sexual Offenders Susan C. Hayes 37

4 Adolescents with Intellectual Disability and Family Sexual Abuse Kevin D. Browne Michelle McManus 47

5 Applying the Self-Regulation Model to Sexual Offenders with Intellectual Disabilities Lynne Eccleston Tony Ward Barry Waterman 69

Part 2 Diagnostic Assessment and Comorbidity 87

6 Psychiatric Illness, Pervasive Developmental Disorders and Risk Fabian Haut Eleanor Brewster 89

7 Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders in People with Intellectual Disabilities Dorothy M. Griffiths Paul Fedoroff Deborah Richards 111

Part 3 Risk Assessment 137

8 Assessing Recidivism Risk in Sex Offenders with Intellectual Disabilities William R. Lindsay John L. Taylor 139

9 Psychopathy and other Personality Disorders in Sexual Offenders with Intellectual Disabilities Catrin Morrissey 153

10 Suggested Adaptations to the HCR-20 for Offenders with Intellectual Disabilities Douglas P. Boer Matthew Frize Ruth Pappas Catrin Morrissey William R. Lindsay 177

11 Suggested Adaptations to the SVR-20 for Offenders with Intellectual Disabilities Douglas P. Boer Matthew Frize Ruth Pappas Catrin Morrissey William R. Lindsay 193

Part 4 Assessing Treatment Need and Deviancy 211

12 Psychometric Assessment of Sexual Deviancy in Sexual Offenders with Intellectual Disabilities Leam A. Craig William R. Lindsay 213

13 Assessing Treatment Need in Sexual Offenders with Intellectual Disabilities Peter E. Langdon Glynis H. Murphy 233

Part 5 Provisions And Treatment 253

14 Staff Support and Development when Working with Sexual Offenders with Intellectual Disabilities Shawn Mosher 255

15 Community-Based Treatment Programmes for Sex Offenders with Intellectual Disabilities William R. Lindsay Amanda M. Michie Frank Lambrick 271

16 The Treatment of Intellectually Disabled Sexual Offenders in the National Offender Management Service: The Adapted Sex Offender Treatment Programmes Fiona Williams Ruth E. Mann 293

17 Journeying to Wise Mind: Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and Offenders with an Intellectual Disability Marleen Verhoeven 317

Part 6 Future Directions 341

18 Improving Service Provision for Intellectually Disabled Sexual Offenders Hannah Ford John Rose 343

Index 365

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