Clinical Psychology and People with Intellectual Disabilities / Edition 2

Clinical Psychology and People with Intellectual Disabilities / Edition 2

by Eric Emerson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0470029722

ISBN-13: 9780470029725

Pub. Date: 04/24/2012

Publisher: Wiley

Now fully revised and updated, Clinical Psychology & People with Intellectual Disabilities provides both trainee and qualified clinical psychologists with the most up-to-date information and practical clinical skills for working with children and adults with diminished intellectual capabilities. In depth coverage is provided on all aspects of clinical

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Now fully revised and updated, Clinical Psychology & People with Intellectual Disabilities provides both trainee and qualified clinical psychologists with the most up-to-date information and practical clinical skills for working with children and adults with diminished intellectual capabilities. In depth coverage is provided on all aspects of clinical practice - from key basic concepts and assessment to evidence-based intervention techniques. New chapters cover working professionally, working with people with autism and addressing aspects of the wider social context within which people with learning disabilities live. This text also represents an invaluable guide for clinical psychologists in training, who will learn about the current state of our knowledge in this important field, as well as those in related health and social care fields, including psychiatrists, nurses, and social workers.

Clinical Psychology & People with Intellectual Disabilities, Second edition, represents the most comprehensive guide to current evidence-based practices for caring for people with intellectual disabilities in clinical settings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470029725
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/24/2012
Series:
Wiley Series in Clinical Psychology Series , #97
Pages:
424
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

About the Editors.
List of contributors.
Series Preface (J. Williams)
Preface.
SETTING THE SCENCE.
Introduction (E. Emerson, et al.).
Intellectual Disabilities--Epidemiology and Causes (C. Hatton).
Development, Cognition and Performance (J. Clements).
Service Provision (A. Caine, et al.).
Common Legal Issues in Clinical Practice (A. Holland).
CLINICAL SKILLS.
Interviewing People with Intellectual Disabilities (H. Prosser J. Bromley).
Assessment (E. Emerson).
CLINICAL ISSUES.
Working with People with Challenging Behaviour (E. Emerson).
Working with Offenders or Alleged Offenders with Intellectual Disabilities (I. Clare G. Murphy).
Working with Issues of Sexual Abuse (J. Moss).
Working with Parents who Happen to have Intellectual Disabilities (S. McGraw).
Working with People with Mental Health Problems (A. Caine C. Hatton).
Working with People with Communication Difficulties (B. Remington).
CONSULTING SKILLS.
Working with Families (J. Bromley).
Working with Organisations, or: Why Won't They Follow My Advice? (J. McBrien S. Candy).
Working with Communities: Health Promotion (S. Turner C. Hatton).
References.
Index.

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