The Treatment of Sex Offenders with Developmental Disabilities: A Practice Workbook

The Treatment of Sex Offenders with Developmental Disabilities: A Practice Workbook

by William R. Lindsay
     
 

The Treatment of Sex Offenders with Developmental Disabilities: A Practice Workbook is based on the treatment manual developed by William R. Lindsay for working with offenders with developmental disabilities in community settings and modified for use with offenders in maximum-security settings.

The book is organised into modules, which include:

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Overview

The Treatment of Sex Offenders with Developmental Disabilities: A Practice Workbook is based on the treatment manual developed by William R. Lindsay for working with offenders with developmental disabilities in community settings and modified for use with offenders in maximum-security settings.

The book is organised into modules, which include:

  • Practical advice on how to develop group dynamics and encourage participant ownership

  • Topics such as disclosure, dealing with cognitive distortions, the cycle of offending, victim awareness, pathways to offending and non-offending and relapse prevention

  • Guidance on how to set up role plays, how to present material effectively and how to motivate the group

  • Coverage of new initiatives in offender rehabilitation such as self-regulation and GLM, as well as CBT

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Each chapter is made up of a series of exercises in which specific group activities are described in detail, frequently including examples of dialog that might occur during the exercise to illustrate the focus of the session." (PsycCRITIQUES, March 2010)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470062029
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/02/2009
Edition description:
Workbook
Pages:
360
Sales rank:
796,256
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

William R. Lindsay, PhD, is Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Lead Clinician in Scotland and Head of Research for Castlebeck Care, Darlington, UK. He is also Chair of Learning Disabilities and Forensic Psychology at the University of Abertay, Dundee. Previously he was a consultant psychologist in the State Hospital, Scotland with responsibilities for intellectual disabilities and mainstream sex offender treatment. He is currently associate editor for the Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities and the Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and is also on the editorial board for the British Journal of Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry, Psychology and Law.

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