Working with People with Learning Disabilities and Offending Behaviour: A Handbook

Working with People with Learning Disabilities and Offending Behaviour A Handbook This handbook aims to provide up to date information on forensic issues in people with learning disabilities It offers an introduction to working with people who have leaning disabilities and offendin

  • Title: Working with People with Learning Disabilities and Offending Behaviour: A Handbook
  • Author: Eddie Chaplin Jayne Henry Steve Hardy
  • ISBN: 9781841962283
  • Page: 298
  • Format: Paperback
  • This handbook aims to provide up to date information on forensic issues in people with learning disabilities It offers an introduction to working with people who have leaning disabilities and offending behaviour, or those who are at risk of offending behaviour, and looks at recent developments in services, treatment and legislation Topics covered include an overview of oThis handbook aims to provide up to date information on forensic issues in people with learning disabilities It offers an introduction to working with people who have leaning disabilities and offending behaviour, or those who are at risk of offending behaviour, and looks at recent developments in services, treatment and legislation Topics covered include an overview of offending, services and partnerships, legal and ethical considerations in the criminal justice system and the Mental Health Act, and psychopathology and offending The chapter on clinical work discusses approaches to the management of various types of offenders including sexual offenders, fire setters, and violent offenders as well as considering issues around risk assessment A glossary and extensive list of weblinks are provided The Handbook covers the same ground as a companion training resource It can be read independently or used to support the training course materials Both publications are expected to be of value to forensic nurses, senior carers, behavioural and occupational therapists, trainers, probation services and other frontline staff.

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