Chapter 13. Assessing Treatment Need in Sexual Offenders with Intellectual Disabilities

  1. Leam A. Craig BA (Hons), MSc, PhD, CSci, AFBPsS, EuroPsy, C.Psychol (Forensic) consultant forensic psychologist partner chartered psychologist chartered scientist holder Fellow3,
  2. William R. Lindsay PhD, C.Psychol, FBPsS Consultant Forensic Clinical Psychologist Professor Visiting Professor4 and
  3. Kevin D. Browne BSc, MSc, MEd, PhD, MI.Biol, AFBPsS, C.Psychol (Forensic) chartered biologist chartered psychologist Consultant5
  1. Peter E. Langdon BSc, D.Clin.Psy, C.Psychol, AFBPsS chartered clinical forensic psychologist clinical lecturer founder member1 and
  2. Glynis H. Murphy PhD, C. Psychol, FBPsS chartered clinical forensic psychologist Fellow President Chair2

Published Online: 28 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470665510.ch13

Assessment and Treatment of Sexual Offenders with Intellectual Disabilities: A Handbook

Assessment and Treatment of Sexual Offenders with Intellectual Disabilities: A Handbook

How to Cite

Langdon, P. E. and Murphy, G. H. (2010) Assessing Treatment Need in Sexual Offenders with Intellectual Disabilities, in Assessment and Treatment of Sexual Offenders with Intellectual Disabilities: A Handbook (eds L. A. Craig, W. R. Lindsay and K. D. Browne), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470665510.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Forensic Psychology Practice Ltd, The Willows Clinic, Boldmere, Sutton Coldfield, UK

  2. 4

    Lead Clinician in Scotland and Head of Research for Castlebeck Care, Darlington, UK

  3. 5

    Institute of Work, Health & Organisations (I-WHO), University of Nottingham, International House, Jubilee Campus, Nottingham, NG8 1BB, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia (UEA), UK

  2. 2

    International Association of the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilities (IASSID), UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 16 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470058381

Online ISBN: 9780470665510

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Keywords:

  • assessing treatment need in sexual offenders with intellectual disabilities;
  • assessment of sexual offending - multifaceted, areas of bio-psycho-social functioning;
  • clinical interview and mental state examination;
  • medical and psychiatric disorder prevalence - among people with ID and borderline ID;
  • mental state examination, level of insight into presenting problem;
  • actuarial and dynamic risk assessment;
  • Psychopathy Checklist – Screening Version (PCL-SV);
  • psychometric assessment - problems associated with actuarial risk assessment tools;
  • cognitive distortions and empathy - Questionnaire on Attitudes Consistent with Sexual Offending (QACSO);
  • medical health aspects - by appropriately qualified professionals

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Assessment

  • Clinical Interview and Mental State Examination

  • Functional Analysis

  • Actuarial And Dynamic Risk Assessment

  • Psychometric Assessment

  • Conclusions

  • References