Chapter 15. Community-Based Treatment Programmes for Sex 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. William R. Lindsay PhD, C.Psychol, FBPsS Consultant Forensic Clinical Psychologist Professor Visiting Professor4,
  2. Amanda M. Michie PhD Head1 and
  3. Frank Lambrick D Psych (Forensic) psychologist leader2

Published Online: 28 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470665510.ch15

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

Lindsay, W. R., Michie, A. M. and Lambrick, F. (2010) Community-Based Treatment Programmes for Sex 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.ch15

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

    Clinical Psychology Services in Lothian NHS Learning Disability Service, UK

  2. 2

    University of Melbourne, Australia

  3. 4

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

  • community-based treatment programmes for sex offenders with intellectual disabilities;
  • policies of deinstitutionalization for people with intellectual disability (ID) - in North America, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand;
  • programme-based treatments and sex offender groups - series of linked modules;
  • behavioural skills and strategies and cognitive strategies - during treatment sessions in real community settings;
  • ID services, stressing importance of community living and community integration;
  • risks and obstacles to treatment in community;
  • process and outcome of community treatment for sex offenders with intellectual disability;
  • cognitive distortions and denial;
  • characteristics and outcome of sex offenders treated in community

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Opportunities and Advantages of Treatment in the Community

  • Risks and Obstacles to Treatment in the Community

  • The Treatment of Sex Offenders with Intellectual Disability in Community Settings

  • The Process and Outcome of Community Treatment for Sex Offenders with Intellectual Disability

  • Characteristics and Outcome of Sex Offenders Treated in the Community

  • Conclusions

  • References