Chapter 17. Journeying to Wise Mind: Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and Offenders with an Intellectual Disability

  1. Leam A. Craig BA (Hons), MSc, PhD, CSci, AFBPsS, EuroPsy, C.Psychol (Forensic) consultant forensic psychologist partner chartered psychologist chartered scientist holder Fellow2,
  2. William R. Lindsay PhD, C.Psychol, FBPsS Consultant Forensic Clinical Psychologist Professor Visiting Professor3 and
  3. Kevin D. Browne BSc, MSc, MEd, PhD, MI.Biol, AFBPsS, C.Psychol (Forensic) chartered biologist chartered psychologist Consultant4
  1. Marleen Verhoeven consultant clinical psychologist

Published Online: 28 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470665510.ch17

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

Verhoeven, M. (2010) Journeying to Wise Mind: Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and Offenders with an Intellectual Disability, 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.ch17

Editor Information

  1. 2

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

  2. 3

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

  3. 4

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

Author Information

  1. Dual Disability Service (DDS), Auckland, New Zealand

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:

  • journeying to wise mind - dialectical behaviour therapy and offenders with intellectual disability (ID);
  • complexities in diagnosis of personality disorder (PD) - for people with (ID);
  • personality disorder in persons with intellectual disability;
  • Diagnostic Criteria in Learning Disability (DC-LD);
  • closer match between specialist assessment and treatment targets - a logical way forward;
  • biosocial perspectives on personality development in intellectual disability;
  • antisocial personality disorder;
  • dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT) - evidence-based treatment;
  • Wise Mind programme based on DBT principles;
  • behavioural management plan - crisis management strategies, non-violent crisis intervention

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Personality Disorder in Persons with an Intellectual Disability

  • Treatment Approaches of Personality Disorders in Individuals with an Intellectual Disability

  • Sexual Offending and Intellectual Disability

  • Treatment of Sex Offenders with an Intellectual Disability

  • Adaptations of Dialectical Behaviour Therapy

  • Adaptations of DBT for People with an Intellectual Disability

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements

  • References