Chapter 5. Applying the Self-Regulation Model to 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 Fellow4,
  2. William R. Lindsay PhD, C.Psychol, FBPsS Consultant Forensic Clinical Psychologist Professor Visiting Professor5 and
  3. Kevin D. Browne BSc, MSc, MEd, PhD, MI.Biol, AFBPsS, C.Psychol (Forensic) chartered biologist chartered psychologist Consultant6
  1. Lynne Eccleston BA, BA (Hons), PhD consultant forensic psychologist Director guest lecturer Fellow1,
  2. Tony Ward PhD, MA. (Hons), DipClinPsyc Professor of Clinical Psychology Clinical Director2 and
  3. Barry Waterman Bach. Appl. Sci. (Hon), Dpsych (Forensic) Manager honorary fellow3

Published Online: 28 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470665510.ch5

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

Eccleston, L., Ward, T. and Waterman, B. (2010) Applying the Self-Regulation Model to 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.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 4

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

  2. 5

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

  3. 6

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Melbourne, Australia

  2. 2

    School of Psychology, Victoria University of Wellington, PO Box 600, Wellington, New Zealand

  3. 3

    Disability Pathways Program, Corrections Victoria, Australia

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:

  • self-regulation model to sexual offenders with intellectual disabilities;
  • sexual offenders, assessment and treatment - paradigmatic shift since 1980s;
  • relapse prevention with sex offenders;
  • success of RP approach - for addictive behaviours instigating relapse model development;
  • efficacy of RP model and risk–need model of offender rehabilitation;
  • sexual goals, in sexual offenders - seeking variety of primary goods;
  • self-regulation model of relapse prevention;
  • final pathway, approach-explicit, conscious, explicit planning and elaborate strategies - leading to sexual offending;
  • attitude toward future offending - sexual offending on offender's future intentions and expectations

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Relapse Prevention with Sex Offenders

  • The Good Lives Model

  • Self-Regulation Theory

  • The Self-Regulation Model of Relapse Prevention

  • Self-Regulation and Intellectually Disabled Sex Offenders

  • Conclusions

  • Referencse