12. Working with Offenders or Alleged Offenders with Intellectual Disabilities

  1. Eric Emerson3,4,
  2. Chris Hatton5,
  3. Kate Dickson6,
  4. Rupa Gone7,
  5. Amanda Caine8 and
  6. Jo Bromley9
  1. Glynis H. Murphy1 and
  2. Isabel C. H. Clare2

Published Online: 8 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118404898.ch12

Clinical Psychology and People with Intellectual Disabilities, Second Edition

Clinical Psychology and People with Intellectual Disabilities, Second Edition

How to Cite

Murphy, G. H. and Clare, I. C. H. (2012) Working with Offenders or Alleged Offenders with Intellectual Disabilities, in Clinical Psychology and People with Intellectual Disabilities, Second Edition (eds E. Emerson, C. Hatton, K. Dickson, R. Gone, A. Caine and J. Bromley), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118404898.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Division for Health Research, Lancaster University, UK

  2. 4

    University of Sydney, Australia

  3. 5

    Centre for Disability Research at Lancaster University, UK

  4. 6

    Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, North Wales, UK

  5. 7

    Enfield Integrated Learning Disabilities Service, UK

  6. 8

    Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust, UK

  7. 9

    Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Tizard Centre, University of Kent, UK

  2. 2

    Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust and Cambridge Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Group, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 30 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470029718

Online ISBN: 9781118404898

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Keywords:

  • working with offenders, psychological interventions;
  • alleged offenders with ID;
  • ID and crime, and other social problems;
  • ‘offence’ and ‘offender’ justified, in criminal acts;
  • guilty ‘state of mind’ (mens rea);
  • alleged offenders with ID, history of chronic adversity;
  • caregivers, working with alleged offenders;
  • working with specific offences;
  • sexual, or alleged offenders and childhood sexual abuse;
  • aggressive behavior, difficulties in assessment

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Relationships between Challenging Behaviour, Alleged Offending, and Offending

  • Service Responses to Offending and Alleged Offending

  • What is Known About Offenders/Alleged Offenders with Intellectual Disabilities?

  • General Principles of Assessment and Treatment of the Person and Management of Further Offending/Alleged Offending

  • Working with Specific Offences

  • Conclusions

  • Further Reading

  • Acknowledgements

  • References