13. Sexual Exploitation of People with Intellectual Disabilities

  1. Eric Emerson3,4,
  2. Chris Hatton5,
  3. Kate Dickson6,
  4. Rupa Gone7,
  5. Amanda Caine8 and
  6. Jo Bromley9
  1. Paul Withers1 and
  2. Jennifer Morris2

Published Online: 8 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118404898.ch13

Clinical Psychology and People with Intellectual Disabilities, Second Edition

Clinical Psychology and People with Intellectual Disabilities, Second Edition

How to Cite

Withers, P. and Morris, J. (2012) Sexual Exploitation of People 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.ch13

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

    Calderstones Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, UK

  2. 2

    Mersey Care NHS Trust, 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:

  • sexual abuse of people with ID;
  • treatment of individuals, having experienced abuse;
  • children and adolescents with ID;
  • ID, communication, behavioural disorders;
  • ID, and higher vulnerability to sexual abuse;
  • risk, personal attributes, self-defence skills;
  • victim and perpetrator characteristics;
  • people with ID, using non-verbal behaviours to disclose abuse;
  • working with support staff, and staff supervision;
  • service contexts, ill-equipped for abuse, also a source to it

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Definition of Sexual Abuse

  • Assessment

  • Intervention

  • Working with Support Staff

  • Supervision

  • Conclusion

  • References