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The Treatment of Sex Offenders with Developmental Disabilities. A Practice Workbook

  • ID: 2326225
  • Book
  • April 2009
  • Region: Global
  • 360 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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The Treatment of Sex Offenders with Developmental Disabilities: A Practice Workbook is based on the treatment manual developed by William R. Lindsay for working with offenders with developmental disabilities in community settings and modified for use with offenders in maximum–security settings.

The book is organised into modules, which include:

  • Practical advice on how to develop group dynamics and encourage participant ownership
  • Topics such as disclosure, dealing with cognitive distortions, the cycle of offending, victim awareness, pathways to offending and non–offending and relapse prevention
  • Guidance on how to set up role plays, how to present material effectively and how to motivate the group
  • Coverage of new initiatives in offender rehabilitation such as self–regulation and GLM, as well as CBT
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List of Figures.



About the Author.

Part One Background Research and Theory.

Chapter 1 Introduction to Offenders, Sex Offenders and Abusers with Intellectual Disability.

Chapter 2 Assessment of Offence–Related Issues.

Chapter 3 Risk Assessment.

Chapter 4 Treatment of Inappropriate Sexual Behaviour.

Chapter 5 Theories of Sexual Offending and Intellectual Disability.

Chapter 6 A Theory for the Sex Offence Process and a Model for Treatment in Offenders with Intellectual Disabilities.

Part Two Treatment Considerations.

Chapter 7 Introduction to the Treatment Programme.

Chapter 8 Promoting Motivation.

Part Three Treatment Manual.

Chapter 9 Induction, Setting the Rules, Explaining the Modules.

Chapter 10 Offence Disclosure and Accounts.

Chapter 11 Allocating Offenders to Pathways.

Chapter 12 Cognitive Distortions and Attitudes.

Chapter 13 Problem Solving Scenarios and Exercises Which Challenge Cognitive Distortions.

Chapter 14 Personal Physical and Sexual Abuse.

Chapter 15 The Cycle of Offending.

Chapter 16 Victim Awareness and Empathy.

Chapter 17 Use of Pornography and Dealing with Sexual Fantasy.

Chapter 18 Attachments and Relationships.

Chapter 19 Lifestyle Change and Preventing Relapse.

Chapter 20 Evaluation of Progress.


Appendix 1 Vignettes and Scenarios for Problem Solving Exercises.

Appendix 2 Examples of Quiz Questions.


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William R. Lindsay
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