Clinical Psychology and People with Intellectual Disabilities

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 9, 2012 - Psychology - 424 pages
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Clinical Psychology & People with Intellectual Disabilities provides trainee and qualified clinical psychologists with the most up-to-date information and practical clinical skills for working with people with intellectual disabilities.
  • Represents an invaluable training text for those planning to work with people with intellectual disabilities
  • Includes coverage of key basic concepts, relevant clinical skills, and the most important areas of clinical practice
  • All chapters have been fully updated with the latest evidence. New chapters cover working professionally, working with people with autism and addressing aspects of the wider social context within which people with learning disabilities live.
  • Beneficial to related health and social care staff, including psychiatrists, nurses, and social workers
 

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Contents

Service Provision
23
Social Context
51
Cognitive Assessment
63
Common Legal Issues in Clinical Practice
83
General Clinical Issues
105
Direct Interventions
121
Working with Families
141
Working with Organisations
161
Challenges Services
205
Working with Offenders or Alleged
235
Sexual Exploitation of People
273
Working with Parents Who Happen
293
People with Intellectual Disabilities
313
Working with People with Autism
339
Index
393
Copyright

Reflections on 25 Years Working
181

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About the author (2012)

Eric Emerson is Professor of Disability & Health Research at Lancaster University, UK, and Visiting Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Sydney.

Kate Dickson is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist at the Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board in North Wales.

Rupa Gone is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist at Hertfordshire Community Health Services in Watford.

Chris Hatton is Professor of Psychology, Health and Social Care, Lancaster University, UK.

Jo Bromley is Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Service Lead for the Clinical Psychology Service for Children with Disabilities, Central Manchester Foundation Hospital Trust.

Amanda Caine is Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Professional Lead for Clinical Psychology, Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust.

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