Journal of Learning Disabilities and Offending Behaviour: Volume 1 Issue 3


Table of contents

People with learning disabilities placed out of area: the South London experience

Eddie Chaplin, Katerina Kelesidi, Heidi Emery, Jean O'Hara, Jill Lockett, Jane McCarthy

The closure of long‐stay National Health Service (NHS) hospitals has seen the placement of people with learning disabilities who offend or have offending‐type behaviours placed…

Psychotherapy for people with learning disabilities: creating possibilities and opportunities. A review of the literature

Jon Taylor

People with learning disabilities have traditionally been denied access to a range of psychological therapies. Similarly, offenders with learning disabilities, particularly in…

Experiences of implementing an Adapted Sex Offender Treatment Programme for people with learning disabilities in a secure setting

Louisa McNair, Sarah Woodward, Pam Mount

In 2006 the Brooklands' Adapted Sex Offender Treatment Programme (ASOTP) was adopted by Calderstones Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. To date, two groups of men (n = 10) have…

Is the Good Lives Model of offender treatment relevant to sex offenders with a learning disability?

Sarah Aust

This article explores the use of the Good Lives Model and its relevance to people with a learning disability and forensic needs. The article presents the rationale for using the…


Brain‐injured children and the police

Ann Edworthy, Catherine Hylton

The involvement of people with learning disabilities with the police has long been a source of difficulty. This article first sets the scene by exploring the particular…




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2010 – 2012

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Emerald Publishing Limited