Journal of Learning Disabilities and Offending Behaviour: Volume 2 Issue 1


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‘I can try and do my little bit’ ‐ training staff about self‐injury

Paul Moores, Rebecca Fish, Helen Duperouzel

This article is written from the point of view of a service user who is involved in training staff about working with people who self‐injure in the secure learning disability…


Adapted dialectical behaviour therapy for male offenders with learning disabilities in a high secure environment: six years on

Catrin Morrissey, Bridget Ingamells

Dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT) (Linehan, 1993) is a comprehensive psychological treatment that was first developed for suicidal individuals with a diagnosis of borderline…

Housing‐based support: a successful alternative to secure accommodation for people who have learning disabilities and have offended

Angela Olsen, Sarah Heaton

Services for offenders who have learning disabilities are generally provided in secure and medium secure units. These services are often provided in segregated and congregated…

The impact of a ward‐based mindfulness programme on recorded aggression in a medium secure facility for women with learning disabilities

Jane Chilvers, Cathy Thomas, Alex Stanbury

Mindfulness is the practice of focusing attention effectively/purposefully, in a non‐judgemental manner, on current circumstances (Kabat‐Zinn, 2009; Crane, 2009). It has been…

Sex offenders with learning disabilities: three responses to the challenge of service provision

Dave Hingsburger, Eileen Flavelle, Julian Yates, Kelly King‐Muir, Manuela Nora, Shassha Loftman

This article sets out to explore three differing approaches from three agencies to supporting and treating people with a learning/intellectual disability who have sexually…




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