The handbook of high-risk challenging behaviors in people with intellectual and developmental disabilities / edited by James K. Luiselli.Material type: TextPublisher: Baltimore, Md. : Paul H. Brookes Pub. Co., c2012Edition: 1st edDescription: xx, 300 p. : ill. ; 26 cmISBN: 9781598571684; 1598571680Subject(s): Across the lifespan | Resources for practitioners and service providers | Developmental Disabilities (DD) | Intellectual Disability (ID) | Behavioural challenges | Severe behaviour problems | Self-harm | Aggression and violence | Sex education | Eating disorders | Feeding and eating problems
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Self-Injurious Behavior -- Aggressive Behavior -- Sexual Offending Behavior -- Health-Threatening Eating Disorders -- Criminal Behavior -- Therapeutic (Physical) Restraint
"Aggressive and destructive behaviours are an ongoing challenge for many children, adolescents and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). What's behind these high-risk behaviours and how can professionals help manage them? Discover the answers in this comprehensive text, the most up-to-date compendium of knowledge on addressing challenging behaviours in the least restrictive settings using evidence-based, empirically supported practices.
With contributions from more than 30 prominent clinicians and researchers, this book gives readers cutting-edge research and clear assessment and intervention guidelines in six key topic areas: Self-Injurious Behavior; Aggressive Behavior; Sexual Offending Behavior; Health-Threatening Eating Disorders; Criminal Behavior; Therapeutic (Physical) Restraint.
Ideal for use as a graduate level textbook or a valuable in-service reference for psychologists, social workers, educators, and other professionals, this book represents the best and latest thinking on an issue of critical importance to people with I/DD. Professonals will come away with the knowledge and proven best practices they need to assess high-risk challenging behavior, intervene appropriately, and improve quality of life for the people they serve."