9781598571684

The Handbook of High-risk Challenging Behaviors in People With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

  • ISBN 13:

    9781598571684

  • ISBN 10:

    1598571680

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/31/2011
  • Publisher: Paul H Brookes Pub Co

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Summary

Aggressive and destructive behaviors are an ongoing challenge for many children, adolescents, and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). What¿s behind these high-risk behaviors, 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 behaviors 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. Professionals 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.

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