Peter Baker, Tony Osgood

Understanding and Responding to Behaviour that Challenges in Intellectual Disabilities

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A handbook for those who provide support

Challenging Behaviour and People with Intellectual Disabilities (second edition) addresses the need for an up-to-date handbook which, while well-grounded in research and latest clinical practice, is essentially non-academic and accessible for staff occupying many roles

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Description

Challenging Behaviour and People with Intellectual Disabilities (second edition) addresses the need for an up-to-date handbook which, while well-grounded in research and latest clinical practice, is essentially non-academic and accessible for staff occupying many roles, for example, support workers and managers in learning disability service settings, community learning disability teams, psychologists, psychiatrists and other professionals who may find themselves supporting a person with an intellectual disability from time to time, as well as family members and students of both mental health and intellectual disability.

The new edition is a complete revision and updating of content, aiming to address key knowledge requirements and concerns of people working in the field, with opportunities for reflection and professional development. The content is illustrated by case studies to help the reader explore how to best to address issues in practice.

You may also be interested in our Ten Rules for challenging behaviours.

 

 

Audience

This handbook will benefit:

Support workers and managers in learning disability service settings
Community learning disability teams
Psychologists
Psychiatrists
All professionals who support a person with a learning disability
Family members
Students of mental health and intellectual disability.

Contents

Challenging behaviour handbook running order

 

Part 1: Clearer Values

Foreword: Responding to a changing world

Peter Baker & Tony Osgood

What is behaviour that challenges?

Edwin Jones

Behaviour that challenges: how big is the problem?

Jon Mason

Positive behavioural support

Anne McDonald

Legal considerations

Rachel Forrester-Jones

Listening to people using services

Tony Osgood

 

Part 2:  Gaining a Better Understanding

Assessing behaviour that challenges

Lawrence Patterson & Jenna Szymanski

Communication and behaviour that challenges

Jill Bradshaw

Conceptualising quality of life

Julie Beadle-Brown

 

Part 3: Delivering Support

Practice leadership and behaviour that challenges

Roy Deveaux

Building a good rapport

Maria Hurman

Getting the environment right

Sandy Toogood

Keeping people safe – reactive strategies

John Shephard

Learning new ways of behaving

Ciara Padden & Shelley Brady

Cognitive approaches to behaviour that challenges

Stephen C. Oathamshaw

The use of medication for the management of behaviours that challenge in people with intellectual disabilities

Shoumitro Deb

 

Part 4: Lessons Learned

We’re in this together: supported staff

Peter Baker & Nick Gore

Working together with families

Isabelle Garnett and Holly Young

Working for change: policy and practice contexts

Viv Cooper

Afterword

Tony Osgood and Peter Baker

Details

ISBN: 9781911028956

Publisher: Pavilion Publishing and Media Ltd

Publication date: June 2019

Authors

Tony Osgood is a Senior Lecturer in Intellectual Disabilities at the Tizard Centre, University of Kent. He teaches on positive behaviour support, autism, intellectual disabilities, human services and challenging behaviour. He has a background in direct support work in the NHS and the private and voluntary sector. He is interested in service organisations, person-centred support, family support, inclusion, diversity, mindfulness and communities of practice. He has taught and lectured in the UK and Europe and has written extensively on a variety of topics. His first book on challenging behaviour, Supporting Positive Behaviour in Intellectual Disabilities & Autism: Practical Strategies for Working with Challenging Behaviour is to be published in 2019.

 

Dr Peter Baker (BCBA-D) is a Senior Lecturer in Intellectual Disability at the Tizard Centre, University of Kent. He worked as a Consultant Clinical Psychologist for the NHS in Sussex for over 20 years where he had leadership responsibilities for learning disability psychology services in East Sussex & Brighton & Hove. He lectures at the Tizard Centre on Certificate, Diploma, Graduate and Masters programmes and is widely published in the area of challenging behaviour and intellectual disability. He is the senior editor of the International Journal of Positive Behaviour Support.

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