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Health and social care staff responses to working with people with a learning disability who display sexual offending type behaviours
It was found that 59% of social care staff were currently supporting a client with a learning disability who had offended or displayed an offending type behaviour and included rape, sexual assault and exposure.
The Impact of Training and Staff Attributions on Staff Practice in Learning Disability Services
The present study examines the impact of a training course which has previously been found to significantly increase the knowledge of staff working in learning disability services on staff
An Evaluation of the Impact of a One-Day Challenging Behaviour Course on the Knowledge of Health and Social Care Staff Working in Learning Disability Services
The study found that training led to a significant increase in knowledge in the trained group on all factors but one, which was the identification of the main factors important in responding to challenging behaviour.
Screening with young offenders with an intellectual disability
The pilot study suggested that the CAIDS-Q may represent a valid screening tool to identify those young offenders who are likely to have an ID, and a significant positive relationship was found between full-scale IQ and CAids-Q scores, indicating convergent validity.