Handbook of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

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ISBN-13:
9780387329307
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.12.2006
Seiten:
726
Autor:
John W. Jacobson
Gewicht:
1579 g
Format:
260x183x44 mm
Serie:
Issues in Clinical Child Psychology
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

This book provides easy-to-access, reliable, up-to-date information on the numerous advances in research, assessment, treatment, and service delivery for clinicians, academics, administrators and other mental health professionals. It examines issues surrounding intellectual and developmental disabilities in a real-world sociopolitical framework. In addition, the book summarizes the major domains and emerging subspecialties of this vast area into one useful reference and so offers a wide range of assessment and diagnostic tools and tactics, including cognitive and adaptive behavior assessments.
Changes within the interdisciplinary field of intellectual and developmental disabilities are evolving at a rapid pace. This book provides easy-to-access, reliable, up-to-date information on the numerous advances in research, assessment, treatment, and service delivery for clinicians, academics, administrators and other mental health professionals. It examines issues surrounding intellectual and developmental disabilities in a real-world sociopolitical framework. In addition, the book summarizes the major domains and emerging subspecialties of this vast area into one useful reference and so offers a wide range of assessment and diagnostic tools and tactics, including cognitive and adaptive behavior assessments. Furthermore, the book reviews the latest evidence-based prevention and intervention strategies, from social skills training to self-harm reduction to pharmacotherapy.
PART I: FOUNDATIONS.- Epidemiology and Etiology of Mental Retardation.- The Autism Spectrum.- Cerebral palsy.- Epilepsy in People with Mental Retardation.- Pediatric Brain Injury.- Behavioral Effects of Genetic Mental Retardation Disorders.- Social Acceptance and Attitude Change: Fifty Years of Research.- PART II: DISABILITY SERVICES.- Evaluating Developmental Disabilities Services.- Educational Service Interventions and Reforms.- Psychological Services for Older Adults with Intellectual Disabilities.- Residential and Day Services.- Behavioral-Clinical Consultation in the Developmental Disabilities: Contemporary and Emerging Roles.- Advocacy and Litigation in Professional Practice.- PART III: ASSESSMENT AND DIAGNOSIS.- Intellectual Assessment and Intellectual Disability.- Adaptive Behavior.- Psychosocial and Mental Status Assessment.- Functional Behavioral Assessment in Practice: Concepts and Applications.- Psychoeducational Assessment.- Developmental and Behavioral Screening.- Forensic and Psychosexual Assessment.- Family Assessment and Social Support.- PART IV: PREVENTION AND TREATMENT.- Science to Practice in Intellectual Disability: The Role of Empirically Supported Treatments.- Early Intervention: Background, Research Findings, and Future Directions.- The System of Early Intervention for Children with Developmental Disabilities: Current Status and Challenges for the Future.- Stereotypy, Self-injury, and Related Abnormal Repetitive Behaviors.- Psychopathology Among People with Developmental Delays - Assessment and Treatment.- Aggression in Persons with Intellectual Disabilities and Mental Disorders.- Speech and Language Deficits in Children with Developmental Disabilities.- Functional Skills Training for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.- Social Skills Training for Children with Intellectual Disabilities.- Vocational Skills and Performance.- Sex Offending Behavior.- Pharmacotherapy.- PART V: ETHICAL ISSUES.- Ethical Issues in Clinical Services and Research.- Ethics and Values in Behavioral Perspective.

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