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Understanding and Responding to Behaviour that Challenges in Intellectual Disabilities


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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 Laurence 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

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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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