Harmful sexual behaviour and learning disabilities: lessons from research
Author: Rowena Rossiter, consultant clinical psychologist, SABP NHS Foundation Trust; Rebecca Salmon, clinical psychologist, Wandsworth Community Learning Disability Team; Helen Peckett trainee clinical psychologist, University of Leeds and Glynis Murphy, professor, Clinical Psychology of Learning Disabilities, Tizard Centre, University of Kent, and Oxleas NHS Trust.
Publication Date: 10 November 2010
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Why it matters The third joint Chief Inspectors’ report, Safeguarding Children (Ofsted, 2008), recommends: “The Department for Children, Schools and Families, the Department of Health and the Youth Justice Board should make the necessary provision to ensure that all children who display or who are convicted of sexually harmful behaviours are assessed and their needs […]
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