Limitations no follow-up for mainstream sex offenders, no cognitive assessments at follow-up, no behavioral assessments during treatment, small sample size, short follow-up period, and no specification of source of behavioral outcomes, and did not incorporate generalizing skills from prison to community.
Finally, inconsistencies in the measurement of behavioral outcomes were widespread in this systematic review of treatments for sex offenders with IDD. In addition to concurrent treatments, it is unclear how the interventions discussed in this analysis were modified or adapted to specifically address the treatment needs of sex offenders with IDD.
Strengths qualitative analysis on cases of exhibitionism among sex offenders with IDD, long follow-up period, and specification of how program was modified for IDD. The design of future treatment studies must hardwire relapse prevention and maintenance therapy to ensure skills developmentally disabled sex offender treatment goals in Repentigny generalized and gains are maintained over time.
Limitations no specification of how treatment was adapted to sex offenders with IDD, no measurement of behavior during treatment or follow-up, and no specification of duration of sessions and length of treatment or treatment procedures of CBT. Companions accompanied subjects out of the secure treatment setting into the community to evaluate the generalization of relapse prevention skills that were learned in the weekly sessions.
Other times participants must pay cash. For those who are mandated to attend treatment, a timeframe for treatment may be established as part of that requirement. Treating individuals with intellectual disabilities and challenging behaviors with adapted dialectical behavior therapy.
The sample of 13 men resided in community residential units, boarding houses, secure forensic units, and in the general community. Polaschek DL. There are also specialized therapies for children with sexual behavior problems. PRISMA permits inclusion and qualitative evaluation of a constellation of study designs while remaining loyal to a rigorous review methodology Moher et al.
Understand the impact of harmful behaviors on self and others. Answers to 10 Frequently Asked Questions The good news is that treatment for people with sexual behavior problems can and does work. Lindsay and Smith Strengths comparison groups with different lengths of community supervision, lower functioning sample, and measurement of behavior using mental health staff.