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Booklist for Professionals

This list is not comprehensive but gives details of some of the key books and articles relating to challenging behaviour.

Additionally, the Challenging Behaviour Foundation offers a wide range of information sheets about challenging behaviour and related topics. All information sheets are available to download free of charge from our website here. 

 

ALLEN, D     (2003)

Ethical approaches to physical interventions vol I: Responding to challenging behaviour in people with intellectual disabilities

Kidderminster: BILD     ISBN  1904082386     £20.00

 

ALLEN, D     (2003)

Ethical approaches to physical interventions vol II: Changing the agenda

Kidderminster: BILD     ISBN   9781905218110     £25.00

 

BALL, T., BUSH, A., & EMERSON, E     (2004)

Psychological interventions for severely challenging behaviours shown by people with learning disabilities: Clinical practice guidelines

Faculty for Learning Disabilities: The British Psychological Society                  ISBN: 1 85433 402 6     Free download from BPS website           

 

BRITISH INSTITUTE OF LEARNING DISABILITIES (BILD)     (2000)

Factsheet: Time out and seclusion

BILD     Free download from BILD website

 

BRITISH INSTITUTE OF LEARNING DISABILITIES (BILD)     (2004)

Factsheet: Intensive interaction

BILD     Free download from BILD website

 

BRITISH INSTITUTE OF LEARNING DISABILITIES (BILD)     (2008)

Factsheet: Chemical restraint

BILD     Free download from BILD website

 

BRITISH INSTITUTE OF LEARNING DISABILITIES (BILD)     (2009)

Factsheet: Human rights

BILD     Free download from BILD website

 

BRITISH INSTITUTE OF LEARNING DISABILITIES (BILD)     (2010)

Factsheet: De-escalation and Deaf people

BILD     Free download from BILD website

 

CARR, E., LEVIN, L.,  McCONNACHIE, G., CARLSON, J., KEMP, D.,                    & SMITH, C     (1994)

Communication-based intervention for problem behaviour: A user’s guide for producing positive change

Paul Brookes Publishing Company     ISBN: 1 55766 159 6     £27.95

 

CLEMENTS, J., & ZARKOWSKA, E     (2000)

Behavioural concerns and autistic spectrum disorders: Explanations and strategies for change

London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers     ISBN: 9781853027420     £15.95

 

DEB, S., CLARKE, D., & UNWIN, G     (2006)

Using medication to manage behaviour problems among adults with a learning disability

University of Birmingham     Free download from University of Birmingham website 

 

DEPARTMENT OF CONSTITUTIONAL AFFAIRS     (2007)

Mental capacity act 2005. Code of practice

London: TS     ISBN:978 0 11 7037465     £15.00

 

EMERSON, E., & EINFELD, S     (2011, 3rd edition)

Challenging Behaviour

Cambridge University Press     ISBN: 9780521728935     £43.00

 

HARDY, S., & JOYCE, T     (2011)

Challenging behaviour: A handbook: Practical resource addressing ways of providing positive behavioural support to people with learning disabilities whose behaviour is described as challenging

Pavilion Publishing     ISBN: 1908066490     £19.95

 

HARRIS, J., CORNICK, M., JEFFERSON, A., & MILLS, R     (2008, 2nd edition)

Physical interventions. A policy framework.

BILD     ISBN: 9781905218042     £20.00

 

HASTINGS, R., & BECK, A     (2004)

Practitioner review: Stress intervention for parents of children with intellectual disabilities

Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry,45, 1338-1349

 

HUBERT, J     (1997, 2nd edition)

At home and alone: families and young adults with challenging behaviour. In J. Bornat, J. Johnson, C. Pereira, D. Pilgrim, & F. Williams (Eds),  Community Care: A Reader (Chapter 12)

Macmillan Press     ISBN: 0 33369847 9     £25.99

 

KOEGEL, L., KOEGEL, R., & DUNLAP, G     (1996)

Positive behavioral support: Including people with difficult behavior in the community

Brookes Publishing Co     ISBN: 1557662282     £33.95

 

LOVETT, H     (1996)

Learning to listen: Positive approaches and people with difficult behaviour

Brookes Publishing Co     ISBN: 9781557661647     £32.50

 

LYON, C., & PIMOR, A     (2004)

Physical interventions and the law: Legal issues arising from the use of physical interventions in supporting children, young people and adults with learning disabilities and severe challenging behaviour  

BILD     ISBN: 1 904082 734     £15.00 

 

LUISELLI, J     (2006)

Antecedent assessment and intervention. Supporting children and adults with developmental disabilities in community settings

Brookes     ISBN: 1 55766 849 3     £35.50 

 

MANSELL REPORT, The     (2007)

Services for people with learning disabilities and challenging behaviour or mental health needs: Report of a project group.  Revised edition

Department of Health     Free download from Department of Health website   

 

McDONNELL, A     (2010)

Managing aggressive behaviour in care settings: Understanding and applying low arousal approaches

Wiley-Blackwell     ISBN: 0470512318     £34.99 

 

McGILL P, CLARE I & MURPHY G     (1996)

Understanding and responding to challenging behaviour: From theory to practice

Tizard Learning Disability Review, 1,  9-20        

 

NIND, M., & HEWETT, D     (2001)

A practicale guide to intensive interaction

Kidderminster: BILD publications     ISBN: 9781902519630     £20.00          

 

ROYAL COLLEGE OF PSYCHIATRISTS, BRITISH PSYCHOLOGICAL SOCIETY AND THE ROYAL COLLEGE OF SPEECH AND LANGUAGE THERAPISTS     (2007)

Challenging behaviour: A unified approach. Clinical and service guidelines for supporting people with learning disabilities who are at risk of receiving abusive or restrictive practices

The Royal College of Psychiatrists     CR144     £12.50

 

SIGAFOOS, J., ARTHUR, M., & O’REILLY, M     (2003)

Challenging behaviour and developmental disability

Whurr     ISBN: 1 86156 378 7     £31.99

 

STENFERT KROESE, B., DAGNAN, D., & LOUMIDIS, K (Eds)     (1997)

Cognitive-behaviour therapy for people with learning disabilities

Routeledge     ISBN  978-0-415-12751-6     £23.99 

 

TIZARD LEARNING DISABILITY REVIEW     (2005)

Volume 10, Issue 2. Special edition with a focus on Positive Behaviour Support

Pavilion          

 

WHITAKER, P     (2001)

Challenging behaviour and autism. Making sense – making progress. A guide to parenting and managing challenging behaviour for parents and teachers

The National Autistic Society     ISBN: 1 899280 5 1 3     £28.99

 

The Challenging Behaviour Foundation would like to thank Professor Peter McGill for his help in compiling this list.

Last updated January 2013

 

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