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

By: McDonnell, Andrew A.
Publisher: Chichester Wiley-Blackwell 2010Description: x, 257 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780470512319.Subject(s): CHALLENGING BEHAVIOUR | INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY | SUPPORT SERVICES | RESIDENTIAL CARE | AUTISM | ADOLESCENTS | OLDER PEOPLE | STAFF TRAINING | OUTCOMES | CHILDREN | ADULTS
Contents:
Understanding violence and aggression in care settings The development of a low arousal approach Developing a core training course Managing aggressive behaviour in services for people with an intellectual disability Managing aggressive behaviour in individuals with autistic spectrum disorders Applying low arousal approaches to children and adolescents in residential care services Developing alternatives to coercive behaviour management approaches in psychiatric settings Low arousal approaches in care environments for older adults Evaluating the outcomes of crisis management training Emerging themes.
Summary: "Challenging behaviours that are encountered daily in various care settings exact tremendous social costs - most significantly to individual service providers. The focus of [this book] is to provide care givers with helpful guidance and the practical skills necessary to manage these aggressive behaviours. Andrew A McDonnell, a practicing Clinical Psychologist and specialist in the field of autism, traces the development and evaluation of the Low Arousal Approach, a non-aversive training system that has been successfully utilized in the treatment of aggressive behaviour. Through this important volume, McDonnell reveals how practical applications of low arousal methods may be implemented in care environments that include interactions with clients with intellectual disabilities, autism and various mental health issues, from children to the elderly." - BOOK JACKET
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"Challenging behaviours that are encountered daily in various care settings exact tremendous social costs - most significantly to individual service providers. The focus of [this book] is to provide care givers with helpful guidance and the practical skills necessary to manage these aggressive behaviours. Andrew A McDonnell, a practicing Clinical Psychologist and specialist in the field of autism, traces the development and evaluation of the Low Arousal Approach, a non-aversive training system that has been successfully utilized in the treatment of aggressive behaviour. Through this important volume, McDonnell reveals how practical applications of low arousal methods may be implemented in care environments that include interactions with clients with intellectual disabilities, autism and various mental health issues, from children to the elderly." - BOOK JACKET

Understanding violence and aggression in care settings
The development of a low arousal approach
Developing a core training course
Managing aggressive behaviour in services for people with an intellectual disability
Managing aggressive behaviour in individuals with autistic spectrum disorders
Applying low arousal approaches to children and adolescents in residential care services
Developing alternatives to coercive behaviour management approaches in psychiatric settings
Low arousal approaches in care environments for older adults
Evaluating the outcomes of crisis management training
Emerging themes.

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It was/is a great read.Thank you.

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Useful for behaviour specialists

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Found this book to be very informative. The information demonstrated in the book could be used in most areas at all levels of aggressive behaviour and situations

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