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Behavior That Challenges

This page incorporates information about challenging behavior and learning disabilities.

Psychology Tools Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Worksheets For Challenging Behavior

Treatment guides

  • NICE Guideline for Challenging Behaviour and Learning Disabilities
  • Challenging behavior: a unified approach
  • Functional assessment of individuals with cognitive disabilities
  • Incorporating Attachment Theory into Practice: Clinical Practice Guideline for Clinical Psychologists working with People who have Intellectual Disabilities
  • Psychological therapies and people who have intellectual disabilities

Information handouts

The Challenging Behaviour Foundation are a UK charity who have a great selection of resources . I have linked to selection of information sheets below:

A Manual of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for People with Learning Disabilities and Common Mental Disorders is a therapist manual by Hassiotis, Sarfaty, Azan, Martin, Strydon & King. It is available for free on the UCL Psychiatry web page and is accompanied by some other resources therapists may find helpful:

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