NHS Tayside Forensic Learning Disabilities

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NHS Tayside
Forensic Learning
Disabilities
Psychological Group
Therapies
Dr Lesley Steptoe BSc. Dip Forensic Psychol.
PhD
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Psychological
Group Therapies
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Sex Offender
Anger
Problem Solving
Integrated approach
Aim - to attain a valued quality of life
and desistance from offending
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Integrated Approach
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Delivered by a multi disciplinary staff team
Integration into wider service and
community care provision
Risk management
MAPPA
Ongoing planning and progress in the
community through the individual review
process
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Pathway
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Referral - Court, Psychiatric Colleagues, Care
Management, C.J.S.W., MDT, Self referral
Assessment - background information, need for
treatment, learning ability or disability
Rolling programme - join at any time dependent on
dynamics
Individualised intervention within group therapy
Re assessment at six monthly intervals to assess
progress and effectiveness
No time set for intervention but on average adapted
three year programme
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Discharge pathway
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When ready - three months prior to discharge
discussion with client – do you feel ready?
Planned discharge
Discussion and planning with care provider
Risk management
Plan to replace time at group therapy with other
activity
Address any staff anxiety re discharge
Ongoing open case for individual follow up over a
twelve month period - where possible
Continued attendance at Risk Management/MAPPA
meetings
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Effectiveness
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Ongoing 6 monthly assessment
Audit of effectiveness
Current qualitative research
Clients views.
Ongoing feedback to group members
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