Prof. Eddie Chaplin
Professor of Mental Health in Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Telephone:020 7815 7010
School/Division:Health and Social Care / Mental Health and Learning Disability
Dr Eddie Chaplin is Professor of Mental Health in Neurodevelopmental Disorders in the Department of Mental Health and Learning Disabilities in the School of Health and Social Care at LSBU. Eddie specialises in mental health of neurodevelopmental disorders, his current research relates to ND in offender populations and developing services for this group.
Eddie has extensive clinical experience in local and national mental health services for people with neurodevelopmental Disabilities including autism, intellectual disabilities and ADHD. He has also developed a number of post graduate courses relating to offending and the mental health of people with intellectual disability. Eddie has an extensive publication portfolio and is Principal Editor for the Advances in Autism Eddie’s publications include the first guided self-help manual specifically aimed at people with intellectual disabilities.
Prior to this he has developed and set up a number of innovative national clinical focussed on intellectual disabilities and/or autism.
Eddie co-ordinates and delivers specialist training programmes on the complex needs of people with intellectual disabilities for both NHS and third sector organisations. He has developed the first specific Forensic Intellectual Disabilities module and was formerly the Course Director for the MSc Mental Health in Learning Disabilities at King’s College London. Currently he teaches across a range of healthcare degree courses from undergraduate to Doctorate level.
Following his PhD in Health Services Research. Eddie has held a number of research grants to study Neurodevelopmental Disorders within the Criminal Justice System and most recently was awarded a significant grant to study Intellectual disability and autism in the courts. Eddie has an extensive publication portfolio and is Editor of the Advances in Autism Journal published by Emerald.
Most recent publications
Hardy, SE and Chaplin, E and Tolchard, B Working with Children and Young People with Learning Disabilities and Comorbid Mental Health/ Autism/ Challenging Behaviour Conditions: A Workforce Development Project. project_report. London South Bank University,
Chaplin, E and Mukhopadhyay, S Autism Spectrum Disorders and Hate Crime. Advances in Autism, 4. DOI https://doi.org/10.1108/AIA-08-2017-0015
Chaplin, E and McCarthy, J Editorial. Advances in Autism, 4. 1. DOI 10.1108/AIA-12-2017-0025
Chaplin, E and McCarthy, J Editorial. Advances in Autism, 4. 37-38. DOI 10.1108/AIA-03-2018-0010
Wooster, L and McCarthy, J and Chaplin, E Outcomes of an Inner City Forensic Intellectual Disability Service. Journal of Intellectual Disabilities and Offending Behaviour, DOI http://doi.org/10.1108/JIDOB-08-2017-0016
Underwood, L and McCarthy, J and Chaplin, E Outcomes for Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Intellectual Disability. In: Autism Spectrum Disorder in Adults. Springer International Publishing, Switzerland, pp. 111-128. ISBN 978-3-319-42711-9
Chaplin, E and McCarthy, J and Underwood, L and Forrester, A and Hayward, H and Sabet, J and Mills, R and Young, S and Asherson, P and Murphy, D Characteristics of prisoners with intellectual disabilities. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 61. 1185-1195. DOI 10.1111/jir.12441
Chaplin, E and McCarthy, J and Forrester, A Defendants with Autism Spectrum Disorders: What is the role of Court Liaison and Diversion?. Advances in Autism, DOI 10.1108/aia-08-2017-0018
Chaplin, E and McCarthy, JM and Underwood, L Screening and Diagnostic Assessment of Neurodevelopmental Disorders and Mental Health Comorbidity in a Male Prison. Journal of mental health research in intellectual disabilities, 10.
Chaplin, E and Marshall-Tate, K The case for Guided Self Help for People with Intellectual Disabilities. Advances in Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities, 11. 126-130. DOI 10.1108/AMHID-10-2016-0030More publications at LSBU Research Open
- Royal College of Nursing
- European Association of Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities
- Mental Health Network UK Academics