Independent Academic, Educational and Professional Publisher of the Year, 2016 - British Book Industry Awards
Jessica Kingsley Publishers (JKP) is a wholly independent company, committed to publishing books that make a difference.
The company was founded in 1987 in London by Jessica Kingsley and has grown since then to now publish over 250 books a year. JKP is known for long established lists on the autism spectrum, social work, and arts therapies. More recently they have published extensively in the fields of mental health, counselling, palliative care, and practical theology. JKP has a range of graphic novels across these subject areas, and books for children, on issues including bereavement, depression and anger.
In 2006 a new imprint, Singing Dragon, was born.
A Reflective Guide to Holding Spaces, Maintaining Boundaries, and Creating Inclusive Classes
Considering how teachers can maintain appropriate boundaries with students and deal with common obstacles and ethical issues, this book offers mentoring and support to new or experienced yoga teachers. It includes chapters on creating generative spaces and the art of relating with difficult students.
Overcoming Isolation, Marginalisation and Alienation Through Meaningful Connection
Providing a counter-argument to a consumerist, fast-paced and individualistic life, this book presents the power of community and spending time with people in an unpressured and open way.
Activities to Encourage Bonding, Communication and Wellbeing
How to use music to help children learn and grow, without needing any prior musical ability. It covers many common developmental challenges, both typical and atypical, encountered in children aged 0-5, and gives creative, musical strategies to help with these challenges.
Theraplay® is an attachment-focused approach which strengthens the relationship between children and their carers. Fun and adaptable for use across a wide range of settings, this book is an ideal introduction and overview for any professional working with children and families.
A Practical Guide
This book provides early childhood professionals with guidance on how to create gender inclusive learning environments that support all children in feeling valued through practices that aim to recognize and support a wide range of gender identities and gender expressions.
Everything You Need to Know to Unlock a Teen's Potentional
An accessible, cutting edge resource for parents and teachers, explaining the incredible teen brain to aid learning across teen's emotional, social, and education domains.
Evidence-Based Strategies and Pupil-Led Interventions
An evidence-based, practical book to resolving bullying in schools. It helps teachers understand the causes of bullying, give them confidence to tackle complex cases, and provide them with the tools to develop pupil-led anti-bullying campaigns. Includes resources to help teachers set up anti-bullying advisory groups and interventions.
Proactive Strategies for Minimizing Sensory, Social and Emotional Overload
This new book from Bill Nason addresses the emotional world of autism. Anxiety, meltdowns and emotional regulation are covered, as are effective emotional regulation strategies. Presented in an easy-to-read, accessible format the book greatly expands on material posted to the popular online Autism Discussion Page.
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