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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.

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Supporting Transgender Autistic Youth and Adults

A Guide for Professionals and Families

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

By setting out strategies for creating more effective support based on the experiences of trans people on the spectrum, this guide offers tailored advice for professionals working with autistic trans clients. It covers issues such as difficulties talking about the body, undertaking and recovering from surgeries and social anxiety.

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Diary of a Dyslexic School Kid

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Fun, relatable book for ages 10-14 about the joys and pitfalls of being at school when you have dyslexia.

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The Anxiety Survival Guide

Getting through the Challenging Stuff

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Survival guide for young people becoming adults, aged 18-25, with anxiety.

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Something Bad Happened

A Kid's Guide to Coping With Events in the News

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Expert advice from best-selling author Dawn Huebner to help 6 to 12 year olds manage sadness and fear about troubling world events.

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They/Them/Their

A Guide to Non-Binary and Genderqueer Identities

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A one-stop introduction to non-binary and genderqueer identities.

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The Little Book of Autism FAQs

How to Talk with Your Child about their Autism Diagnosis and Other Conversations

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A book to help parents support and communicate with their child after diagnosis.

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Supporting Vulnerable Babies and Young Children

Interventions for Working with Trauma, Mental Health, Illness and Other Complex Challenges

Edited by Dr. Wendy Bunston and Sarah Jones; Foreword by Graham Music
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A ground-breaking text that gathers together effective ways of working with complex or emerging practice issues when supporting vulnerable babies and young children. It explores a wide range of issues, from complex health needs through to trauma, mental health and adverse life experiences.

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Social Work, Cats and Rocket Science

Stories of Making a Difference in Social Work with Adults

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A collection of social work case studies from frontline social workers, emphasising the importance of the job and providing everyday solutions to real problems faced. Includes reflective learning points and supporting case law. Essential reading for all frontline adult social work and mental health practitioners.

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Healthy Mindsets for Little Kids

A Resilience Programme to Help Children Aged 5–9 with Anger, Anxiety, Attachment, Body Image, Conflict, Discipline, Empathy and Self-Esteem

By Stephanie Azri; Illustrated by Sid Azri; Foreword by Raymond Ho
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A programme of 10 guided sessions for working with children aged 5-9, to help them build resilience skills. Each session covers a key issue, such as anger, attachment, discipline, anxiety, and self-esteem, with hands-on activities, photocopiable worksheets and tips for parents included.

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The Mentally Healthy Schools Workbook

Practical Tips, Ideas, Action Plans and Worksheets for Making Meaningful Change

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This is a hands-on whole-school guide to help staff identify their school's mental health strengths and weaknesses and what can be done to improve them. Packed with helpful tips and ideas, it provides both a framework and practical steps to evaluate and support the mental health and wellbeing of all learners, and staff, and to engage parents too.

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