UBC Press proudly distributes Jessica Kingsley Publishers in Canada. A selection of JKP titles are available on our website. Find their full list at jkp.com. Canadian orders placed on jkp.com will be filled by our warehouse, UTP Distribution, and charged in Canadian dollars.
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 2016, JKP was awarded Independent Academic, Educational and Professional Publisher of the Year by the British Book Industry Awards.
In 2006 a new imprint, Singing Dragon, was born.
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.
A Guide for Professionals and Families
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.
Interventions for Working with Trauma, Mental Health, Illness and Other Complex Challenges
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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