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.
Practical Advice and Strategies to Help with Emotional and Behavioural Challenges
With an authenticity that comes from first-hand experience, Sophie Ashton describes how the common challenges of adoptive parenting can be overcome.
The BASICS College Curriculum
This practical college curriculum helps students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to enter into working life with confidence. Suitable for independent or guided study, it teaches young people strategies for managing the stresses and challenges of employment.
Understanding Your ASD Parent
This positive book takes an honest look at how ASD can affect a family when a parent is on the spectrum, and reassures young people that it's ok to have a mum or dad who is different.
A Practical Nutritional Approach to Optimising Diet for Whole Brain & Body Health
An autism cookbook with a difference. Improve your child's health and happiness with a balanced diet that meets his/her complex needs.
A Crash Course in Safe Living for Young Adults on the Autism Spectrum
A roadmap and accompanying guide to help young adults on the autism spectrum identify and address the potential safety pitfalls of adult life.
Understand Yourself and Make Choices that are Right for You
A down-to-earth, practical guide to help adults on the autism spectrum to find and maintain healthy relationships of their own choosing in a safe, enjoyable way.
Undertaking Assessments of Need
Packed with tools and ideas to enhance analytical thinking when making child and family assessments, this book covers every stage of the assessment process. It addresses planning, hypothesising, involving children, and making, recording and reviewing decisions. This third edition has been updated to reflect policy changes and new research findings.
A Strengths-Based Curriculum for Children Aged 5-11
A 15-session programme to help children aged 5-11 build a positive body image. The strengths-based approach develops self-esteem and resilience, and helps children understand differences. Sessions also cover the media's role and healthy eating. A training session for staff is included, as well as guidance on how to involve parents.
A Short Introduction to Understanding and Supporting Children and Young People with Eating Disorders
After 25 years of marriage to a man with Asperger Syndrome (ASD), 'Herscue Bergenstreiml' has more than a few tales to tell.
Super Powers to Help Younger Children to Regulate their Emotions and Senses
Using 'super power' strategies and illustrations, this book teaches young children (aged 4-7) with sensory and emotional regulation difficulties how to master self-control.
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