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.
A Best Practice Guide to Assessment and Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorder in Schools, Second Edition
This updated edition is the definitive guide to practical, evidence-based approaches to the assessment and diagnosis of ASD in schools. Bridging the research to practice gap, this award-winning book shows education professionals and clinicians how to identify school-aged children with ASD and carry out appropriate interventions.
Wise Ways for Children to Regulate their Emotions and Senses
With the help of the Keep-Calm Guru, this illustrated book teaches children and young teens aged seven to fourteen how to keep calm and master self-control.
Information, Advice and Practical Tips
Creative Ideas and Activities for Building Protective Behaviours
Extending the field of positive psychology, this book explores how positive psychological constructs relate to living well with dementia. Looking at current evidence, and with case studies from people living with dementia, this book shows how positive psychological concepts can be applied to practice to achieve good dementia care.
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.
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