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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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When Herscue Met Jomphrey and Other Tales from an Aspie Marriage

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

After 25 years of marriage to a man with Asperger Syndrome (ASD), 'Herscue Bergenstreiml' has more than a few tales to tell.

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How to Be a Superhero Called Self-Control!

Super Powers to Help Younger Children to Regulate their Emotions and Senses

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

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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Autism and the Stress Effect

A 4-Step Lifestyle Approach to Transform Your Child's Health, Happiness and Vitality

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This innovative intervention approach focuses on reducing the stress and anxiety in the life of a child with Autism.

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Frankie's Foibles

A Story About a Boy Who Worries

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A story to help children age 7+ to understand and overcome their OCD or anxiety.

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Creative, Successful, Dyslexic

23 High Achievers Share Their Stories

Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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Nothing About Us, Without Us!

20 Years of Dementia Advocacy

Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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The Reality of Recovery in Personality Disorder

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A highly readable account of an innovative, person-centred, community-based approach to recovery from personality disorder, this book presents new and better ways of supporting people through the process. Documented experiences and first-hand accounts from The Haven Project prove the success of the project's method.

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Toilet Training and Autism Spectrum Disorder

A Guide for Professionals

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book looks at toilet training difficulties for children with autism spectrum conditions, and presents practical interventions to help children overcome these problems. Packed with essential information on bowel and bladder function, this book also gives helpful advice for developing and implementing a toilet plan in different settings.

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Direct Work with Family Groups

Simple, Fun Ideas to Aid Engagement, Assessment and Enable Positive Change

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Easy to use, tried and tested techniques to aid direct work with vulnerable families. This must-have guide is full of creative ideas to engage and effect positive change in uncooperative, aggressive or avoidant families.

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Practical Guide to Child Protection

The Challenges, Pitfalls and Practical Solutions

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Informed by the author's experience writing serious case reviews, this book offers the practical information that child protection practitioners need and which is often absent in formal training. It offers advice for the known difficulties in practice such as home visiting, communicating with children and working with resistant clients.

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Challenging Child Protection

New Directions in Safeguarding Children

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book sets child protection within a conceptual understanding of contemporary social work and current social and political contexts.

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Spiritual Care with Sick Children and Young People

A handbook for chaplains, paediatric health professionals, arts therapists and youth workers

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A comprehensive introduction to best practice in spiritual support for sick children and young people, this research-based handbook covers both principles and practice, and includes a wide range of examples and suggestions for activities to facilitate spiritual interaction and support.

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Social Narratives

A Story Intervention for Children with Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Based on extensive research, this practical book gives you the tools needed to use Social Narratives, a simple intervention for helping children with autism spectrum disorder develop social behaviour. Packed with sample stories, and with step-by-step guidelines for writing, this book will show you how to implement the approach to maximise success.

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Domestic Violence and Protecting Children

New Thinking and Approaches

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Describing some of the innovative work taking place in domestic violence and child protection work, this book looks at how interventions for children exposed to domestic violence are being developed, how services for abusive fathers have evolved and discusses a number of new initiatives in the field of interagency risk assessment.

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Games and Activities for Attaching With Your Child

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The authors present strategies for engaging children in fun activities to aid positive attachment between a parent or carer and their child. Each game is designed with specific age groups in mind, and activities are recommended to target specific needs in children that affect attachment, such as fetal alcohol spectrum disorder.

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Reframe Your Thinking Around Autism

How the Polyvagal Theory and Brain Plasticity Help Us Make Sense of Autism

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This is the first book to explain the Polyvagal Theory in simple terms for parents and professionals. With engaging illustrations and clear explanations, this book incorporates Dr Stephen Porges' Polyvagal Theory with Anat Baniel's work in brain plasticity to present a new way of understanding autism and supporting children on the spectrum.

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Older Adults and Autism Spectrum Conditions

An Introduction and Guide

By Wenn Lawson; Foreword by Carol Povey
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Highlighting the specific difficulties and challenges that older people with autism may face with regards to living arrangements, changes to social habits and communicating with carers, as well as health issues, this book shows ways to support people with autism as they reach retirement age.

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