Dogs Go to School: Using Therapy Dogs to Help Elementary School Children
This article explains how using a therapy dog in counseling and with children with significant developmental and language delays helped them internalize what they have learned and grow socially and emotionally.
Individual Counseling With LGBTQ Students: Ethical and Affirmative Practices
In this podcast, Emily Fisher discusses how school psychologists can provide more affirmative counseling to LGBTQ students, starting with graduate education and continuing with online training and research about this population.
Learning Disabilities Identification: A Primer for Parents
Use this handout with parents to outline common characteristics of learning disabilities and to explain what happens if a learning disability is suspected.
Rescuing Students from the Slow Learner Trap
Use these classroom strategies to tap into the strengths of slow learners and help them succeed in school.
Trauma 101: Preparing Your School for Trauma-Informed Service Delivery
This podcast provides information on how to implement and evaluate continuing professional development aimed at creating consensus for and commitment to trauma-informed approaches in schools.
Implicit Bias: A Foundation for School Psychologists
This new resource from the Social Justice Task Force explains the concept of implicit bias and shares a case study to illustrate the concept.
Online Registration Still Open
Advance your practice at the NASP 2017 Summer Conferences with intensive workshops geared toward experienced practitioners. Online registration is still open!
NASP Member-Only Benefits
Thinking about joining NASP but not exactly sure what membership entails? Download this infographic to see the tangible benefits NASP membership affords you and gain a better understanding of how NASP can you succeed to best help the students, families and communities you serve.
New Infographics on the Importance of Medicaid
Congress is currently considering the proposed American Health Care Act (AHCA), which would make significant changes to our nation’s current healthcare system, including the Medicaid program. View our Medicaid infographics and Policy Matters blog for more information about the importance of Medicaid for children, youth, and school psychologists.
Renew Your NASP Membership Today!
The membership year ends June 30. Renew today to ensure access to resources designed to support you in your daily work and keep you up to date on the latest news, best practices, and research in our profession. Renew online and have the option to spread your dues over three easy monthly payments by using the NASP installment plan.
Quick Tips: Building Capacity for Practice
ESSA offers real opportunity to enhance your role and provide the comprehensive services for which you are trained. These tips can help you start a conversation with school and district leaders about how using your full skill set can better support student success.
The National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) represents and supports the profession of school psychology by advancing effective practices to improve students' learning, behavior and mental health, and by maintaining essential standards for ethics and practice. Read more
The NASP Practice Model
The NASP Model for Comprehensive and Integrated School Psychological Services, also known as the NASP Practice Model, represents NASP's official policy regarding the delivery of school psychological services. NASP has developed this implementation guide as a resource to help school psychologists through the process of advocating for and implementing the model in their school or district.