Featured Resources

CQ_SpotlightA Resource Guide to Remediating the School Psychology Shortages Crisis
This article defines shortages as a supply and demand imbalance, explains the importance of overcoming shortages, and highlights NASP’s new resource guide.

CQ_SpotlightThe School Psychologist’s Role in the Identification of Autism
In this podcast, Dr. Keri Altig discusses the behavioral signs and symptoms, as well as the school psychologist’s role in the identification of autism.

ResourcesBest Practices for Active Shooter and Armed Assailant Drills
This joint guidance document with the National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO) covers important factors schools must take into account when considering and conducting active shooter and armed assailant drills.

CQ_SpotlightRescuing Students from the Slow Learner Trap
Use these classroom strategies to tap into the strengths of slow learners and help them succeed in school.

PodcastTrauma 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.

Trauma Sensitive SchoolsTrauma-Sensitive Schools Infographic
Share this infographic with stakeholders to explain the characteristics of trauma-sensitive schools as well as the role of the school psychologist.

Get Informed

PREPaREPREPaRE at the Summer Conferences
Enhance your school crisis capacity this summer by attending PREPaRE training on-site at the NASP 2017 Summer Conferences in Cincinnati or Las Vegas.

PPIRegister for PPI by May 15 to Save
Join us at the 2017 Public Policy Institute (PPI) in July to grow your advocacy skills. Register by May 15 for early bird savings.

Interest GroupsAutism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders Interest Group
April is Autism Awareness Month. Share resources and have in-depth discussions this month and throughout the year in the Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders Interest Group.

What's New

13 Reasons Why Guidance13 Reasons Why: Guidance for Educators
In response to the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why, in which 17-year-old Hannah Baker takes her own life and leaves behind audio recordings for people who she says were part of why she killed herself, NASP has released considerations for educators.

Press ReleaseSpecial Education Law Webcast
Join us this Friday, Feb. 24, 3:00–4:20 p.m. EST, for a live webcast from the NASP convention. Follow along with on-site attendees for a presentation on special education law and manifestation determination meetings.

NASP MembershipRenew With Financial Flexibility
The 2017–2018 NASP membership year is now open. Renew your membership online by June 30 and spread your dues over three easy and affordable monthly payments by using the NASP installment plan.

Quick_TipsQuick Tips: Building Capacity for Practice
Is your district implementing MTSS? Encourage your colleagues to listen to this podcast and then discuss how you can use these suggestions and tools as a team.

About NASP

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.