Featured Resources

CQ_SpotlightLarge-Scale Natural Disasters: Helping Children Cope
This resource explains how to identify vulnerable children and youth and talk to children and students following a large-scale disaster. A printable PDF is also available in Spanish.

CQ_SpotlightIdentification of ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorder: Responsibilities of School Psychologists
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and autism spectrum disorder are two common neurobiological disorders in school-age children. This article discusses regulations around these disorders and implications for practice.

CQ_SpotlightTranslated Safety and Crisis Resources
To meet the needs of children and youth, families, and educators during times of crisis, we have translated many of our school safety and crisis resources into various languages.

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.

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WebinarDyslexia Webinar This Friday
Register for this webinar this Friday, Sept. 29 to learn about signs of future reading problems, tools for dyslexia screening, and interventions to improve reading performance and dyslexia screening accuracy.

WebinarIdentifying Underserved Learners
Join us for this live webinar on Friday, October 20, to learn about factors affecting underidentification of gifted learners and assessment and identification practices.

Membership_RenewalRenew Your NASP Membership
Access resources, professional development opportunities, and member-only discounts for the new school year through June 30, 2018. Join NASP or renew your membership today.

What's New

SPAW 2017#SPAWPowerUp Twitter Chat on October 4
Join us for a live Twitter chat on Wednesday, October 4, at 8:00 p.m. EDT, to identify and share ways to bring the Power Up! theme for School Psychology Awareness Week to your school community.

Preserve MedicaidContact Your Elected Officials to Preserve Medicaid
Medicaid is at serious risk of being deeply cut, threatening the health and learning of millions of children. A renewed effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is gaining momentum in the Senate. The Senate could vote as soon as NEXT week on a bill.

Quick_TipsQuick Tips: Building Capacity for Practice
September is National Preparedness Month. View our five tips to PREPaRE for the school year, starting with changes to your crisis team or crisis intervention programs.

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.