NASP Opposes Arming Teachers
NASP strongly opposes arming teachers as a strategy for preventing gun violence on school grounds. NASP joins virtually every other organization representing school and safety professionals in recognizing that arming school staff is wrong.
Preventing Mass Violence Requires Access to Mental Health Services and Reduced Inappropriate Access to Firearms
NASP joins the nation in shock and grief over the shooting in Parkland, Florida. Incidents of mass violence are far too common, and we need to do more as a nation to address the underlying causes.
After the Storm: Helping Children Cope With Trauma After Natural Disasters
Though adults undoubtedly suffer tremendous stress in the aftermath of natural disasters such as these, it is often the most vulnerable, the children, who are most traumatized and possess the fewest coping skills. This article addresses schools as primary service agents for those who experienced a crisis.
View Convention Handouts
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Experience the Convention at Home
Missed the convention last week? Preorder a Session Recording Package and watch select sessions for documented CPD. Sessions will be available in April.
Use Your Year-End Resource Dollars
Use up your resource budget to stock up on evidence-based, research-driven publications—all at up to 20% off list price for NASP members. Purchase population publications on topics such as multiculturalism, crisis prevention and response, LGBTQ+ youth, reading, and homework and organization.
Advancing the Science of School-Based Prevention of Behavioral and Mental Health Problems
This new podcast summarizes empirical findings regarding the importance of school-based prevention of behavioral and mental health problems, address issues specific to implementation, tiered interventions, and integrating programs.
Save the Date: 2019 Convention
Whether you were able to come to Chicago last week or not, we hope you’ll mark your calendars for the 2019 convention. Plan to join us February 26–March 1, 2019, in Atlanta, GA, at the Hyatt Regency and Marriott Marquis.
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 (PDF), 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.