Bullying and Suicide Revisited: What Schools Can Do Now
This article explores the link between bullying and suicide and how schools can prevent bullying and suicide to avoid litigation.
Students Learning English as a Second Language
In this podcast, Laurie Walz of Clark County School District discusses challenges upon school entry for students who speak a primary language other than English and how to support these students.
Understanding Race and Privilege
This social justice resource provides information on the role of privilege in the United States, the effects of privilege in schools, suggestions for talking to others about privilege, and more.
Join an Interest Group
Network, get advice, and share resources among peers in the online Communities. Join specific Interest Groups based on where you are at in your career or what student populations you serve.
Webinar on September 7
Register for our live webinar on Friday, Sept. 7, 3:00–4:00 p.m. EDT, on facilitating gender–sexuality alliances (GSAs) to improve school climate for all students. Plus, save $5 when you bundle with Allies for All, a collection of resources to support LGBTQ+ youth.
Make It a Great Year
With peer networking through the online Communities and Find-a-Mentor program, a robust library of handouts and podcasts, and discounts on professional development, NASP membership has everything you need for the year ahead. Join or renew for benefits through June 30, 2019.
School Psychology Awareness Week
School Psychology Awareness Week (SPAW) is November 12–16, 2018. Adaptable resources and suggested activities are now available online to help you start planning your week.
$10M for Mental Health Professionals in Schools
Congress is considering a grant program to help address the shortage of school-based mental health professionals. Use NASP’s Advocacy Action Center to call your elected officials, asking them to support this funding.
Quick Tips: Building Capacity for Practice
Leverage other support personnel to advocate for the future of school psychology. Ask your school counselor to share “School Psychology: A Career That Makes a Difference” brochures with students who express interest in a career working with children and youth.
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.