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CQ Article - Unauthorized Immigrant Students in the United States: Educational Policies, Practices, and the Role of School PsychologyUnauthorized Immigrant Students in the United States: Educational Policies, Practices, and the Role of School Psychology
This article explains the current status of unauthorized immigration in the United States, explains educational policies and practices to assist this population, and covers the role of school psychologists.

PodcastBest Practices for Supporting Refugee Students and Their Families
Learn to support refugee students and their families as they navigate the challenges of adjusting to life in receiving countries following the stressful and potentially traumatic experience of emigrating from home countries.

Print ResourceSchool Psychologists: Improving Student and School Outcomes
This summary links research-based outcomes to school psychologists’ work with students, educators, and families to support students’ academic achievement, positive behavior, and mental wellness.

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StatementNASP Leader Addresses the Effect of Media Coverage on School Violence at Federal Safety Commission Meeting
NASP leader and school safety expert Ben Fernandez testified before the Federal Safety to Commission on June 21 regarding the impact of media coverage of school violence, particularly mass shootings. He urged the commission incorporate recommendations on best practices in their report on effective ways to prevent violence and keep our schools and children safe.

Summer Conferences18 Hours of CPD
Attend advanced workshops and earn up to 18 hours of documented CPD at the NASP 2018 Summer Conferences. Online registration is still open. Topics addressed include psychopharmacology, suicide, academic anxieties, school climate, MTSS, working memory, emotional disturbance, ethics, and more.

MembershipMembership Year Started July 1
Not a current NASP member? Now is the perfect time to join or renew a lapsed membership. The new membership year began on July 1, so join or renew now for a full year of membership.

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School Psychology ReviewSpecial Issue of School Psychology Review
This issue examines promising approaches and critical challenges to closing racial and ethnic gaps in schools’ use of exclusionary and punitive discipline practices. The issues raised are highly relevant to school psychology practice, NASP’s positions on discipline disparities and social justice, and the urgent need to advocate for effective policies, particularly in light of the Administration’s plan to rescind current federal guidance.

PodcastNew #SP4SJ Podcast Episode
In this episode, guests discuss the current state of social justice training, practice, and research, as well as future directions for the field.

NASP Research ReportNew Issue of NASP Research Reports
The June 2018 issue of NASP Research Reports, which summarized findings from the 2014–2015 membership survey, shows the average national reported student-to-school psychologist ratio as 1,381 to 1. Read the report for more findings, including how this compares with previous reported ratios.

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 (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.