Responsible Media Coverage of Crisis Events Impacting Children and Youth
Several dangers can result in emphasizing or repeatedly recounting details of a crisis. Follow these guidelines for delivering ethical, responsible coverage.
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.
Talking to Children About Violence: Tips for Parents and Teachers
High profile acts of violence, particularly in schools, can confuse and frighten children who may feel in danger or worry that their friends or loved-ones are at risk. This resource and companion infographic provides tips on how to talk to children about violence.
President's Proposed Budget Presents Challenges for the Well-Being and Education of Children
NASP joins with other education and children's advocacy organizations in expressing deep concern regarding President Trump's proposed budget for FY19 in terms of its impact on children's learning and well-being.
Trauma-Sensitive Schools Infographic
This infographic explains the prevalence of adverse childhood experiences, characteristics of trauma-sensitive schools, and the role of the school psychologist in providing early identification and intervention services, delivering mental health supports, and contributing to positive student outcomes.
View the Convention Session List
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Best Practices in Collaborating With Interpreters: Lessons Learned
Approximately 4.6 million U.S. public school students participate in English language learner programs. In this Q&A, three convention presenters talk about the challenges and misconceptions about collaborating with interpreters.
Experience the Convention at Home
If you can’t join us in Chicago, preorder a Session Recording Package and watch select sessions for documented CPD. Sessions will be available in April.
Get Involved With Advocacy
Visit the NASP Advocacy Action Center all week long to contact your elected officials regarding important issues—shortages in school psychology, funding of the Every Student Succeeds Act, funding IDEA, and reducing school and community violence.
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Even if you’re not in Chicago for the NASP 2018 Annual Convention, you can still follow along for valuable takeaways, inside looks, and more. Follow us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook (@nasponline) and follow #NASP2018.
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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.