Trauma and Its Impact on Children
Exposure to traumatic experiences in childhood is more frequent than uncommon and can have a significant impact on the development and social–emotional health of children and adolescents.
Concussion Management Skill Development for School-Based Professionals
In this podcast, learn to support the return of students to school following a concussion and develop skills to be as effective as possible in this role.
Addressing Motivational Issues in School-Based Consultation
This article introduces the concept of motivational interviewing to support students who lack motivation.
Join an Interest Group
Network, get advice, and share resources among peers in the online Communities. Join a specific Interest Group based on your career stage or the 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.
Seeking Volunteer Leaders
Nominations are now open for 2019 NASP leadership positions! This includes a president-elect, treasurer, and 17 state delegates. Take a look to learn more about which positions are open for nominations.
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.
Quick Tips: Building Capacity for Practice
ESSA offers real opportunity to enhance your role and provide the comprehensive services for which you are trained. These tips can help you start a conversation with school and district leaders about how using your full skill set can better support student success.
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.