Suicide Contagion and Clusters—Part 2: What Can a School Psychologist Do?
This article focuses on limiting suicide contagion and highlights the many potential roles of the school psychologist in suicide postvention. Frequently asked questions are also addressed.
April is the Month of the Military Child. Schools play an important role in providing support to students during difficult transition times. We've developed resources for how you can support these families.
Anniversaries of Traumatic Events: Guidance for Educators
Anniversaries often result in considerable media attention. This may be an ideal time to highlight the positive steps your school is taking to support students and improve school safety. This guidance can help school staff best meet the needs of their students and school community.
School Psychology in a Global Society: Roles and Functions
Perfect for graduate preparation programs, this new textbook addresses the evolving role of the school psychologist with a social justice lens and sets students up for success upon graduation so they can best serve a more diverse population.
Public Policy Institute
Registration is open for the 2019 Public Policy Institute in Washington, DC, cohosted with George Washington University. This year’s theme is “Building Capacity for Safe and Successful Schools: Policy Directions for the Nation.” Register before May 28 to receive the early bird rate!
Join NASP / Renew Now for Financial Flexibility
Join NASP or renew your membership online now for the 2019–2020 membership year and divide your dues over three monthly payments in the installment plan. See link for details.
Save $60: Register by May 8
Save $60 on your registration for the NASP 2019 Summer Conferences when you register by Wednesday, May 8. Join us in Phoenix, AZ (July 8–10) or Hartford, CT (July 22–24), for up to 3 days of advanced workshops.
Infographics on Youth Suicide
We've developed infographics in English and Spanish for educators, parents, and teens on how to help students and peers who are at risk of suicidal behavior.
Quick Tips: Building Capacity for Practice
Looking for ways to align your performance evaluation to the Practice Model domains? Read examples from states that have incorporated these domains into their performance evaluation tools.
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
2020 Standards Open Comment Period
The NASP Professional Standards provide a unified set of national principles that guide professional practices, credentialing, graduate education, and ethical behavior of effective school psychologists. The NASP Standards are revised every 10 years, with the next revision up for approval in 2020. These standards will guide the profession through 2030. Your input is critical.