The Power of Harry Potter: A Cornerstone for Conversation
Although Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry is vastly different from public school, adolescents from both worlds share common struggles. This article explores how school psychologists can connect with students through the Harry Potter series.
Helping Children After a Wildfire
Natural disasters can be traumatic for children and youth. Experiencing a dangerous wildfire can be frightening even for adults, and the devastation to the familiar environment (i.e., home and community) can be long-lasting and distressing.
SPAW Virtual Hill Day
On November 14, we will be hosting our first SPAW Virtual Hill Day with the goal of contacting every member of Congress.
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.
Still Time to Register
Register for the NASP 2019 Annual Convention by Wednesday, January 30, to save $30 with the preconvention registration rate. Student members can register for the low price of only $114.
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NASP Condemns Hate Speech and Violence
Calls on schools to reinforce safe, supportive school environments for all students.
Meet Your NASP Leadership Candidates
Meet 29 candidates running for 19 leadership positions. Elections will take place from January 2–23. You must be a NASP member to vote.
Quick Tips: Building Capacity for Practice
Are you performing the role that you were trained to do? Use this article as a conversation starter to talk to your principal about how your district can benefit greatly from better using its school psychology staff to aid student instruction, school climate, mental health, and more.
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.