Section 504 Eligibility Determinations: Concentrating on ADHD
This article covers challenges for determining 504 eligibility for a child with ADHD, alternative methods for determining substantial limitation on concentration, and recommendations for ADHD identification.
Schools must have clear and comprehensive prevention practices and policies that address all forms of bullying and harassment and emphasize prevention; timely, consistent intervention; social-emotional supports for victims and bullies; and clear, effective disciplinary policies.
The Power of Relationships in Building Hope and Resiliency in Children
Blending academics, behavior, family engagement, community outreach, and trauma-informed care through the MTSS-B framework has benefited Laconia schools. Using the framework, schools are able to focus on the power of relationships with students, staff, and families to support resiliency in the face of ongoing home and community risk factors.
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.
PREPaRE at the Summer Conferences
Enhance your school crisis capacity this summer by attending the new third edition of the PREPaRE core workshops at the 2019 summer conferences in Phoenix, AZ, and Hartford, CT.
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.