Suicide Contagion and Clusters—Part 1: What School Psychologists Should Know
The suicide of a student has a rippling effect, as a single adolescent death by suicide increases the risk of additional suicides. This article explains suicide clusters and preventing contagion.
Understanding Race and Privilege
While uncomfortable for some, school psychologists are in a position to lead or at least participate in conversations about race and privilege. By using their knowledge and expertise of systems-level change, school psychologists can facilitate the dialogue to bring about positive, productive outcomes.
Training ELL Parents to Promote Social–Emotional Resiliency from Home
In this podcast, participants discuss a study that evaluated the social validity and effectiveness of social and emotional learning (SEL) parent training program for Latino populations and its implications for practice.
NASP Election Polls Are Open
The NASP election polls are open. Eligible NASP members can visit the elections page to find out about the candidates and case their vote today. Polls are open through January 23.
$30 Savings Ending Soon
The preconvention registration deadline is fast approaching on Wednesday, January 30. Register by then to save $30 with the preconvention rate. Student members pay only $114. View the full session list to start planning your trip.
Live Webcast: Student Data Privacy
Is your district following state and federal legislation regarding student data privacy? Join us for a live webcast on Friday, March 1, with student data privacy expert and school attorney David B. Rubin, Esq.
Legislative Platform for the 116th Congress
NASP released its Federal Public Policy and Legislative Platform for the 116th Congress (2019–2021)
NASP Expresses Concern Regarding Federal School Safety Report
The report was a missed opportunity and some recommendations could harm vulnerable students.
Quick Tips: Building Capacity for Practice
Is your district doing everything it can to curb discrimination, prejudice, and racism? View our position statement to identify your role in the process and meet with your administrators to talk about areas for improvement.
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.