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CQ ArticleSupervision: Benefits to School Psychology, Children, and Families
This article focuses on supervision as an essential practice domain in school psychology and as a distinct professional competency. It outlines the advantages to writing and the components of a contract for supervision.

Practice ModelOverview of the NASP Practice Model
In this podcast, Pete Reynolds discusses the NASP Practice Model and its significance for the profession of school psychology.

WildfiresHelping Children After a Wildfire: Tips for Parents and Teachers
Experiencing a dangerous wildfire can be frightening even for adults, and the devastation to the familiar environment can be long-lasting and distressing. This handout addresses the issues with and reactions to wildfires and how to support children and youth.

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2018 Convention ThemeRegister by Jan. 17 to Save $30
There’s still time to save on registration for the 2018 convention. Register by January 17 to save $30 with the preconvention rate. Start 2018 feeling refreshed and ready to finish your school year strong.

CQ ArticleChildren and Santa Claus: The Benefits of Belief
This article presents a brief history of Santa Claus and explores the psychological benefits of a belief in Santa Claus, including a possible benevolent, altruistic effect on children.

Liability InsuranceProfessional Liability Insurance for NASP Members
NASP members have access to professional liability insurance from two top providers (Forrest T. Jones and American Professional Agency). The policies, for both school-based and private practitioners, provide coverage difficult to obtain elsewhere. Rates vary by state, but the savings are significant compared to commercial policies.

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Young Blonde Girl Wearing Backpack and Holding Father's Hand Crossing StreetNASP Calls for Comprehensive School Safety Measures and Common Sense Gun Violence Prevention Efforts
Five years ago, 26 children and educators lost their lives in the tragic shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Since then, their loved ones and other caring individuals and organizations, like NASP, have committed to transforming heartbreak into action by working to keep our schools and communities safe.

Bibliotherapy Interest GroupNew Bibliotherapy Interest Group
Share counseling resources and strategies—including children’s books/stories to address children’s social–emotional needs—covering a wide variety of counseling topics that are relevant to school psychologists. Join the new Bibliotherapy Interest Group today.

Quick_TipsNASP Search for Executive Director Underway
NASP is pleased to announce that the search for the new Executive Director is officially under way. View the
position profile (PDF).

About NASP

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.