Supervision: 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.
Overview of the NASP Practice Model
In this podcast, Pete Reynolds discusses the NASP Practice Model and its significance for the profession of school psychology.
Helping 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.
Register 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.
Children 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.
Professional 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.
NASP 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.
New 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.
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.