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School psychologists can provide expertise on issues facing schools and students such as learning disabilities, mental health issues, school safety and crisis prevention, and more. Members of the media should contact Katherine Cowan at 301-347-1665.

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MediaNASP Opposes Federal Funds to Support Arming Teachers

August 23, 2018

The National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) is deeply concerned by a reported proposal by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to allow schools to use federal Title IV-Part A funds to purchase firearms.

Press Releases

  • Leading Education Organizations Release Guidance to Safe Schools Framework

    Reston, VA-The author organizations of the Framework for Safe and Successful Schools have released a series of new resources as supplements to the Framework. The resources are intended to advance the adoption of the Framework in states and districts across the country and to aid the Federal Commission on School Safety in accelerating its work.

  • NASP Calls for End to Policy Separating Families at the Border

    The National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) stands with our colleague organizations, including the American Psychological Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics, in calling upon the Trump Administration to end its policy of separating children from their families at the border.

  • NASP Calls for an Increase in Access to Suicide Prevention Resources

    The high-profile suicide deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain this week draw attention to the imperative to recognize and support individuals who may be experiencing a serious mental health problem or significant life stressors that can increase suicide risk.

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Media Resources

Who Are School Psychologists?
Learn more about school psychologists' role, expertise, and services.

NASP Practice Model
NASP's model for implementation of school psychological services to ensure effectiveness, efficiency, and quality in schools nationwide.

Policy Matters
NASP's public policy and advocacy blog.

Position Statements
Position statements and resolutions representing the official policy of NASP.

Responsible Media Coverage of Crisis Events Impacting Children
Improper media coverage of crises can also cause real harm to children.