School Psychology In The News
Check out these news stories from around the country featuring school psychologists and the issues affecting the field of school psychology.
Schools Struggling With Psychologist Shortage
5/5/15 - Fox 25 News Boston - Boston, MA
Andria Amador, MSPA President, explains why more school psychologists are critical to meeting children's mental health needs in Massachusetts.
School Psychologists: Breaking Barriers & Building Bridges
3/25/15 - Anne Arundel County Public Schools - Anne Arundel County, MD
School Psychologists play a crucial role for all of our students. This video is intended to raise awareness and help families, school staff, and the community see how School Psychologists help hold the system together behind the scenes.
Lincoln Elementary Named Healthy Champion
3/12/15 - Loveland Reporter-Herald - Loveland, CO
NASP leader Michelle Malvey is featured in this on the success of her school's social-emotional learning curriculum.
When Schools Simulate Mass Shootings
2/19/15 - The Atlantic
Melissa Reeves, chair of NASP's School Safety and Crisis Response Committee, is featured in this article discussing the effects of active assailant simulations on students.
Four Ways to Improve Student Mental-Health Supports
1/20/15 - Education Week - Newtown, CT
NASP President Steve Brock and CASP President H. Thomas Brant discuss ways to address the continued challenges in a mental-health system in which schools and communities both play critical roles.
Many Schools Don’t Make the Grade in Mental Health Support
11/18/14 - WPRI 12 Eyewitness News, Cumberland, RI
RISPA President Stephen DeBlois is featured in this story examining how well Rhode Island schools are meeting the mental health needs of students, and the need for more school psychologists in many districts.
In Newtown, Healing Comes Slowly
9/25/14 - POLITICO
Melissa Reeves, Chair of the School Safety and Crisis Response Committee, discusses grief and long-term recovery in the face of the tragedy which occurred in 2012.
How to Talk to Kids About Ray Rice
9/9/14 - Journal News, Lower Hudson Valley NY
NASP's Director of Communications, Kathy Cowan, discusses how to approach conversations about the Ray Rice controversy in an age appropriate and constructive manner.
Use these resources to help spread awareness about school psychology and your role in helping children thrive.