NASP Resources

Mental Health

  • School Psychology and Mental Health

    School psychologists are uniquely positioned in schools to facilitate the development, delivery, and monitoring of prompt, effective, and culturally responsive mental and behavioral health services of prevention and intervention. … more

  • Prevention and Wellness Promotion

    School-based behavioral and mental health prevention and early intervention services promote psychological wellness for all children, improve positive child development, and maximize children's success in schools, families, and communities. … more

  • Positive Behavior

    Supporting positive behavior at the individual or school-wide level can have a dramatic impact on the ability of students to achieve thier best and the climate in which they learn. … more

View More

Safety / Crisis

  • War & Terrorism

    Scenes of war and violence around the world played out on the news can have a negative impact on all children—particularly those who have suffered personal loss from or been exposed firsthand to terrorist or military actions, and those whose parents are members of the military, active duty reservists, law enforcement, or emergency response. … more

  • Preventing Youth Suicide

    Youth suicide is a serious problem, but is preventable if the right people know the warning signs and how to get help. … more

  • Threat Assessment at School

    Threat assessment represents an important component of a comprehensive approach to school safety that gives schools an alternative to zero tolerance discipline policies that have proven to be ineffective and counterproductive. … more

View More

Special Education

View More

Diversity

  • LGBTQ Youth

    NASP offers a variety of resources about the needs of LGBTQ youth and ways to make schools affirmative and safe environments. … more

  • Cultural Competence

    NASP promotes cultural competence in every area of school psychological service delivery. … more

  • Disproportionality

    Disproportionality refers to a group’s representation in a particular category that exceeds expectations for that group, or differs substantially from the representation of others in that category. … more

View More

School Psychology

View More