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

  • Military-Connected Families

    Military children, youth, and their families are a special part of our nation’s population. … more

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Safety / Crisis

  • Translated Safety and Crisis Resources

    These NASP resources on safety and crisis have been translated into Spanish and other world languages. … more

  • 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

  • Talking to Children About Violence: Tips for Parents and Teachers

    High profile acts of violence, particularly in schools, can confuse and frighten children who may feel in danger or worry that their friends or loved-ones are at risk. They will look to adults for information and guidance on how to react. Parents and school personnel can help children feel safe by establishing a sense of normalcy and security and talking with them about their fears. … more

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Special Education

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Diversity

  • Social Justice

    NASP has developed and identified resources to help schools and families engage in constructive dialogue and action regarding social justice that affect children's learning and well-being, including issues of poverty, race, privilege, violence, and economic isolation. … more

  • Cultural Competence

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

  • LGBTQ Youth

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

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School Psychology

  • Leader Resources

    This page features select resources and highlights newly released resources for individuals interested in developing and engaging in leadership opportunities at the local, state, and national levels; and it is meant to assist the work of individuals engaged in formal leadership positions at the state association level. … more

  • Considerations for Delivery of School Psychological Telehealth Services

    This document provides considerations for school psychologists when engaging in the practice of delivering services virtually. … more

  • Shortages in School Psychology Resource Guide

    This resource guide provides a range of suggestions or strategies for different groups or stakeholders to address shortages in school psychology. … more

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