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Resources Related to Sandy Hook & School Safety

On behalf of our 25,000 members, the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) joins the nation in expressing our sadness and shock at the horrific events at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT. Our thoughts and prayers go out to everyone affected by this heartbreaking tragedy. Read our full statement PDF

Our challenge as a country is to enact evidence-based polices and practices that will continue to reinforce school safety, student wellness, and learning. NASP offers the following guidelines and resources for educators, families and policymakers.

Read NASP's Comprehensive School Safety Recommendations PDF

Read our statement NASP Cautions Against Increased Armed Security to Address School Safety PDF

Read our statement NASP Calls for Comprehensive School Safety Policies PDF

Read our statement Stigmatizing Mental Health and Developmental Disorders is Harmful PDF

Additional Resources

NASP has established a Remembrance Message Board in memory of Mary Sherlach, Sandy Hook ES school psychologist and a NASP member.