Featured Resources

  • NASP Applauds Bipartisan Safer Communities Act

    NASP applauds the passage of the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, the small but significant improvements to existing gun laws, combined with critical funding to support increased access to mental health services and violence prevention initiatives will save lives.

  • Talking to Children About Violence

    High profile acts of violence 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.

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  • New Virtual Posters

    NASP is proud to release another batch of Virtual Posters! Check out new and exciting school psychology research on topics like mindfulness, MTSS, professional development, resilience, and more.

  • Year in Review: Examining Trauma Through an Equity Lens

    This Communiqué article serves as a refresher of the work that Social Justice Committee produced throughout the year and gives a brief introduction to their theme moving into the next academic year.

  • Helping Students at Risk for Suicide

    This SPR article describes a professional development workshop, “Helping Students At-Risk for Suicide.” The workshop includes an integrated theoretical model of risk that serves as a foundation, introduces standardized procedures and evidence-based tools, and provides support for a collaborative process. Search by DOI 10.1080/2372966X.2021.1919494

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  • Position Opening: Editor of Communiqué

    An Editor-Elect will be appointed by the NASP President as soon as possible. The Editor receives compensation through an annual stipend or salary replacement, in accordance with NASP fiscal policies and subject to the annual budget review process. Applications are due by August 15, 2022.

  • August PREPaRE Workshop

    NASP is hosting both PREPaRE core workshops virtually in August. This is a great way get PREPaRE trained if your district or employer is not in a position to host in-district or in-person workshops this summer or fall. Register today!

  • Two Weeks Out

    Register by July 15 for this two-day virtual summer learning intensive for experienced practitioners seeking practical, evidence-based skills around mental and behavioral health services. Attendees of this event can earn up to 22 hours of CPD credit.

About NASP

The National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) represents and supports the profession of school psychology by advancing effective practices to improve students' learning, behavior and mental health, and by maintaining essential standards for ethics and practice. Read more

NASP Practice Model

The NASP Model for Comprehensive and Integrated School Psychological Services (PDF), also known as the NASP Practice Model, represents NASP's official policy regarding the delivery of school psychological services. NASP has developed this implementation guide as a resource to help school psychologists through the process of advocating for and implementing the model in their school or district.

Practice ModelThe NASP Model for Comprehensive and Integrated School Psychological Services, also known as the NASP Practice Model, represents NASP’s official policy regarding the delivery of school psychological services. The model was updated as part of the NASP 2020 Professional Standards revision and builds on the success of the 2010 standards in advancing the comprehensive role of school psychologists across the country.