This article summarizes selected statistics associated with youth suicidal ideation and behavior to help provide an understanding of this problem and to support eﬀorts to advocate for improved healthcare access and youth mental and behavioral health services.
September is suicide prevention month. Take the time to read this Guidance at a Glance for educators and caregivers to learn about risk factors, warning signs, and how to support youth.
NASP and the GPR Committee provide many policy and advocacy resources to support school psychologists' advocacy at the local and state levels. Read this Policy Matters blog for some back-to-school advocacy reminders!
Check out new and exciting school psychology research on topics like trauma, autism, emotional expression and regulation, social support, and more.
This report examines the racial-ethnic and gender breakdown of the Praxis exam scores. This research represents a step toward better understanding the fairness for all individuals.
Self-nominations are open for president-elect and 18 state delegates. Nominations are due by midnight Pacific time on Friday, September 15. Voting will take place in January 2024 for positions starting July 1, 2024.
Think Rules shape an interventionist’s interaction strategies. Join us on September 20 to discover applications to designing, implementing, or evaluating social behavior interventions for children.
This program recognizes school districts throughout the country that are working to implement the NASP Model for Comprehensive and Integrated School Psychological Services. The deadline to apply for the Excellence in School Psychological Services Recognition Program is September 30.
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.
The 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.