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. This resource gives tips to adults to support children after violent acts.
Recent research indicates learning and practicing brief positive psychology skills, starting at only 3–7 minutes, can provide a double buffer effect: an instant mood booster and the building of neural pathways and generalized behavior over time.
School psychologists are uniquely trained to deliver high quality mental and behavioral health services in the school setting to ensure all students have the support they need to be successful. Brush up on resources to support students' mental health.
This article explores how school psychologists and other school-based professionals can advocate for youth who have been exposed to trauma at the classroom and school levels, as well as in their districts, communities, and beyond.
This article describes the implementation of a statewide school-based mental health program across 718 schools in Georgia, focused on partnerships to accommodate the mental health needs of students.
Join us on June 8 from 3:00–4:00 p.m. EDT for this live webinar on the roles and responsibilities of interpreters and translators and those who use them in educational settings.
Register Now! This virtual training is focused on developing the advocacy skills, strategies, and state association system supports necessary create equitable access to school mental health services. Learn more about all this year’s Advocacy Academy has to offer—including both preacademy and live content.
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.
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.