Educational Support for Teenage Mothers
This article defines the current state of U.S. teen pregnancy, sex education, media portrayal of teen mothers, school experiences of teen mothers, and school-based interventions to support teen mothers.
Turning Confusion About Executive Functioning Into Clarity
This podcast focuses on understanding what is and what is not executive functioning and how the brain functions as a dynamic and interdependent systemic network.
Helping Children After a Wildfire: Tips for Parents and Teachers
Experiencing a dangerous wildfire can be frightening even for adults, and the devastation to the familiar environment can be long-lasting and distressing. This handout addresses the issues with and reactions to wildfires and how to support children and youth.
Register by Jan. 17 to Save $30
There’s still time to save on registration for the 2018 convention. Register by January 17 to save $30 with the preconvention rate. Start 2018 feeling refreshed and ready to finish your school year strong.
The Impact of School Breaks on Students Living in Poverty
School breaks affect students from varying socioeconomic status levels differently. This article explores the achievement gap, violence and abuse, homelessness and food security, and the role of the school psychologist as they relate to winter and summer breaks.
Professional Liability Insurance for NASP Members
NASP members have access to professional liability insurance from two top providers (Forrest T. Jones and American Professional Agency). The policies, for both school-based and private practitioners, provide coverage difficult to obtain elsewhere. Rates vary by state, but the savings are significant compared to commercial policies.
NASP Calls for Comprehensive School Safety Measures and Common Sense Gun Violence Prevention Efforts
Five years ago, 26 children and educators lost their lives in the tragic shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Since then, their loved ones and other caring individuals and organizations, like NASP, have committed to transforming heartbreak into action by working to keep our schools and communities safe.
President’s Strands Announced
Each year, the NASP president highlights a series of sessions at the convention. The sessions for each strand were just announced. This year’s president’s strands focus on a) creating connections through social and emotional learning and b) understanding neuroscience and neurological connections behind behavior and learning.
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
The 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.