School psychologists can provide expertise on issues facing schools and students such as learning disabilities, mental health issues, school safety and crisis prevention, and more. Members of the media should contact Katherine Cowan at 301-347-1665.
As a nation, we have much to grapple with in the painful aftermath of the violent assault this week on our national Capitol and our democracy. The reality of an angry mob disrupting Congress in the fulfillment of its obligations and attempting to subvert the peaceful transfer of power—and the forces behind their efforts—pose the greatest threat to our country in over a century.
As part of the NASP commitment to ensure all children’s ability to thrive in school, at home, and in life, NASP has adopted the “Resolution Committing to Antiracism Action.” The work of NASP is grounded in its mission, professional standards, position statements, resolutions, policies, and advocacy platforms, all of which are guided by research.
NASP congratulates Joe Biden and Kamala Harris on their election as President-Elect and Vice President-Elect of the United States of America. President-Elect Biden has committed to strengthening public education as a critical national resource, with an emphasis on ensuring equity and supporting educators’ capacity to meet the learning and mental health needs of all students.
Public Comments and Testimony
School Psychology in the News
NASP member Christina Conolly joined the Kojo Nnamdi Show to discuss violence prevention in Montgomery (MD) County Public Schools. … more
NASP member Angela Mann discusses her work on an ACLU study that discusses mental health statues of America's students. … more
NASP Executive Director Kathy Minke joined the Kojo Nnamdi Show to discuss how parents can do to help kids navigate the new school year, whether they are entering preschool or high school. … more
Who Are School Psychologists?
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NASP Practice Model
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Position statements and resolutions representing the official policy of NASP.
Responsible Media Coverage of Crisis Events Impacting Children
Improper media coverage of crises can also cause real harm to children.