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.
The past 10 days in the United States have been fraught with horrific acts of violence against innocent people in public spaces. It is heartbreaking and deeply troubling on many levels. Our deepest sympathies are with those directly affected by the trauma, injury, and loss. NASP shares the growing sense of outrage and urgency and joins with the nation in demanding that our leaders act to end this violence now.
The National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) commends Congressman Fitzpatrick and Congresswoman Wild for their leadership in introducing "Mental Health in Schools Excellence Program Act," which will improve access to school mental health services for America's children and youth by encouraging students to pursue a career in school-based mental health.
NASP Calls for Immediate Improvement in the Conditions and Care Provided Children in U.S. Custody; Endorses Open School Psychology Letter
The National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) joins with school psychologists across the country in calling upon the Trump Administration and Congress to ensure the ethical, humane, and healthy treatment of children and their families who are in the custody of the United States government.
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.