NASP Interest Groups

In addition to our most active member-only community, the NASP Member Exchange, NASP members have access over 30 Interest Groups. For details on proposing a new Interest Group, or rules governing Interest Groups, see the Interest Group Procedures. View a list of current Interest Groups below (subject to change as new groups are added annually) to see what groups you can join by being a NASP member:

Working With Specific Student Populations

These Interest Groups focus on specific populations of students you may be serving and want support with during your practice:

Adoption & Foster Care
Autism & Pervasive Developmental Disorders
Child Maltreatment and Trauma
Military Families
School Psychology Services for Students Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired
School Psychologists Working With Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

Work Settings

These Interest Groups focus on specific work settings or student populations by age range:

Alternative Practice Settings
Distance Learning in Graduate Education
Pediatric School Psychology
Rural School Psychology
School Psychology in Virtual Settings
Urban School Psychology


These Interest Groups cover a range of specific topics or areas of expertise in practice:

Advocacy & Public Policy
Behavioral School Psychology
Collaborative Leadership
Computer and Technological Applications in School Psychology
Consultee-Centered Consultation
Crisis Management and Grief Support
Dissemination and Implementation Practice and Science
Multitiered Systems of Support
Positive Psychology
Social Justice
Systems Level Data-Driven Decision-Making
Traumatic Brain Injury

Career Stages

These Interest Groups and other career-focused groups are tailored to different populations of members based on career stage:

Early Career Faculty
Early Career
First-Generation Graduate Students
Future Faculty
Graduate Students

Minoritized Populations

These Interest Groups and other diversity-focused groups are tailored to different populations of members based on their personal racial or ethnic background, languages spoken, gender identity, or sexuality or those of the students they serve:

African Diaspora
Asian and Pacific Islander
Bilingual School Psychology
Indigenous American
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Questioning