NASP Annual Convention
Check out details for the NASP 2022 Annual Convention
Online Learning Center
Enhance your knowledge and earn documented, NASP-approved CPD at your own convenience.
PREPaRE Training Curriculum
The PREPaRE curriculum provides relevant schol personnel comprehensive training on how to establish and serve on school safety and crisis teams.
NASP will not be hosting a summer conference in July 2021. We encourage you to access sessions in the Online Learning Center, including recordings of Live Sessions from the virtual convention when those become available later this spring, for documented, NASP-approved continuing professional development (CPD) credit. We anticipate offering a virtual event in July 2022.
Culturally Responsive Interviews: Proactive Strategies to Support BIPOC Students
September 8, 3:00–4:00 p.m. EDT
This webinar will teach you to use critical reflexivity throughout the interview process to nurture relationships with caregivers and students as well as how to use proactive and culturally responsive strategies to ensure that the information is meaningful and useful for interventions.
Oral Reporting of Assessment Results for Maximum Impact
October 13, 3:00–4:00 p.m. EDT
This session will provide practical guidelines and practice opportunities for participants to increase the effectiveness and impact of their oral presentation of assessment findings.
Fix these 2 Things First: Function-Based Assessment and Intervention for Problem Behavior During Instruction
This webinar will focus on the diagnosis of the following two factors (using the Cipani Behavioral Classification System) that often prevail with such students during instructional conditions: the instructional material is too hard (i.e., instructional mis-match) or too lengthy.
Asset-Focused Ecological Supports for Vulnerable Youth During COVID-19 and Post-Pandemic
This webinar will examine school psychologists' role as consultants and liaisons when engaging systems, including families, schools, health services, community, and faith-based agencies to address the emotional needs of vulnerable youth developing with significant social–emotional and environmental stressors.
Beyond Self-Care Sunday: How to Thrive as a School Psychologist in Challenging Times
Want to learn how to effectively support students and protect yourself from burnout, even in challenging circumstances? Join Dr. Rebecca Branstetter, author of The School Psychologist’s Survival Guide, to learn the four most common burnout traps school psychologists tend to fall into—and more importantly, how to get out of them.
Evidence-Based ASD Assessment Patterns in Diverse Learners
This webinar will provide research-based skills in interpreting assessment data for common patterns in the developmental history and cognitive, adaptive, processing, and academic abilities of children with ASD. Evidence-based practices and guidelines for the assessment of girls and bilingual children with ASD will also be discussed.
Telecounseling Students During Distance Learning
This presentation will help attendees develop skills to engage students in telecounseling, identify means of monitoring student progress in telecounseling, and follow ethical principles while providing telecounseling.
Centering Indigenous and Oppressed Voices
This podcast covers issues indigenous communities face in the United States, the role of colonial policies in displacement and cultural erasure, and resources for educators to support indigenous students and families.
Managing COVID-19 Trauma in the School System
Learn how to incorporate trauma-informed approaches in schools, during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. Research from the current COVID-19 pandemic and prior pandemic literature will be highlighted to explain the potential reactions that may come from both students and teachers.
Adding Mindfulness Practice to Your School Psychology Toolbox
This podcast demonstrates activities to teach formal and informal mindfulness practice, including games and counseling strategies.
An Advanced Workshop on Designing Executive Skill Interventions
This session uses case examples, intervention design templates, and examples of teaching strategies to design interventions for students with executive skill challenges on an individual, whole class, and whole school basis.
NASP Distinguished Lecture: Time for SEL 2.0: Skills and Virtues, Schools of Character
This podcast covers four things school psychologists can do to help schools prepare students for present and future social–emotional and academic challenges.
Ethical and Professional Practices in the Digital Age
This session addresses questions about digital communication with and about clients; digital psychological record keeping; computerized testing, scoring, and report writing; and professional reputation and effectiveness.
Behavioral Interventions for Severe Behavioral Problems
This podcast targets strategies for managing severe problem behavior in the school setting across grade levels, rooted in applied behavior analysis with a specific focus on functional analysis and on antecedent and consequent-based interventions.