Types of Sessions
NASP has created a dynamic program to meet the needs of all attendees, no matter your experience level or preferred learning style. Use the descriptions below to choose sessions based on length and format. For all educational sessions that do not require preregistration, seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Tip: Want to see all of one type of session? You can filter the session list by session type.
Featured Sessions (FS)
Interest Group Networking Sessions (IG)
Mini-Skills Presentations (MS)
Paper Presentations (PA)
Poster Presentations (PO)
Practitioner Conversation Sessions (PC)
Special Events (SE)
Special Sessions (SS)
Symposium Presentations (SY)
Documented Sessions (DS) [√] [$]
NASP Convention Workshops (WS) [√] [$]
Note: Nonattendees may purchase the Boston Express Virtual Package, the virtual component of our convention that gives access to a live stream of these 8 Documented Sessions, which will include a live chat feature.
In accordance with NASP’s green policy, hard copies of educational session handouts will not be provided. Session handouts will be available online to download/print shortly before, during, and after the convention. Presenters are responsible for uploading their handouts to the website. Internet access is not available in meeting rooms for educational sessions, including NASP Convention Workshops. Internet service is available, however, in public spaces such as hotel lobbies.
Sessions Offering Documented CPD
All sessions can be used to claim CPD credit. However, documented CPD can only be earned by attending documented sessions and NASP convention workshops.
*Documented Sessions and NASP Convention Workshops offer NASP-approved CPD. NASP is also approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. NASP maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
There are several ways to identify all of the sessions on a specific topic. Search by keyword or sort using the categories below. Your results will include many different session types.
EDI Sessions [D]
Sessions that promote equity, diversity, and inclusion in the association and school psychology practice.
Early Career Sessions [EC]
Sessions that may be of particular interest to early career professionals.
Graduate Student Sessions [GS]
Sessions that may be of particular interest to graduate students.
President’s Strands Sessions [PS]
Sessions that are included within the President’s Strands.
Choose sessions that match your experience based on their assigned skill levels.
Skill Levels Key
I - Introductory
Aimed at participants with basic preparation in the topic area.
II - Intermediate
Aimed at participants with basic preparation and some advanced study and/or experience in the topic area.
III - Advanced
Aimed at participants with significant experience and/or expertise in the topic area.
NASP Practice Model Domain
NASP’s Model for Comprehensive and Integrated School Psychological Services, or the NASP Practice Model, represents NASP’s official policy regarding the delivery of school psychological services, which are outlined in 10 domains of practice. The domains covered by a session are indicated by their corresponding numbers after the letters "PMD".
Practice Model Domain Key
|Symbol||Practice Model Domain|
|PMD: 1||Domain 1: Data-Based Decision Making|
|PMD: 2||Domain 2: Consultation and Collaboration|
|PMD: 3||Domain 3: Academic Interventions and Instructional Supports|
|PMD: 4||Domain 4: Mental and Behavioral Health Services and Interventions|
|PMD: 5||Domain 5: School-Wide Practices to Promote Learning|
|PMD: 6||Domain 6: Services to Promote Safe and Supportive Schools|
|PMD: 7||Domain 7: Family, School, and Community Collaboration|
|PMD: 8||Domain 8: Equitable Practices for Diverse Student Populations|
|PMD: 9||Domain 9: Research and Evidence-Based Practice|
|PMD: 10||Domain 10: Legal, Ethical, and Professional Practice|