Section I: NASP Practice Model Overview

This section gives an over view of the NASP practice model, including it's 10 domans of practice and 6 organziational principles, and it's place within NASP's professional standards. 

In This Section:

  • NASP Practice Model Overview
    The NASP Practice Model is intended to show the alignment between your competencies and the services you can provide. 
  • NASP Practice Model 10 Domains
    School psychologists can use the NASP Practice Model as a framework to provide a comprehensive role to meet the needs of youth, families, and schools.
  • NASP Practice Model Organizational Principles
    The NASP Practice Model is framed on six organizational principles that reflect and link to the broader organizational principles of effective schools.

Key Ideas:

  • The NASP Practice Model represents the range of knowledge and skills that school psychologists possess; it is not a job description.
  • School psychologists can use the NASP Practice Model as a framework to provide a comprehensive role to meet the needs of youth, families, and schools.
  • The NASP Practice Model contains professional practices as well as organizational principles that help facilitate those practices.

Learning Objectives

After reading this section, you will be able to:

  1. Describe the NASP Practice Model.
  2. Identify the 10 domains of professional practice.
  3. Identify the 6 organizational principles of effective schools.