Section II: NASP Practice Model Implementation & Service Delivery

This section of the guide provides steps to help you and your colleagues move toward a comprehensive service delivery model by identifying and addressing pressing needs in your school or district.

In This Section:

Key Ideas:

  • School psychologists can advocate for a comprehensive role by demonstrating how they can help the school, its students, and their families.
  • School psychologists can identify the needs of the school or district by facilitating a needs assessment and resource mapping.
  • The NASP Practice Model can be used as a framework to share the myriad knowledge and skills that school psychologists possess that can help directly address identified needs.
  • The outcome of this process, along with the process itself, can help demonstrate how invaluable the school psychologist can be, and can lead to a more comprehensive role that aligns with the NASP Practice Model.