Updated Talking to Children About Violence Resource
Anniversaries of high-profile acts of violence offer the opportunity to reinforce school safety awareness and to be attentive to students who may be triggered by renewed attention to the tragedy. Share this updated guidance for talking to children about violence with families and educators.
Resources for Difficult Conversations
These resources have been compiled by NASP's Social Justice Committee on how to have courageous and difficult conversations. Having these conversations is an important part of advancing social justice issues in schools and beyond.
Type 1 Diabetes and the Adolescent Psychosocial Developmental Impact
This article provides an overview of type 1 diabetes including prevalence and incidence, diabetes distress, and the psychosocial impact of type 1 diabetes on adolescents, as well as strategies and resources to support students with type 1 diabetes in school.
Five Considerations for Developing Suicide Prevention Supports
This blog post accompanies our recent suicide prevention webinar and unpacks five key considerations to develop suicide prevention supports. It starts with broadening how you view prevention and remembering why you assess suicide risk.
June 14 Webinar on Tourette Syndrome
Register for our webinar on June 14 at 3 p.m. ET to learn classroom strategies and accommodations to make when supporting students with Tourette Syndrome or other tic disorders that can have educational implications.
Tell Congress to Protect Funding to Address Shortages
Join NASP in urging Congress to support increased funding for two grant programs that address the shortage of school psychologists and ensure more students have access to comprehensive mental health supports. Send a message to Congress now!
Less Than a Week to Save!
Register for this year’s PPI by May 31 to save $30! Learn skills and strategies to advocate for public education and support students’ civil rights and spend a day on Capitol Hill meeting with Congressional offices to discuss key issues affecting school psychologists.
It's Time to Renew
The membership year is ending on June 30; if you're a current member now is the time to renew for next year. If you're not a current member, become a member now for an extra month of member benefits at no added cost. Choose the installment plan at checkout by June 15 to divide your dues into three payments.
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NASP Practice Model
The NASP Model for Comprehensive and Integrated School Psychological Services (PDF), also known as the NASP Practice Model, represents NASP's official policy regarding the delivery of school psychological services. NASP has developed this implementation guide as a resource to help school psychologists through the process of advocating for and implementing the model in their school or district.
The NASP Model for Comprehensive and Integrated School Psychological Services, also known as the NASP Practice Model, represents NASP’s official policy regarding the delivery of school psychological services. The model was updated as part of the NASP 2020 Professional Standards revision and builds on the success of the 2010 standards in advancing the comprehensive role of school psychologists across the country.