NASP Resources

2010 NASP Standards

NASP Practice Model Self-Assessment

NASP provides an important tool to help you in your professional development as you strive to reach the standards outlined in the NASP Practice Model. This tool is an online self-assessment that asks you to rate yourself on the 10 Domains described in the Practice Model. After completing this self-assessment you will receive a personalized summary report that includes resources available to assist you in reaching your professional development goals. You can access this self-assessment title at the following link: http://apps.nasponline.org/standards-and-certification/survey/survey_launch.aspx

A Framework for Safe and Successful Schools

This joint statement provides a framework supported by educators for improving school safety and increasing access to mental health supports for children and youth. You can access this statement at the following link: http://www.nasponline.org/resources/handouts/Framework_for_Safe_and_Successful_School_Environments.pdf

Advocacy Resources

NASP has made it very easy for everyone to become an advocate for those issues near and dear to our hearts, without having to spend time composing letters or traveling to Washington, DC to speak with your congressional representatives. Check out NASP’s advocacy page for form letters on various issues that you can email or send to your congressional representatives in only a few minutes!

NASP Position Papers

Go to this link to view all of the many different Position Papers that have been developed by NASP to assist you in your work as a School Psychologist: http://www.nasponline.org/research-and-policy/professional-positions/position-statements

The newest Position Papers include:

  • Grade Retention & Social Promotion
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Identification of Students with Specific Learning Disabilities
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Youth
  • Racism, Prejudice, and Discrimination
  • Supervision in School Psychology