The Massachusetts School Psychologists Association is dedicated to promote appropriate mental health and educational services to meet the many and varied needs of children, families and their communities. In order to achieve this aim, the Massachusetts School Psychologists Association advocates for children’s needs, informs the public of the value of school psychological services, provides continued professional development and conducts research.
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Welcoming, Safe, and Gender Inclusive Schools:
NASP and Gender Spectrum recently published a set of four FAQs designed to help guide the efforts of educators to ensure schools are welcoming, safe, and gender inclusive. Topics covered include gender basics and terminology; child development and research; counseling and supporting students and families; and policy, law, and practice. See: Gender Inclusive Schools FAQs.
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MSPA FALL CONFERENCE
Brief Solution-Focused Counseling in Schools: A Toolbox of Practical Techniques
Program goals: Participants will gain knowledge in implementing the following strategies:
Registration for the NASP 2017 Annual Convention opens October 3. Network, share ideas, and learn from experts in the profession with thousands of your peers in San Antonio, TX, February 21–24, 2017. Register by November 9 and save $50 and be entered for a chance to win a refunded registration!
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SPAW November 14–18, 2016
Join your fellow school psychologists throughout the country in celebrating School Psychology Awareness Week (SPAW) November 14–18, 2016. This year's theme, "Small Steps Change Lives," is a reminder of how small actions can add up to larger, positive changes. NASP members can access resources and activity ideas to bring the "Small Steps Change Lives" theme to their school(s). Share your own ideas on social media using the #SmallStepsChangeLives hashtag and @nasponline.
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