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.
DESE Document Link:DESE Document Revision
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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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Screening for Mental Health
Screening for Mental Health (SMH) would like to invite your staff to a FREE suicide prevention training at First Congregational Church (Stone Church) on Friday, December 9th. SMH created the training to support the implementation of its nationally recognized, evidence-based SOS Signs of Suicide Prevention Program. This training is provided free of charge thanks to the support of the Makayla Fund.
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!
Learn more at: NASP 2017