Our national association offers considerations regarding youth suicide and the popular Netflix series "13 Reasons Why"
Talking to Children About Violence: Tips for Parents and Teachers
Managing Strong Emotional Reactions to Traumatic Events: Tips for Families and Teachers
Joint School Board-School Psychologist Research Report Examines Test AnxietyJoint School Board-School Psychologist Research Report Examines Test Anxiety
About three-quarters (76 percent) of school psychologists in New York say their students experience greater anxiety over state tests than for local assessments, according to a new research report issued jointly today by the New York State School Boards Association (NYSSBA) and the New York Association of School Psychologists (NYASP). The full report is available here. A clarification statement regarding the document’s purpose is also available here.
Dignity for All Students Act
The Dignity for All Students Act will help ensure that school administrators and educators have the tools and resources in place to afford all students an educational environment in which they can thrive.
Improving Student and School Outcomes
NASP Guidance for Reinforcing Safe, Supportive and Positive School EnvironmentsShare these tips with educators and administrators to help students cope with their emotions following the divisiveness of the 2016 election. NASP Guidance for Reinforcing Safe, Supportive and Positive School Environments for All Students
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The importance of asking for help.
The importance of children’s mental health.
New York State Senate Resolution J.1410 commending Dr. Pamela V. Agan-Smith on her selection as 2015 School Psychologist of the Year by the National Association of School Psychologists.