Magazine article National Association of School Psychologists. Communique

Editor's Note

Magazine article National Association of School Psychologists. Communique

Editor's Note

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This is the first issue of Communiqué for 2010 - Happy New Year! And we start with some celebrating: Congress recently passed House and Senate resolutions recognizing National School Psychology Week and the important contributions of school psychologists. This is an important development in our advocacy efforts and required the sustained work of a great many people. We owe thanks to the volunteers on the NASP Government and Professional Relations Committee and School Psychology Action Network as well as to the NASP office staff who devoted an enormous amount of their time to this project. We can also thank the more than 2,100 of our colleagues who wrote letters to their elected officials through the NASP Advocacy Action Center. The campaign culminated in a Congressional briefing, "Positive School Climate, Student Wellness, and Improved Academic Achievement: Bringing Out the Best in Students and Schools," where Kathy Minke, Terry Molony, and Kwame Morton presented on behalf of NASP. Read more about this effort inside on page 8. Page 1 has a similar story about Melissa Reeves testifying on behalf of NASP at a U.S. Senate hearing regarding the important role that schools and school psychologists play in disaster recovery. These are some very high profile examples of a key role for school psychologists - telling others who we are and what we do.

In addition to Melissa Reeves' Congressional testimony, Communique's ongoing coverage of crisis management continues with a special section including research summaries, resources for suicide prevention, and a guide to acquiring grant funding for crisis training in your district. …

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