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Power Up, Be A Positive Charge!

School Psychology Awareness Week (SPAW) 2017 is November 13-17. The NASP Presidential Theme is Power Up, Be A Positive Charge!

From NASP: 

"Our goal is to highlight how taking a small positive action creates connections that lead to positive change, builds greater successes and develops the academic and social–emotional skills students need to promote personal achievement, growth, and resilience, as well as a sense of belonging and well-being. Resources and messaging can be adapted to students and adults, different age groups, and multiple contexts. The program involves a series of resources and suggested activities to help school staff, students, and families understand the variety of factors that contribute to thriving students and school communities."

Many resources are available on NASP 2017 SPAW webpage

In light of the recent tragic events around our country and world, here are some helpful NASP resources and position statements:

NASP Statement regarding Acts of Violence

Managing Strong Emotional Reactions to Traumatic Events: Tips for Families and Teachers

NASP Guidance for Reinforcing Safe, Supportive and Positive School Environments for All Students

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