UTAH ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTS

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Mission Statement

The Utah Association of School Psychologists (UASP) empowers Utah school psychologists by:

  • Advancing effective practices, research, and policy development to improve students’ learning, behavior, and mental health 
  • Advocating for the profession of school psychology and the rights and welfare of children and youth

Upcoming Events

2021 Utah Public Policy Institute

We are excited to announce the first Utah Public Policy Institute, coming January 7th from 1:00pm - 3:00pm with specialists from the Utah Education Association and UASP's Legislative Committee! Take advantage of this free opportunity to learn how you can better support more of Utah's students through advocacy efforts at the state and local levels!

2021 Fall Conference

Thank you to everyone who helped make our 2021 Fall Conference a success, and congratulations to our 2021 award recipients!

Online PD Opportunities

USBE Trauma Sensitive Schools PD

Through online coursework via Canvas, the Trauma-Sensitive Schools Professional Development follows a Trauma-Skilled Schools Model (National Dropout Prevention Center, 2018).

UASP NEWS IN BRIEF

School Psychologists in the News!

Membership: The new membership year began on October 1, 2021. Be sure to take a moment to renew your membership and encourage your colleagues to join UASP! Our voice is louder when we all join together!

Here are a few things UASP has done recently to promote the field, support school psychologists, and increase student success:

  • Published newspaper articles and appeared on podcasts and TV to promote school psychologists and student mental health
  • Provided instructions and incentives for school psychs to advocate on a national and state level as part of NASP's Advocacy Action Day
  • Sent letters and emails to state and local school boards to encourage recognition of school psychologists during National School Psychology Week
  • Hosted virtual lunch bunch and mocktail/cocktail get-togethers for UASP members
  • Contacted businesses throughout the state to secure discounts and freebies for hard-working school psychologists

NEED HELP?

If you are a school psychologist facing an ethical dilemma and would like support and collaboration, feel free to contact us with your concern!

Become a UASP member

As a member, you will:

  • Support better student outcomes by advocating for improved social/emotional, mental health, and academic interventions through collaborative interactions with the state legislature, the Utah State Office of Education, and other professional organizations
  • Join fellow school psychologists across Utah in a statewide network to exchange ideas, share concerns, and collaborate on solutions - see our Member Resources page for handouts, briefs, and online learning opportunities
  • Apply for member-only grants to purchase curricula, materials, or for other purchases to support students
  • Qualify for reduced rates at UASP sponsored workshops and UASP's annual professional development conference featuring nationally recognized speakers
  • Receive UASP's newsletter, the Observer and stay current on school psychology related news in Utah
  • Participate in public relations

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Contact the Board

UASP is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.


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