OSPA is a non-profit and membership based organization affiliated with the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP).
OSPA believes that:
• Comprehensive school psychological services are necessary for the mental health and educational needs of children and youth.
• Children need to experience success; we promote practices to ensure a safe and nurturing learning environment.
• Assessment practices should be linked to intervention.
• The family is an essential partner in education; we promote ethical standards and best practices of the profession; we advocate the rights and needs of children; we collaborate with related organizations and allied professionals; we promote an understanding and awareness of the profession; we respect and value the uniqueness of each child.