On this page you will find White Papers created by the Missouri Association of School Psychologists
MASP White Papers
School Psychology Shortages White Paper - In Missouri the average ratio of School Psychologists to students is 1:4,204 - 3,704 more than the NASP recommendation. Learn more about school psychology shortages in Missouri at the link above.
MASP Position Statements
Youth in the Criminal Justice System - The Missouri Association of School Psychologists (MASP) recommends that legislation should presume that youth will remain within the jurisdiction of the juvenile court.
MASP Equity and Social Justice Position Statement - As school psychologists, we acknowledge the longstanding systematic racism, oppression, discrimination, and violence faced by people of color and marginalized populations in the United States and across the world. We recognize that we have an ethical responsibility to engage in socially just, equitable, and antiracist practice to empower families and communities.