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Making Schools a Site of Healing

  • 11/18/2022
  • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Harraseeket Inn
  • 38


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Celeste Malone, PhD, MS, President of NASP will be presenting on Making Schools a Site of Healing.  Ample evidence indicates that minoritized students experience oppression and discrimination in schools. On an interpersonal level, minoritized students experience discrimination in the form of

microaggressions and bias-based bullying. Structural oppression emerges as restricted access to educational opportunities and differential treatment by school staff. The ongoing exposure and re-exposure to oppression impact negatively students' mental and physical health leading to traumatic stress. As mental health professionals, school psychologists teach minoritized students coping skills to help them survive invalidating school environments; however, our goal should be to create environments that allow all students to thrive. This requires school psychologists to embrace healing centered approaches that affirm students' identities, empower students to be agents in restoring their own well-being, and correct the unjust practices which marginalize some students.

This is a full day presentation.  Please note, the Annual Meeting will occur before lunch. 

  • Full Day registration includes continental breakfast, lunch, and afternoon snack 

Online registration only

Payment or Purchase Order must accompany registration. If paying by Purchase Order enter PO information or email a copy of the PO to and select the pay offline option. Payments for Purchase Orders must be received by the day of the conference. 

Brochure: November 2022 Brochure.pdf

Registration closes November 4th.

Cancellation Policy: If you need to cancel, you must either cancel your registration online or submit written notification to MASP at least 10 days in advance for a full refund. Cancellations with less than 10 days notice will receive a refund less the cost of food (typically $60) and a $25 processing fee. Please email your request to

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