Colorado Society of School Psychologists

The Mission of CSSP is to strengthen the effectiveness of school psychologists in addressing academic, social, and emotional needs of children and youth in Colorado. We believe that school psychologists have a unique niche in the educational process. We are grounded in research-based educational and psychological practice and collaboration skills that allow us to provide the leadership necessary for the educational change process.

2016 CSSP Fall Conference – Presentation Proposals now Being Accepted!

The 2016 CSSP Fall Conference “Neurons to Neighborhoods” will be Nov. 3-5 at the Vail Marriott.
This year’s conference will focus on the underlying causes of emotional dysregulation, behaviors, and/or trauma, as well as effective interventions to support learning and social-emotional development within the school setting.  Topics related to neuropsychological/neuroeducational and/or social-emotional development, especially those associated with strategies and/or interventions to support healthy development within the school setting, and/or topics directly related to the NASP Domains of Practice would be appropriate submissions for this year’s conference.  The due date is July 10.

Please use this form for your proposals: CSSP Conference 2016 Call for Papers

Submit Paper Presentations to:  Lynnette Pfeiffer, Ed.S.  at
Please indicate:  “CSSP Presentation Proposal” in the subject line.

Submit Poster Sessions to:   Jeanine Charlton, Ed.S. at
Please indicate: “CSSP Poster Proposal” in the subject line.         


NEW Second Wind Fund – expands therapy to rural & frontier youth at risk for suicide

Second Wind Fund (SWF) provides therapy for youth at risk for suicide who are facing financial or social barriers to treatment.  More than 4,000 Colorado youth in 15 counties have been referred to SWF by their school mental health staff.  Second Wind Fund is expanding to provide therapy to Colorado rural and frontier schools via a new secure, interactive video pilot program, SWF’s Secure Video Therapy. There is no cost to the school or family. For more information contact Nancy Morgan, MEd, Program Director, Second Wind Fund, 303-988-2645 or

·        For Colorado youth at risk for suicide

·        With financial and/or social barriers to treatment

Examples include:  No Insurance/Medicaid or Underinsured, or Transportation barrier

·        Only in partnership with schools

·        When face to face therapy is not available

·        Serving middle school and high school students

·        In underserved rural and frontier areas of Colorado

·        Experienced, licensed SWF authorized therapists

·        Using secure, live, interactive video conferencing

·        HIPAA compliant, encrypted software

·        No cost to schools or families

Christine Harms, Director of the Colorado School Safety Resource Center said,

“I am very pleased that Second Wind Fund, Inc. is making SWF’s Secure Video Therapy available in partnership with schools. Providing an opportunity for a student to receive services from a licensed, experienced therapist not available in their community will help address youth suicide concerns in rural Colorado.” 


CSSP MEMBERSHIPS EXPIRE JUNE 30. Renew now to continue to receive all the benefits CSSP has to offer. Regular and associate memberships are $60 and student memberships are $25. Click the Join/Renew button to pay with a credit card. Or use this form to pay with a check: CSSP membership form I
Membership renewed and started now will not expire until June 30, 2017!