Intern Competencies

The intern competencies follow the professional practice domains indicated in the NASP Standards. Domains are detailed fully in the NASP Standards (2020) and the Intern Competency Evaluation for Training and Professional Practice form. Interns are evaluated by their supervisors three times yearly: September/October, December/January, and May.

NASP Domains evaluated

Domain 1: Data Based Decision Making

Domain 2: Consultation and Collaboration

Domain 3: Academic Interventions and Structural Supports

Domain 4: Mental and Behavioral Health Services and Interventions

Domain 5: School-Wide Practices to Promote Learning

Domain 6: Services to Promote Safe and Supportive Schools

Domain 7: Family, School, and Community Collaboration

Domain 8: Equitable Practices for Diverse Student Populations

Domain 9: Research and Evidence-Based Practice

Domain 10: Legal, Ethical, and Professional Practice


Professional Work Characteristics evaluated

Respect for Human Diversity

Communication Skills

Effective Interpersonal Relations

Ethical Responsibility