Wendy Reinke, Ph.D.
MPSI Co-Director

Home Miz­zou School:
Edu­ca­tion­al, School & Coun­sel­ing Psychology

Email: reinkew@missouri.edu

Phone: 573–882-7890

16 Hill Hall, Colum­bia MO

Dr. Wendy Reinke com­plet­ed her doc­tor­al train­ing in school psy­chol­o­gy at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Ore­gon and is cur­rent­ly a Pro­fes­sor in School Psy­chol­o­gy at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Mis­souri.  She teach­es class­es on pre­ven­tion of emo­tion­al and behav­ior dis­tur­bances in chil­dren, pub­lic health per­spec­tives, research design, and evi­dence-based prac­tices for chil­dren with emo­tion­al dis­tur­bances.  Pri­or to com­ing to MU, she was a Pre­ven­tion Sci­ence Fel­low at Johns Hop­kins School of Pub­lic Health.  Her research focus­es on pre­vent­ing dis­rup­tive behav­ior prob­lems in chil­dren.  Dr. Reinke is also an expert in teacher con­sul­ta­tion mod­els in class­room man­age­ment and is the devel­op­er of the Class­room Check-Up. 

She is the co-author of two books on the top­ic of teacher con­sul­ta­tion, includ­ing one with Randy Sprick and Jim Knight enti­tled Coach­ing Class­room Man­age­ment and anoth­er with Kei­th Her­man and Randy Sprick enti­tled Moti­va­tion­al Inter­view­ing for Effec­tive Class­room Man­age­ment: The Class­room Check-up. 


  • Pre­ven­tion and Treat­ment of Child­hood Emo­tion­al and Behav­ioral Disorders,
  • Pos­i­tive Behav­ioral Intervention, 
  • School-Based Con­sul­ta­tion,
  • Fam­i­ly-Based Interventions, 
  • Men­tal Health and Schools, 
  • Devel­op­men­tal Psychopathology, 
  • Class­room Management.