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.