Dr. Melissa Reeves, Ph.D., NCSP, LCMHC is an Associate Professor at Winthrop University. She is the Past-President of the National Association of School Psychologists (2016-17), a nationally certified school psychologist, licensed clinical mental health counselor, and licensed special education teacher. She has over 19-years’ experience working in public schools, a private school, and day and residential treatment programs. Dr. Reeves is a co-author of the PREPaRE Crisis Prevention and Intervention curriculum and travels both nationally and internationally training professionals in crisis prevention and intervention, threat and suicide assessment, trauma and PTSD, and cognitive-behavioral interventions. She is a senior consultant with Sigma Threat Management Associates and also an advisor for Safe and Sound Schools, an organization founded by two parents who lost their children in the Sandy Hook tragedy. She has co-authored multiple books and publications focusing on school safety and trauma.