Dr. Tina Nelson-Moss – Program Manager/Risk Assessment Case Manager & Certified Threat Manager

Dr. Nelson-Moss has worked in the violence related field for 18 years.  Dr. Nelson-Moss is the Program Manager of the NC State Violence Prevention and Threat Management Program and NC State Risk Assessment Case Manager (RACM). In this position, she is responsible for ensuring that community members are aware of how to identify and share concerns regarding students, staff and faculty and that appropriate follow up is provided to meet the needs of the individual and community. As the facilitator and chair of the Behavior Assessment Team (BAT), she ensures the team utilizes recognized best practice tools to assist in assessing and developing case specific management strategies to mitigate risk.  Dr. Nelson-Moss is responsible for securing advanced training opportunities to be provided to the university BAT members and university groups.

Prior to joining NC State, Dr. Nelson-Moss served in the United States Air Force for 5 years where she was the officer in charge of installation level Family Advocacy, Suicide Prevention and Special Needs Identification and Assignment Coordination Programs. She also provided direct clinical services to service members and their families.  In 2007, she deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan serving as a mental health provider to American Troops assigned to remote forward operating bases. She received several awards during her military service, those included; but are not limited to, Company Grade Officer Social Worker of the Year Award in 2005 for the Air Education Training Command (AETC) and 2006 and 2007 for the United States Air Forces in Europe (USAFE).

Dr. Nelson-Moss has a Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral Degree in Social Work. Her dissertation focused on threat assessment teams in higher education. It was published in 2015 and is titled “Participatory Action Research: Threat Assessment Team Training and Team Membership in Universities.”

Dr. Nelson-Moss is a Certified Threat Manager (CTM), a certified QPR Suicide Prevention Instructor and has a Danger Assessment certification.  Dr. Nelson-Moss is an active member of several committees and task forces related to veteran issues, violence prevention and threat management. She is an active member of the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals currently serving as the co-chair of the Education Community, NASPA Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education and the National Association of Social Workers.

Ed Markowski – Case Manager & Certified Threat Manager

Ed Markowski is the Case Manager for the NC State Violence Prevention and Threat Management Program. Ed is responsible for assessing threats or acts of violence, suicidal thought or intent, domestic disputes, or stalking behaviors that affect the University community. Ed works collaboratively with members of the Behavior Assessment Team to develop, coordinate, and execute case recommendations. He is also responsible for educating the NC State community to identify and share concerns with appropriate university representatives.

Prior to joining NC State, Ed worked at the Johns Hopkins University and Medical Institutions in the Faculty, Staff, and Student Assistance Programs. His responsibilities included the provision of clinical counseling, diagnostic assessment, referral, and crisis intervention services. Ed’s roles included the management of high-risk employees and students who were under condition of employment or study agreements due to behavior, substance, and/or psychological issues or concerns. He frequently completed Fitness for Duty, Return to Duty, Pre Employment, and Risk Assessment evaluations. Ed’s department spearheaded the Johns Hopkins Risk Assessment Team.

Ed obtained his master’s degree in counseling from the University of Maryland College Park, is a member of the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals, and a Certified Threat Manager (CTM).