Dr. Tina Jaeckle

Education and Outreach

Tina Jaeckle, Ph. D. is a LCSW in Florida and has over two decades of mental health and is intervention experience. Dr. Jaeckle has presented nationally on issues of crisis/trauma/stress/critical incidents, officer involved shootings and resiliency, and suicide (law enforcement). She serves as the mental health/training coordinator for several CISM/Peer Support and hostage/negotiation teams. Dr. Jaeckle is also the current EAP counselor for the Jacksonville (Florida) Sheriff’s Office. Dr. Jaeckle has extensive experience in the development, coordination, and training of law enforcement and fire rescue CISM programs. She is board-certified in emergency crisis response and bereavement trauma through the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress; a member of American Board of Critical Incident Professionals; a Fellow with the National Center for Crisis Management; a former visiting professor at the FBI Academy (Behavioral Science Unit/National Academy) in Quantico, Virginia; a past instructor the US DOJ; and certified in force science analysis (Force Science Institute). She completed a fellowship as the FBI’s Futurist in Residence for 2008–2009 and conducted research on illegal immigration, culture, and future policing implications. Dr. Jaeckle received the Distinguished Alumni Award for the Criminal Justice Institute at Nova Southeastern University and the Commitment to Social Change Award from Walden University for raising awareness on PTSD issues for first responders. Dr. Jaeckle received a Bachelor of Science degree in criminology from Florida Southern College, completed a master’s in social work from the University of Houston, a second master’s degree in criminal justice, with a specialty track in the behavioral sciences from Nova Southeastern University and earned a Ph.D. in the humanities and social sciences, with an emphasis in conflict analysis and resolution (specialty in crisis management), from the same institution. Current graduate faculty affiliations include Walden University, Nova Southeastern University, Martin Methodist College, Capella University, and the University of Texas Permian Basin. Active research agendas include police and resiliency studies in collaboration with Walden University, Yale, and Columbia University. Dr. Jaeckle also serves as the National Education and Outreach Coordinator for Responder Support Services in Asheville, North Carolina and regularly authors articles on mental health and first responders for several publications and provides media interviews as requested.