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Tina Jaeckle, Ph.D.

Tina Jaeckle
Adjunct Professor
Department of Human Services
School of Criminal Justice
(904) 237-2008


  • Ph.D. Nova Southeastern University
  • M.S. Nova Southeastern University
  • MSW University of Houston
  • B.S. Florida Southern College

Professional Interests

Tina Jaeckle, Ph.D., is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Florida and has approximately 20 years of mental health and crisis intervention experience. She presently serves as an Assistant Professor
in the Social and Behavioral Sciences at Flagler College in St. Augustine, Florida. In addition, she is a Florida Supreme Court Certified family and dependency mediator and approved primary trainer in both areas and has presented nationally on issues of crisis/critical incidents, PTSD, suicide (law enforcement), child abuse/homicide, domestic violence, mental illness, and high-conflict families. She serves as the mental health training consultant with the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office (Florida) providing in-service instruction to law enforcement/corrections as well as the crisis hostage/negotiation and crisis intervention teams and now consults with numerous law enforcement agencies across the nation. Dr. Jaeckle has extensive experience in the development, coordination, and training of law enforcement critical incident teams and peer support programs.

Dr. Jaeckle is also board certified in emergency crisis response and bereavement trauma through the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress; an approved trainer in peer/individual support with the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation; a member of American Board of Critical Incident Professionals; a Certified Forensic Consultant and holds the Master of Forensic Social Work with the American College of Forensic Examiners; a Fellow with the National Center for Crisis Management; a visiting professor at the FBI Academy (Behavioral Science Unit/National Academy) in Quantico, Virginia; a visiting professor with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Chief Executive Seminar; the Criminal Justice Institute at Nova Southeastern University, Kaplan University, and Sullivan University; a member of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Child Abduction Response Team; a member of the North Florida Child Death Review Team; a member of the American Red Cross Mental Health Crisis Team; completed a fellowship as the FBI's Futurist in Residence for the 2008-2009 year and conducted research on illegal immigration, culture, and future policing implications; and recently was selected to receive the Distinguished Alumni Award from the Criminal Justice Institute with NSU.

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