A network of social service agencies and transportation services

2019 Speaker: Tina Brookes

Coping with Compassion Fatigue

A General Session
Wednesday, June 12, 1:45 p.m.


Dr. Tina Brookes


The Academy: National Institute for Crisis Response Training

Lincolnton, N.C.,


Dr. Tina Brookes, a licensed clinical social worker, has specialized in critical incident crisis response for over 30 years. Tina is the CEO of The Academy: National Institute for Crisis Response Training, an organization in Lincolnton, N.C., that she co-founded in 2008. She remains the institute’s primary instructor.

In 2013, Tina founded The Network-Dynamic Crisis Response and contracts nation-wide to provide critical incident stress management training, crisis response consultation, and corporate or agency health and wellness program development.

She created “Permission to be Human,” a nationwide program to promote integrative health, wellness, and resilience. 

She completed the one-year Duke University Certificate Program, Leadership in Integrative Medicine.

Tina attributes her personal resiliency and passion to do this significant work to her faith, family, friends, and remembering to have fun!