Kristin Stokes

Associate Director, Campus Wellness Management
Kristin Stokes

Phone 863-874-8641

Location Main Campus

Office RH2-ASC-EAST-124-B

Directory Department of Student Affairs

Education

  • M.A. in Counselor Education, University of South Florida, 2001
  • B.A. in Psychology, University of South Florida, 1996

About

Kristin Stokes is Florida Poly’s associate director of campus wellness and has also served as the campus care manager since 2018. Prior to joining the university, Stokes served as a civilian supervisor with the Lakeland Police Department and coordinated the Victim Services Unit from 2014-18. She also worked for the Polk County School Board as a member of student services and a professional school counselor from 2000 to 2014. Prior to serving as a counselor and while completing her undergraduate and graduate degrees, Stokes served as a nationally certified legal assistant with the firm of Clark, Campbell & Lancaster from 1989 to 2000.

Professional Activities

  • Premier Member, National Association of Victim Assistance, 2015-current
  • Member, National Behavioral Intervention Team Association, 2018-current
  • Member, NASPA, Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, 2019-current

 Awards and Honors

  • National Board Certified Teacher, School Counseling/Early Childhood through Young Adulthood, National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, 2010-16
  • Victim Services Practitioner, Florida Office of the Attorney General, 2015-current
  • Credentialed Advocate at the Intermediate Level/Designated as Comprehensive Victim Intervention Specialist, National Organization of Victim Assistance, 2015-current
  • Mental Health First Aid Certification, National Council for Behavioral Health, 2020-23
  • Campus Threat Management, National Behavioral Intervention Team Association, 2018-current

Community Involvement

  • Board Member, Lakeland Police Chaplaincy Corp, Inc., 2019-current
  • Instructor/Guest Speaker, Peace River Center’s Crisis Intervention Team Training, 2018-current