6800 Burleson Road
Building 310, Suite 165
Austin, TX 78744

T:  (512) 916-6000
F: (512) 916-6001


Navigating the Storm - Straight Talk About Resilience

Whether we like it or not, adversity is a part of life. This class offers the following and much more: tips for overcoming the challenges we face at work and out in the world; some very important things to remember when facing difficult times; what is the defininition of resilience and how do we build it?; and strategies to help bounce back from adversity.

Objectives for this course:

  • The student will learn tips for overcoming adversity
  • The student will learn important points to consider when facing difficult times
  • The student will be able to define resilience
  • The student will learn how to build resilience
  • The student will learn 4 strategies to help bounce back from adversity

Dr. Gene Smith is a Nationally recognized keynote, motivational speaker and educator. He is the founder and CEO of Dr. Gene Smith Training and Consulting. He is the former Chief of Staff for Williamson County Emergency Communications in Georgetown, TX. Gene speaks at a number of conferences and symposiums each year as well as conducting in-service classes and workshops for various agencies across the country. He has a genuine love and respect for those dedicated to Public Safety. His dynamic and often humorous approach is one of encouragement, motivation and inspiration.


May 24, 2022, 8:00am – 5:00pm

Cost: Free
Hours: 8



Dr. Gene Smith

Special Instructions:

Dress Code: To promote a professional training environment, CAPCOG requires proper professional attire. T-shirts, shorts, leggings, and flip-flops are prohibited.

Attendee must provide their PID # to receive TCOLE credit for courses taken through CAPCOG.

CAPCOG provides training for the Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) in our region at no cost to 9-1-1 telecommunicators and their departments.

When space is reserved for a 9-1-1 training class offered by CAPCOG, students or the supervisor who made the reservation must cancel such reservation at least two business days prior to start of the class. If not, payment for the class will be invoiced to the appropriate agency for the "no show".


Cedar Park Police Department
911 Quest Pkwy
Cedar Park, Texas 78613

For Questions:
Contact Pamela Frisk pfrisk@capcog.org or 512-916-6097

Continuing Education Credits:

Course ID: 33065

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