1st Reponder Relationships

First Responder Relationships is a personal story of loss and the effects of a career as a first responder on relationships.

·         Explore the effects of our careers on our personal relationships

·         Explore the effects of grief on our personal relationships

·         Discuss strategies to continue our careers and improve our personal relationships 



Aaron Back

Captain A. Aaron Back, North Carolina State Highway Patrol (1993 – present). Director Personnel/Promotion/Performance Unit, Patrol Headquarters, Raleigh.

State Coordinator - Members Assistance Team (SHP Peer Team). Over 200 individual or group crisis interventions and Post Critical Incident Seminars.   

State Coordinator – SHP Chaplaincy Program

Founder – North Carolina Law Enforcement Assistance Program (NCLEAP), Non-profit that provides Post Critical Incident Seminars and CISM Training in NC.  Serves as a Peer for First Responders with South Carolina, Georgia, Texas, Missouri, Virginia and West Virginia.

Certified General and Specialized Instructor for the State of North Carolina as well as a Leadership Instructor for the Highway Patrol’s Center for Leadership Development. Certified ICISF Instructor..