Nick Greco IV
M.S., B.C.E.T.S., C.A.T.S.M., F.A.A.E.T.S.
Nicholas Greco IV, M.S., B.C.E.T.S., C.A.T.S.M., F.A.A.E.T.S., is President and Founder of C3 Education and Research, Inc., a public safety training and consulting firm. Nick has held multiple positions over a 27-year career across clinical operations, project management, multidisciplinary training for civilians and law enforcement, as well as diagnostics and assessment. He has directed, managed, and presented training programs globally across various topics including depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, verbal de-escalation techniques, post-traumatic stress disorder, burnout, and vicarious traumatization. He has authored over 325 book reviews, presented globally on over 700 professional presentations, workshops, and in-services, and authored or co-authored numerous articles and text supplements in psychiatry and psychology.
He received his undergraduate training in psychology from Benedictine University, his certificate of clinical training in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder from the National Center for PTSD Clinical Laboratory and Education Division, his Master’s degree in Psychology from DePaul University, his Certification in Acute Traumatic Stress Management from the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress, and is a Board Certified Expert in Traumatic Stress – Diplomate and Fellow, American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress.
He is an approved CIT instructor with the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board (ILETSB), a CIT instructor for the Chicago Police Department, CIT Coordinator and Lead CIT Trainer for the Lake County Sheriff’s Office CIT Program, Basic and Advanced CIT Coordinator and CIP Coordinator for NAMI – Kenosha, a Narcan instructor, a QPR Instructor, a Subject Matter Expert for Lexipol/Police One, Cordico, and Calibre Press, and a Mental Health First Aid Instructor with Public Safety, Fire/EMS, and Higher Education designations. He is a member of the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA), an Associate Member Service Provider of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), a member of the Illinois Sheriffs’ Association, a member of the International Public Safety Association (IPSA), a member of CIT International, Co-Founder of Protecting the Guardian, and a Wellness Support Staff Member for Survivors of Blue Suicide (SBS).