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. Nick has held multiple positions over a 20-year career in 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 is an author on over 300 book reviews, has presented globally on over 200 professional presentations, and has authored or co-authored over 35 articles 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, and his Master’s degree in Psychology from DePaul University.
He is an approved CIT instructor with the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board, a CIT instructor for the Chicago Police Department, a Narcan instructor, a Glock Certified Advanced Armorer, a Ruger Armorer, a Certified Pistol and Rifle Instructor, a Range Safety Officer, a Subject Matter Expert for Police One, and is certified in Health Care Provider CPR, AED, and First Aid.
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), an Associate Member Service Provider of the International Managers of Police Academy and College Training (IMPACT), a member of the Illinois Sheriffs’ Association, and a member of the International Public Safety Association (IPSA), Committee Chair for the IPSA Mental Health Committee, and a member of CIT International.