Monday Plenary | January 31, 11:00am EST

Officer Health, Wellness, and Trauma-Informed Leadership

Sponsored by: Cordico

Dr. David Black, founder of CORDICO, will present Monday's plenary session. He will focus on officer health and wellness and will talk about how leaders can serve as trauma-informed change agents, help save the lives of officers, and lead the way by strengthening wellness, resilience, and post-traumatic growth. LEARN MORE

Probation and parole professionals are exposed to very high levels of stress and trauma, uniquely different from what people outside the profession experience. He will speak to how leaders can serve as trauma-informed change agents – a vital source of strength, stability, and support during these extremely difficult and challenging times.


Dr. David Black, Ph.D.

Founder of CORDICO

Dr. David Black, Ph.D.

Founder of CORDICO

Dr. David Black, Ph.D. is the Founder of CORDICO, serving hundreds of public safety agencies nationally. A clinical psychologist by training, Dr. Black was inspired by the heroic sacrifices of first responders on September 11, 2001, to explore how technology can transform behavioral health for as many first responders and their families as possible. He is the Chief Psychologist for the California Police Chiefs’ Association and an Officer Wellness subject matter expert for the California Commission on Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST). He is a founding Board Member of the National Sheriffs' Association Psychological Services Group, serves as the Chair of Technology and Social Media, is an Advisory Board Member for the National Police Foundation's Center for Mass Violence Response Studies, serves on the National Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Officer Wellness Committee, was one of two psychologists in the United States who served on the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Model Policy Working Group for Investigating Officer-Involved Shootings and Other Serious Incidents, serves on the IACP Police Psychology Ethics Committee, and earlier served on IACP Police Psychological Services committees tasked with updating the standards for Fitness-for-Duty Examinations and psychological support for officers following Officer-Involved Shootings. Dr. Black began treating combat veterans suffering from PTSD in 1996, he has been serving law enforcement agencies since 2002, and he is a passionate supporter of the profession.




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ATTENTI - Lanyards, Bingo  |  AVERHEALTH - Bingo  |  THE CHANGE COMPANIES - BOD Luncheon  |  CORDICO - Yoga, Bingo, Health & Wellness Plenary  |  CORECIVIC - Bingo  |  CORRISOFT - Bingo  |  GEOCARE - Bingo  |  INTOXALOCK - Covid-19 Safety Measures, Bingo  |  NORTHPOINTE - Wi-Fi  |  REMOTECOM - Bingo  |  SECURUS MONITORING SOLUTIONS - Bingo  |  SHADOWTRACK - Covid-19 Safety Measures, Hand Sanitizer, Bingo, Water Bottles  |  THE PEACE EDUCATION PROGRAM BY THE PREM RAWAT FOUNDATION - Covid-19 Safety Measures  |  TYLER TECHNOLOGIES - Attendee Badges, Bingo  |  UPTRUST - First Time Attendee Networking Event