David Black, Ph.D. is the CEO of Cordico and leads a team of highly experienced psychologists serving more than 100 public safety agencies. Dr. Black is a 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, and served on the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Model Policy Working Group for Investigating Officer-Involved Shootings and Other Serious Incidents.
He oversees critical incident debriefings and specialized wellness programs for law enforcement, firefighters, and dispatchers. He has worked with first responders for 15+ years and began treating combat veterans suffering from PTSD in 1996. Dr. Black has provided psychological training programs for law enforcement crisis and hostage negation teams at the local and federal levels, and has also provided statewide training for forensic psychologists on topics including threat assessment, targeted violence, crime motive analysis, and violence risk assessment.
In the corporate realm, Dr. Black has provided leadership development services for a wide range of companies such as BP, Cisco Systems, Honeywell, and Starbucks. He has held teaching appointments in the Psychology Departments at the University of California, Davis; California State University, Sacramento; and the University of Georgia, where he received his Ph.D. in 2000 after completing dual baccalaureate degrees at the University of Washington. Dr. Black is a licensed psychologist in the State of California (PSY 19195), a Member of the Police Psychological Services Section of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), a Member of the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP), and a Member of the American Psychological Association (APA).
Services for LE Agencies:
* Mobile App-Based Wellness Programs for Law Enforcement
* Pre-Employment Psychological Evaluations
* Strengthening Resilience