Officer Wellness and Wellbeing Program for Enhanced Resiliency and Anti-Fragility - February 18-19, 2021, IL

Officer Wellness and Wellbeing Program for Enhanced Resiliency and Anti-Fragility
ILEAS Training Center

Dates: February 18-19, 2021 – Brochure 
Schedule: 8am-4pm daily (CNT) –
Credit Type: 16 hrs. Certified for Procedural Justice and Officer Wellness mandated training in Illinois
Location: 1701 E. Main Street, Urbana, IL 61802, Phone: 217-328-3800
Registration: $200
Registration Closes: February 10, 2021



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  • Did you know we all have saboteurs that keep us from maximizing our success?
  • Did you know that most first responders try to resist stress while holding onto harmful chemicals instead of flushing the stress out of their system?
  • Did you know that most first responders become insulin resistant leading to detrimental health effects?
  • Did you know most first responders have increased inflammation that leads to heart attacks and strokes due to the daily stressors?
  • Did you know that there are viable tools to combat each of these issues and become unbreakable?
This class will provide fact-based information and debunk the numerous wellbeing, nutrition, health and wellness “fads” that exist. The instructors with 60+ years of combined experience in Joint Special Operations Command, Law Enforcement and Academia will empower attendees with practical scientific information to make positive changes to their psychological wellbeing, nutrition, fitness, and overall health. Attendees will leave the session with the knowledge and resources to enhance resiliency and anti-fragility and ultimately become the best advocates for their own health optimization.
  • Learn to flush stress from your system to live a more vibrant life.
  • Develop skills to reverse from a stressful state to a calm state quickly while regulating select hormones in your body.
  • Learn to retrain the neuroplasticity of your brain to develop new skills to help regulate your hormones in stressful and non-stressful environments.
  • Learn to combine box breathing techniques with met-motivational states to increase psychological resiliency.
  • Learn about Insulin Resistance, Inflammation, Heart Health, Disease Prevention and how they are related.
  • Develop guidance to understand your own blood work and how it relates to overall health.
  • Encapsulate an employee Wellness Program development with a focus on Nutrition, Supplements, Fitness Training, Financial Planning and Mental Health Awareness.
  • Learn best practices for developing successful agency or individual wellness/fitness programs.
  • Get nutrition instruction that will discuss in detail what to eat for reduction in bodily inflammation and health optimization. Personalized macro nutrient based nutritional protocols will be developed for everyone attending the session.
  • Learn how proper nutrition protocols directly relate to improved blood health markers, disease prevention, insulin response and reduction of bodily inflammation.
  • Understand the importance of adequate sleep, stress reduction, hydration and recovery.

Program Sponsor

Welcome to the ILEAS Training Center

Located in Urbana, Illinois, the ILEAS Training Center and Headquarters is one of the premier training sites in the Midwest. This multi-functional facility is located on a 13-acre campus and offers over 60,000 square feet of classroom, office and training space. Classrooms range in size from a breakout room for 12 to a spacious auditorium that can seat up to 120 people classroom style.

The ILEAS Training Center is state-of-the-art, with audio and video conference capabilities.

In addition to classroom training, there are several areas available for tactical, crime scene, K9 and other scenario-based training.

Asst. Chief Stephen Petrilli, FBINA#264

Stephen A. Petrilli Jr., Assistant Chief of Police, Normal Police Department, IL

Steve Petrilli has been with the Normal Police Department for 22 years and is currently the Assistant Chief of Operations.  He has been a recruiter, FTO, SWAT Operator and   K-9 handler.  Steve has held supervisory roles in Patrol, VICE, SWAT, Pro-Active Gang Crimes Unit and for the Town of Normal Employee Wellness Committee.

He is a graduate of Illinois State University (B.S.), Northwestern Police Staff and Command and the FBI National Academy Session #264.

Steve is a former college athlete, a Certified Physical Preparation Specialist (CPPS), a CF-L1 Trainer, and has successfully completed L-1 Power Athlete Methodology Training, CrossFit Law Enforcement Application Specialty Training and Lee Taft Speed School.  Steve is currently is a S&C coach at The Athlete Factory in Bloomington, Illinois.  Steve is also the owner of First Responder Health and Wellness LLC.

Dr. Mitch Javidi

Mitch is an envisioneer with over 30 years of practical and hands-on Leadership Development experience in diverse industries including Academia, Military, Law Enforcement, Government, and Technology. As a globally recognized leader, he is the founder of the National Command & Staff College, Institute for Credible Leadership Development and the Criminal Justice Commission for Credible Leadership Development. He has trained at the Joint Special Operations Command “JSOC” and the US Army Special Operations Command “USASOC.” He was awarded the honorary member of the United States Army Special Operations Command in 1999, honorary Sheriff by the National Sheriffs’ Association in 2016 and honorary Police Commander by the Santa Fe ISD Police Department (2019). He was also the recipient of the “Spirit Award” from the National Tactical Officers’ Association.  This prestigious award is presented by NTOA to an individual whose work saves lives (2019). He served as a tenured Professor at NC State University for 16 years before taking an early retirement but continues to serve as an Adjunct professor without pay (by choice) at both NC State and Illinois State Universities. He is a member of the “Academy of Outstanding Teachers and Scholars” at NC State University and the Distinguished 2004 Alumni of the University of Oklahoma. Mitch is the developer of “MAGNUS OVEA,” a general theory of Officers’ Wellness, Resiliency and Leadership. He is a published scholar with over 890+ conference presentations worldwide to include presentations for Fortune 500 companies as well as top Public Safety organizations including FBI NAA, Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association (HAPCOA), HIDTA, National Tactical officers Association (NTOA), California Police Chiefs Associations, National Sheriffs Association (NSA), Women Leadership in law Enforcement (WLLE), California Chief of Police Association (CATO), and may other national and state associations. As well, he has provided educational programs for NYPD, LAPD, Ventura County Sheriff’s Office, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Office, Ogden Police Department, NC State Patrol, Harris County Sheriff’s Office, Walnut Creek Police Department and 200+ other agencies nationwide. His most recent co-authored article was published in the Police Chief Magazine. Two of his coauthored articles have been published by the FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin ~ “Human Factors: Police Leaders Improving Safety While Developing Meaningful Public Trust” and “Unbundling Beliefs and Values.”  His select books include “Deliberate Leadership: Achieving Success Through Personal Styles,” “Handbook of Research on Effective Communication, Leadership, and Conflict Resolution, and “Moral Compass for the Law Enforcement Professionals”. Dr. Javidi was the recipient of prestigious “Person of the Year” award by the National Society of Accountants ~ Senator William Victor “Bill” Roth, Jr. “Roth IRA” received the award in the following year.

Testimonial # 1

Chief Tanner Nystrom provides a testimonial on the Well-being Portion of the Program – WI DOJ New Chiefs Executive Leadership Summit 2020

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Cancellation Policy

  • We may cancel or postpone any course or activity because of insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances.
  • If a program is canceled, we will refund registration fees but cannot be held responsible for any other related costs, charges or expenses, including but not limited to cancellation/change charges assessed by hotels, airlines or travel agencies.  No other refunds beyond the cancellation of the event will be provided.
  • Requests for substitutions for another class or of another attendee for the same class will be accommodated whenever possible. Additional fees will not be charged for reasonable substitutions.
  • Refunds will not be issued for ‘no shows” or when a course is delayed or rescheduled.
  • All registration fees must be paid prior to the start of the class.

Our National Command & Staff College’s programs are some of the most credible and cost-effective offerings in the country. Our faculty includes an impressive array of law enforcement, military and academic experts who provide our students with the vital education they need during these challenging times. Our online & virtual live training program includes many of our most sought-after classes, offered in real time.

Event Details

Start date: February 18, 2021

End date: February 19, 2021

Start time: 08:00 a.m. CST

End time: 04:00 p.m. CST

Venue: ILEAS Training Center

Directions: 1701 E. Main Street, Urbana, IL 61802

Phone: 217-328-3800


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