Restoring Hope: West Coast Post-Trauma Retreat: Nick Turkovich WCPR: First Responder Support Network
Nick Turkovich is retired from the Antioch Police Department where he served for 25 years. He was one of four officers who started the first Peer Support program for the department and served his fellow officers as a Peer for 21 years. He has a certificate in Advanced Critical Incident Stress Management from the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation and certificates from California POST in Officer Involved Shooting Critical Incident Intervention, Basic Peer Support, Suicidal Subjects Intervention, Crisis Intervention, and Advanced Peer Counseling. He has been dedicated to helping First Responders and military personnel since he was diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder while he was serving in the U.S. military. Nick currently works as the Peer Director for West Coast Trauma Retreat. www.FRSN.org.
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