Sheepdog Guardian Consulting is pleased to announce the new hire of Dr. Anastasios Goulos, PhD. Dr. Goulos brings a wealth of knowledge to Sheepdog Guardian with 24 years of service in law enforcement of which, 20 years have been with the Cook County Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit. Dr. Goulos has an earned PhD – 2019 from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in Organizational Leadership - Psychology, a Master of Jurisprudence in Business Law - 2014 from Loyola University – Corboy School of Law, and a Master of Arts in Forensic Psychology – Applied Forensic Services – 2011 from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology.
Dr. Goulos (“Taso”) will be heading up our Strategic Change Management courses (1 day, 8-hour course) and consulting services.
❖ It is essential to ensure that the functioning of police departments is periodically reviewed, and changes are introduced when necessary. The newly designed course seminars will provide a holistic outlook on past, current, and future trends, providing law enforcement a different perspective of the following:
• Policing Matrix
• Change Management Intervention
• Planning of Change
• Handling Change
• Reinforcing Change
❖ Providing consulting services related to coaching prospective law enforcement candidates interested in obtaining guidance into the public sector.
❖ Aid with police service dog policy review.
❖ Aid with the development, implementation, and consulting of police service dog handler selection.
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