Julie Kurtz is an author, keynote speaker, trainer, consultant and therapist traveling nationwide educating on social-emotional and trauma informed practices.
She is a co-author of Trauma-Informed Practices for Early Childhood Educators: Relationship-Based Approaches that Support Healing and Build Resilience in Young Children.
She is currently writing her second book in the trauma series on Culturally Responsive Self-Care Practices for Early Childhood Educators:
Caring for the Self as a Foundation for Equity.
Julie is creator of a smartphone/tablet application (APP) for children 3-8 years old to promote sensory and emotional literacy and to support self-regulation called Trigger Stop: Sensory and Emotional Check-in.
She developed the Individual Index of Health for evaluating personal strengths and potential areas of growth. The Individual Index of Health helps identify optimal brain integration and social-emotional well- being.
In 2011, she was named one of the 100 Most Influential Woman of Silicon Valley by the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal.