Julie A. Brand, M.S.
Recent Professional Experiences:
||Consulted with/assisted the Center for Innovation and Resources, Inc. (CIR) in developing a brochure entitled, “Considerations for Serving Male Victims of Sexual Assault and Abuse, A Resource for Service Providers,”as part of the Underserved Populations Training project
||Testified as an expert witness on mother-daughter sexual abuse in Colorado District Court, during the successful criminal prosecution of a female sex offender
||Participated in a Canadian documentary on mother-daughter sexual abuse,
entitled “It Was A Woman”
||A Mother’s Touch: Surviving Mother-Daughter Sexual Abuse, Trafford Publishing, January 2007
||Established CAPER Consulting (Child Abuse Prevention, Education and Recovery)
||Offered workshops and full day trainings nationally on the topics:
“The Best Kept Secret: Mother-Daughter Sexual Abuse” (since 2005)
“Resiliency 101: From Victim to Survivor” (since 2007)
“A Close-up Look at Female Offenders in Positions of Trust” (since 2009)
“What About Our Boys? Understanding the Challenges Facing Male Victims of Sexual Abuse and Assault” (since 2017)
North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota, M.S. Counseling and Guidance, 1978
University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, B.A. English, 1969
1978-2004: School counselor, secondary and post-secondary schools in North Dakota and Colorado
A Sampling of Professional Activities:
Co-presenter: “No Child Victims Left Behind, Fostering Resiliency in Adolescents,”
American School Counselor Association national conference, June 2004, Reno, Nevada.
"Expanding your Horizons" career workshop for girls, parents and educators.
University of Colorado at Boulder: Co-Chair, 2000; Conference Committee, 1994-1999;
Presenter: 1994, 1997, 1999, 2002.
Taught Graduate level Counseling courses: University of Phoenix at Denver, 1998 and 1999
Taught "Child Abuse and Neglect," Colorado State University through BOCES 1994,1992
Boulder County Department of Social Services Advisory Committee, 1992 -1994
Child Protective Services Sub-Committee
Revised and edited the manual used for reporting suspected child abuse
Presenter: "The School's Role in Addressing Child Abuse,” National Middle School Association national conference, 1990, Long Beach, California.
School District Crisis Intervention Teams Task Force, 1988 – 1991
"2019 Award of Honor," advocate for male victims, NCFM (National Coalition for Men)
"Educator of the Year," Sunset Middle School, St. Vrain Valley Schools, 1994
Honorable Mention, "Counselor of the Year,” Colorado School Counselor Association, 1994; 1990
Reader's Digest "American Heroes in Education" 1988 nominee for child abuse prevention work