Center for Optimal Brain Integration®
Julie Kurtz is the CEO and Founder for Center for Optimal Brain Integration®. She is an author, therapist, national speaker and expert consulting and training internationally on trauma and social-emotional resilience. She has over 30 years of experience working with adults, youth and families who have experienced trauma and toxic stress.
She is the Co-Author of:
Trauma-Informed Practices for Early Childhood Educators: Relationship-Based Approaches that Support Healing and Build Resilience in Young Children
Culturally Responsive Self-Care for Early Childhood Educators
Trauma Informed Practices for Early Childhood Educators: Creating and Sustaining Healing and Engaged Organizations
Trauma-Responsive Family Engagement in Early Childhood: Practices for Equity and Resilience
Supporting Young Children to Cope, Build Resilience and Heal from Trauma through Play: A Practical Guide for Early Childhood Educators
She is the Co-Author of the children's books:
Understanding My Brain: Becoming Human(E)! (Children ages 5-10)
Understanding My Brain: Becoming Human(E)! (Children ages 4-8)
Julie Kurtz is the creator of the phone/tablet Application (APP) Trigger Stop: Sensory and Emotional Check-In designed specifically for children ages 3-8 years to promote sensory and emotional literacy and to support self-regulation.
You can find these products and others on COBI’s product page.
2. Trigger Stop Phone and Tablet App for Children Ages 3-8