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Julie Woodbury

Heart & Hope Program Coordinator


As the Heart & Hope program coordinator, she conducts recruitment, screening, and registration of participants; teaches the parent component of the program; assists with curriculum development; collaborates with stakeholders to educate the community about IPV prevention;  promotes the program; and connects program families with community resources. For more than 20 years Julie has implemented community-based education programs for families and youth including Extension 4-H Afterschool and residential camp settings, Girl Scouts Outreach, and the Strengthening Families Program.


B.S., University of Nevada, 2000
M.Ed., The Pennsylvania State University, 2005


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Heart & Hope: Building Resilient Families

Heart & Hope provides resources and skills to victims of domestic violence who have left the perpetrator and are building a new life for themselves and their family. Workshops help parent victims gain parenting skills and confidence, build resilience for themselves and their children, avoid becoming victims in future relationships, strengthen family relationships and envision hope for the future. Workshops help children build social and emotional skills to prevent them from becoming future victi