Julie Siepmann, LCSW
Clinical Services Director & Lead Forensic Interviewer, Juliette’s House
Julie started working as a forensic interviewer in 1999 at CARES NW in Portland, Oregon. She joined the staff at Juliette’s House in 2007, working with the Prevention Team’s Parent Education Program. In 2008, she went back to forensic interviewing, which is her true passion. In 2016, Julie was named Clinical Services Director, overseeing the administrative aspects of the assessment program, ensuring quality, trauma-informed evaluations for children and teens, maintaining strong relationships with community partners, and providing community outreach and education. Julie is the facilitator of the Yamhill County Multidisciplinary Child Abuse Team and is the Clinical Supervisor for the Trauma Recovery Services Program. She also oversees the Facility Dog program at Juliette’s House as primary handler to Courthouse Facility Dog, MacDougal “Mac.”
She holds a master’s degree in social work from Portland State University and a bachelor of science degree in Psychology from Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.
Julie values time with her family which includes two adult daughters and her husband. She enjoys reading, puppy-raising assistance dogs, riding her horse, hiking, and camping in her Airstream trailer as a way of filling her cup.