1 in 3 Foundation 2019 Monarch Award Winners
Brenda McBride, LCSW
Brenda McBride is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Brain Gym Instructor, Registered Parent Educator, TBRI practitioner, and EMDR Certified Clinician that is among one of only seven providers in the state of Texas that is certified in Tension and Trauma Releasing Exercises (TRE). With over 20 years of clinical experience, it is her passion to provide healing to mind, body, and soul. Brenda currently leads a weekly PTSD Support Group for Sexual Trauma Survivors for the 1 in 3 Foundation. Brenda also performs individual, group, marital, and family therapy to adults, children, and adolescents, many of whom are sexual trauma survivors or have been impacted directly by behaviors related to coping with trauma. Brenda also provides mental health training and has served on multiple mental health expert panelists regarding mental health issues in the east Texas Community. She has provided recent trainings for the 1in 3 Foundation, Texas EMS Alliance, Texas Association of Directors of Volunteer Services, East Texas Crisis Intervention Stress Management Team, City of Palestine Fire Department and Police department, Smith County Peace Officers Association and The Leadership Academy. In addition to her work with sexual trauma survivors, Brenda also created the “Helping our Heroes” PTSD Warrior Peer Group.
Ricklan Holmes, Head Football Coach/Athletic Coordinator/John Tyler High School
Ricklan Holmes is currently the head football coach and athletic coordinator for the John Tyler Lions. Coach Holmes is a 1998 graduate of John Tyler High School. He was a track and football athlete at Oklahoma State University where he earned Honorable Mention All-Big 12 Honors as a defensive back. Ricklan was a free agent player with the New England Patriots from 2003-2005. He served as an assistant coach for Putnam City High School in Oklahoma from 2005-2006 before returning to his alma mater and working as an assistant coach from 2007-2011. Ricklan was named the head football coach of the Lions in 2011. In 2017, Ricklan gathered captains from the boy’s athletic teams of John Tyler to attend a workshop hosted by the 1 in 3 Foundation and the Washington, D.C. organization Men Can Stop Rape. Coach Holmes encouraged his players’ participation in the Where Do You Stand? workshop that addressed bystander intervention, healthy
masculinity and social and emotional learning for high school boys. Coach Holmes also participated as a storyteller in the 1 in 3 Foundation’s What Does Healthy Masculinity Mean to You? town hall conversation, also presented in conjunction with Men Can Stop Rape.