Valerie Ruiz, M.Ed., BCBA
Treatment Center Director, West Fresno
Valerie Ruiz is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She received her bachelor’s degree in Sociology with a minor in Education Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and a master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis from Arizona State University.
Prior to joining the CAC team, Valerie worked for an ABA company as a Clinical Supervisor providing in-home and center-based treatment programs for children and teens with ASD and related disorders across the Central Valley. It was as a behavioral therapist where she first realized just how challenging yet rewarding and life-changing ABA therapy was for her clients. Since then, she has made it a goal to continue learning and growing to best serve the needs of her clients.
Valerie grew up in Selma, CA and while she enjoys the peaceful small-town life she also enjoys traveling with family and friends to new and exciting places.