Treatment Center Director, West Fresno

Valerie Ruiz is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst who has been providing services to children with ASD since 2011. She received her bachelor’s degree in Sociology with a minor in Education Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She then went on to complete her master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis from Arizona State University in 2014.

Valerie has worked in multiple positions throughout her career, such as working as a Behavior Technician, trainer, supervisor, and now serves as the Treatment Center Director for the CAC West office in Fresno. Her experience includes in-home, school, and center-based services across the Central Valley and Northern California.

Valerie grew up in Selma, CA and while she enjoys the peaceful small-town life she also enjoys traveling with family and friends.