About Tanya Ruckstuhl-Valenti LICSW, MSW
University of Kansas: BSW in 1994. MSW in 1997
I consider graduate education and professional licensure to be a minimum starting point for an effective therapist. In addition to fulfilling the continuing education credit requirements to maintain my clinical license, I have also taken advanced training in:
- Family preservation Services
- Strengths-Oriented, Solution Focused therapy
- Child Psychotherapy
- Teaching Parenting the "Positive Discipline" Way
- EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Repatterning)
- Clinical Supervision
- Suicide Assessment and Intervention
My work experience as a therapist includes providing outpatient therapy to women experiencing multiple life stressors, working with chemically addicted parents, teaching therapeutic parenting classes, providing child and family therapy, and supervising Master’s level therapists.
My social work experience includes providing family preservation services to families at risk of losing custody of their children due to abuse/neglect, providing social skills and self care training for developmentally disabled high school students, assessing and making recommendations to the court regarding safety issues of children.
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