2018 Speakers

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Reducinda Avila
Session #52

Reducinda (Rusita) Avila is an Albuquerque native. She identifies as Chicana/Mexicana/Mexica/Mescalero/Apache/Pojoaque. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. For 17 years she has worked as a Therapist, School Social Worker, Clinical Supervisor, and Clinical Director in multiple settings including psychiatric acute hospital, residential treatment centers, inpatient substance abuse program, private practice, domestic violence outpatient services, home based case management, and CYFD contracted programs, which include trainings on Child/Adolescent Sexual Behavior as well as Grief and Loss Issues related to CYFD out-of-home placement. She has been a School Social Worker for 3.5 years working with Elementary, Middle School, and High School Students in Albuquerque as well as Socorro, NM.