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Ruth Anne Helpert-Nunez

Ruth Anne Helpert-Nunez, American clinical social worker, psychotherapist. License clin.social worker; licensed marriage and family therapist, Texas.

Background

  • Helpert-Nunez, Ruth Anne was born on January 7, 1956 in Rosebud, Texas, United States. Daughter of Otto Henry and Lorene Margaret (Hoelscher) Helpert.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science with high honors in Social Work, University Texas, Austin, 1978. Master of Science in Social Work, University Texas, Austin, 1981.

    Career

    • Student intern Child Protective Services Texas Department Human Services, Austin, 1978, child protective services specialist Killeen and Belton, 1979-1980. Graduate student intern Austin Child Guidance Center, 1981. Caseworker Heart of Texas Region Mental Health Mental Retardation, Waco, Texas, 1981-1983.

      Child protective services specialist Texas Department Human Services, Austin, 1983-1984. Caseworker DayGlo Family Treatment program Austin-Travis County Mental Health Mental Retardation Center, 1984-1988. Therapist, clinical social worker Anthony W. Arden, Doctor of Philosophy & Associates, Bryan, Texas, 1989-1990, Thomas Edwards, Doctor of Philosophy., Professional Corporation, Bryan, 1990-1995.

      Therapist/clinical social worker Brazos Valley Community Action Agency-Family Health Superior vena cava syndrome: Psychology Services, 1996-1998. Contract services provider, since 1998. Therapist. clinical social worker Los Hermanos Ranch, 1998-1999.

      Private practice psychotherapy, since 1999. Clinical volunteer Scotty's House Child Advocacy Center, since 1992. Field instructor University Houston Graduate School Social Work, 1995-1996.

    Major achievements

    • License clin.social worker. Licensed marriage and family therapist, Texas.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Board directors Toy Library., College Station, Texas, 1989. Member speakers bureau Child Advocacy Resource and Education Coalition, 1989-1992, vice president, 1991. Member of National Association of Social Workers (diplomate in clinical social work, qualified clinical social worker, chairman Brazos Valley unit 1990-1994, board directors Texas chapter 1990-1994, executive committee 1993-1994, chairman professional standards committee 1993-1994, Lifetime Achievement award Brazos Valley unit 1999), Academy Certified Social Workers, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Theta Kappa.

    Personality

    Interests

    Handbuilding pottery, gardening, renaissance music, playing recorder.

    Connections

    • Married J.W. Will Nunez.
    • father: Otto Henry Helpert
    • mother: Lorene Margaret (Hoelscher) Helpert
    • spouse: J.W. Will Nunez.
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    Born January 7, 1956
    (age 61)
    Nationality
    • 1978
      University Texas
    • 1981
      University Texas
    • 1978
      Student intern, Child Protective Services Texas Department Human Services
      Austin, Texas, United States
    • 1981 - 1983
      caseworker, Heart of Texas Region Mental Health Mental Retardation
      Waco, Texas, United States
    • 1981
      graduate student intern, Austin Child Guidance Center
    • 1983 - 1984
      child protective services specialist, Texas Department Human Services
      Austin, Texas, United States
    • 1984 - 1988
      caseworker, DayGlo Family Treatment program Austin-Travis County Mental Health Mental Retardation Center
    • 1990 - 1995
      therapist
      Bryan, Texas, United States
    • 1996 - 1998
      therapist/clinical social worker, Brazos Valley Community Action Agency-Family Health Superior vena cava syndrome: Psychology Services
    • 1998
      contract services provider
    • 1998 - 1999
      therapist. clinical social worker, Los Hermanos Ranch
    • 1999
      private practice, psychotherapy
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