Michael Valenti, Ph.D

Senior Research Coordinator

Pressley Ridge


Michael W. Valenti has a doctorate in Applied Developmental Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh. He is currently employed as the Senior Research Coordinator in the Organizational Performance Department at Pressley Ridge. His tasks include program evaluation, monitoring quality improvement activities and metrics, and coordinating research activities. Michael also directly supports staff working in several alternative education placements throughout Western Pennsylvania. His recent research activities include analyses of the impact of the working alliance between staff and youth, and exploring social networks in community-based behavioral health organizations.