WAAT: Women's Association for Addiction Treatment
 

Chicago-West Suburbs Chapter

  • Chicago - West Suburbs WAAT Meeting

    Chicago - West Suburbs WAAT Meeting

    Chapter Co-Chairwoman: Annie Jaworska
    Chapter Co-Chairwoman: Meredith Sonetz
    Membership Chairwoman: Stephanie Jarvis
    CEU Chairwoman: Kristen Powell
    Speaker Chairwoman:
    Hospitality Chairwoman: Terry Cendejas
    Social Media Chairwoman:

Upcoming Meetings

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  • Tuesday, October 13

    • Chicago- West Suburbs WAAT Meeting
      Tuesday, October 13

      Chicago- West Suburbs WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      ERC/Insight Behavioral Health
      1010 Jorie Blvd.
      Oak Brook, IL, 60534

  • Tuesday, November 10

    • Chicago- West Suburbs WAAT Meeting
      Tuesday, November 10

      Chicago- West Suburbs WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      ERC/Insight Behavioral Health
      1010 Jorie Blvd.
      Oak Brook, IL, 60534

  • Tuesday, December 8

    • Chicago- West Suburbs WAAT Meeting
      Tuesday, December 8

      Chicago- West Suburbs WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      ERC/Insight Behavioral Health
      1010 Jorie Blvd.
      Oak Brook, IL, 60534

  • Tuesday, January 12, 2021

    • Chicago- West Suburbs WAAT Meeting
      Tuesday, January 12, 2021

      Chicago- West Suburbs WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      ERC/Insight Behavioral Health
      1010 Jorie Blvd.
      Oak Brook, IL, 60534

  • Tuesday, February 9, 2021

    • Chicago- West Suburbs WAAT Meeting
      Tuesday, February 9, 2021

      Chicago- West Suburbs WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      ERC/Insight Behavioral Health
      1010 Jorie Blvd.
      Oak Brook, IL, 60534

  • Tuesday, March 9, 2021

    • Chicago- West Suburbs WAAT Meeting
      Tuesday, March 9, 2021

      Chicago- West Suburbs WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      ERC/Insight Behavioral Health
      1010 Jorie Blvd.
      Oak Brook, IL, 60534

  • Tuesday, April 13, 2021

    • Chicago- West Suburbs WAAT Meeting
      Tuesday, April 13, 2021

      Chicago- West Suburbs WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      ERC/Insight Behavioral Health
      1010 Jorie Blvd.
      Oak Brook, IL, 60534

  • Tuesday, May 11, 2021

    • Chicago- West Suburbs WAAT Meeting
      Tuesday, May 11, 2021

      Chicago- West Suburbs WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      ERC/Insight Behavioral Health
      1010 Jorie Blvd.
      Oak Brook, IL, 60534

  • Tuesday, June 8, 2021

    • Chicago- West Suburbs WAAT Meeting
      Tuesday, June 8, 2021

      Chicago- West Suburbs WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      ERC/Insight Behavioral Health
      1010 Jorie Blvd.
      Oak Brook, IL, 60534

  • Tuesday, July 13, 2021

    • Chicago- West Suburbs WAAT Meeting
      Tuesday, July 13, 2021

      Chicago- West Suburbs WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      ERC/Insight Behavioral Health
      1010 Jorie Blvd.
      Oak Brook, IL, 60534

Member Spotlight

Linda Gingras, LMFT, CADC II, CCS

Linda is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a board certified alcohol and drug counselor through the California Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors (CAADAC), and has also been certified by CAADAC as a Clinical Supervisor. She has extensive experience working with chemically dependent and dually diagnosed populations in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

As the Director of Addiction and Prevention Services at Jewish Family Service, she is responsible for coordinating substance abuse services including prevention, assessment, treatment, education, and referral for chemically dependent clients, program development, in-service training of staff, educational programs in local schools, and community outreach. Prior to coming to Jewish Family Service, she was employed for over five years at Cedars Sinai Medical Center as the team leader for Addiction Medicine Services, and spent ten years as the coordinator for chemical dependency services at a private psychiatric hospital in Southern California.

"WAAT has given me a wonderful opportunity to learn and grow professionally while meeting some of the most outstanding women in the addiction field."