WAAT: Women's Association for Addiction Treatment
 

Coachella Chapter

  • Coachella

    Coachella

    Chapter Chairwomen:
    Co-Chair: Eloise Gene-Black
    Membership: Yevette Stone
    CEU's: Chelsea Ramirez
    Speaker Coordinator: Carol Teitelbaum
    Hospitality: Eloise Gene-Black

Upcoming Meetings

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  • Thursday, October 19

    • Coachella Valley WAAT Meeting
      Thursday, October 19

      Coachella Valley WAAT Meeting

      8:30 - 10:00 AM

      Center for Spiritual Living
      45-630 Portola Ave.
      Palm Desert, CA, 92260
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      Speaker Meeting

  • Thursday, November 16

    • Coachella Valley WAAT Meeting
      Thursday, November 16

      Coachella Valley WAAT Meeting

      8:30 - 10:00 AM

      Center for Spiritual Living
      45-630 Portola Ave.
      Palm Desert, CA, 92260
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      Speaker Meeting

  • Thursday, December 21

    • Coachella Valley WAAT Meeting
      Thursday, December 21

      Coachella Valley WAAT Meeting

      8:30 - 10:00 AM

      Center for Spiritual Living
      45-630 Portola Ave.
      Palm Desert, CA, 92260
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      Speaker Meeting

  • Thursday, January 18, 2018

    • Coachella Valley WAAT Meeting
      Thursday, January 18, 2018

      Coachella Valley WAAT Meeting

      8:30 - 10:00 AM

      Center for Spiritual Living
      45-630 Portola Ave.
      Palm Desert, CA, 92260
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      Speaker Meeting

  • Thursday, February 15, 2018

    • Coachella Valley WAAT Meeting
      Thursday, February 15, 2018

      Coachella Valley WAAT Meeting

      8:30 - 10:00 AM

      Center for Spiritual Living
      45-630 Portola Ave.
      Palm Desert, CA, 92260
      Map this Address

      Speaker Meeting

  • Thursday, March 15, 2018

    • Coachella Valley WAAT Meeting
      Thursday, March 15, 2018

      Coachella Valley WAAT Meeting

      8:30 - 10:00 AM

      Center for Spiritual Living
      45-630 Portola Ave.
      Palm Desert, CA, 92260
      Map this Address

      Speaker Meeting

  • Thursday, April 19, 2018

    • Coachella Valley WAAT Meeting
      Thursday, April 19, 2018

      Coachella Valley WAAT Meeting

      8:30 - 10:00 AM

      Center for Spiritual Living
      45-630 Portola Ave.
      Palm Desert, CA, 92260
      Map this Address

      Speaker Meeting

  • Thursday, May 17, 2018

    • Coachella Valley WAAT Meeting
      Thursday, May 17, 2018

      Coachella Valley WAAT Meeting

      8:30 - 10:00 AM

      Center for Spiritual Living
      45-630 Portola Ave.
      Palm Desert, CA, 92260
      Map this Address

      Speaker Meeting

  • Thursday, June 21, 2018

    • Coachella Valley WAAT Meeting
      Thursday, June 21, 2018

      Coachella Valley WAAT Meeting

      8:30 - 10:00 AM

      Center for Spiritual Living
      45-630 Portola Ave.
      Palm Desert, CA, 92260
      Map this Address

      Speaker Meeting

  • Thursday, July 19, 2018

    • Coachella Valley WAAT Meeting
      Thursday, July 19, 2018

      Coachella Valley WAAT Meeting

      8:30 - 10:00 AM

      Center for Spiritual Living
      45-630 Portola Ave.
      Palm Desert, CA, 92260
      Map this Address

      Speaker Meeting

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."