WAAT: Women's Association for Addiction Treatment
 

Santa Clara Chapter

  • Santa Clara

    Santa Clara

    Chapter Leadership
    Chapter Co-Leader: Marian Ross
    Chapter Co-Leader: Richa Sandhu
    Membership: Athena Torres, LMFT
    Speaker Coordinator: Richa Sandhu
    CE Coordinator: Marian Ross
    Hospitality: Jeannie Anderson, LAADC, CADC II

Upcoming Meetings

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  • Thursday, December 10

    • Santa Clara

      9:30 - 11:00 AM

      Santa Clara
      Thursday, December 10

      Santa Clara

      No meeting in December.

  • Thursday, January 14, 2021

    • Santa Clara

      9:30 - 11:00 AM

      Santa Clara
      Thursday, January 14, 2021

      Santa Clara

      9:30 - 11:00 AM

      Meeting TBD.

      First meeting is free. Contact Host for details.


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      Host: Marian Ross
      408-688-1827

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."