WAAT: Women's Association for Addiction Treatment
 

San Fernando Valley Chapter

  • San Fernando Valley

    San Fernando Valley

    Chapter Chairwomen:
    Co-Chair: Angela Carrillo
    Co-Chair: Jennifer Kleinberg
    Membership: Samantha Barron
    CEU's: Loree Cohen, LCSW
    Speaker Committee: Jennifer Kleinberg and Angela Carrillo
    Hospitality: Open

Upcoming Meetings

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  • Wednesday, August 9

    • San Fernando Valley Meeting
      Wednesday, August 9

      San Fernando Valley Meeting

      9:30 - 11:00 AM

      Encino Hospital

      16237 Ventura Blvd.

      Encino, CA, 91436
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      Free parking on side of building

      Located inside Encino Hospital

  • Wednesday, September 13

    • San Fernando Valley Meeting
      Wednesday, September 13

      San Fernando Valley Meeting

      9:30 - 11:00 AM

      Encino Hospital

      16237 Ventura Blvd.

      Encino, CA, 91436
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      Free parking on side of building

      Located inside Encino Hospital

  • Wednesday, October 11

    • San Fernando Valley Meeting
      Wednesday, October 11

      San Fernando Valley Meeting

      9:30 - 11:00 AM

      Encino Hospital

      16237 Ventura Blvd.

      Encino, CA, 91436
      Map this Address

      Free parking on side of building

      Located inside Encino Hospital

  • Wednesday, November 8

    • San Fernando Valley Meeting
      Wednesday, November 8

      San Fernando Valley Meeting

      9:30 - 11:00 AM

      Encino Hospital

      16237 Ventura Blvd.

      Encino, CA, 91436
      Map this Address

      Free parking on side of building

      Located inside Encino Hospital

  • Wednesday, December 13

    • San Fernando Valley Meeting
      Wednesday, December 13

      San Fernando Valley Meeting

      9:30 - 11:00 AM

      Encino Hospital

      16237 Ventura Blvd.

      Encino, CA, 91436
      Map this Address

      Free parking on side of building

      Located inside Encino Hospital

  • Wednesday, January 10, 2018

    • San Fernando Valley Meeting
      Wednesday, January 10, 2018

      San Fernando Valley Meeting

      9:30 - 11:00 AM

      Encino Hospital

      16237 Ventura Blvd.

      Encino, CA, 91436
      Map this Address

      Free parking on side of building

      Located inside Encino Hospital

  • Wednesday, February 14, 2018

    • San Fernando Valley Meeting
      Wednesday, February 14, 2018

      San Fernando Valley Meeting

      9:30 - 11:00 AM

      Encino Hospital

      16237 Ventura Blvd.

      Encino, CA, 91436
      Map this Address

      Free parking on side of building

      Located inside Encino Hospital

  • Wednesday, March 14, 2018

    • San Fernando Valley Meeting
      Wednesday, March 14, 2018

      San Fernando Valley Meeting

      9:30 - 11:00 AM

      Encino Hospital

      16237 Ventura Blvd.

      Encino, CA, 91436
      Map this Address

      Free parking on side of building

      Located inside Encino Hospital

  • Wednesday, April 11, 2018

    • San Fernando Valley Meeting
      Wednesday, April 11, 2018

      San Fernando Valley Meeting

      9:30 - 11:00 AM

      Encino Hospital

      16237 Ventura Blvd.

      Encino, CA, 91436
      Map this Address

      Free parking on side of building

      Located inside Encino Hospital

  • Wednesday, May 9, 2018

    • San Fernando Valley Meeting
      Wednesday, May 9, 2018

      San Fernando Valley Meeting

      9:30 - 11:00 AM

      Encino Hospital

      16237 Ventura Blvd.

      Encino, CA, 91436
      Map this Address

      Free parking on side of building

      Located inside Encino Hospital

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."