WAAT: Women's Association for Addiction Treatment
 

Sonoma Chapter

  • Sonoma

    Sonoma

    Chapter Leadership
    Chapter Leader: Chanda Rankin, PhD
    Membership: Sylvie De La Cruz Vatinelle
    Speaker Coordinator: Lynn Iovino
    CE Coordinator: Krista MacKinnon
    Hospitality: Shannon Clay
    Social Media: Krista MacKinnon

Upcoming Meetings

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  • Wednesday, November 25

    • Sonoma

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Sonoma
      Wednesday, November 25

      Sonoma

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Speaker: Linda Terry, MA "Trauma: The Gateway to Addiction"


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      Host: Chanda Rankin310-980-9163
  • Wednesday, December 23

    • Sonoma

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Sonoma
      Wednesday, December 23

      Sonoma

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Networking/Roundtable Discussion


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      Host: Chanda Rankin310-980-9163
  • Wednesday, January 27, 2021

    • Sonoma

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Sonoma
      Wednesday, January 27, 2021

      Sonoma

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      TBD


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      Host: Chanda Rankin310-980-9163

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."