WAAT: Women's Association for Addiction Treatment
 

Become a Member

Member Benefits

Membership is open to any woman in the addiction field.
The initial membership fee is $125.00. Annual renewal is $75.00.
Students can join at a reduced rate of $62.50.00 for initial membership or $37.50 for annual renewal. Membership begins on the 1st of the month you join and is renewable on the first of that month the following year.

Benefits of membership include:

  • The opportunity to meet and network with top women in the addiction field.
  • Informative speaker presentations on current trends and issues in the addiction field
  • CEUs or professional development hours
  • Access to the "Members Only" section of our website
  • Access to and listing in our Membership Directory
  • Listing in our Resource Guide
  • Opportunity to list upcoming events and workshops in our Calendar

NOTE: We are not able to accept American Express cards at this time.

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."