Jacki Gethner, bodywork and massage therapist with over 30 years of experience, is a professional trainer and educator dedicated to sharing practical skills. She has shared collaborations with nonprofits, government agencies, and other health educators as a certified alcohol and drug counselor (CADC1) from 1998-2019. In 2009, Jacki Gethner was awarded the National Kaiser Permanente Diversity Award for her work in the HIV/AIDS arena, with which she began her nonprofit, Women of a Certain Age (WOACA).
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