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Christina (Nina) Krack 

Registered Psychiatric Nurse, Clinical Nurse Educator, Early Psychosis Intervention Program

Nina is an educator with Fraser Health’s Early Psychosis Intervention program which involves planning, and conducting, education and awareness campaigns about early psychosis, as well as program referral information to community, public and existing Fraser Health service providers. Nina also plans and supports clinical skill building and education for program clinicians working with first episode psychosis clients.

Nina graduated as a Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) in 1992 and worked in the adult forensic system for seven years, including two in New Zealand. She also worked in a geriatric psychiatric community housing facility, as well as in community mental health as an Early Psychosis Intervention clinician.

Nina is passionate about sports, including mountain biking, and trains regularly in karate. Her off-work time is spent with family and friends, in her garden, at the beach, and of course - a little shopping now and then. 

Areas of Expertise

Early psychosis intervention

Education

Diploma in Psychiatric Nursing, Certificate in Adult Education in the Health and Human Services, UBC


Publication

RCMP Gazette, 2011, "The Road To Treatment and Recovery, Early Psychosis Intervention"

Awards and Recognition: 

  • Richard Strong Memorial Award for top GPA in graduating class
  • Certificate in Maori Cultural Competency, NZ
  • Certificate in Clear Leadership
  • Recognition for partnership in the provincial RCMP Youth Officer Training
  • Recognition from Fraser Health Professional Practice and Integration for collaborative practice initiatives

Memberships  

  • CRPNBC College of Registered Psychiatric Nurse of BC
  • Member of CRPNBC Quality Assurance Committee
  • New Zealand College Mental Health Nursing
  • International Early Psychosis Association
  • BC Provincial Early Psychosis Community of Practice
  • Member of Canadian National Police/Mental Health Liaison Committee