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Roberta J. Erbacher, American Nursing administrator. Member American Psychiatric Nurses Association, Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist Society San Diego (treasurer), Advocates for Child/Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing (treasurer southern California region), San Diego County Organisation Psychiatric Nursing Coords., Sigma Theta Tau (Gamma Gamma chapter, 1st chapter president, past treasurer, past vice president, past committee chairperson).

Background

Erbacher, Roberta J. was born on August 24, 1937 in Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States. Daughter of John Leslie and Helen Marjorie (Vettelson) Farmer.

Education

Bachelor of science in nursing magna cum laude, San Diego State University, 1974. MSN in Psychiatric Nursing, University San Diego, 1982.

Career

Staff nurse, Medical Personnel Pool, San Diego, 1974-1976;charge nurse adult unit, Southwood Mental Health Center, Chula Vista, California, 1976-1977;head nurse, Southwood Mental Health Center, Chula Vista, California, 1977-1980;assistant director nursing, Southwood Psychiatric Hospital, San Diego, 1982-1987;program director adolescent substance abuse unit, Southwood Psychiatric Hospital, San Diego, 1986-1987;director nursing, Southwood Psychiatric Hospital, San Diego, 1987-1989;director nursing, Rancho Park Hospital, El Cajon, California, since 1989. Member nurse advising committee Hospital Council of San Diego and Imperial Counties. Treasurer, member organizing committee "Candidate Night, " Health Issues Forum, 1983, 85.

Membership

Member American Psychiatric Nurses Association, Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist Society San Diego (treasurer), Advocates for Child/Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing (treasurer southern California region), San Diego County Organization Psychiatric Nursing Coordinators, Sigma Theta Tau (Gamma Gamma chapter, 1st chapter president, past treasurer, past vice president, past committee chairperson).

Connections

Married Anthony E. Erbacher, October 27, 1956. Children: Vicki, Cynthia, Stephan, Jack, Christine.