Creating a State-Wide Learning Collaborative to Promote Parent Mentor Programs

To facilitate recruitment, screening, training and accountability of parent mentor programs in 10 child health institutions in California and test the efficacy of using parent mentors to support parent self-management of care coordination for CSHCN.

Karen Wayman, PhD

“There are no difficult families. There are only families in extremely challenging situations.” Learn more about grantee Karen Wayman’s work.

Grant Amount


Date Awarded

November 2014


18 months


Family-Centered Care


Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford

Principal Investigator

Karen Wayman, PhD