Systems and Standards

Evaluation of the Use and Impact of National Standards for Systems of Care for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs


Issues Research

Primary Contact

Douglas McCarthy

Grant Amount

$50,000 for 7 months

Date Awarded

June 2019


Since 2012, the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health (LPFCH) has supported the development and dissemination of National Standards for Systems of Care for CYSHCN. This qualitative process evaluation will provide an objective understanding of the progress being made and the impact of the National Standards. This evaluation will help LPFCH assess successes achieved in the dissemination and use of the National Standards, as well as the potential opportunity and need for continued support of the effort.

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