The parent mentor program at St. Luke's Children's is a family-centered care service. It matches parents of children being cared for at St. Luke’s Children’s with parents mentors who have been through similar experiences. These mentors are effective managers of their own child’s health care. They are trained to provide support, modeling, suggestions, and validation to parents who are building their own partnerships with their child’s health care team.Mentors may talk with families about:
Parent mentors are available to offer support in person, by telephone, or through email. If you're interested in talking with a parent mentor, call (208) 706-6487 or send us an email.
Behavioral intervention and psychotherapy have helped Carrie's son Henry thrive as they navigate his autism and ADHD together.
Erica W. and her husband are parents to five children, two that they hold with their hands and three that they hold in their hearts.
Now thriving adults, Lesa's daughters, Corinne and Emily, were both born with moderate-severe-profound hearing loss.
Caring for a child with complex medical needs can be complicated and overwhelming. Support from someone navigating similar challenges can make all the difference.