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Change: Supporting LGBTQ Children and Youth and Their Families

HWDSB and The Well

Saturday, 26 April 2014 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM (EDT)

Change: Supporting LGBTQ Children and Youth and Their...

Ticket Information

Type End Quantity
BREAKOUT SESSION ONE: Dr. Massarella - Health Care for Gender Independent Children and Youth Ended Free  
BREAKOUT SESSION ONE: Positive Space Advisors - Understanding School Support for LGBTQ Youth Ended Free  
BREAKOUT SESSION TWO: Marcus Logan - Top 10 Fears and Strategies for advocating for LGB Children and Youth Ended Free  
BREAKOUT SESSION TWO: Catherine Thorpe - Top 10 Fears and Strategies for Advocating for Gender Independent Children and Youth Ended Free  

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Event Details

Hamilton-Wentworth DSB and The LGBTQ Wellness Centre of Hamilton are pleased to invite parents/guardians of LGBTQ children and youth to a one-day FREE conference!

Parents/Guardians will have the opportunity to listen to guest speakers, to build community with other parents and network with community service providers.

Keynote Speaker: Jeremy Dias, www.jersvision.org

**Please use the "Ticket" section to identify which option you are interested in for the 2 breakout sessions**

*Child Minding available - contact Deb Avetissian at 905-527-5092 ext. 2292 to register your child

*Breakfast and Lunch are porvided

*Bus tickets available upon request

For more information contact Deb at 905-527-5092 ext. 2292


 

Time

Activity and Location

8:30 -9:00am

  • Registration / Coffee, Snacks and Conversation in the Cafeteria (provided)

 *Child minding provided on site*

9:00 -9:20

  • Welcome Addresses in the Learning Commons

9:20-9:30am

  • Welcome message on behalf of Youth

9:30 – 10:30

Keynote Speaker – Jeremy Dias

Location: Learning Commons

10:30 – 10:40am

Break

10:40-11:40am

Breakout Session #1 – Choose one session to attend

Dr. Massarella - Learning Commons

Health Care for Gender Independent Children and Youth

 Positive Space Advisors – Room 127

Understanding School Support for LGBTQ Youth

11:40 -12:30pm

LUNCH Provided to participants in the Cafeteria

*Presentation from PFLAG Halton and community groups/services tables set up*

12:30 -1:30pm

Youth Panel – Learning Commons

HWDSB students speak to parents/guardians about how they can support their child

1:40 – 2:40pm

Breakout Session #2 – Choose one to attend

Marcus Logan – Learning Commons

Top 10 Fears and Strategies for LGB Children and Youth

Catherine Thorpe – Room 127

Top 10 Fears and Strategies for advocating for Gender Independent Children and Youth

2:45 -3:00pm

Conclusion and Exit Card – Learning Commons

 



 

Have questions about Change: Supporting LGBTQ Children and Youth and Their Families? Contact HWDSB and The Well

When & Where


Glendale Secondary School
145 Rainbow Dr
Hamilton, ON
Canada

Saturday, 26 April 2014 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM (EDT)


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