$70 – $110

HOPE 2020 - Annual Conference for Parents, Professionals & Adult Allies of...

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Toronto Botanical Garden

777 Lawrence Avenue East

Toronto, Ontario M3C 1P2


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Two timely topics:

"Risky Business: When Adolescent Behaviour Crosses the Line, Helping Teens Mature Into Self-Reliant Adults"

Liz Van Ryn, Registered Psychotherapist and Pine River Institute's Family Program Director, will lead this memorable, practical workshop

"Youth Mental Health - What Parents and Youth Allies Need to Know"

Indicators that help differentiate between "typical" ups and downs and potential mental health issues Tips to communicate about mental health with a young person Strategies to encourage a young person to seek counselling, when indicated Open Mic Q and A: Your questions answered

Registration includes:

  • A delicious, hearty breakfast
  • Mid-morning refreshments
  • A beautiful, tasty lunch buffet
  • Gift basket giveaways
  • Silent Auction

All in Toronto Botanical Garden's iconic setting


Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

The conference is for parents, guardians, professionals who work with youth, and other adult allies of youth such as aunts, uncles, grandparents, and coaches

Can I bring my teen?

The conference is for adults only. You're welcome to share all of your great learning with the young person in your life after the conference, though!

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

The Lawrence-Leslie location is served by public transportation

There's plenty of parking. Payment for parking is optional; parking proceeds support Toronto Botanical Garden

What can and can't I bring into the event?

We're pretty flexible

Pens and notepaper will be included in the registrant package

Can I take photos in the event?

To respect attendee confidentiality, no photography is allowed inside the conference without permission

You're welcome to take outdoor photos of the beautiful Toronto Botanical Garden

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Questions are welcome! Please contact the organizer at conference@hope4parents.ca

What's the refund policy?

There are no refunds, however, tickets are transferable

Please note that if a ticket is transferred, the registration package may be in the name of the original registrant

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Original registrants will not require a ticket - we'll have your name on the registration list

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?


Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

Yes, as long as you have permission to use the ticket

Where can I find a detailed conference agenda for the event?

Agenda details will be included in the conference package. If you would like to have an agenda sent ahead of time, please email conference@hope4parents.ca

Why is the registration cut off a week before the conference?

We need to have our numbers finalized the week before for catering purposes

I missed the registration cut off date, can I still register?

You're welcome to contact the conference organizer at conference@hope4parents.ca on the off chance that there's still a spot available.

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Toronto Botanical Garden

777 Lawrence Avenue East

Toronto, Ontario M3C 1P2


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