CONFERENCE FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)
HOW DO I REGISTER?
You can register for the Annual Conference online here.
WHERE DO I SEND MY PAYMENT?
You can pay be credit card when you register. If paying by check or invoice, please be sure to register online before mailing your check. Include the confirmation email with the registration information when mailing a check to our office, so we can properly match the payment to your registration.
Make checks/money orders payable to:
National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health
15800 Crabbs Branch Way, Suite 300
Rockville, Maryland 20855
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO ATTEND?
Early Bird Registration ($600) is available until September 30th. Regular Registration (October 1st - 30th) is $650. Late Registration (After November 1st) is $700. Visit our conference page for more information or register online.
HOW DO I MAKE REGISTRATION MODIFICATIONS?
Refer to the email confirmation you received when you registered, log in to your registration “account” and follow the prompts. If you need further assistance, you may contact the office at 240-403-1901 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CAN I CANCEL MY REGISTRATION AND RECEIVE A REFUND?
If you are unable to attend the conference you may send someone in your place. To send a substitute, email email@example.com (Subject line: Conference Registration Substitute) indicating the name of the person canceling and complete contact information for the person substituting. Full refunds will be given 30 days prior to the conference. After this date, no refunds will be awarded.
PLEASE NOTE: Hotel cancellations must be cancelled separately from your registration cancellation. Please contact the hotel directly for cancellation procedures.
WILL THERE BE CHILDCARE SERVICES AVAILABLE?
No, childcare is not provided. Youth (13 and older) and young adults are welcome to attend the Youth Track. Registration is required.
WHO ATTENDS THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE?
The National Federation conference is attended by families, youth, health care providers, researchers, administrators, policymakers, clinicians and other stakeholders. Youth attendees are generally pre-teens, teens and young adults. Youth that require parent supervision should be accompanied by a parent or adult supervision at all times.
ARE SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE?
The National Federation is currently seeking scholarship funding. To learn more about the current availability of funding please visit our Scholarship Request page.
HOW DO I BECOME A SPONSOR?
We welcome the support of agencies, organizations, businesses and individual supporters in sponsoring this conference. Please visit our Sponsor Opportunities page for a list of sponsorship opportunities. For more information, please contact our Conference Planning Team at firstname.lastname@example.org or 240-403-1901.
WHAT IS THE COST FOR EXHIBITING AT THE CONFERENCE?
For a full list of exhibitor fees, please visit our Exhibit Opportunities page to reserve your table early! Space is limited. As a member benefit, the fee for an exhibitor table is waived for Federation chapters. For more information about becoming an affiliate organization, please contact us at email@example.com.
WHAT IS THE COST FOR WORKSHOP PRESENTERS?
Presenters facilitating a workshop are required to register prior to the Early Bird deadline at a rate of $600.
WHERE WILL THE 31st ANNUAL CONFERENCE BE HELD?
151 E Wacker Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60601
HOW DO I REGISTER FOR HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS?
The Federation has a room block for conference presenters and attendees. We encourage you to make your hotel reservations as soon as possible online.
HOW DO I ACCESS THE CONFERENCE PROGRAM?
The full conference agenda will be available on the conference website as soon as it is completed.
HOW CAN I GET ASSISTANCE IF MY QUESTION IS NOT ON THIS PAGE?
Please contact our Conference Planning Team, firstname.lastname@example.org or (240) 403-1901 with additional questions.