Recorded Webinars, On-Demand Training

Here is a list of recorded webinars and on-demand trainings on perinatal health and family strengthening compiled by LA Best Babies NetworkSubscribe here to get a weekly email with the latest updates.

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Recorded Webinars and Podcasts

Clinical Learning Pathway for Trauma Informed Strategies for Working with Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Register for an account with the DMH + UCLA Prevention Center of Excellence. After an account has been created, click the link that fits your scope of work: clinical staff, non-clinical staff, or non-clinical staff (Spanish).
Presented by DMH + UCLA Prevention Center of Excellence

Mental Health Professionals in the NICU
Presented by the NICU Parent Network

NAMI Virtual Town Hall on Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion: “Embracing Cultural Humility and Competency” – Cultural & Linguistic Baseline Assessment and Multi-level Action Plan Development
Recorded May 27, 2021
Presented by National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

Managing ADHD in Transition Periods: Listening to the Patient From Diagnosis to Follow-Up
Recorded October 15, 2020
Presented by North American Center for Continuing Medical Education (NACCME)

How to Manage Difficult Conversations
Recorded October 12, 2020

Presented by Dr. Barbara Stroud

Maternal Suicide: What All Providers and Advocates Should Know
Recorded September 29, 2020

Presented by 2020 Mom

Community Conversations: Disability Etiquette & Mental Health 101
Recorded September 9, 2020

Presented by the American Red Cross Los Angeles Region

Introduction to a Framework for Confronting Racism in Behavioral Health
Recorded August 20, 2020

Presented by the California Institute for Behavioral Health Solutions

Advancing Maternal Health: Breastfeeding Support and Oral Health
Recorded August 3, 2020

This webinar focuses on improving oral health care during pregnancy and infant feeding in the era of COVID-19
Presented by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH)

Exploring Racial Inequities and Mental Health Challenges Amid COVID-19
Recorded May 26, 2020
Presented by the Los Angeles County Department of Consumer & Business Affairs

Mental Health & Breastfeeding Considerations When Supporting NICU Parents
Recorded February 11, 2020

Presented by BreastfeedLA

Maternal Mental Health 101
Recorded December 5, 2019
Presented Postpartum Support International and hosted by 2020 Mom

Mental Health Policy Briefing: Raising the Priority of California Children with Special Health Care Needs
Recorded May 8, 2019

Presented by National Health Law Program & Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health

Presented by Rapid Response-Virtual Home Visiting Collaborative:

Other On-Demand Trainings and Resources

Recognizing and Managing Anxiety in the Classroom (K-12)
Presented by DMH + UCLA Prevention Center of Excellence

NAMI Basics OnDemand
Free, six-session online education program for parents, caregivers and others who care for young people who are experiencing mental health symptoms.


Recorded Webinars and Podcasts

Healthier Products, Healthier People—The Six Classes Approach to Reducing Harmful Chemicals
This video series discusses where these chemicals are used, associated health problems, and how to reduce exposure. This information can help consumers the use of toxic chemicals.
Presented by Sixclasses.org Green Science Policy Institute

Working Toward Well Being: Community Approaches to Toxic Stress
Presented by Center for the Study of Social Policy

Support CMS Waiver Changes with Marketplace
Recorded July 8, 2021
Presented by Aunt Bertha

Four Agendas for Leading Multi-stakeholder Collaboration
Recorded January 8, 2020
Presented by Tamarack Institute

Moving the Needle on Health Equity: Two Experts Share Successful Programs and Lessons Learned
Recorded August 21, 2019
Presented by the National Institute for Children’s Health Quality (NICHQ)

Other On-Demand Trainings

CSH Supportive Housing Training Center
Provides practical, interactive training solutions that empower people to learn about, build & provide high-quality supportive housing in their community. The training center also includes webinars, self-paced online classes and videos.
Presented by The Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH)

Recorded Webinars and Podcasts

Moving the Needle Towards Acceptance: Discussing the COVID-19 Vaccine with Our Los Angeles Community
This video series is for those who want to provide answers to common questions on the COVID-19 vaccine, including hesitancy, efficacy, safety, and more.
Presented by DMH + UCLA Wellbeing for LA Learning Center

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Science Conversation Series
WHO experts explain the science related to COVID-19 in a video and audio series.
Presented by World Health Organization (WHO)

Improving Vaccine Confidence and Acceptance: How to Talk About COVID-19 Vaccines
Recorded June 2021
Presented by LA Best Babies Network

Ask the Expert: COVID-19 Webinar Series
The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services’ Office of Head Start – Early Childhood Learning & Knowledge Center has created several webinars to support early childhood professionals, parents, and caregivers during the time of the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID E-Learning Webinars
The Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine’s Education Committee in collaboration with others has created a page full of resources focused on COVID-19 and maternal health.
Presented by Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine

Podcast: Stanford Medcast – Insights from the World’s Leading Physicians and Scientists
This is an educational podcast where a range of topics related to medicine, healthcare, and education are discussed with world leading physicians and scientists. Starting with a COVID-19 series, they explore the rapidly changing nature of the coronavirus crisis.
Presented by Stanford Medicine – Stanford Center for Continuing Medical Education

A Conversation with U.S. Surgeon General Murthy: Reaching the Unconvinced: Messaging that Breaks Through Hesitancy and Misinformation
Recorded August 17, 2021
Presented by Public Health Communications Collaborative

Dosis de Esperanza: Latinx Communities & COVID-19 (English)
Recorded August 11, 2021
To view this webinar in Spanish, click here.
Presented by Cedars-Sinai

What Every Clinician Should Know About COVID-19 Vaccine Safety
Recorded December 14, 2020

Presented by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Coding for MFM Webinar II: Code Optimally for COVID-19 Services
Recorded December 9. 2020
Presented by Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine

10 Ways to Support Children’s Emotional Well-Being During COVID-19
Recorded November 17, 2020
Presented by Child Trends

COVID-19 Pandemic – The Challenges for Breastfeeding Families
Recorded November 12, 2020
Presented by La Leche League International

Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic: Policy and Practice Opportunities to Support Children of Immigrants During COVID-19 and Beyond
Recorded October 29, 2020
Presented by the No Kid Hungry Center for Best Practices

Podcast: 6 Months Into the Pandemic: What’s Working and What Do We Still Desperately Need to Do?
Recorded October 15, 2020
Presented by Prevention Institute

Supporting the Latinx Community During COVID-19
Recorded October 14, 2020
To watch this webinar in Spanish, please click here.
Presented by the American Red Cross Los Angeles Region

Talking to Kids About the Coronavirus
Recorded March 9, 2020

Presented by Child Mind Institute

Taking Care of Our Collective Mental Health: Focusing on Family Support During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Recorded April 2020

Presented by L.A. County Department of Public Health

Presented by Office of Head Start, Early Childhood Learning & Knowledge Center:

Presented by Public Health Communications Collaborative:

Presented by ACEs Aware:

Presented by International Antiviral Society-USA:

Presented by UC Davis Health Center for Reducing Health Disparities:

Consejos y Herramientas para la Salud Mental de Nuestras Comunidades Durante la Pandemia del Coronavirus
Recorded April 24, 2020
In collaboration with the American Mexican Association (AMA)

Other On-Demand Trainings

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Recorded Webinars and Podcasts

Brazelton Touchpoints Center Webinar Series
The Brazelton Touchpoints Center has developed various webinar series covering topics to support early childhood education, parenting, communication and more.
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

The Courageous Educator: Addressing Racism and Microaggressions in the Classroom
Speakers Dr. J. Luke Wood and Dr. Tyrone Howard discuss how racism, microaggressions, and implicit bias can be addressed in classrooms.
Presented by DMH + UCLA Wellbeing for LA Learning Center

Selecting Indicators for Early Childhood Systems Change Projects: A Reference Guide
Presented by Moving Health Care Upstream

Building Relationships Framing Early Relational Health
Recorded May 18, 2020

Presented by the Frame Works Institute and Center for the Study of Social Policy

Recordings of 2016 USC UCEDD Community Education Conference
Presented by USC, UCEDD at CHLA

Webinar: Ready to Meet the Needs of All Children? A Closer Look at Diversity in the Early Childhood Workforce
Recorded April 28, 2015
Presented by Migration Policy Institute

Presented by Early Childhood National Centers – National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching and Learning:

Presented by WestEd:

  • Infant and Toddler Reflective Curriculum Planning, Part 1
    This webinar provides an overview of how to translate research into teacher practice to improve program quality for infants and toddlers. This archived webinar is the first in the archived series, Infant and Toddler Reflective Curriculum Planning. The series present principles, a planning process, and strategies to help teachers support children’s learning from birth to three years of age.
  • Infant and Toddler Reflective Curriculum Planning, Part 2
    This webinar provides early childhood professionals with a structure they can use to make informed decisions about curriculum practices for infants and toddlers, and to highlight the newest component of the California Infant/Toddler Learning and Development System: California Infant/Toddler Curriculum Framework.

Presented by Engagement Strategies, LLC and Nemours BrightStart:

Other On-Demand Trainings

Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors Online Courses
Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors is the first evidence-based program developed by and for Latino parents with children ages 0-5. These online courses are focused on parenting and promoting family well-being and positive outcomes.
Presented by Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors

Recorded Webinars and Podcasts

WIC WORKS Webinars
Access WIC’s webinar recordings on a number of topics related to family engagement and other relevant topics, such as breastfeeding, food & nutrition, and more.
Presented by the California WIC Association

Brazelton Touchpoints Center Webinar Series
The Brazelton Touchpoints Center has developed various webinar series covering topics to support early childhood education, parenting, communication and more.
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Intentional Partnerships Podcast
Season I of this bi-weekly podcast began June 26, 2018
Presented by Parents as Teachers National Center, with Strong Fathers, Strong Families

Childhood Development and Parent Guide Videos
Available in English and Spanish
Presented by Pathways.org

Presented by Start Early (formerly The Ounce):

Presented by Children’s Bureau – An Office of the Administration for Children & Families:

  • Protective Factors Part 1
    “Protective Factors Part 1” is the first in a two-part series highlighting protective factors. This episode provides an overview and helps listeners distinguish protective factors from risk factors. Guests provide examples of how child welfare professionals can recognize and work with parents and families to strengthen their protective factors.
  • Protective Factors Part 2
    “Protective Factors Part 2” is the second in a two-part series highlighting protective factors. This episode provides a follow up on “Protective Factors Part 1” and builds on understanding the difference between protective factors from risk factors.

Presented by Early Childhood National Centers – National Center on Parent, Family, and Community Engagement:

Other On-Demand Trainings and Resources

Online Bedtime Stories: Ages 0-3Ages 4-6Ages 7-12
Other resources such as audiobooks are also available.
Presented by Storyberries

Helping Parents to Understand and Manage Their Anger
This online training module provides an overview of what causes anger, the function that anger serves in our lives, and how anger impacts our relationships. Home visitors will learn how these issues may look in parenting situations as well as specific strategies on how to help parents understand and manage their anger.
Presented by the Arkansas Home Visiting Network Training Institute

Supporting Parent-Child Interactions
This online training module describes the importance of the parent-child relationship and covers the best practices for supporting interactions.
Presented by the Institute for the Advancement of Family Support Professionals

Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health:

Recorded Webinars and Podcasts

Engaging Fathers, Parts 1, 2, and 3
Fathers and paternal family members play a crucial role in children’s growth and development. Child welfare agencies, however, may have difficulty connecting with and engaging noncustodial fathers and paternal family members. In this 3-part podcast series, Child Welfare Information Gateway provides strategies for engaging fathers and working with fatherhood organizations.
Presented by the Children’s Bureau

Great Lakes Breastfeeding Webinar On-Demand-Engaging Fathers in Breastfeeding Support
Men and breastfeeding and methods to engage their support for their breastfeeding partners.
Presented by Great Lakes Breastfeeding

Engaging Men & Dads at WIC
The Alameda Fathers Corps shared how they increase involvement of fathers in children’s lives by focusing on factors specific to the needs of men and the challenges they face in fulfilling their role as fathers.
Presented by the California WIC Association and The Alameda Fathers Corps

Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center:

Other On-Demand Trainings and Resources

Activities for Dads & Kids
Access some ideas for easy, free or low-cost ways to spend quality time with your kids. Activities can be filtered by children’s ages.
Presented by National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse

Recorded Webinars and Podcasts

Assess, Recover, Mitigate, and Strengthen (ARMS)
Presented by DMH + UCLA Prevention Center of Excellence

Breaking the Cycle of Poverty with Guaranteed Basic Income
Recorded August 4, 2021
Presented by Los Angeles County Supervisor for the 2nd District Holly J. Mitchell

2021 National Day of Racial Healing
Recorded January 19, 2021

Presented by W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Advancing Equity in Pre-K Access and Enrollment in Chicago: A Conversation with Researchers, Policymakers and Parent Leaders
Recorded October 27, 2020

Presented by Start Early

The Importance of Screening for Transportation Barriers to Care
Recorded September 30, 2020

Presented by Health Outreach Partners

Eliminating Inequities in Perinatal Care
Recorded September 24, 2020

Presented by Diversity Science

Pandemics, Policing, And Protest: On Racism and Health
Recorded July 14, 2020

Presented by the California Primary Care Association

Applying CSSP’s Anti-Racist Intersectional Frame to Our Work
Recorded July 9, 2020

Presented by the Center for the Study of Social Policy and others

Black Motherhood in the United States
Recorded June 13, 2020

Presented by Mom Congress

Segregation Stress Syndrome: From Emmett Till to Trayvon Martin
Recorded May 2019

Presented by the Illinois ACEs Response Collaborative

Health Equity: Start Where You Are
Recorded April 10, 2019

Presented by National Institute for Children’s Health Quality

Working Across Government to Advance Health and Racial Equity
Recorded December 2017

Presented by the Human Impact Partners

Achieving Health Equity – Tools for a National Campaign Against Racism
Recorded February 2017

Presented by the Preventive Medicine Residency and Fellowship (PMR/F)

Presented by The Century Foundation (TCF):

Presented by the National Institute for Health Care Management (NIHCM) Foundation:

Presented by the American Public Health Association:

Other On-Demand Trainings and Resources

Presented by the Public Health Foundation:

Recorded Webinars and Podcasts

2020 National Preparedness Month PSAs: Disaster at Your Doorstep Series
This series consists of safety videos on how to prepare for disasters through creating an emergency plan and more.
For more information on how to prepare for disasters during COVID-19, please click here.
Presented by the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency

“The Mask You Live In” Documentary Screening and Panel Discussion on Masculinity and Violence
Panel moderator: Frank Blaney of LA Fathers Program at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
Presented by the California Endowment’s Center for Healthy Communities

Reducing Racial and Ethnic Bias in Child Abuse Reporting
Speaker Lori A. Barker, PhD presented on ways implicit and explicit bias may impact child abuse reporting decisions.
Presented by DMH + UCLA Wellbeing for LA Learning Center

Podcast: Changing the Way We Think About Childhood Adversity
Recorded June 22, 2021
Presented by National Sexual Violence Resource Center

Working at the Intersection of Intimate Partner Violence and Mental Health: Intimate Partner Violence and Mental Health Amidst the COVID-19 Crisis and Beyond
Recorded July 8, 2020

Presented by the Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network and National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma, and Mental Health

Part II – Family Homelessness: Partnerships and Policies that Enhance Supports for Infants, Toddlers and their Families
Recorded August 7, 2019
Presented by ZERO TO THREE

Maternal Depression: Everyone Can Play a Role to Help Families
Recorded June 4, 2019
Presented by National Institute for Children’s Health Quality

Promoting Maternal Wellbeing and Resiliency in the Face of Trauma
Recorded February 28, 2019
Presented by The Ounce

Mental Systems: Navigating Medi-Cal and County Programs
Recorded October 12, 2018
Presented by California Pan-Ethnic Health Network

Introducing TST-FC: A Trauma-Focused Curriculum for Caregivers
Recorded June 29, 2017
Presented by the Annie E. Casey Foundation

Online Video: Domestic Violence 2015
Presented by CASAT

Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health Child Welfare Division (CWD):

Presented by the National Child Traumatic Stress Network:

Presented by UC Davis Health Center for Reducing Health Disparities and the California Health Care Foundation:

Presented by PreventConnect, A National Project of the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault:

Other On-Demand Trainings and Resources

Domestic Violence – Resources
The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services’ Office of Head Start – Early Childhood Learning & Knowledge Center has created several webinars related to domestic violence to support early childhood professionals, parents, and caregivers.

Understanding Intimate Partner Violence
This online module provides an overview of key topics regarding IPV, including: Types of IPV, Indicators of abuse, The extent of the IPV problem, How to discuss the topic of IPV with clients, How culture may impact how IPV is perceived, and the importance of identifying community resources and establishing relationships with those resources.
Presented by Arkansas Home Visiting Network Training Institute

Child Abuse and Neglect Professional Development Resources
Presented by the Institute for the Advancement of Family Support Professionals

The Resilient NICU
This is a self-guided course that explores the application of trauma- and resilience-informed practices in the NICU.

Presented by DMH + UCLA Wellbeing for LA Learning Center

Recorded Webinars and Podcasts

On-Demand Webinars and Resources for Home Visitors
The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services’ Office of Head Start – Early Childhood Learning & Knowledge Center has a page of home visiting resources, ranging from mobile tools to webinar series covering topics such as parent-child interactions and more.

Webinar Recordings for Home Visiting Programs
These webinars focus on providing home visiting professionals with best practice principles, strategies, and more to help support fostering a meaningful relationship with their families.
Presented by Rapid Response-Virtual Home Visiting Collaborative

Remote Home Visitation: Supporting Clients Experiencing IPV In the Time of COVID-19
Recorded May 8, 2020

Presented by Futures Without Violence

Home Visiting Models and COVID-19 Response
Recorded April 3, 2020
Note: This link will automatically download the webinar recording to your computer.
Presented by the National Alliance of Home Visiting Models

Effectively Serving Immigrant and Dual Language Learner Families through Home Visiting Programs
Recorded August 28, 2019

Presented by Migration Policy Institute

How Home Visitors Can Help Families Access Subsidized Child Care in LA County
Recorded August 22, 2018

Presented by the Los Angeles County Perinatal and Early Childhood Home Visitation Consortium, in partnership with the Child Care Resource Center and Child Care Alliance

Medi-Cal Non-Medical Transportation Benefit: A Training for Home Visitors
Recorded August 13, 2018

Presented by Maternal and Child Health Access and LA Best Babies Network

Presented by Parents as Teachers:

Presented by the Center for the Study Social Policy:

Presented by Start Early (formerly The Ounce):

Presented by Rapid Response-Virtual Home Visiting Collaborative:

Other On-Demand Trainings and Resources

Start Early Essentials of Home Visiting
An online training platform that helps support home visitor education with relevant topics and a flexible, accredited training experience. Learners earn CEUs. The comprehensive catalog of cost-effective, self-paced courses and live webinars is available HERE. Please see this letter to learn more about the value of the Essentials of Home Visiting and how it may support your program goals.
Presented by Start Early (formerly the Ounce)

Trainings and Resources for Service Providers
The Los Angeles County Perinatal & Early Childhood Home Visitation Consortium has a list of trainings, recorded webinars and resources available for service providers. The trainings cover a variety of topics, including screenings/assessment tools, home visiting best practices, maternal health, housing rights, child care, and more.

Knowledge and Know-How: Nurturing Child Well-Being
Focuses on the core knowledge and skills needed to leverage your relationships with families, promote child well-being, and raise overall quality of care. Eight one-hour online lessons. Includes .8 CEUs.
Presented by ZERO TO THREE

Presented by Arkansas Home Visiting Network Training Institute:

  • Strategies for Home Visitor Safety
    This online module provides strategies for home visitor safety before, during, and after the home visit. By the end of this training, home visitors will be able to: Identify safety strategies that can be used before, during, and after the home visit. Recognize how to reduce tense situations, what to do in dangerous situations, and how to handle aggression. Recall safety tips regarding animals, disease, professional boundaries, parking and vehicle safety. Use technology to help remain safe.
  • Understanding, Preventing, and Managing Compassion Fatigue
    The purpose of this online module, is to help home visitors understand what compassion fatigue looks like, identify if they are at risk or already experiencing compassion fatigue, as well as how to prevent and/or manage the condition.

Presented by Rapid Response-Virtual Home Visiting Collaborative:

Recorded Webinars and Podcasts

Emergency Housing Vouchers (EHV) – Training for Organizations Working with Survivors
Recorded July 15, 2021
Presented by Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA)

Homelessness & COVID-19: A Merger of Two Epidemics
Recorded June 18, 2020

Presented by the National Institute for Health Care Management Foundation

Presented by the Los Angeles County Department of Consumer & Business Affairs:

Other On-Demand Trainings and Resources

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Recorded Webinars and Podcasts

Great Lakes Breastfeeding Webinars
Access Great Lakes Breastfeeding webinars focused on supporting educators, professionals and addressing disparities in breastfeeding.
Presented by the Michigan Breastfeeding Network

WIC WORKS Webinars
Access WIC’s webinar recordings on a number of topics related to breastfeeding and other relevant topics, such as family engagement, food & nutrition, and more.
Presented by the California WIC Association

NACCHO Breastfeeding Initiative Archived Webinars
The Public Health Breastfeeding Webinar Series, funded through a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, will promote promising practices and share lessons learned from the Reducing Breastfeeding Disparities through Peer and Professional Support Project (Breastfeeding Project).

Improving Our Approach: Better Conversations About Breastfeeding
Presented by the National Institute for Children’s Health Quality (NICHQ)

Webinar: Breastfeeding and COVID-19
Recorded August 27, 2021

Presented by World Health Organization (WHO)

Breastfeeding in the Context of HIV
Recorded October 14, 2020
Presented by La Leche League International

Live Q&A Session on COVID-19 with Human Milk Lactation Experts
Recorded March 30, 2020
Presented by the International Society for Research in Human Milk and Lactation (ISRHML)

Therapeutic Breast Massage
Recorded February 28, 2018
Learn about Therapeutic Breast Massage to help with engorgement, plugged ducts, latching issues, assistance with milk flow and to increase milk supply.
Presented by PHFE WIC

Social Determinants of Breastfeeding: Policies, Trainings, and Programmatic Strategies
View slides only
Recorded August 20, 2015
Presented by Every Woman Southeast Coalition

Presented by California Breastfeeding Coalition and others:

Presented by BreastfeedLA:

Presented by Great Lakes Breastfeeding – A part of the Michigan Breastfeeding Network:

Other On-Demand Trainings and Resources

Presented by the United States Breastfeeding Committee and others:

  • Advancing Breastfeeding Agency in the Community
    This course module includes the following webinar series:
    1. Advancing Birth Equity Through Leadership Development for Community-Based Birth Workers
    2. Analyzing Chocolate Milk: Evidence for Narrative as a Vehicle for Behavior Change and Community Building
    3. Health Equity in WIC: Successes and Opportunities for Improved Services
  • Optimizing Support for All Populations
    This course module includes the following webinar series:
    1. Breastfeeding Without Nursing: Evidence-Based Best Practices to Support Exclusive Milk Expression
    2. Optimizing Lactation Care for Diverse Populations
    3. Evidence-Based Practice Guideline: Breastfeeding Support of the Active Duty Servicewoman
  • Innovative Solutions for Coordinating Care
    This course module includes the following webinar series:
    1. The Breastfeeding Toolkit: Utilizing a Rapid Innovative Process to Expand Lactation Resources in Rural Hawai’i
    2. Outside the Box: The Virtual Baby-Bistro & Increasing Rural Access to Breastfeeding Support
    3. Addressing Community Gaps in Breastfeeding: From Hospital to First Visit
  • Centering Voices to Create Change
    This course module includes the following webinar series:
    1. Centering Patients Voices and Organization Readiness for Change: Lessons Learned from NYC Hospitals’ Baby-Friendly Implementation
    2. Big Ship Turning: Changing the Culture of Feeding Black Babies
  • Transforming Systems through Law and Policy
    This course module includes the following webinar series:
    1. Advancing Health Equity in Breastfeeding Through Transformative State and Local Policy, Systems, and Environmental Change
    2. The Role of Advocacy in Supporting Breastfeeding Moms & Addressing Health Equity

Recorded Webinars and Podcasts

Visit the National Institute for Children’s Health website for additional virtual learning opportunities related to infant heath.

A Prenatal to Three Blueprint for Child Well-Being and Child Welfare Prevention
Recorded January 14, 2021

Presented by Center for the Study of Social Policy

Syphilis: A Call to Action – Babies Born with Syphilis
Recorded September 26, 2019
Presented by PAC/LAC

Infant Safe Sleep: An Introduction and Model Program
Recorded May 8, 2019
Presented by Children’s Safety Network

Presented by NICU Parent Network:

Presented by National Institute for Children’s Health Quality (NICHQ):

Presented by Every Woman Southeast:

Other On-Demand Trainings and Resources

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Recorded Webinars and Podcasts

Healthy Nutrition Video Series
Episodes are being released twice a week in both English & Spanish. The series of episodes focuses on “Fresh Food for a Better Mood” and “Cocinar para su Bienestar” in Spanish.
Presented by The Whole Child’s Nutrition Education Team in partnership with CalFresh Healthy Living

Nutrition Preventive Services: Existing Gaps in a Critical ACA Benefit
Presents current gaps in the provision of nutrition preventive services – benefits that every American is entitled to, thanks to the Affordable Care Act – and emerging strategies for innovative ways that WIC and community partners are providing nutrition preventive services.
Presented by the California WIC Association

WIC WORKS Webinars
Access WIC’s webinar recordings on a number of topics related to food & nutrition and other relevant topics, such as breastfeeding, family engagement, and more.
Presented by the California WIC Association

Webinar Series: Diabetes Across the Lifespan
These webinars are focused on diabetes prevention strategies for families, incorporating both adults and children. Some topics that are covered are healthy eating practices, physical activity, and the use of outreach strategies to prevent diabetes and impact disease management.
Presented by Health Outreach Partners

Leveraging Grocery Stores to Deliver Personalized Nutrition: An Interdisciplinary Model of Care in the Community
Available until July 5, 2024
This is an online course for health care providers and other public health and community health professionals that focuses on raising awareness about an interdisciplinary model of care to deliver accessible, personalized nutrition and more.
Presented by American Heart Association (AHA)

“Why Soda Taxes Can Address Pandemics and Direct Public Dollars to Equity”
Recorded September 30, 2020
Presented by the California Initiative for Health Equity and Action, UC Center Sacramento, and Food Institute at UC Berkeley

Food Insecurity & Growing Concerns During COVID-19
Recorded May 11, 2020

Presented by the National Institute for Health Care Management (NIHCM) Foundation

Early Child Nutrition: From Birth to Two Years
Recorded February 27, 2020

Presented by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Empowering Families to Make Healthier Food Choices Through WIC
Recorded February 14, 2020
Presented by Women, Infants, and Children and American Academy of Pediatrics Institute for Healthy Childhood Weight

Picky Eating in Young Children and What to Do About It
Recorded May 30, 2018
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Presented by California WIC Association:

Presented by CalFresh Healthy Living:

Other On-Demand Trainings and Resources

Animated Videos on Food Waste
Thesevideos can help you and the families you serve take action to reduce food waste, save money, and help protect the environment.
Presented by the U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Trauma Basics and the Relationship to Nourishment Virtual Training
Presented by Leah’s Panty

Recorded Webinars and Podcasts

Oral Intake During Labor
Presented by InJoy Birth and Parenting Education

What You Should Know About Returning to the Dentist During COVID-19
Recorded July 23, 2020
Presented by Smile, California

Oral Assessment 101 for Lactation Support Professionals
Recorded March 2019

Presented by BreastfeedLA

Brushing for Two: How to Keep Your Baby’s Teeth Healthy from the Start
Recorded February 21, 2019

Presented by American Academy of Pediatrics

Oral Health During Pregnancy – Prioritizing Oral Health During Pregnancy
Recorded November 15, 2018

Presented by the Children’s Dental Health Project 

Presented by California Pan-Ethnic Health Network:

Other On-Demand Trainings and Resources

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Recorded Webinars and Podcasts

Comprehensive Perinatal Services Program (CPSP): Online Skills–Based Trainings
Presented by the California Department of Public Health

Bringing the Protective Factors Framework to Life
Presented by Children’s Bureau Express

Perinatal Anxiety and Risk in BIPOC Birthing Communities
Recorded July 28, 2021
Presented by Preconception CoIIN Team at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in collaboration with Rooted LLC

Making the Shift from In-Person to Virtual Lactation Care and Support
Recorded May 4, 2020
Presented by the California Breastfeeding Coalition and others

Supporting your Perinatal Units During COVID-19: Mental Health Considerations for Patients & Healthcare Workers
Recorded April 29, 2020

Presented by the California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative & the California Perinatal Quality Care Collaborative

Presented by the California Mother & Baby Substance Use Exposure Initiative Project Webinar Series:

Other On-Demand Trainings and Resources

Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) in Maternal Health Care
This is a free 2-hour e-learning program with 4 modules for providers and students focused on building skills related to cultural competency, cultural humility, person-centered care, and combating implicit bias in maternal health care.
Presented by Think Cultural Health – A Part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health

CDC’s Perinatal Quality Collaboratives Webinar 2013-2014 Series
Includes the following archived webinars:

  • Breastfeeding and Human Milk Quality Improvement Initiatives
  • Obstetric Hemorrhage
  • Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy
  • Severe Maternal Morbidity
  • Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

CDC’s Perinatal Quality Collaboratives Webinar 2012-2013 Series
Includes the following archived webinars:

  • Neonatal Quality Improvement Initiatives
  • Obstetric Quality Improvement Initiatives
  • Building and Sustaining a Collaborative
  • Perinatal Performance Measures and Data Collection
  • Quality Improvement Principles and Getting Started
  • Perinatal Quality Collaboratives 101

Practitioner Series: Center for Prevention and Early Intervention Policy
(on infant and early childhood mental health)
Presented by The Florida State University Center for Prevention and Early Childhood Intervention Policy

Presented by Maternal Mental Health NOW:

Recorded Webinars and Podcasts

Innovative Technology for Preconception Care
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Recorded May 21, 2014
Presented by Every Woman Southeast

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California Diabetes and Pregnancy Program (CDAPP) Sweet Success Resource & Training Center
Includes a variety of webinar recordings and supporting documents on issues related to gestational diabetes.

Recorded Webinars and Podcasts

How to Become a CTC Navigator and Non-Filer Portal Walk-Through
Recorded July 21, 2021
Presented by Get It Back CampaignWhat You Need to Know to Get the New Child Tax Credit
Recorded July 9, 2021

Presented by MomsRising.orgHow to Apply for the Child Tax Credit with the IRS Non-Filer Sign Up Tool
Recorded June 25, 2021
Presented by Shah Family FoundationChild Tax Credit Information from the 46th U.S. President Biden
Recorded June 21, 2021

Presented by the White House

Concrete Support at the Federal Level: What You Need to Know About the American Rescue Plan’s CTC
Recorded May 17, 2021

Presented by the Center for the Study of Social Policy

Starting Early Begins With Early Childhood Advocacy
Recorded November 12, 2020
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Presented by Start Early (formerly known as the Ounce)

Fighting Immigration Policies that Tear Families Apart
Recorded October 9, 2020

Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

The Small Claims Court Process in Los Angeles County
Recorded September 22, 2020

Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Consumer and Business Affairs

2020 Black Maternal Health Caucus Stakeholder Summit
Recorded July 27, 2020

This webinar discusses the importance of the Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act, introduced in March and led by Underwood, Adams, and Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA), which builds on existing maternal health legislation with nine new bills to comprehensively address every dimension of the Black maternal health crisis.
Presented by the Black Maternal Health Caucus

A Path to Reproductive Justice: Research, Practice and Policies
Recorded July 14, 2020
Presented by the American Public Health Association

Mental Health Professionals in the NICU
Recorded February 6, 2020
Presented by the NICU Parent Network

Policy Strategies for Reducing Behavioral Health Disparities
Recorded December 6, 2019

Presented by California Pan-Ethic Health Network

Setting Up Families for Success: Advancing an Advocacy Framework for Low-Wage Working Parents & Their Children
Recorded July 19, 2016
Presented by the National Women’s Law Center

Presented by the Center for the Study of Social Policy:

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Supporting Young Children in Immigrant Families: What Early Childhood Stakeholders need to know about the New Immigration Orders
Going over who the children impacted by immigration enforcement policies and how do these policies harm a child’s development, also what the current early childhood policies are and how the eligibility rules relate to children in immigrant families.

Recorded Webinars and Podcasts

Presented by UNC School of Medicine Center for Maternal and Infant Health:

Presented by Preconception Health + Health Care Initiative – A National Public-Private Partnership:

Presented by Every Woman Southeast Coalition:

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Recorded Webinars and Podcasts

Nurturing the Nurturer: Self-Care for Providers & Parents
Recorded November 2, 2020

Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

The Science of Happiness, Health & Well-Being During COVID-19
Recorded May 1, 2020

Presented by the National Institute for Health Care Management (NIHCM) Foundation

Time for You: Self-Care Strategies
Recorded February 6, 2018
Presented by the National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching and Learning

Presented by Rapid Response-Virtual Home Visiting Collaborative:

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The Cedars-Sinai Share & Care Program
A series of videos created by professional counselors to help support students who are experiencing emotional and academic challenges due to traumatic situations and stressors.
Presented by Cedars-Sinai

Public Mental Health Partnership All-Provider Training Webinars
This is a series of presentations ranging from topics about provider well-being, self-care, recognizing and challenging implicit bias, and more.
Presented by DMH + UCLA Public Mental Health Partnership for Wellbeing

Taking Care of Yourself: Self-Care for Home Visitors
Presented by The Center for the Study of Social Policy

Physical Activity Videos Lead by Youth
The fit platform provides videos and resources for living a healthy lifestyle.
Presented by Sanford fit

Recorded Webinars and Podcasts

California Mother & Baby Substance Use Exposure Initiative Project: Child Welfare: California Operational and Legislative Issues
Presented by Health Management Associates

Opioid Use Disorder in Pregnancy and Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
Presented by the National Institute for Children’s Health Quality (NICHQ)

Supporting Families Impacted by Substance Use Disorders
Recorded May 21, 2020
Presented by Early Childhood National Centers – National Center on Parent, Family, and Community Engagement

Substance Use Prevention & Treatment: Community-Oriented Practices
Recorded November 16, 2018

Presented by California Pan-Ethic Health Network

Presented by the California Mother & Baby Substance Use Exposure Initiative Project Webinar Series:

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Recorded Webinars and Podcasts

Virtual Visit Readiness
Learn the basics of using different types of technology to connect with families.
Presented by Parents as Teachers

Working in the Clouds: New Reality, New Norm
Recorded May 1, 2020

Presented by Preconception Health + Health Care Initiative – A National Public-Private Partnership

Using ASQ-3 in a Virtual Environment by Brookes Publishing
Recorded April 9, 2020

Presented by ASQ

Presented by Rapid Response-Virtual Home Visiting Collaborative:

Other On-Demand Trainings and Resources

Zoom Tips and Tricks Video Series
Speaking consultant, Robbie Samuels has provided several short videos on YouTube on how to engage your audience and make the most out of your Zoom platform.
Presented by Robbie Samuels

Recorded Webinars and Podcasts

#HowIReccommend Vaccination Video Series
This video series features short, informative videos from clinicians. The videos explain the importance of vaccination, how to effectively address questions from parents about vaccine safety and effectiveness, and how clinicians routinely recommend same-day vaccination to their patients.
Please refer to the following sections for more information:

Presented by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Vaccinating Adults with Chronic Conditions: Recommendations and Lessons Learned
Recorded May 28, 2020
Presented by the Public Health Foundation and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

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Presented by the California WIC Association:

  • WIC WORKS Webinars
    Access WIC’s webinar recordings on a number of topics, including family engagement, breastfeeding, food & nutrition, WIC policy, and more.
  • Engaging Men & Dads at WIC
    The Alameda Fathers Corps shared how they increase involvement of fathers in children’s lives by focusing on factors specific to the needs of men and the challenges they face in fulfilling their role as fathers.
    In partnership with The Alameda Fathers Corps
  • Welcoming African American Families at WIC
    To engage more eligible families, increasing our understanding and implementation of best practices that welcome and include African American families can help local WIC staff establish WIC as a key community service and partner.
  • Millennials in WIC – Reaching today’s Young Parents
    Moms and dads in the “millennial” generation have grown up in a changing world that impacts how they communicate and learn best. UC Berkeley intern and CWA consultant Maggie Rasnake explored general guidelines for communicating with “millennials” and specific steps to keep WIC valuable and relevant to clients in their late teens to early thirties.
  • What If…? Exploring WIC Improvement Concepts
    Karen Farley, CWA Executive Director, shared the results from the “What If” Survey conducted last summer and fall, where many WIC staff, participants, partners and friends submitted ideas for how to make WIC even better.

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