Upcoming Events for the Week of August 10

NOTE: Most in-person events have been moved to an online format, postponed, or cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak. We’re making updates as we learn about them, but we recommend contacting organizers before registering for in-person events.

For updated information and resources for home visitors, visit our COVID-19 page. From all of us at LABBN, we wish you and yours good health during these challenging times.

Here is a roundup of this week’s conferences, webinars, and trainings for home visitors and others who work with pregnant women and families with little ones. Also included: events around L.A. County that you can share with the families you serve. Want to look further into the future? See the comprehensive list that we update weekly. Do you have something for us to include? Email snish@labestbabies.org. And stay in touch with us on FacebookTwitterInstagram, and YouTube!

This week is:
Events Happening Throughout August

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Online COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Support Groups
Every Monday, 5:00pm – 6:30pm
Every Tuesday, 11:00am – 12:30pm & 5:00pm – 6:30pm
Every Wednesday (Spanish), 4:00pm – 5:30pm
Every Thursday, 12:00pm – 1:00pm & 5:00pm – 6:30pm
These social support groups offer a space for continued connection during these times of increased isolation. These are not psychotherapy groups, but the therapists facilitate the groups to offer structure and support.
Presented by The Relational Center

Webinar: Caring for the Breastfeeding Dyad and Yourself During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Every Wednesday
, 12:30pm – 1:30pm
This weekly webinar was created as a safe place for lactation professionals to gather. There will be a new speaker/topic each week to provide current information on guidelines and recommendations.
Presented by the Inland Empire Breastfeeding Coalition

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Be a Campaign Lead… Fundraise for BreastfeedLA
August 1 – August 31

This month-long campaign is to celebrate World Breastfeeding Month. As a BreastfeedLA campaign lead, you will contribute to real, immediate change for families all over LA County.
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Monday, August 10

Virtual Event: First 1,000 Days! Early Head Start Conference
August 10 – 12
, TBA
Presented by the Region Nine Head Start Association

Virtual Training: Childbirth Education Training for Maternal-Infant Health Workers
August 10 & 12
, 8:30am – 5:00pm
Presented by Happy Mama Healthy Baby Alliance

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Health & Housing Webinar
August 10
, 9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by the Los Angeles County Perinatal and Early Childhood Home Visitation Consortium

Virtual Training: ACEs Aware Implementation Approach for Health Centers – Part 1
August 10
, 9:00am – 11:00am
Presented by the Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County, in partnership with Elevation Health Partners

Virtual Training: Inspiring Movement, Resilience and Self-Care
August 10
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the Region Nine Head Start Association

Webinar: Racism: The Real Public Health Crisis
August 10
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Wayne State University

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Health & Housing (Spanish) Webinar
August 10
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by the Los Angeles County Perinatal and Early Childhood Home Visitation Consortium

Virtual Training: Empowering Telehealth Providers Working with Families
August 10
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by the DMH-UCLA Prevention Center of Excellence

Webinar: TIRO: Leading In Chaos
August 10
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by the California Primary Care Association

Webinar: Innovative Solutions to Address Social Isolation in Older Adults During the COVID-19 Pandemic
August 10
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by  the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion and the Administration for Community Living Office of Nutrition and Health Promotion Programs

Virtual Event: The Reproductive Justice Primer: A Summer Institute
August 10 – 14
, 12:00pm
Presented by SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective

Tuesday, August 11

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: USDA-HHS Oral Comment Meeting
August 11
, 5:30am – 10:00am
This meeting is for oral public comments on the Scientific Report of the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee. USDA and HHS will consider the Committee’s Scientific Report, along with public and agency comments, as the Departments develop the next edition of the Dietary Guidelines.
Presented by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the US. Department of Health & Human Services

Virtual Event: 2020 National Ryan White Conference on HIV Care & Treatment
August 11 – 14
, TBA
Presented by Ryan White & Global HIV/AIDS Programs

Webinar: Reborn Not Reformed: Re-Imagining Policing for the Public’s Health
August 11
, 9:30am – 11:00am
Presented by the American Public Health Association (APHA) and the Bloomberg American Health Initiative

Webinar: Collecting and Reporting Data (Part 3 of 3)
August 11
, 10:00am – 11:30am
This is part of a three-part webinar series discussing state and local SNAP-Ed programs who are creating, innovating, and delivering SNAP-Ed remotely in the COVID-19 era.
Presented by SNAP-Ed Connection

Virtual Training: Trauma and Resilience Informed Care Foundations
August 11
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by the DMH-UCLA Prevention Center of Excellence

Webinar: Lessons from the Pandemic – Staying Strong with Family Meals
August 11
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by CalFresh Healthy Living

Virtual Training: How Trauma Impacts Development: Part 2 (CDL)
August 11, 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Presented by Child Care Resource Center

Wednesday, August 12

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: The Big Latch On
August 12
, TBA
Post your favorite nursing picture and/or breastfeeding story via Facebook or Twitter using hashtag: #StrongResilientLatched. Dads and those who exclusively pump or donate milk are also encouraged to post and share.
Presented by Native Breastfeeding Coalition of Wisconsin

Webinar: Trauma for Supervisors: Putting the Pieces Together
August 12
, 8:00am – 9:00am
For more information, please refer to this flyer.
Presented by the Ounce

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Grupo de Apoyo Para el Bienestar Emocional
August 12
, 9:00am – 11:00am: California Hospital Medical Center (room TBD), 320 W. 15th St., Los Angeles, CA 90015
To register, contact Irma Radillo at (213) 742-5838
Presented by Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center

Virtual Training: Trauma-Informed Care Discussion
August 12
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Strategies TA

Webinar: Unpacking Barriers and Facilitators to Exclusively Breastfeed at Hospital Discharge
August 12
, 10:00am
Presented by the National Association of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO)

Webinar: Mental Health Treatment in the Context of Intimate Partner Violence
August 12
, 10:00am
Presented by Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network (MHTTC)

Webinar: Supporting Young Fathers of Color: Lessons From the Field
August 12
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
To register, please enter the following registration password: Two-gen
Presented by The Annie E. Casey Foundation and Center for Urban Families

Virtual Event: Community Learner Calls (CoLs) with ZERO TO THREE
August 12
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
This event is an opportunity to expand knowledge gained from a DC: 0-5 training and to apply professional practice through a facilitated peer group process.
Prerequisite: Must have attended a 2-day DC: 0-5 training within the last 2 years.
Presented by the Department of Mental Health Prevention Services Division/Family and Community Partnerships and ZERO TO THREE

Webinar: Heart-Centered Leadership: Create an Inspiring Work Environment With a People-Centric, Nature-Based Approach
August 12
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by Engagement Strategies and Nature Explore

Webinar: 2020 Healthy Snack Day Step-by-Step for Hosts
August 12
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by CalFresh Healthy Living

Webinar: Parent Groups in a Virtual World
August 12
, 12:00pm
Presented by Rapid Response Virtual Home Visiting

Webinar: One Year Since DHS: A Protecting Immigrant Families Retrospective
August 12
, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
This webinar will look at how the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) final public charge rule, which was published one year ago — in August 2019, was challenged.
Presented by Protecting Immigrant Families and others

Webinar: Training on Tele-Dentistry
August 12
, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by the Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County, in partnership with CareOptimize, LLC

Virtual Training: Helping Youth Manage Stress and Anxiety During Stressful Times
August 12
, 2:00pm – 3:15pm
Presented by the DMH-UCLA Prevention Center of Excellence

Thursday, August 13

Webinar: The Essential Role of the Physician Advocate in Improving Maternal Health
August 13
, 4:00am – 5:00am
This webinar is part of the Doing Better Together to Equitably Advance Reproductive Health and Wellness webinar series.
Presented by Mountain Area Health Education Center

Virtual Training: Trauma Response in Infants
August 13, 9:00am – 4:30pm
Presented by the USC University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Virtual Training: Tools for Wellbeing During Trying Times: Emotional Intelligence
August 13
, 10:00am – 10:45am
This is part 2 of a 4-part virtual training series.
Presented by DMH-UCLA Prevention Center of Excellence

Virtual Training: Emotional Support for Healthcare Providers During COVID-19
August 13
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by the DMH-UCLA Prevention Center of Excellence

Webinar: Fostering Connections
August 13
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the Partnership for Maternal & Child Health of Northern New Jersey

Webinar: August 2020 Strengthening Families Webinar: Technical Assistance Clinic
August 13
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by the Center for the Study of Social Policy

Webinar: Infant Massage and Perinatal Mental Health
August 13
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Maternal Mental Health NOW

Virtual Training: Rebooting Lactation: Trauma-Informed Skills Workshop
August 13
, 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Virtual Training: Como el Trauma Impacta el Desarrollo, Parte 2 (CDL)
August 13
, 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Presented by Child Care Resource Center

Friday, August 14

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Drive-Thru Back to School Event
August 14
, 9:00am – 12:00pm: Community Resource Center in Lynwood, 3200 E. Imperial Highway, Lynwood, CA 90262
Presented by L.A. Care and Blue Shield California Promise Health Plan

Virtual Training: Social Connections: A Protective Factor Deeper Dive
August 14
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Strategies TA

Virtual Training: Brain Development and Implications for Treatment of Young Children
August 14
, 9:00am – 4:30pm
Presented by the USC University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Saturday, August 15

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: “How Can I Help?” Postpartum Support
August 15
, 9:00am
Presented by Fairfax Home Birth and La Leche League of Fairfax City

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Drive-Thru Back to School Event
August 15
, 9:00am – 12:00pm: Weingart YMCA Wellness & Aquatic Center, 9900 S. Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90044
Presented by L.A. Care, Blue Shield California Promise Health Plan, and Inglewood Family Resource Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: The NATAL Summit
August 15
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Black Mamas Matter Alliance

Sunday, August 16

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