Upcoming Events for the Week of August 3

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!

August is:
Events Happening Throughout August

Early Childhood and Family Engagement Events
Presented by the Los Angeles Public Library:

For more information on the events hosted, please refer to this calendar.

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 3

Virtual Event: Lactation Education Specialist Training Part 1
August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 & September 8
; 8:30am – 3:00pm
Presented by BreastfeedLA

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Basic Tenant Rights Webinar
August 3
, 9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by the Los Angeles County Perinatal and Early Childhood Home Visitation Consortium

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Basic Tenant Rights (Spanish) Webinar
August 3
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by the Los Angeles County Perinatal and Early Childhood Home Visitation Consortium

Webinar: Advancing Maternal Health: Breastfeeding Support and Oral Health
August 3
, 11:00am – 12:15pm
Presented by US Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health

Virtual Training: How Trauma Impacts Development: Part 2 (CDL)
August 3
, 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Presented by Child Care Resource Center

Tuesday, August 4

Virtual Event: The Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP) 2020 Virtual Conference
August 4 – 6
, TBA
Presented by the Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs and others

Webinar: Models of Transitions of Care in the Postpartum Period
August 4
, 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

Webinar: Domestic Violence: Safety Planning
August 4
, 8:00am – 9:00am
For more information, please refer to this flyer.
Presented by the Ounce

Webinar: Measuring and Evaluating Impact (Part 2 of 3)
August 4
, 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: Social Connections with Older Adults
August 4
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the DMH-UCLA Prevention Center of Excellence

Webinar: Three Secrets of Successful Volunteer Operations
August 4
, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Presented by the American Red Cross Los Angeles Region

Wednesday, August 5

Virtual Event: Latinx Virtual Disability Conference
August 5 – 19, TBA
For more information in Spanish, please refer to this flyer.
Presented by Disability Rights California (formerly known as Protection & Advocacy Inc.)

Virtual Training: Parental Resilience: A Protective Factor Deeper Dive
August 5
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Strategies TA

Save the Date: Webinar: Mental Health Needs of Children During COVID-19
August 5, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the Partnership for Maternal & Child Health of Northern New Jersey

Webinar: Training on Telemedicine for Pediatrics
August 5
, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by the Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County, in partnership CareOptimize, LLC

Thursday, August 6

Webinar: The Role of Pregnancy Medical Home In the COVID Era
August 6, 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: Introduction to Protective Factors
August 6
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Strategies TA

Webinar: California Virtual Home Visiting Project: Engaging Families in Virtual Connections
August 6
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by First 5 Association, in partnership with the Rapid Response Virtual Home Visiting Project

Webinar: Exclusive Breastfeeding: Why Does It Matter?
August 6
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the Partnership for Maternal & Child Health of Northern New Jersey

Webinar: The Share Decision-Making (SDM) Process: Part II
August 6
,  12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by BreastfeedLA

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: ¡Más Fresco! More Fresh Program Virtual Information Workshop
August 6
, 3:00pm
Presented by The Los Angeles Trust for Children’s Health in partnership with UC San Diego Center for Community Health

Friday, August 7

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Drive-Thru and Food Pantry Back to School Event
August 7
, 9:00am – 12:00pm: Boyle Heights Family Resource Center, 1773 Zonal Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90033 (USC Parking Lot 10)
Presented by L.A. Care, Blue Shield Promise Health Plan, USC, The Wellness Center, and Seeds of Hope

Virtual Event: Women on the Spectrum: From Research to Real Life
August 7
, 9:00am – 12:45pm
For more information, please refer to the English flyer or Spanish flyer.
Presented by The Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities at the UC Davis MIND Institute

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: LA Care and The Garage Free Food Pantry
August 7
, 10:00am – 2:00pm: 759 S. Atlantic Boulevard, East Los Angeles, CA 90022
For additional information, please visit lacare.org/frc.
Presented by the LA Care East Los Angeles Family Resource Center and The Garage Lounge & Skate Shop

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Let’s Get Updated About Milk Supply
August 7
, 11:00am – 1:00pm
Presented by La Leche League of Southern California/Nevada

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: ¡Más Fresco! More Fresh Program Virtual Information Workshop (Spanish)
August 7
, 12:00pm
Presented by The Los Angeles Trust for Children’s Health in partnership with UC San Diego Center for Community Health

Virtual Training: Knowledge of Parenting and Child Development: A Protective Factor Deeper Dive
August 7
, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Presented by Strategies TA

Saturday, August 8

Virtual Training: How Trauma Impacts Development: Part 2 (CDL)
August 8, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Child Care Resource Center

Webinar: Future-Forward Family Child Care: Modernizing Your In-Home Program’s Business Practices
August 8
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by Engagement Strategies and Wonderschool

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Health Advocacy Summit – A Virtual International Event
August 8
, 11:00am – 9:00pm
The Health Advocacy Summit (HAS) is a daylong, no cost advocacy event for young adults (ages 13 – 30) living with chronic and rare diseases.
Presented by the Health Advocacy Summit

Sunday, August 9

Virtual Event: 2020 Clinical Conference for Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program-Funded Clinics or Programs
August 9 – 11
, TBA
Presented by Ryan White & Global HIV/AIDS Programs

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