Upcoming Events for the Week of August 30th

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 lists we update weekly for:

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August is:
Events happening throughout August and September

COVID-19 Vaccine Registration for LA County Residents
Open Registration
, 8:00am – 8:00pm
See the website for information on which groups are currently being vaccinated. No Internet access? Call (833) 540-0473 for assistance with appointments Monday – Friday from 8:00am – 8:30pm.
Presented by County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health

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.

Monday, August 30

Entendiendo la Diabetes – Un Programa Gratuito (6 clases en Español)
August 30, September 13, 20 27, October 4 & 11, 2021
, 9:00am – 10:30am
Para registrarse o para mas información, por favor contacte a Christina Portillo a Christina.Portillo@CommonSpirit.org o (213) 742-5569.
Presented by Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center

Virtual Event: The Future of Healthy Schools: Supporting Funding, Systems Change, and Community Collaboration
August 30
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by Kaiser Permanente’s Institute for Health Policy

Yoga Class in Honor of Black Breastfeeding Week’s Theme of “Collective Resy for Collective Power”
August 30
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
For questions, please contact Kavisa@NourishingJustly.com
Presented by Kavisa Wood, Nourishing Justly, LLC

What are LITC’s and TAS? What Do They Do? Can They Help Me With My IRS Problem?
August 30
, 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Consumer & Business Affairs

Black Men’s Facebook Chat
August 30
, 6:00pm – 7:00pm
A space for Black fathers, dads, uncles, grandfathers, brothers, and friends to discuss the theme for this year’s Black Breastfeeding Week: “The Big Pause: Collective Rest as Collective Power.”
Presented by Lydia O. Boyd, IBCLC

Tuesday, August 31

Virtual Training: Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
August 31 – September 2
, Times vary
Presented by Children’s Institute

Webinar: Maintaining Boundaries for Supervisors
August 31
, 8:00am – 9:00am
To view the live webinar schedule for The Essentials of Home Visiting, please click here.
Presented by Start Early

Webinar: Sharing Health Information to Address Food Insecurity
August 31
, 9:30am – 11:00am
Presented by California Primary Care Association (CPCA)

Virtual Event: Unlocking the Elements of Parental Engagement with Ashley Fiore
August 31
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by California Institute for Behavioral Health Solutions

Webinar: “What Happened to You?” A Dialogue with Dr. Bruce Perry
August 31
, 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Presented by Prevent Child Abuse America

Parternidad Activa 4a edicion – Sesión 6: Paternidad Activa para tener éxito en la escuela
August 31
, 3:00pm – 5:00pm
To register for this Spanish-language online class, contact Katerin Ochoa at kocohoa@pacsla.org or 562-526-7980.
Note: This is part of a series of six online classes in Spanish, all free and court mandated approved. Families will receive a certificate of completion for attending.
Presented by Pacific Asian Counseling Services

Virtual Event: Best Start Summit/Cumbre de Best Start
August 31
, 3:00pm – 6:00pm
Presented by Community Health Councils, South LA Decides, and First 5 LA Best Start — Region 2

Virtual Event: Countywide Parks and Recreation Needs Assessment Online Workshop – Regional and Rural Edition (South Bay)
August 31
, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
L.A. County Dept. of Parks and Rec wants to hear from community members on how they use parks and other open spaces.
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation

Wednesday, September 1

Virtual Training: DC: 0-5™ (Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood)
September 1 – 2
, Times vary
Presented by the L.A. County Department of Mental Health

Webinar: Digital Storytelling for Educators
September 1
, 9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by StoryCenter

Virtual Event: Future Forward: National Convening on Equity-Centered Women’s Wellness
September 1, 2, & 15
, 9:00am – 1:00pm
Presented by Show Your Love Today Initiative, a project of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Webinar: Exploring Values and Beliefs Around Parenting
September 1
, 10:00am – 11:00am
To view the live webinar schedule for The Essentials of Home Visiting, please click here.
Presented by Start Early

Webinar: HIPAA Texting, Emailing, and Personal Devices – New Guidance
September 1
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by Webinar Health

Virtual Event: Caring From the Inside Out: Foundations of Self and Collective Care (6-Week Series)
September1 – October 13 (Wednesdays), 11:00am – 12:00pm
Registration closed on August 26th.
Presented by California Primary Care Association and Compassion Institute

Webinar: Adverse Childhood Experiences: Supporting California’s Trauma-Informed Networks of Care
September 1
, 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Presented by Aunt Bertha

Virtual Event: Countywide Parks and Recreation Needs Assessment Online Workshop – Regional and Rural Edition (Santa Monica Mountains)
September 1
, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
L.A. County Dept. of Parks and Rec wants to hear from community members on how they use parks and other open spaces.
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation

Thursday, September 2

Webinar: Newborn Screening is the Past, Present, and Future: Considerations and Changes Throughout Newborn Screening History
September 2
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Baby’s First Test

Virtual Event: Birthing Professionals Community of Practice Meeting
September 2
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by National Action Partnership to Promote Safe Sleep Improvement and Innovation Network (NAPPSS-IIN), an initiative of the National Institute for Children’s Health Quality (NICHQ)

Webinar: How FQHCs Can Address Racial Disparities In Healthcare
September 2
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by California Primary Care Association (CPCA)

Measure H Citizens’ Oversight Advisory Board Meeting via Teleconference Call
September 2
, 1:00pm
This meeting on homelessness and housing is open to the public. For questions, contact MeasureHOversight@lacounty.gov.
Presented by The Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative

DPSS Home Visitation Program: Open House – Free Family Support Services!
September 2
, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
This event is for families who are pregnant or have a baby age 3 months or younger and live in Metro LA and qualify or receive CalWORKS. View this flyer in Spanish, here.
For more information, please contact Edgar Hernandez at edgarhernandez@all4kids.org or via phone at (213) 422-7868, or Perla Madrid at perlamadrid@all4kids.org or via phone at (213) 716-5858.
Presented by Children’s Bureau

Virtual Event: Countywide Parks and Recreation Needs Assessment Online Workshop – Regional and Rural Edition (Santa Catalina Island)
September 2
, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
L.A. County Dept. of Parks and Rec wants to hear from community members on how they use parks and other open spaces.
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation

Friday, September 3

Virtual Event: U.S. National Action Plan on Gender-Based Violence: A Listening Session on Prevention/Plan de Acción Nacional de Estados Unidos sobre la Vilencia de Género: Una Sesión de Escucha Sobre la Prevención
September 3
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
ASL and Spanish interpretation will be provided.
Presented by PreventConnect

Saturday, September 4

We don’t know of any events happening today.

Sunday, September 5

We don’t know of any events happening today.

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