Upcoming Events for the Week of August 31

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!

September is:
Events Happening Throughout August & September

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

Monday, August 31

Virtual Training: Mental Health Interventions for Infants and Young Children with Medically Complex Conditions
August 31
, 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: Using Self-Care to Strengthen Relationships with Families and Children
August 31
, 9:00am – 11:00am
Presented by the Child Care Resource Center (CCRC)

Webinar: Chocolate Milk® Documentary Virtual Screening and Panel Discussion
August 31, 10:00am – 11:30am
Please RSVP by Wednesday, August 26th at 5:00pm
Presented by Antelope Valley Breastfeeding Coalition and others

Virtual Training: Clase Preventiva de Salud y Seguridad para el Cuidado Infantil
August 31 – September 2
, 12:00pm – 3:00pm
Presented by the Child Care Resource Center (CCRC) and the California Department of Education

Virtual Event: Breastfeeding Support Systems with Lydia O. Boyd, CLE, Full Spectrum Doula 
August 31
, 12:00pm – 12:30pm
Presented by Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital

Virtual Training: Comprehensive Case Management 101
August 31
, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Presented by Strategies TA

Tuesday, September 1

Virtual Event: Early Childhood Virtual Summit 2020
September 1
, 9:30am – 3:30pm
The event is free.
Presented by First Things First

Webinar: Chronic Pain in People with HIV: An Evidence-Based, Practical Approach
September 1
, 10:00am – 11:15am
Presented by the International Antiviral Society-USA

Webinar: Guide to Leveraging Opportunities in Title V and Medicaid for Promoting Social-Emotional Development
September 1
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the Center for the Study of Social Policy

Virtual Training: Social Connections with Older Adults
September 1
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the DMH-UCLA Prevention Center of Excellence

Webinar: Digital Care Delivery for FQHC’s During COVID-19 and Beyond
September 1
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the California Primary Care Association

Webinar: Opportunities for Supporting Voter Engagement as a 501(c)(3) Social Justice Organization
September 1
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Coalition on Human Needs, Food Research & Action Center, National Low Income Housing Coalition, and NETWORK

Webinar: Home Visiting Boundaries
September 1
, 12:30pm – 1:30pm
For more information, please refer to this flyer.
Presented by the Ounce

Webinar: Policy, Systems and Environmental Change: Breastfeeding Promotion in the API Community – A Nation-Wide Perspective
September 1
, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by BreastfeedLA and the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Hot Topic Tuesday – Pregnancy Disparities: The African-American Woman and Infant Experience
September 1
, 4:00pm
For more information, please contact Jessica Abaya at jabaya@aadapinc.org
Presented by The Asian American Drug Abuse Program (AADAP)

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Preventing Addiction, Mental Illness and Homelessness
September 1
, 5:00pm
Presented by Behavioral Health Services (BHS), Inc. South Bay Prevention in collaboration with Heidi A. Swan

Wednesday, September 2

Webinar: Centering Pregnancy and Parenting
September 2
, 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

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Know Your Landlord/Tenant Rights (En Español)
September 2
, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the Los Angeles County Department of Consumer & Business Affairs

Webinar: Reports from the Field: Harm of Public Charge During the COVID-19 Crisis
September 2
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Protecting Immigrant Families

Webinar: Integrating Remote Patient Monitoring Tools for Underserved Patients into Telemedicine Visits
September 2
, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by the Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County, in partnership with CareOptimize, LLC

Virtual Event: 2020 Women’s Recovery Conference: Raising Resilience through Authenticity
September 2 – 4
, TBA
Presented by the Mountain Area Health Education Center

Virtual Event: 2020 National Sexual Assault Conference #BoldMoves
September 2 – 4
, 9:00am – 3:30pm
Presented by the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault

Thursday, September 3

Virtual Training: Trauma Response in Infants
September 3
, 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

Webinar: CA Screening in Virtual Visits
September 3
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Rapid Response Virtual Home Visiting

Webinar: Implicit Bias: Recognizing Its Harmful Impact and Taking Actions to Counter Unconscious Bias
September 3
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by the California Institute for Behavioral Health Solutions

Webinar: Flexibilities in the Workplace to Prevent Staff Shortages
September 3
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the California Primary Care Association

Webinar: Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) and Maternal Health: Improving the Quality of Care for Racial and Ethnic Minority Women
September 3
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH) Regions 1 -10

Virtual Event: Flu Brainstorming Session – Organizations Serving Pregnant Women
September 3
, 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Presented by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health 

Save the Date: Measure H Citizens’ Oversight Advisory Board Meeting
September 3
, 1:00pm
Presented by the Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative

Virtual Training: Trauma-Informed Care Discussion
September 3
, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Presented by Strategies TA

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Let’s Talk: Using Telehealth Amid COVID-19
September 3
, 5:30pm
Presented by The Children’s Partnership and others

Friday, September 4

Virtual Training: Brain Development and Implications for Attachment and Treatment of Young Children
September 4
, 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

Webinar: Missed Opportunities: Looking Beyond Hospital Support for Breastfeeding Success
September 4,
10:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by BreastfeedLA & Torrance Memorial Medical Center

Saturday, September 5

Webinar: Human Milk Banking & Research – San Diego Style
September 5
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by the San Diego County Breastfeeding Coalition

Sunday, September 6

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