Upcoming Events for the Week of December 7th

NOTE: Most in-person events have been moved to an online format, postponed, or cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 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 lists we update weekly for:

Do you have something for us to include? Email vreyes@labestbabies.org. And stay in touch with us on FacebookTwitterInstagram, and YouTube!

December is:
Events happening throughout December

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, December 7

Virtual Training: Sensory Integration: Applications to Understanding and Intervening with Young Children with Mental Health Needs
December 7
, 9:00am – 4:30pm
If you are unable to register for this training because it is full, please email Cristal Escamilla at cesccamlla@chla.usc.edu
Presented by USC University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities at Children Hospital Los Angeles and the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Webinar: Maternal and Family Mental Health Storytelling Series
December 7, 14, 21 & 28
, 11:00am
These webinars will include stories and information on maternal and family mental health.
Presented by the Los Angeles Public Library in partnership with Maternal Mental Health NOW

Webinar: HHS Hypertension Challenge
December 7
, 11:00am
For more information regarding this challenge, please click here.
Presented by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH) and Office on Women’s Health (OWH)

Webinar: Know Your Rights, How Paid Family Leave Can Support Maternal Mental Health
December 7
, 11:00am
Presented by the Los Angeles Public Library in partnership with Maternal Mental Health NOW

Webinar: The Power of Observation: Connecting with Families Through the Child’s Behavior
December 7
, 12:30pm
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Winter Celebration Events: Mindful Meditation via Zoom
December 7
, 1:00pm – 1:15pm
Join via Zoom by entering meeting ID: 830 7138 9151
Password: 7Ua5Rp
Presented by Allies for Every Child

Virtual Event: How LA County is Meeting Health Care and Food Security Needs in the COVID-19 Pandemic  News Briefings
December 7, 10, 14, 17 & 21
, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by the Los Angeles County and Ethnic Media Services

Winter Celebration Events: Story Time via Zoom
December 7
, 4:00pm – 4:30pm
Join via Zoom by entering meeting ID: 830 7138 9151
Password: 7Ua5Rp
Presented by Allies for Every Child

Tuesday, December 8

Webinar: Understanding Substance Abuse Through a Family Lens
December 8
, 8:00am – 9:00am
For more information, please refer to this flyer.
Presented by the Ounce

Virtual Event: All In: 4th Annual National Meeting 2020
December 8 – 10
, 9:00am – 12:45pm
Presented by All In: Data for Community Health

Virtual Event: 2020 Greater LA Food Rescue Workshop
December 8
, 9:00am – 1:00pm
Presented by recycLA, Athens Services and elePlate

Virtual Event: End-of-Year Virtual Networking Event
December 8
, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Join in on this networking opportunity and share programs and services that are available for the health and well-being of the South Bay community.
Presented by Families in Good Health

Webinar: Service Coordination to Support the Whole Child
December 8
, 11:00am
Presented by Child Trends in partnership with the School-Based Health Alliance, and the New York City Department of Education

Webinar: An Inward Facing Trauma Informed Approach – Organizational Lessons
December 8
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by the Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County (CCALAC)

Webinar: Overview of the Public Charge Rule & its Impacts on Patients
December 8
, 2:00pm – 4:30pm
Presented by California Primary Care Association (CPCA)

Women’s Health & Money @ Work: Get Personalized Advice During “Drop-In” Sessions
December 8
, 3:00pm – 4:00pm
Presented by Iris Cantor-UCLA Women’s Health Education and Research Center

Free Flu Clinic for Uninsured Adults Ages: 18-64 Years Old
December 8
, 5:00pm – 7:00pm*: Verdugo Activity Center, 241 West Verdugo Avenue, Burbank, CA 91502
*Face masks and social distancing are required.
For more information or to schedule an appointment call (818) 847-3860.
Presented by Providence Health and Services Community Health & Burbank Housing Corporation

Wednesday, December 9

Virtual Training: Introduction to the Department of Mental Health Infancy, Childhood, and Relationship Enrichment (ICARE) Initial Assessment
December 9
, 9:00am – 4:00pm
For questions regarding this training opportunity, please contact us ICARE@dmh.lacounty.gov
Presented by the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Virtual Event: Racial and Gender Equity in Victim Services Symposium
December 9
, 9:30am – 4:00pm
Presented by The Coalition for Victims of Child Abuse

Winter Celebration Events: Careful, That’s Hot! Burn Safety Information via Zoom
December 9
, 11:00am – 11:30am
Join via Zoom by entering meeting ID: 830 7138 9151
Password: 7Ua5Rp
Presented by Allies for Every Child

Webinar: Diverse Consumer Experiences with Telehealth in California During COVID-19
December 9
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by California Pan-Ethnic Health Network

Webinar: Trabajando con Familias Virtualmente
December 9
, 12:00pm
Presented by Rapid Response Virtual Home Visiting Collaborative

Webinar: Home Visiting Series: Virtual Home Visiting Strategies that Support All Children and Families
December 9
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by the National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching and Learning (NCECDTL)

Webinar: ACEs Screening: The Role of the Care Navigator
December 9
, 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Presented by the Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County (CCALAC)

Webinar: Bridging Together Title V and IDEA to Best Support Children with Disabilities
December 9
, 12:30pm
Presented by Child Trends and the National Association of State Directors of Special Education

Conversación Comunitaria: Seguridad contra incendios en el hogar durante el invierno
December 9
, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by American Red Cross Los Angeles Region

Winter Celebration Events: Family Yoga via Zoom
December 9
, 2:00pm – 2:45pm
Join via Zoom by entering meeting ID: 830 7138 9151
Password: 7Ua5Rp
Presented by Allies for Every Child

Winter Celebration Events: Nutrition and Holiday Snacks via Zoom
December 9
, 3:30pm – 4:00pm
Join via Zoom by entering meeting ID: 830 7138 9151
Password: 7Ua5Rp
Presented by Allies for Every Child

Webinar: “The Unapologetic Guide to Black Mental Health” by Dr. Rheeda Walker
December 9
, 5:00pm
Presented by The UCLA’s Friends of the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior & the Resnick Neuropsychatric Hospital Board of Advisors

Thursday, December 10

Today is Human Rights Day!

Virtual Event: 1st Annual Health Information Technology (HIT) Summit – The Value of HIT in a Changing Healthcare Landscape (Day 1 of 2)
December 10 – 11
, 8:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by the Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County (CCLAC)

Virtual Event: 1st Annual Health Information Technology (HIT) Summit – The Value of HIT in a Changing Healthcare Landscape (Day 2 of 2)
December 10 – 11
, 9:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by the Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County (CCLAC)

Webinar: Expanding School-Based Services Through Medicaid
December 10
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Child Trends, the School Superintendents Association, and the Healthy Schools Campaign

Webinar: Human Rights & Better Health Outcomes
December 10
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Start Early (formerly known as the Ounce)

Holiday Food & Toy Drive-Thru
December 10
, 10:00am – 12:00pm: First Christian Church, 4390 Colfax Avenue, Studio City, CA 91604
Face masks required.
Presented by Los Angeles City Councilmember Paul Krekorian and 46th District Assembly Member Adrin Nazarian

Webinar: Community Conditions that Strengthen Families
December 10
, 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Presented by the Center for the Study of Social Policy

Webinar: The Impact of COVID-19 on Students in Foster Care
December 10
, 2:00pm
Presented by The Children’s Movement of California

Virtual Training: Uncovering Racism in Adult Education: A Facilitated Discussion
December 10
, 3:00pm – 4:30pm
This webinar is free and open to everyone, use code UNCOVERING at checkout.
Presented by Literacy Works

Friday, December 11

Winter Celebration Events: In the Garden via Zoom
December 11
, 10:00am – 10:30am
Join via Zoom by entering meeting ID: 830 7138 9151
Password: 7Ua5Rp
Presented by Allies for Every Child

Recibe consejos individualizados durante una sesión que no requiere cita previa
December 11
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Iris Cantor-UCLA Women’s Health Education and Research Center

Winter Celebration Events: Story Time and Snowflake Arts and Crafts via Zoom
December 11
, 12:00pm – 12:45pm
Join via Zoom by entering meeting ID: 830 7138 9151
Password: 7Ua5Rp
Presented by Allies for Every Child

Webinar: The Education-Health Coordination that School Staff Need
December 11
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Child Trends and others

Winter Celebration Events: Cooking with Kids via Zoom
December 11
, 1:00pm – 1:45pm
Join via Zoom by entering meeting ID: 830 7138 9151
Password: 7Ua5Rp
Presented by Allies for Every Child

Winter Celebration Events: Music Class via Zoom
December 11
, 3:00pm – 3:45pm
Join via Zoom by entering meeting ID: 830 7138 9151
Password: 7Ua5Rp
Presented by Allies for Every Child

Save the Date: Preconception Care U.S. – Japan Conference
December 11
, 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Presented by the Jordan Institute for Families & Center for Maternal and Infant Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Saturday, December 12

9th Annual Believe 2 Receive Toy Giveaway: Drop Off Edition
December 12, 19 & 20
Presented by Giving Youth Opportunities (GYO), in partnership with I am a Movement not a Monument

Winter Fest 2020 Drive-Thru for Food, Raffle Prizes, and More!
December 12
, 1:00pm – 3:00pm*: Allies for Every Child, 5721 West Slauson Avenue, Culver City, CA 90230
*The first 300 children will receive a gift. RSVP is required but does not guarantee a gift.
Presented by Allies for Every Child

Sunday, December 13

Black Daddy Dialogue Social Support Group Meeting
December 13
, 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Meetings occur every 2nd Wednesday of the month. To participate in this meeting, please contact LeHenry Solomon at fathersforabrighterfuture@gmail.com
Presented by Black Infants & Families Los Angeles

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