Upcoming Events for the Week of February 1st

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!

February is:
Events happening throughout February

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

Survey on L.A. County Families Virtual Home Visiting Needs Part II (English | Spanish)
Open until March 31
L.A. County families participating in a virtual home visiting program are encouraged to fill out this quick survey! All who participate will have the opportunity to enter into a raffle for a giveaway.
Presented by Los Angeles County Perinatal & Early Childhood Home Visitation Consortium’s Referrals Workgroup

Free Income Tax Preparation Services*
February 1 – April 12 (Mondays only)
, Times Vary: Helpline Youth Counseling Liberty Community Plaza, 14181 Telegraph Road, Whittier, CA 90604
*Households must make less than $50,000 to qualify for free service. Face coverings are required at all times and no children will be allowed. To schedule an appointment, please call (562) 273-0700.
Presented by Helpline Youth Counseling Liberty Community Plaza

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.

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, February 1

Webinar: Introduction to Story Facilitation Online
February 1
, 9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by StoryCenter

Webinar: Introduction to Digital Storytelling Online
February 1
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by StoryCenter

Tuesday, February 2

Webinar: Home Visiting Safety
February 2
, 8:00am – 9:00am
For more information, please refer to this flyer.
Presented by the Ounce

Free Food Drive-Thru Giveaway
February 2
, 9:00am – 12:00pm: Earvin “Magic” Johnson Park, 905 El Segundo Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90059
Cars can begin to line up at 8:30am. No walk-ups will be allowed.
Presented by Los Angeles County Library and others

Virtual Training: Introduction to the Department of Mental Health Infancy, Childhood & Relationship Enrichment (ICARE) Initial Assessment
February 2 & 3
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Wednesday, February 3

Virtual Event: Social Determinants of Health Community Partnerships Learning Collaborative
February 3, 17, March 3 & 17
, TBA
Presented by Health Outreach Partners

Virtual Training: DC:0-5™ Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood
February 3 – 4
, TBA
Presented by ZERO TO THREE

Webinar: Introduction to the LGBTQ+ Community/LGBTQ+ Terminology, Definitions, Suicide Prevention and the Coming Out Process
February 3
, 10:00am
Presented by the California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals

Webinar: Continuing to Support Families Virtually
February 3
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Rapid Response Virtual Home Visiting Collaborative

Webinar: Young Onset Colorectal Cancer
February 3
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science and The Urban Health Institute (UHI)

Webinar: Supporting & Sustaining Early Head Start – Child Care Partnerships: A Virtual Round Table Discussion
February 3
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Start Early, in partnership with the Educare Learning Network

Webinar: Creating a Trauma-Informed Workplace
February 3, 17, March 3 & 17
, 12:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County

Webinar: Medical Baseline and Planned Outages
February 3
, 1:00pm
Presented by The Utility Reform Network (TURN)

Webinar: Supporting & Sustaining Early Head Start – Child Care Partnerships
February 3
, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by Start Early

Webinar: The California County Scorecard of Children’s Well-Being
February 3
, 2:00pm
Presented by The Children’s Movement of California

Webinar: The Power of Positive Energy
February 3
, 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Presented by Work2Live Productions

Oral Health 4-Week Workshop: Oral Health and The Body
February 3, 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Meeting Number: 180 943 5070
Password: smile2021
Presented by LIBERTY Dental Plan

Thursday, February 4

Today is World Cancer Day! We don’t know of any events happening today.

Webinar: Nurturing the Nurturer: Self-Care for Providers & Parents
February 4
, 11:00am
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Webinar: Feeding Infants and Children from Birth to 24 Months: Summarizing Existing Guidance
February 4
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by National WIC Association

Webinar: The Power of Positive Energy
February 4
, 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Presented by Work2Live Productions

New Year, New Opportunities: Feed the Need Through Policy, Participation and Preparation
February 4
, 2:00pm – 3:35pm
Presented by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, CalFresh Healthy Living, and others

Virtual 8-Week Peer to Peer Class
Beginning February 4
, 4:30pm – 6:30pm
If you have any questions regarding this program, please email namisgvconsumer@gmail.com
Presented by NAMI San Gabriel Valley

Friday, February 5

Free Food Drive-Thru Giveaway
February 5
, 9:00am – 12:00pm: Hollywood Bowl (Parking Lot B), 2301 North Highland Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90068
Cars can begin to line up at 8:30am. No walk-ups will be allowed.
Presented by Los Angeles County Library and others

Oral Health 4-Week Workshop: Oral Health and The Body
February 5, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Meeting Number: 180 537 7186
Password: smile2021
Presented by LIBERTY Dental Plan

Webinar: The Power of Positive Energy
February 5
, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by Work2Live Productions

Saturday, February 6

We don’t know of any events happening today.

Sunday, February 7

Today is the start of Burn Awareness Week and Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week!
We don’t know of any events happening today.

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