Upcoming Events for the Week of February 22nd

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

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 22

Today is the start of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (February 22 – 28)!

Virtual Event: 2021 National Home Visiting Summit  
February 22 – 26

Registration for this event closed February 5.
Presented by the Ounce

Conversations with Doulas via Instagram Live @uscrhpc
February 22 – 26
, TBA
Join RHPC’s (@uscrhpc) Instagram to listen in on interviews with Doulas, the history and importance of Doula practices and more.
Presented by USC Reproductive Healthcare for People of Color (RHPC) and others

Webinar: Story Mining – How to Best Capture Stories for Your Organization
February 22
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by StoryCenter

Webinar: Public Charge Training – What the Immigrant Community in California Needs to Know (English)
February 22
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Immigrant Legal Resource Center

Sesion Informativa: Programa Welcome Baby
February 22, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Learn about the benefits of this free program, available to expecting families in L.A. County.
Meeting ID: 827 494 5423
To RSVP via phone, please call (213) 342-3127.
Presented by the Welcome Baby program at Maternal and Child Health Access (MCHA)

Webinar: Supporting Family Drug Court Participants Through Comprehensive Case Plans
February 22
, 11:30am – 1:30pm
Presented by Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s GAINS Center

Welcome Baby Information Session
February 22
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Learn about the benefits of this free program, available to expecting families in L.A. County
Meeting ID: 835 2594 9873
To RSVP via phone, please call (213) 342-3127.
Presented by the Welcome Baby program at Maternal and Child Health Access (MCHA)

Webinar: Prevention and Early Intervention Regional Listening Session: Bay Area Region
February 22
, 1:00pm
To register for this event, click here.
Presented by California’s Mental Health Services Oversight & Accountability Commission

Teen Dating Violence 101
February 22
, 2:00pm – 3:15pm
Presented by StrengthUnited and the Trauma Recovery Center

Dinner in Paris Series
February 22, April 19 & May 17
, 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Presented by Children’s Institute, in collaboration with Cordon Bleu-trained Chef Lisa Baker Morgan

Virtual Training: Módulo 4: Respondiendo Al Trauma Infantil [TIC]
February 22
, 5:30pm – 8:30pm
This training is in Spanish.
Presented by Child Care Resource Center (CCRC)

Virtual Training: Safe Sleep, Safe Baby
February 22
, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Presented by Child Care Resource Center (CCRC)

Tuesday, February 23

Virtual Training: The Child Care Initiative Project (CCIP): Orientation
February 23
, 8:30am – 9:00am
Presented by Child Care Resource Center (CCRC)

Virtual Training: CCIP: Family Child Care Home Business Aspects – Planning, Finances, & Legal Aspects
February 23
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Child Care Resource Center (CCRC)

Virtual Event: Family Resource Centers: Vehicles of Social Change
February 23
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by California Family Resource Association

Webinar: I Hear You: Active Listening to Engage Families
February 23, 10:00am – 11:30am
Live Spanish translation will be available.
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Virtual Event: Online Digital Storytelling Workshop
February 23 – March 30
, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by StoryCenter

America’s Sweet Tooth: Using Fruits & Veggies to Create Delicious Sugar Substitutions
February 23
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Produce for Better Health Foundation

Sesion Informativa: Programa Welcome Baby
February 23, 11:00am – 12:00pm
ID de reunión: 827 494 5423
Para confirmar su asistencia por teléfono, llame al (213) 342-3127.
Presentado por Maternal and Child Health Access (MCHA)

Webinar: Adapting Sexual Violence Prevention Curriculum During COVID-19
February 23
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by PreventConnect and CALCASA

Webinar: The Learning Table: COVID-19 Vaccine
February 23
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by The Learning Table, A Virtual Forum by Cedars-Sinai

Virtual Event: Southern California Resources
February 23
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Aunt Bertha (FindHelp.org)

Media and Teen Dating Violence: The Importance of Healthy Relationships
February 23
, 12:00pm – 1:15pm
Presented by Strength United

Webinar: An Inward-Facing Trauma-Informed Approach: A Medical Perspective
February 23
, 12:15pm – 1:15pm
Presented by Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County

Women’s Health & Money Workshop – Personalized Advice Drop-In on Health and Financial Well-Being
February 23
, 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Presented by Iris Cantor – UCLA Women’s Health Education and Research Center

Virtual Event: “We’ve Got You Covered” – Zoom Core Training Series
February 23
, 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Presented by Maternal and Child Health Access

Virtual Event: Literacy Action Project
February 23
, 3:00pm – 4:30pm
Presented by Literacy Works

Webinar: Living with Generational Trauma
February 23
, 5:00pm – 6:30pm
Presented by Women’s Foundation California

Webinar: Environmental Rating Scale Overview Series
February 23
, 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Presented by Child Care Resource Center (CCRC)

What’s New with Resumes?
February 23
, 7:00pm – 8:15pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Library

Virtual Event: Love is Not Toxic!
February 23
, 7:00pm – 8:30pm
To register, contact Dulce Lopez at (661) 206-0830 or via email at domesticviolence-sfv@pennylane.org
Presented by Penny Lane Centers and Actress Cleo King

Wednesday, February 24

Webinar: Changes in Capacity to Absorb Clinic-to-Community Referrals During the COVID-19 Pandemic
February 24
, 9:00am
Presented by Systems for Action

Virtual Event: Exploring and Explaining Equity
February 24
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by California Family Resource Association

Virtual Event: The PlayStrong Approach for Clinicians: A Neurodevelopmental Approach to Play that Builds Resilience in Children
February 24
, 9:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by Project SAFE – The Help Group, in partnership with The Center for Connection PlayStrong Institute

Free Mammography Screenings
February 24
, 9:00am – 4:00pm: 2900 Whittier Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90023
Screenings will take about 15 minutes.
Presented by Weingart East Los Angeles YMCA, in partnership with Alinea Medical

Virtual Event: COVID-19 Response Updates and Resources from CDC and the Ad Council
February 24
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Public Health Communications Collaborative

Webinar: Child Passenger Safety for Community and Hospital California Nurses
February 24
, 10:00am – 11:00am
This webinar qualifies RNs to earn 1 RN CE.
Presented by SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A.

Virtual Event: “We’ve Got You Covered” – Zoom Core Training Series
February 24
, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Maternal and Child Health Access

Webinar: Child Abuse Reporting in the Military
February 24
, 11:00am
Presented by National Children’s Alliance (NCA)

Webinar: Promoting Positive Parent-Child Interactions Virtually/Promoviendo interacciones positivas entre padres e hijos virtualmente
February 24
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
All webinars will include a live Spanish translation and closed captioning for interested participants.
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Webinar: Using Routines to Help Children Adjust After COVID Closures and Other Disruptions
February 24
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by Engagement Strategies, in partnership with ChildCare Education Institute

Webinar: Promoting Positive Parent-Child Interactions Virtually / Promoviendo interacciones positivas entre padres e hijos virtualmente
February 24
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
All webinars include live Spanish translation and closed captioning for interested participants.
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Webinar: How ACEs Aware Training Can Support Providers and Patients During COVID-19
February 24
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
This webinar has1.0 Continuing Medical Education (CME)/Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Credit available.
Presented by ACEs Aware

Small Claims Court: Making Small Claims Easy – An Overview
February 24
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Consumer & Business Affairs

Experiences of Teen Dating Violence within the LGBTQIA+ Community
February 24
, 1:00pm – 2:15pm
Presented by Strength United

Virtual Event: “We’ve Got You Covered” – Zoom Core Training Series
February 24
, 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Presented by Maternal and Child Health Access

Oral Health 4-Week Workshop: Young Children and Oral Health, PLUS Giveaway Announcement
February 24, 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Meeting Number: 180 989 2722
Password: smile2021
Presented by LIBERTY Dental Plan

Webinar: Beyond the Fussy Baby Part 1 of 2 – Early Childhood Mental Health
February 24
, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Presented by The Children’s Partnership

Thursday, February 25

South LA Decides: Community-Based Grant Making Summit
February 25
, 10:00am – 1:00pm
South LA residents are invited to participate in the grant-making process to support efforts to improve outcomes for children 0-5 years of age.
Presented by Community Health Councils

Webinar: Social Determinants of Oral Health in Practice and Education
February 25
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement and the American Public Health Association (APHA)

Webinar: South LA Decides – Community-Based Grant Making Summit
February 25
, 10:00am – 11:00pm
Presented by Community Health Councils

Webinar: Latest Developments in the Treatment of Adolescent Trauma: Teletherapy in the Age of COVID-19
February 25
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by The American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children, in partnership with The New York Foundling

Political Advocacy 101 and Hot Topic Conversations
February 25
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by StrengthUnited’s Leadership and the Staff Advisory Committee

Neurobiology of Early Age Trauma and Its Impact on Later Health and Emotional Wellbeing
February 25
, 1:00pm – 2:15pm
Presented by Strength United

Virtual Event: “We’ve Got You Covered” – Zoom Core Training Series
February 25
, 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Presented by Maternal and Child Health Access

Best Start Compton/East Compton Local Council Meeting/Reunión del Consejo Local
February 25
, 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Presented by First 5 LA Best Start Compton/East Compton

Friday, February 26

Technicool: Keeping Kids Safe on the Internet
February 26
, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Family Support Training Center, a Children’s Trust Program

Virtual Event: “We’ve Got You Covered” – Zoom Core Training Series
February 26
, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Maternal and Child Health Access

Virtual Event: Pregnant and Parenting Series – Helpful Hints, Tools, and Strategies During a Pandemic
February 26
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
To view the flyer for this event, click here.
Presented by the Welcome Baby program at SHIELDS for Families

Virtual Event: The Path to Racial Equity in Child Welfare: Valuing Family and Community
February 26
,11:00am – 3:00pm
Presented by the Alliance for Children’s Rights and others

Virtual Event: Pediatric Sleep Intervention for 0-3 Training
February 26
, 12:00pm
Presented by Infant Development Association of California

Oral Health 4-Week Workshop: Young Children and Oral Health, PLUS Giveaway Announcement
February 26, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Meeting Number: 180 291 2993
Password: smile2021
Presented by LIBERTY Dental Plan

Domestic Violence 101 Overview: Teen Dating Violence
February 26
, 1:00pm – 3:30pm
If you would like to RSVP for this training, please email Jasmine Barnes at jasmine@peaceoverviolence.org by Tuesday February 23, 2021. Once RSVP’d, a Zoom link with confirmation will be sent out to you.
Presented by the Los Angeles County Perinatal and Early Childhood Home Visitation Consortium, in partnership with Peace Over Violence

Virtual Event: “We’ve Got You Covered” – Zoom Core Training Series
February 26
, 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Presented by Maternal and Child Health Access

Teens Accessing Services: How We Can Help
February 26
, 3:00pm – 4:15pm
Presented by StrengthUnited

Saturday, February 27

Community Drive-Thru Food Distribution Event – Celebrating Black History Month
February 27
, 8:00am until supplies last: The Los Angeles Sentinel, 3800 Crenshaw Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90008
Drive-thru only. The distribution will include food baskets, new clothes, shoes, and Target gift cards.
Presented by Brotherhood Crusade and others

Virtual Event: Air-Water-Fire-Earth Workshop
February 27 – March 20
, 10:00am – 1:00pm
Presented by StoryCenter

“Mothering the Mother” Postpartum Support Group in English
February 27
, 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Presented by New Familia Health Support Services

“Mothering the Mother” Postpartum Support Group during la Cuarentena en Español
February 27
, 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Presented by New Familia Health Support Services

Sunday, February 28

Today is Rare Disease Day (February 28)!
We don’t know of any events happening today.

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