Upcoming Events for the Week of January 10th

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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Events happening throughout January

LA County Winter Programs: Sports, Recreation, Aquatics and More!
Dates and times vary

LA County parks are offering a range of activities and programs for the whole family this winter! For more information, please visit parks.lacounty.gov or call (626) 588-5364.
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation

Check-In with Your Mental Health Focus Groups
Recruiting participants
This opportunity is open to youth 14-17 years old who identify as Black/African-American, Latinx, or Multi-Racial and live and attend high school in South LA. For more information, email ypar.southLA@gmail.com or call (323) 357-3454.
Presented by Charles R. Drew University

Free or Low-Cost Internet for Students
Visit GetConnectedLosAngeles.lacity.org or call 3-1-1 to learn about available options.
Presented by the City of L.A.

Free COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics
Free COVID-19 vaccines are available for everyone age 12 and over, regardless of health insurance and immigration status, at dozens of locations across L.A. County. Many of the vaccination sites are open late and on weekends. Some don’t require an appointment. Click here or visit VaccinateLACounty.com to find a location near you. Also see California’s Vax for the Win program for $50 gift cards and tickets to Six Flags … just for protecting yourself and your loved ones from a potentially deadly virus.
Presented by Los Angeles County 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, January 10

Early Start Online Winter 2022 Courses
January 10 – March 18

Presented by Early Start Institute

Know Your Rights: COVID-19 Rental Debt Webinar
January 10
, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
To register for this webinar, please call (800) 399-4529.
Presented by Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles

Virtual Training: Touchpoints in Libraries: Understanding Child Development and Engaging Families
Beginning January 10
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Training sessions take place on Tuesdays.
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Webinar: Disparate Impacts of Obesity by Ethnicity; + Managing Diabetes & Cardiovascular Comorbidities
January 10, 12:00pm – 2:00pm Presented by California Right Care Initiative Virtual University of Best Practices

Virtual Event: Child and Family Team (CFT) Matrix Training
January 10
, 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health’s Child Welfare Division

Tuesday, January 11

Virtual Training: DC: 0-5™ Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood Clinical Training
January 11 – 13
, 9:00am
Continuing Education (CE) credit will be available with full attendance.
Presented by ZERO TO THREE

Webinar: Boundary Spanning Leadership
January 11
, 9:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by California Training Institute (CalTrin)

Virtual Training: Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood: 0-5™
January 11 – 13
, 9:00am – 12:45pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Virtual Training: Child and Family Team Facilitator
January 11 & 12
, 9:00am – 2:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Webinar: Cultural Humility Series – Introduction to Unconcious Bias and Cultural Humility: Grounding Webinar 1
January 11
, 9:30am – 11:30am
For more information, click here.
Presented by California Early Start

Breastfeeding/Chestfeeding Support
January 11
, 10:00am
Presented by Mahmee

Webinar: Understanding Substance Abuse Through the Families Lens
January 11
, 10:00am – 11:00am
To view the 2021/2022 Start Early webinar schedule, please click here.
Presented by Start Early

Webinar: Diving Into Disabilities: Supporting All Adult Learners Where They Are At
January 11
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by Literacy Works

Webinar: NCSACW Learning Exchange Series: How States Serve Infants and Their Families Affected by Prenatal Substance Exposure – Plans of Safe Care Data and Monitoring
January 11
, 10:30am
Presented by Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration’s National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare (NCSACW)

Webinar: Education Manager Series: Using the 5 Rs of Early Learning Leaders to Support Children’s Cognitive Self-Regulation
January 11
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Office of Health Start National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching and Learning

Webinar: Hopeful Conversations Workshop Series – HOPE in Healthcare
January 11
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
To register for this webinar, click here.
Presented by HOPE at Tufts Children’s Hospital

USC Center for the Changing Family (CCF) Book Club with Amy Beacom and Sue Campbell
January 11
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Amy Beacom, Ed.D and Sue Campbell, authors of “The Parental Leave Playbook: 10 Touchpoints to Transition Smoothly, Strengthen Your Family, and Continue Building Your Career,” will share practical tips for expecting or new parents concerned about how their leave and return plans will affect their career trajectory.
Presented by the Center for the Changing Family (CCF)

Webinar and Q&A: Paid Leave and Workplace Accommodations for New Parents, Pregnant Workers, and Caregivers
January 11
, 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Presented by Legal Aid at Work

Grupo de Paternidad Activa (4a edicion) – Sesión 4:  Desarrollo de Valor y de la Estima Propia
11 de enero
, 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Para registrarse o para más información, por favor contacte a Katerin Ochoa a kochoa@pacsla.org o (562) 526-7980.
Presented by Pacific Asian Counseling Services (PACS)

Wednesday, January 12

Webinar: COVID’S Impact on Health Equity and Access to Health & Social Services: A Conversation Across the RWJF For Action Programs
January 12, 9:00am Presented by Systems for Action

Webinar: LA Nonprofits: Telling Your Financial Story
January 12
, 10:00am
Presented by Nonprofit Finance Fund

Webinar: Exploremos Los Valores y Las Creencias Sobre la Crianza de Los Niños y Las Niñas
January 12
, 10:00am – 11:00am
To view the 2021/2022 Start Early webinar schedule, please click here.
Presented by Start Early

Webinar: Creating a Community-Wide, Poverty-Informed Approach to Breaking Barriers
January 12
, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by California Training Institute (CalTrin)

Webinar: Holistic Approaches to Youth Wellbeing: Supporting Mental Health As A Strategy for Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence Prevention
January 12
, 11:00am
Presented by PreventConnect – A ValorUS Project

Virtual Event: Special Presentation with California Surgeon General Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, MD, MPH, FAAP
January 12
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
To join by phone, call 650-724-9799, enter meeting ID: 981 8819 9523 and passcode: 223000.
Presented by California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative

Webinar: Inspirations from Reggio Emilia for a STEM-Infused Environment
January 12
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by Early Childhood Investigations Webinars

Webinar: Reduce Health Disparities by Strengthening Protective Factors
January 12
, 12:00pm
Presented by Office of Health Start National Center on Health, Behavioral Health, and Safety

Webinar: Teacher Time Series: Supporting Infants and Toddlers Cognitive Self-Regulation
January 12
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Office

Webinar: Managing a Caseload While Supervising Home Visiting
January 12
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Rapid Response Virtual Home Visiting Collaborative

Webinar: Lab Community of Practice
January 12
, 12:30pm – 2:00pm
Presented by Clear Language Lab

The Connect – Holistic Support Circle for New and Expectant Parents
January 12
, 3:30pm
Presented by The Dope Doula

Black Daddy Dialogue Social Support Group: Changing the Narrative of African American/Black Fathers and Families
January 12
, 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Meetings are open to fathers/father figures of all ages raising African American/Black children and take place every 2nd Wednesday of the month. For more information, please contact LeHenry Solomon at fathersforabrighterfuture@gmail.com or call (424) 223-2133.
Presented by South LA/South Bay African American Infant and Maternal Mortality Community Action Team

Thursday, January 13

Virtual Training: Cultural Humility: Crucial Reflections
January 13
, 9:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Webinar: Collaborative Conversations with Families to Advance the Clinical Care of Children with Medical Complexities and Disabilities – Pediatric Complex Care Seminar 5: Shared Decision Making
January 13
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health and others

Webinar: Latest HIPAA Rulings and Guidance for 2022
January 13
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by Webinar Health

Virtual Workshop: Honoring Each Person’s Experience
January 13
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Live Spanish translation will be available.
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Webinar: Biological Embedding of Early-Life Adversity: Challenges and Opportunities
January 13
, 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Presented by Parent-Child Relationship Programs and the Barnard Center

Friday, January 14

2022 Food Distribution Event
January 14
, by appointment only
To receive food, please call (213) 325-5056 to make an appointment.
Presented by LA Community Alliance

Webinar: Reflective Supervision
January 14
, 8:00am – 9:00am
To view the 2021/2022 Start Early webinar schedule, please click here.
Presented by Start Early

Virtual Event: Birth to Five Mental Health Core Training Series – Infant-Family Mental Health for Medically Fragile Infants and Young Children
January 14
, 9:00am – 1:15pm
Presented by Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and USC University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities

Virtual Training: Trauma Responsive & Resilience Building Practices – Trauma-Informed Care for Home Visitors to Recognize Trauma and Stress in Very Young Children
January 14 & 21
, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Office of Education Head Start Early Learning Division, in partnership with LA Best Babies Network, Quality Start Los Angeles, First 5 LA, and Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center

Saturday, January 15

Today is the start of Healthy Weight Week (January 15 – 21)!

Call for Presenters at the 2022 Southern Region Student Wellness Conference
Deadline to apply: January 15

Topics should align with the CDC’s Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child Framework. The conference will take place July 11-13. Questions? Contact DBH-PEI@dbh.sbcounty.gov or (909) 252-4067.
Presented by San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools and San Bernardino Department of Behavioral Health

Sunday, January 16

We don’t know of any events happening today.

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