Upcoming Events for the Week of July 13

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!

Events Happening Throughout July

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

This week is EveryBody Deserves a Massage Week (July 12 – 18)!

Monday, July 13

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Mealtime Challenges
July 13
, 8:30am – 12:00pm: Braille Institute, 741 North Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles CA 90029
Presented by the Braille Institute

Virtual Training: Sensory Integration: Applications to Understanding and Intervening with Young Children With Mental Health Needs
July 13
, 9:00am – 4:30pm
Presented by the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health and others

Virtual Event: Beyond the Basics: Advanced Concepts in Clinical Lactation Care
July 13, 9:00am – 4:30pm
Presented by BreastfeedLA and Mahmee

Virtual Training: Empowering Telehealth Providers Working with Families
July 13
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by the DMH-UCLA Prevention Center of Excellence

Webinar: PIF Campaign: Advocate for an Immigrant-Inclusive COVID Relief Package
July 13
, 11:00am – 11:30am
Presented by Protecting Immigrant Families

Tuesday, July 14

Virtual Course: IAS-USA Virtual Update on HIV: Antiretroviral Therapy, New ART Drugs, Strategies, and the Intersection of COVID-19 and HIV
July 14
, 7:00am – 11:50am
Presented by the International Antiviral Society-USA

Learner Workshop: Promoting First Relationships (Washington)
July 14 – 15, 8:30am – 5:00pm: Watertown Hotel, 4242 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105
Presented by Parent-Child Relationship Programs

Virtual Training: Trauma and Resilience Informed Care Foundations
July 14
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by DMH-UCLA Prevention Center of Excellence

Webinar: A Path to Reproductive Justice: Research, Practice and Policies
July 14
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by the American Public Health Association (APHA)

Webinar: Customer Service Bootcamp for Online Community Health Centers
July 14
, 11:00am – 1:00pm
Presented by the Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County

Virtual Event: Bridging the Gaps in Maternal Mental Health for Black Mothers
July 14
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by The Shades of Blue Project, Black Mamas Matter Alliance, 2020 Mom, and others

Webinar: Pandemics, Policing, and Protest: On Racism and Health
July 14
, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by the California Primary Care Association

Wednesday, July 15

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Grupo de Apoyo Para el Bienestar Emocional
July 15
, 9:00am – 11:00am: California Hospital Medical Center, Leavey Hall (room TBD), 320 W. 15th St., Los Angeles, CA 90015
To register, contact Irma Radillo at (213) 742-5838
Presented by Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center

Webinar: The Impact of Domestic Violence on Children
July 15
, 10:00am – 11:00am
For more information, please refer to this flyer.
Presented by the Ounce

Virtual Event: Community of Learners Calls (CoLs) with ZERO TO THREE
July 15
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
This event is an opportunity to expand knowledge gained from a DC: 0-5 training and is available to join through a conference call or videoconference platform.
Prerequisite: Must have attended a 2-day DC: 0-5 training within the last 2 years.
Presented by the Department of Mental Health and ZERO TO THREE

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Food Distribution
July 15
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm: LAC + USC Medical Center, Walkway between Building B and Old General Hospital, 1200 N State Street Los Angeles, CA 90033
You can expect to receive approximately 25 – 40lbs of food. For your convenience, please bring your cart or reusable bags. For more information please visit: https://www.lafoodbank.org/find-food/pantry-locator/
Presented by CARES and the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank

Virtual Event: Where Intervention Happens: A Routines-Based Approach for Young Children with Disabilities
July 15
, 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Presented by ZERO TO THREE

Virtual Training: Helping Youth Manage Stress and Anxiety During Stressful Times
July 15
, 2:00pm – 3:15pm
Presented by the DMH-UCLA Prevention Center of Excellence

Thursday, July 16

Virtual Training: Trauma Response in Infants
July 16
, 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: Emotional Support for Healthcare Providers During COVID-19
July 16
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by the DMH-UCLA Prevention Center of Excellence

Webinar: Active Play for All Children: Building Evidence and Advancing a Culture of Health
July 16
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by the Physical Activity Research Center (PARC)

Webinar: Rebuild Your ECE Program for the New Normal: Part 2 – Marketing & Staffing
July 16
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by Engagement Strategies and Procare Software

Webinar: The Baby-Led Approach to Feeding: What Does the Research Say?
July 16
, 1:00pm
Presented by the California Children’s Health Weight COIIN Partners (Collaborative Improvement & Innovation Network)

Webinar: Performance Management and the Oversight Role of Boards of Health
July 16
, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by the National Association of Local Boards of Health

Friday, July 17

Virtual Training: Best Practices in Infant Mental Health Intervention
July 17
, 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: Trauma Crossroads: Where Trauma and Disability Meet in Young Children with Disabilities and Their Families
July 17
, 11:00am – 1:00pm
Presented by the Infant Development Association of California

Saturday, July 18

Webinar: Structural Racism and Health: Opportunities for Impact
July 18
, 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Presented by UCLArts & Healing

Sunday, July 19

Today is the start of Black Maternal Mental Health Week (July 19 – 25)! We don’t know of any events happening today.

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