Upcoming Events for the Week of July 27

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

Monday, July 27

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Be a Campaign Lead… Fundraise for BreastfeedLA
July 27 – August 31
, TBA
This month-long campaign is to celebrate World Breastfeeding Month. As a BreastfeedLA campaign lead, you will contribute to real, immediate change for families all over LA County.
Presented by BreastfeedLA

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Experiment with Optical Illusions on YouTube
July 27
, TBA
Presented by the Los Angeles County Library

Southern Region Student Wellness Conference: 20/20 Perspective
July 27 – 31, TBA: JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa, 74-855 Country Club Drive, Palm Desert, CA 92260
Presented by The San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools & The San Bernardino County Department of Behavioral Health

Webinar: The Updated FDA Nutrition Facts Label During the Era of COVID-19
July 27
, 9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by the Food and Drug Administration and the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI)

Virtual Training: Empowering Telehealth Providers Working with Families
July 27
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by the DMH-UCLA Prevention Center of Excellence

Webinar: Moment to Moment: Supporting Parents’ & Children’s Playful Interactions
July 27
, 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Presented by Profectum Foundation

Tuesday, July 28

Today is World Hepatitis Day (July 28)!

Webinar: Changing Operations for the COVID-19 Telehealth Paradigm: Redeploying Staff to Maximize Care
July 28
, 9:00am – 10:00pm
Presented by the Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County

Webinar: Physical Function and Frailty in HIV: What Does it Mean, How Do We Measure It, Why Should We Care, and What Can We Do?
July 28
, 10:00am – 11:15am
Presented by the International Antiviral Society-USA

Webinar: Adapting SNAP-Ed Programming to Remote Delivery (Part 1 of 3)
July 28
, 10:00am – 11:30am
This is part of a three-part webinar series discussing state and local SNAP-Ed programs who are creating, innovating, and delivering SNAP-Ed remotely in the COVID-19 era.
Presented by SNAP-Ed Connection

Virtual Training: Trauma and Resilience Informed Care Foundations
July 28
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by the DMH-UCLA Prevention Center of Excellence

Webinar: Messaging the Connections: Explaining the Links Between Strengthening Economic Supports and Prevention Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence
July 28
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by National Resource Center on Domestic Violence and Prevent Connect

Virtual Symposium: Trauma-Informed Care and Services for Immigrant Families: A Three-Part Symposium
July 28, August 25, September 22
; 12:00pm – 2:30pm
Presented by the Center for Reducing Health Disparities at UC Davis and the California Health Care Foundation

Virtual Training: Positive Social-Emotional Development in Children
July 28
, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Presented by Child Care Resource Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Maximizing Your Online Job Search
July 28
, 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Presented by the Los Angeles County Library

Wednesday, July 29

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Positive Parenting Tips: Incidental Learning Opportunities on YouTube
July 29
, TBA
For more videos on positive parenting tips, please visit the LA County Library’s YouTube channel playlist “Well-Being Wednesday”.
Presented by the Los Angeles County Library

Webinar: Parenting for Change: Having the Conversation
July 29
, 8:00am – 9:00am
For more information, please refer to this flyer.
Presented by the Ounce

Virtual Training: Introduction to Protective Factors
July 29
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Strategies TA

Virtual Training: Mental Health Interventions for Infants and Young Children with Medically Complex Conditions
July 29
, 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: Moving Forward: Ensuring Housing Stability and Promoting Equity in COVID-19 Response and Recovery (Part Two)
July 29
, 10:00am
Presented by What Works Cities and ChangeLab Solutions

Webinar: Transgender/Gender Diverse Health 102: Bridging the Gap Between Providers & The Transgender/Gender Diverse Community
July 29
, 10:00am
Presented by Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, The Center for Transyouth Health and Development and Community Partnerships

Webinar: What Parents Should Know About Adolescent Vaccines
July 29
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the Partnership for Maternal & Child Health of Northern New Jersey

Webinar: Improving Patient Care Through Technology Orchestration
July 29
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by California Primary Care Association

Webinar: Taking Care of You
July 29
, 12:00pm
Presented by Rapid Response Virtual Home Visiting

Webinar: Farmers’ Markets Adopt WIC Technology and Stand Up to COVID
July 29
, 12:00pm
Presented by the California WIC Association

Webinar: Introduction to the Vroom App!
July 29
, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by the LA Partnership for Early Childhood Investment and the Los Angeles County Perinatal and Early Childhood Home Visitation Consortium

Webinar: Telemedicine Training on What is Currently Reimbursable for Health Centers and the Payers Mix
July 29
, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by the Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County, in partnership CareOptimize, LLC

Virtual Training: Helping Youth Manage Stress and Anxiety During Stressful Times
July 29
, 2:00pm – 3:15pm
Presented by the DMH-UCLA Prevention Center of Excellence

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Town Hall Tea Conversations: Natural Healing
July 29
, 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Presented by Black Women for Wellness, Westside Infant-Family Network & Los Angeles Department of Mental Health

Thursday, July 30

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Librarians Share Movie Talks: Robot & Frank and Locke on YouTube
July 30
, TBA
Presented by the Los Angeles County Library

Virtual Course: IAS-USA Virtual Update on HIV: Antiretroviral Therapy, New ART Drugs, Strategies, and the Intersection of COVID-19 and HIV
July 30
, 8:00am – 12:45pm
Presented by the International Antiviral Society-USA

Virtual Training: Domestic Violence: Effects on Children (Online Training)
July 30
, 9:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Child Care Resource Center

Webinar: Culture, Identity, History as Sources of Strength and Resilience for Latino Children and Families
July 30, 9:30am – 11:30am
Presented by the Georgetown University Center of Excellence for Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation

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

Webinar: Providing Compassionate Support: Grief After Perinatal Loss
July 30, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the Partnership for Maternal & Child Health of Northern New Jersey

Webinar: Catalyzing Mental Health Support For Moms Through Specialized Peer Support Training
July 30
, 11:15am – 12:15pm
Presented by 2020 Mom and Mental Health America

Webinar: Maximizing Opportunities to Ensure Students Nutrition Needs
July 30
, 12:00pm
Presented by the Food Research and Action Center

Webinar: The Shared Decision-Making (SDM) Process
July 30
, 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Virtual Training: Concrete Support in Times of Need: A Protective Factor Deeper Dive
July 30
, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Presented by Strategies TA

Friday, July 31

Webinar: The Five Stages of Black Grief: An Emerging Framework
July 31
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Baby 1st Network

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Fun Friday Fingerplays: Way Up in the Sky on YouTube
July 31
, 11:00am
Presented by the Los Angeles County Library

Saturday, August 1

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Author Talk with Annie Barrows
August 1
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the Los Angeles County Library

Sunday, August 2

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