Upcoming Events for the Week of June 15

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 June

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

Mindful Aging: Supporting Each Other through the Season of the Coronavirus
April – June 2020 (Every Wednesday), 10:15am – 11:45am
Presented by InsightLA Meditation

NOW VIRTUAL: The Black Daddy Dialogues (Social Support Group)
Every 2nd Saturday
, 10:30am – 12:00pm
For more information, email LeHenry Solomon at fathersforabrighterfuture@gmail.com or call (424) 223-2133
Presented by South Los Angeles/South Bay African American Infant & Maternal Mortality Community Action Team

Monday, June 15

This week is Men’s Health Week (June 15 – 21)!

Virtual Training: Sensory Integration: Applications to Understanding and Intervening with Young Children with Mental Health Needs
June 15
, 9:00am – 4:30pm
Register by May 29th, for more information, please contact Crista Escamilla at cescamilla@chla.usc.edu
Presented by the County of Los Angeles Department of Mental Health and others

Virtual Training: Heart and Hands Postpartum Doula Training and Certification Program
June 15, 17, 22, 24
, 9:00am – 2:30pm
You must register by June 10, 2020, at 5:00pm.
Presented by Happy Mama Healthy Baby Alliance

Webinar: ASPHN 2020 Annual Meeting: Vision & Leadership in Public Health Nutrition
June 15 – 18, TBA
Presented by the Association of State Public Health Nutritionists

Tuesday, June 16

Promoting Maternal Mental Health During Pregnancy Workshop (Washington)
June 16 – 17, 8:00am – 4:30pm: Watertown Hotel, 4242 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105
Presented by Parent-Child Relationship Programs

Webinar: The Impact of Domestic Violence on Children
June 16
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by the Ounce

Virtual Event: Recruitment and Retention Training
June 16 & 30
, 10:00am – 1:00pm
Presented by the Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County

Wednesday, June 17

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Grupo de Apoyo Para el Bienestar Emocional
June 17
, 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

Virtual Training: Clinical Formulations and Relationship-Based Treatment
June 17
, 9:00am – 4:30pm
Presented by The Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health and ZERO TO THREE

Webinar: WeBudget Launch
June 17
, 10:00am
A platform to help parents, students and advocates better push for equity in the LAUSD budget.
Presented by the Advancement Project California

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: The Source Mobile Hub: For Those Currently Or At Risk of Experiencing Homelessness
June 17, 10:00am – 12:30pm: East Los Angeles Library, 4837 E 3rd Street, Los Angeles, CA 9022
Presented by LA County Library – The Source

Webinar: COVID-19: What We Know Today. A Dialogue About Public Health, Scientific, and Clinical Aspects of the Pandemic
June 17
, 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Presented by the International Antiviral Society-USA

Thursday, June 18

Today is the start of National Nursing Assistants Week (June 18 – 25)!

Virtual Training: Domestic Violence 102 Train-the-Trainer Training
June 18
, 9:00am – 3:30pm
To register, please email Jennifer at jennifer@peaceoverviolence.org
Presented by Peace Over Violence

Virtual Training: Clinical Formulations and Relationship-Based Treatment
June 18
, 9:00am – 4:30pm
Presented by The Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health and ZERO TO THREE

Webinar: Exploring Systems Innovation and Best Practices in the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect
June 18
, 9:30am – 12:30pm
Presented by Strategies 2.0

Webinar: Aligning Sectors and Systems towards Equitable Health and Safety Outcomes
June 18
, 10:00am
Presented by CalFresh Healthy Living

Webinar: Virtual Direct Education During COVID-19 (Part 3: Implementation)
June 18
,10:00am
This is part of a three-part webinar series on how to deliver CalFresh Healthy Living virtual direct education during COVID-19.
Presented by CalFresh Healthy Living & Leah’s Pantry

Webinar: Community of Learners Consultation Sessions
June 18
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by ZERO TO THREE

Webinar: Community-Level Risk of Severe COVID-19 Cases Based on Underlying Conditions
June 18
, 11:30am – 12:30pm
Presented by the Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Food Distribution
June 18
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm: LAC + USC Medical Center, 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

Webinar: Suicide Prevention 101 for Parents: Recognizing Signs and What to Do
June 18
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Directing Change

Webinar: Strengthening Family Resilience in a VUCA World: A Collaborative Approach Across the Continuum of Care
June 18
, 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Presented by the California Breastfeeding Coalition and others

Webinar: Suicide Prevention 101 for Parents: Recognizing Signs and What to Do (Spanish)
June 18
, 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Presented by Directing Change

Friday, June 19

Today is World Sickle Cell Day!

Diversity, Determinants & Disparities in Perinatal Mental Health Conference
June 19 – 20
, 9:00am – 4:30pm: California Endowment, 1000 Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by Maternal Mental Health NOW

Virtual Training: Mental Health Interventions for Infants and Young Children with Medically Complex Conditions
June 19, 9:00am – 4:30pm
Register by June 5th, for more information, please contact Crista Escamilla at cescamilla@chla.usc.edu
Presented by the County of Los Angeles Department of Mental Health and others

Webinar: Tele-Intervention: Current Trends, Research and Some Views From the Field
June 19
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by the Infant Development Association of California

Saturday, June 20

No events listed

Sunday, June 21

Today is the start of Helen Keller Deaf-Blind Awareness Week (June 21 – 27)!

We don’t know of any events happening today.

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