Upcoming Events for the Week of June 22

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 22

This week is:
National Nursing Assistants Week (June 18 – 25)
Helen Keller Deaf-Blind Awareness Week (June 21 – 27)

Virtual Training: Self-Care: Essential For These Unexpected Times
June 22
, 9:00am – 10:30am
Presented by Best Start Compton/East Compton

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: “Si Mamá No Está Contenta, No Hay Nadie Contento” Webinar
June 22
, 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Presented in Spanish, a maternal mental health webinar for pregnant women and moms on perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs).
Presented by the Los Angeles County Perinatal and Early Childhood Home Visitation Consortium and Maternal Mental Health NOW

Tuesday, June 23

Webinar: Simplifying Portion Sizes: Using Mindfulness to Create a Visual Cue
June 23
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Skelly Skills

Webinar: Home Visiting Safety
June 23, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by The Ounce

Webinar: How QI Data Methods Supported Ohio Medicaid’s Efforts to Reduce Preterm Birth Rates
June 23
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by the Institute for Perinatal Quality Improvement

Webinar: HIV Infection and the Kidney in 2020
June 23
, 10:00am – 11:15am
Presented by the International Antiviral Society-USA

Virtual Event: I Can’t Do This Alone! Advancing Shared Competencies and Outcomes Across Early Childhood Disciplines
June 23
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by ZERO TO THREE

Webinar: A Conversation with Organizers of Global, National, and Community August Breastfeeding Events
June 23
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the United States Breastfeeding Committee and others

Webinar: Tummy Time: Infant/Toddler Movement as a Foundation for Learning
June 23
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by the National Center on Early Childhood Health and Wellness

Webinar: Telemedicine in Sickle Cell Disease (SCD)
June 23
, 2:00pm
Presented by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health

Wednesday, June 24

Virtual Event: East Regional Breastfeeding Consortium (RBC) Annual Community Breastfeeding Meeting — Continuity of Breastfeeding Care in a COVID World
June 24
, 9:30am – 11:30am
Please contact Cindy Young via email at cyoung@breasfeedla.org with questions and to RSVP
Presented by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, BreastfeedLA, and others

Virtual Meeting: Immigrant Health Access Task Force June Meeting
June 24
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by California Community Foundation

Webinar: Fundamentals of ACE Screening and Response in Pediatrics
June 24
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by ACEs Aware

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Food Distribution
June 24
, 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

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: “If Mama Ain’t Happy…” Maternal Mental Health Webinar
June 24
, 12:00pm – 1:30pm
A webinar for pregnant women and moms on perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs).
Presented by the Los Angeles County Perinatal and Early Childhood Home Visitation Consortium and Maternal Mental Health NOW

Webinar: Ensuring Reproductive Health Access, Justice, and Equity in Unprecedented Times
June 24
, 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Presented by the Los Angeles County Women’s Health Equity Coalition

Thursday, June 25

Virtual Class: Pregnancy & Mental Health Small Group
June 25, July 2, 9, & 16
, 9:00am – 10:15am
Presented by Dr. Pooja Lakshmin, MD

Webinar: Supporting Families During COVID-19 and Emergencies
June 25
, 9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by HealthConnect One and Alimentacion Segura Infantil

Webinar: Culture, Identity, History as Sources of Strength and Resilience for African American Children and Families
June 25, 9:30am – 11:30am
Presented by the Georgetown University Center of Excellence for Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: How to Talk to Kids About Race
June 25
, 11:00am
Presented by Every Child Matters

Webinar: Telehealth Visits: Increasing Safety for People at Risk for Abuse
June 25
, 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Presented by the National Health Collaborative on Violence and Abuse (NHCVA)

Virtual Event: Doula Meet Up: Sharing, Connecting & Uplifting During COVID-19
June 25
, 1:00pm – 2:15pm
Presented by Michelle Sanders, CD, CLES, Latrice Matthews, M.S., CD, CLE, and Heaven Cisse, AMFT

Virtual Event: Real Talk Conversation: Oral Health for Mom and Child via Instagram Live
June 25
, 8:00pm
Speaker Jeannette Diaz will be discussing “Baby Teeth”, join the IG Live event: @generationher
Presented by Generation Her

Friday, June 26

Webinar: Apoyando a Familias Durante COVID-19 y Emergencias
June 26
, 8:00am – 9:00am
Presented by HealthConnect One and Alimentacion Segura Infantil

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: AVPH Food Pantry Drive Thru
June 26
, 8:00am – 11:00am: 44226 10th Street West, Lancaster, CA 93534
Food pantry events take place every 2nd and 4th Friday. Hot meals will be available on a first come first serve basis.
Presented by Blue Shield of California and Antelope Valley Partners for Health (AVPH)

Webinar: Increasing Awareness Of Regional Center Services For Autism Spectrum Disorder In The African American Community: A Faith-Based, Community-Partnered Approach
June 26
, 8:30am – 11:00am
Focused on “Increasing Awareness of Regional Center Services for Autism Spectrum Disorder In the African American Community: A Faith-Based, Community-Partnered Approach”
Presented by the Building Bridges to Optimum Health

Virtual Training: Systems and Public Health Approach in Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health (IECMH)
June 26
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health and ZERO TO THREE

Webinar: Human Milk Production: Just When You Thought You Knew
June 26
, 9:00am – 3:00pm
Presented by BreastfeedLA, Antelope Valley Hospital, and the Antelope Valley Breastfeeding Coalition

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Healthy Emotion Regulation During Uncertain Times
June 26
, 10:00am
Presented by the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence

Virtual Training: Systems and Public Health Approach in Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health (IECMH)
June 26
, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Presented by the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health and ZERO TO THREE

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Breastfeeding Basics: From Hospital to Home During Pandemic
June 26
, 2:00pm – 3:30pm
For WIC participants text “RSVP” to 91997
Presented by CinnaMoms

Saturday, June 27

Today is National HIV Testing Day!

Virtual Event: Infant Development Association Saturday Morning LISTEN
June 27
, 9:30am – 10:30am
Presented by the Infant Development Association of California (IDA)

Sunday, June 28

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