Upcoming Events for the Week of June 7th

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 June

The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program Enrollment
Accepting applications
This program provides qualifying low-income households a temporary discount of up to $50 per month on internet bills, as well as a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a device from a participating provider. Families are encouraged to apply immediately, as this program ends when all funds are depleted.
Presented by Universal Service Administrative Co. with oversight from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

COVID-19 Vaccine Registration for LA County Residents
Open Registration
, 8:00am – 8:00pm
See the website for information on which groups are currently being vaccinated. No Internet access? Call (833) 540-0473 for assistance with appointments Monday – Friday from 8:00am – 8:30pm.
Presented by County of Los Angeles 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.

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, June 7

Virtual Event: Advancing Maternal Health Equity and Reducing Maternal Mortality – A Workshop
June 7 – 8
, 8:00am – 2:30pm
Presented by The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine

Webinar: Story Mining – How to Best Capture Stories for Your Organization
June 7
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by StoryCenter

Tuesday, June 8

Virtual Event: PQI National Conference – Implementing Perinatal Quality Improvement
June 8
, 6:30am – 12:30pm
Presented by Institute for Perinatal Quality Improvement

Virtual Training: Free Training for Black Mamas/Doulas in CA to Become Certified Mental Health Peer Specialists
June 8 – 24
, 8:30am
Applicants must identify as a Black or African American parenting woman/birthing person and must be at least 1 year postpartum and willing to share their experience of recovery.
Presented by 2020 Mom and others

Virtual Event: Promoting First Relationships® Learner Virtual Workshop
June 8, 10, 15, & 17
, 8:30am – 12:00pm
This workshop is approved for 15 Professional CEUs and STARS credit.
Presented by Parent-Child Relationship Programs at the Barnard Center

Webinar: Screen & Intervene: Addressing Food Insecurity – A Toolkit for Pediatricians
June 8
, 9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by American Academy of Pediatrics

Webinar: Making Milestones Webinar Series – Session 1: The State of Infant Health
June 8
, 9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by The Milk Bank

Virtual Training: Culturally Responsive Relationships Right From the Very Start
June 8
, 10:00am
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Virtual Event: Congressional Briefing on Maternal Mental Health – Maternal Mental Health and Suicide: Addressing the Most Common Complications of Pregnancy and Childbirth
June 8
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Maternal Mental Health Leadership Alliance (MMHLA), in partnership with March of Dimes

How Community Members & CBOs Can Advocate for Spending COVID Relief Dollars
June 8
, 11:30am – 12:30pm
Presented by Public Health Advocates

Virtual Event: Introduction to the Protective Factors Framework
June 8
, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Presented by California Family Resource Association

Wednesday, June 9

Virtual Event: DC: 0-5™ Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood Clinical Training
June 9 – 10
, TBA
Training sessions are limited to 20 participants to keep the groups small, interactive and engaging.
Presented by ZERO TO THREE

Virtual Event: National Breastfeeding Conference & Convening
June 9 – 11
, 9:00am – 2:00pm
Presented by U.S. Breastfeeding Committee (USBC)

Virtual Event: COVID-19 Vaccine Training – COVID-19 Vaccine(s) & Health Plan Updates
June 9
, 10:00am
Presented by Health Net

Webinar: Staff Retention from Inception: Effective Interviews and Onboarding in ECE
June 9, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by Early Childhood Investigations Webinars

Virtual Event: Plain Language Foundations – Universal Design: Widening Your Welcome to Create More Inclusive Spaces
June 9
, 12:00pm
Presented by Clear Language Lab

Webinar: Making the Most of the WIC Fruit and Vegetable Increase
June 9
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Food Research & Action Center

Webinar: Hybrid Home Visitation – What to Let Go and What to Keep
June 9
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Rapid Response Virtual Home Visiting Collaborative

Virtual Training: Popular Education for Social Change: How To Do It, How To Grow It
June 9
, 3:30pm – 5:30pm
Presented by Literacy Works

Thursday, June 10

Virtual Training: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder for the Mental Health Professional
June 10
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Virtual Training: Honoring Each Person’s Experience to Support Mental Health
June 10
, 11:00am
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Virtual Event: Community Advocacy Organizations Community of Practice Meeting
June 10
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by National Action Partnership to Promote Safe Sleep Improvement and Innovation Network (NAPPSS-IIN), an initiative of the National Institute for Children’s Health Quality (NICHQ)

Webinar: Optimization Strategies for Medi-Cal Audits and Appeals
June 10
, 10:00am – 11:15am
Presented by California Primary Care Association (CPCA)

Webinar: Promoting Health Equity Through Quality Improvement
June 10
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by California Primary Care Association (CPCA)

Webinar: Maternal Mental Health 101
June 10
, 10:30am – 12:00pm
Presented by 2020 Mom and Postpartum Support International

Webinar: Wonder of Wonders! Harnessing the Wonder of Play Through Provocations
June 10, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by Early Childhood Investigations Webinars

Webinar: Minimizing Legal Risk When Implementing COVID Vaccine Policies
June 10
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by California Primary Care Association (CPCA)

Webinar: Father Engagement (in the Inland Empire)
June 10
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Perinatal Advisory Council: Leadership, Advocacy and Consultation (PAC/LAC)

Summer Baby Shower/Baby Shower de Verano
June 10
, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
This event is open to L.A. County residents who are pregnant or have a baby who is no more than 3 months old. It will be hosted in English and Spanish.
Este evento es para residentes del condado de Los Ángeles que estén embarazadas o que tengan un bebé que no tenga más de 3 meses de edad. Este evento se realizará en inglés y español.
Presented by Healthy Families America program at Children’s Bureau

Summer Baby Shower/Baby Shower de Verano
June 10
, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
This event is open to L.A. County residents who are pregnant or have a baby who is no more than 3 months old. It will be hosted in English and Spanish.
Este evento es para residentes del condado de Los Ángeles que estén embarazadas o que tengan un bebé que no tenga más de 3 meses de edad. Este evento se realizará en inglés y español.
Presented by Healthy Families America program at Children’s Bureau

Webinar: Unpacking the Governor’s 2021 May Revise with Asm. Kevin McCarty and Chris Ferguson
June 10
, 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Presented by Unite LA

How Community Members & CBOs Can Advocate for Spending COVID Relief Dollars
June 10
, 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Presented by Public Health Advocates

Webinar: Legal and Ethical Dilemmas and Perinatal Mental Health – Perinatal Mental Health and the Child Welfare System Workshop
June 10
, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Presented by Maternal Mental Health NOW

Friday, June 11

Save the Date: Black Maternal Health Conference and Training Institute (2021)
June 11 – 13, TBA
Presented by Black Mamas Matter Alliance (BMMA)

Virtual Workshop: Writing for Understanding
June 11, 18 & 25
, 8:00am – 10:00am
Focusing on communicating clearly with those we serve.
Presented by Literacy Works

Virtual Training: Law & Ethics in Clinical Work with Children, Teens and Families
June 11
, 9:00am – 4:30pm
Presented by Children’s Institute

Saturday, June 12

Breathe in Summer Drive-Thru Resource Fair
June 12
, 9:00am – 1:00pm: Liberty Plaza, 14181 Telegraph Road, Whittier, CA 90604
Pre-registration is required. A free gift card will be given to the first 150 registrants.
Presented by Helpline Youth Counseling’s (HYC) Alcohol & Drug Prevention Team

Sunday, June 13

We don’t know of any events happening today.

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