Upcoming Events for the Week of November 16th

NOTE: Most in-person events have been moved to an online format, postponed, or cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 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 lists we update weekly for:

Do you have something for us to include? Email vreyes@labestbabies.org. And stay in touch with us on FacebookTwitterInstagram, and YouTube!

November is:
Events happening throughout November

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.

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, November 16

Virtual Training: Critical Competencies Coaching Program
November 16, December 9, January 21-22, February 3 & 23, March 10 & 24;
TBA
Presented by ZERO TO THREE

Virtual Training: Childbirth Education Training for Maternal-Infant Health Workers
November 16, 18, & 20
, 8:30am – 5:00pm
Presented by Happy Mama Healthy Baby Alliance

Webinar: Our Children are in Danger
November 16
, 9:00am – 10:00am
This webinar is about increased hunger, poverty, and other serious threats to children and their families because of the pandemic.
Presented by Coalition on Human Needs

Virtual Training: Child Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) 18-month Implementation Level Training
Beginning November 16
, 9:00am – 1:00pm
More information: contact CPP Trainer, Dr. Maricella Mendez-Sherwin, at mendezsherwin1@gmail.com
Presented by the County of Los Angeles Department of Mental Health

Webinar: From Pre- to Post-Pandemic: COVID Vulnerabilities and the Plight of Migrants
November 16
, 10:00am
Presented by the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB)

Myths of Motherhood: Resources for New & Expectant Families
November 16, 11:00am
Presented by the Los Angeles Public Library in partnership with Maternal Mental Health NOW

Webinar: Outreach Strategies to Increase Vaccination Rates
November 16
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the California Primary Care Association

Webinar: Choosing Your Attitude: Using Strength-Based Family Assumptions
November 16
, 12:30pm
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Substance Use in Your Community
November 16
, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
For more information, contact Krystal Mousseau at pmousseau@ph.lacounty.gov or Steve Cagle at scagle@ph.lacounty.gov
Presented by Curtis Tucker Center for Community Wellness

Nutrition & Cooking Class Series
November 16
, 2:30pm – 3:30pm
For more information, contact Daisy Pacheco at dpacheco@ccharities.org
Presented by Curtis Tucker Center for Community Wellness

Tuesday, November 17

Webinar: Making the Grade on Maternal and Child Health: 2020 March of Dimes Report Card
November 17
, 7:00am
Presented by March of Dimes

Webinar: Engagement Strategies for Practitioners and Families in Virtual and In-Person Contexts
November 17
, 9:00am – 10:30am
Presented by Start Early (formerly known as the Ounce of Prevention Fund) in partnership with the National Council on Family Relations

C.A.L.M. Baby & Me Group
November 17
, 10:00am – 11:00am
This group is for parents with babies ages 0-12 months. You can register online or by calling (818) 888-4559.
Presented by Child Development Institute

Webinar: Promoting Effective Parenting with Motivational Interviewing
November 17
, 10:00am – 11:00am
For more information, please refer to this flyer.
Presented by the Ounce

Virtual Event: Ending the HIV Epidemic (EHE) Regional Learning Collaborative – Session 2: Strategies for Community Engagement and Mobilization
November 17
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and UCLA Center for HIV Identification, Prevention and Treatment Services (CHIPTS)

Webinar: From “Second Shift” to “First Shift”: Supporting Fathers as Central to Family Life
November 17
, 11:00am
This webinar will have live Spanish translation.
Presented by the Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Virtual Event: From Rwanda to New England: Lessons From a Strengths-Based Home Visiting Intervention for Families Facing Adversity
November 17
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by ZERO TO THREE

Webinar: Mobilizing Public Health to Achieve Environment Justice
November 17
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by American Public Health Association (APHA)

Webinar: Reducing Preterm Birth: States Share Interventions, Policy Efforts, & Emerging Issues
November 17
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by the National Institute for Children’s Health Quality (NICHQ)

Webinar: Prematurity Awareness Month Webinar Series – Clinical Practice
November 17
, 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Presented by March of Dimes California

Webinar: eClincialWorks: UDS 2020 Updates, Tips and Tricks
November 17
, 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Presented by the California Primary Care Association and eClinicalWorks

Virtual Event: The New Strategies TA Launch
November 17
, 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Presented by Strategies TA (formerly known as Strategies 2.0) in partnership with the Office of Child Abuse Prevention (OCAP)

Serie de Nutrición y Cocina
November 17
, 2:30pm – 3:30pm
For more information, contact Daisy Pacheco at dpacheco@ccharities.org
Presented by Curtis Tucker Center for Community Wellness

Planning for a Healthy Home, Body, and Baby Workshop Series – Session 2
November 17
, 3:00pm – 4:30pm
In this session the following topics will be covered: toxic-free face creams, making and choosing toxic-free cosmetics, and healthy nail salons.
In addition, four $25 gift cards will be raffled at each workshop.
Presented by the Iris Cantor – UCLA Women’s Health Education and Research Center and others

Department of Mental Health Promotoras: Trastornos de Ansiedad y Depresion de la Ninez
November 17
, 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Join by phone: (323) 776-6996
Clave: 309150189#
For more information, contact Maria Zuniga at mazuniga@dmh.lacounty.gov
Presented by Curtis Tucker Center for Community Wellness

Wednesday, November 18

Virtual Event: 2020 Healthy LifeStars Conference – Improving Health Outcomes Through Obesity Prevention
November 18
, 7:00am
Presented by Healthy LifeStars

Webinar: CWA Advocacy & Education Training
November 18
, 9:00am
Presented by the California WIC Association

Webinar: Impact of Breast Surgery on Breastfeeding
November 18
, 9:00am – 10:30am
Presented by the Inland Empire Breastfeeding Coalition

Grupo de Apoyo Para el Bienestar Emocional
November 18
, 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 Event: CJJ’s 2020 Annual Conference and Council of State Advisory Groups: Dreaming Big Together: Youth Justice Reimagined
November 18 – 20
, 9:00am – 4:00pm
Presented by the Coalition for Juvenile Justice

Virtual Event: Serving Victims of Child Abuse and Neglect During COVID-19 Symposium
November 18
, 9:30am – 4:00pm
Presented by the Coalition for Victims of Child Abuse

Foodie Families For Infant and Toddlers
November 18
, 10:00am – 11:00am
This group is for children ages 24 – 36 months. You can register online or by calling (818) 888-4559.
Presented by Child Development Institute

Department of Mental Health Promotoras: Childhood Anxiety & Emotional Disorders
November 18
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Join by phone: (323) 776-6996
Passcode: 273790120#
For more information contact Maria Zuniga at mazuniga@dmh.lacounty.gov
Presented by Curtis Tucker Center for Community Wellness

Foodie Families For Infant and Toddlers
November 18
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
This group is for ages 6-12 months. You can register online or by calling (818) 888-4559.
Presented by Child Development Institute

Webinar: Virtual Community Event: Los Angeles Resource Collaborative
November 18
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Aunt Bertha

Virtual Event: Two Day Mental Health Briefing (Day 1 of 2)
November 18
, 11:00am – 1:00pm
Presented by California Pan-Ethnic Health  Network (CPEHN)

Hold on to Hope: Bully Prevention
November 18
, 4:00pm – 5:00pm
For more information, contact Stacie Hall at holdontohopecampaign@gmail.com
Presented by Curtis Tucker Center for Community Wellness

Work, Life, & Balance
November 18
, 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Presented by the National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse (NRFC)

Thursday, November 19

Virtual Event: Continuing Conversation Series: Applied Research at NCHS and the Census
November 19
, 9:00am
Presented by the Marriage Strengthening Research & Dissemination (MAST) Center in partnership with the National Center for Family and Marriage Research (NCFR)

Webinar: Non-Violent Crisis Intervention®
November 19
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County (CCALAC)

Webinar: A Roadmap to 21st Century Public Health Data Infrastructure
November 19
, 10:00am
Presented by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society and others

Virtual Training: Black Mother’s Mental and Emotional Health – A Part of the 2020 Health And Racial Equity in the NICU Training
November 19
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Once Upon A Preemie Academy (QUAP)

Virtual Event: Monthly Virtual Meeting – Prematurity Awareness Month & More
November 19
, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Maternal and Child Health Access

Virtual Event: California Primary Care Association Office Hours: Readiness to Train Assessment Tool (RTAT)
November 19
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the California Primary Care Association (CPCA)

Webinar: Looking Forward: The WIC Landscape Following the Presidential Election
November 19
, 12:00pm
Presented by the National WIC Association

Virtual Event: Two Day Mental Health Briefing (Day 2 of 2)
November 19
, 12:30pm – 2:00pm
Presented by California Pan-Ethnic Health  Network (CPEHN)

Virtual Event: Women in Academic Medicine: Leadership and Intersectionality Matter
November 19
, 1:00pm – 2:15pm
Presented by the New York Academy of Medicine

Virtual Workshop: Three Secrets of Successful Volunteer Operations
November 19
, 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Presented by the American Red Cross Los Angeles Region

Virtual Event: Integrated Community Solutions Work Group Meeting
November 19
, 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Meetings typically take place monthly on the 3rd Thursday. For more information on joining this work group please contact, Summer McBride at summer@clarishealth.org or Leilani Darrett at leilanidarrett@gmail.com
Presented by the South Los Angeles/South Bay AAIM Community Action Team

Virtual Training: ABE Tutoring Best Practices
November 19
, 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Presented by Literacy Works

Webinar: Protecting Children: During and Beyond COVID
November 19
, 3:30pm
Presented Greater Bay Area Child Abuse Prevention Council Coalition

Yoga
November 19
, 4:00pm – 5:00pm
For more information, contact Daisy Pacheco at dpacheco@ccharities.org
Presented by Curtis Tucker Center for Community Wellness & CalFresh Healthy Living

Best Start Compton/East Compton – Monthly Community Meeting
November 19
, 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Presented by Best Start of Compton/East Compton

Virtual Event: 2020 Virtual Health Leaders and Scholars Awards Ceremony
November 19
, 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Presented by the National Hispanic Health Foundation

Friday, November 20

Webinar: Pandemia: Restoring the Wounded Soul
November 20
, 8:00am
Presented by the National Hispanic and Latino Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network

Black Women for Wellness Sisters @ Eight Special Edition
Every Friday in November
, 9:00am
Topic of discussion to be announced each week.
Meeting ID: 944 5390 8878
Password: BWWLA2020
Presented by Black Women for Wellness

Foodie Families For Infant and Toddlers
November 20
, 9:00am – 10:00am
This group is for ages 12-24 months You can register online or by calling (818) 888-4559.
Presented by Child Development Institute

Webinar: 2020 Quality Improvement Summit Series: Promising Practices in Telemedicine and Telehealth
November 20
, 9:00am – 10:30am
Presented by the Institute for High Quality Care and the Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County

Tear Free Tummy Time Online
November 20
, 10:00am – 11:00am
This group is for children ages 0-12 months. You can register online or by calling (818) 888-4559.
Presented by Child Development Institute

Virtual Parenting Workshop on Positive Discipline for Ages 13-18 (Español)
November 20
, 10:30am – 11:30am
Meeting ID: 824 9209 2454
More information: contact Nancy Flores at nflores@childnet.net
Presented by ChildNet Youth and Family Services

Virtual Parenting Workshop on Positive Discipline for Ages 13-18
November 20
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Meeting ID: 830 1380 6621
More information: contact Nancy Flores at nflores@childnet.net
Presented by ChildNet Youth and Family Services

Ready, Set, Write
November 20
, 4:00pm – 5:00pm
This group is for children 6-7 years of age.
Presented by the Child Development Institute

Saturday, November 21

We don’t know of any events happening today.

Sunday, November 22

We don’t know of any events happening today.

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