Upcoming Events for the Week of November 29th

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 November and December

LA County Winter Programs: Sports, Recreation, Aquatics and More!
Dates and times vary

LA County parks are offering a range of activities and programs for the whole family this winter! For more information, please visit parks.lacounty.gov or call (626) 588-5364.
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation

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.

Monday, November 29

Call for Presentations for the 2022 National Research Conference on Early Childhood
Proposal Deadline: November 29
For questions on submissions or program content, contact nrcec@impaqint.com
Presented by The Administration for Children and Families’ National Research Conference on Early Childhood

Virtual Training: Promoting Placement Stability Utilizing the Child and Family Team Process
November 29
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Webinar: A Family Affair: Caregiving, Oral Health and Health Literacy Considerations Across the Lifespan
November 29
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by American Dental Association

COVID-19 Mobile Vaccine Clinic
November 29 & December 20
, 2:00pm – 7:00pm: Jefferson Elementary School, 10322 Condon Avenue, Lennox, CA 90304
Free COVID-19 vaccines will be available for anyone ages 5 and older. 3rd doses of Pfizer and Moderna will also be available. No appointment is required. For questions, please call St. John’s Well Child & Family Center at (213) 640-8100. To view this flyer in Spanish, click here.
Presented by Los Angeles County Supervisor, Holly J. Mitchell of 2nd District and others

Tuesday, November 30

Webinar: Official Nutrition for Growth Side Event: Global Nutrition Coordination Plan Launch
November 30
, 7:00am
Presented by The Global Nutrition Coordination Plan Secretariat

Virtual Training: I Hear You: Active Listening to Engage Families
November 30
, 9:00am
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Virtual Training: Promoting Placement Stability Utilizing the Child and Family Team Process
November 30
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Webinar: Domestic Violence: Safety Planning
November 30
, 10:00am – 11:00am
View the 2021/2022 Start Early webinar schedule here.
Presented by Start Early

Webinar: Inflation Truths: Why Build Back Better Will Help, Not Hurt
November 30
, 11:00am
Presented by Coalition on Human Needs

Expecting Father Group Sessions
November 30, December 7, 14, 21 & 28
, 12:00pm
This group is for soon-to-be Black fathers. These sessions will provide edcuation, Support and navigation tools for prenatal, labor, delivery, postpartum, and early parenting periods.
For more free workshops or questions, please email dmauldin@ph.lacounty.gov.
Presented by Black Infants and Families Los Angeles

Virtual Training: Promoting Placement Stability Utilizing the Child and Family Team Process
November 30
, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Webinar: Introduction to Strengthening Families: Focus on the Protective Factors Framework
November 30
, 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Presented by California Training Institute (CalTrin)

Grupo de Paternidad Activa (4a edicion) – Sesión 5: Como comprender y recaminar el mal comportamiento
30 de noviembre
, 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Para registrarse o para más información, por favor contacte a Katerin Ochoa a kochoa@pacsla.org o (562) 526-7980.
Presented by Pacific Asian Counseling Services (PACS)

Wednesday, December 1

Virtual Training: High Risk Newborn Behavioral Observations System (NBO) Training Program
December 1 & 2
, 6:00am – 2:00pm
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Virtual Training: Introduction to the Department of Mental Health Infancy, Childhood & Relationship Enrichment (ICARE) Initial Assessment
December 1
, 9:00am – 4:00pm
If you have any questions, please contact ICARE@dmh.lacounty.gov.
Presented by Los Angeles Department of Mental Health

Webinar: Communicating Around COVID-19: Trauma-Informed Public Health Information
December 1
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Clear Language Lab

Webinar: Policy to Protect Our Moms: Supporting Breastfeeding and Ongoing Accountability
December 1
, 11:00am
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Public Health’s Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH)

Webinar: Using Protective Factors to Navigate Home Visiting Relationships
December 1
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Rapid Response-Virtual Home Visiting collaborative

Webinar: From Cultural Awareness to Cultural Humility
December 1
, 12:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County

Wellness Workshop for South LA Teens: Grief and Loss
December 1
, 5:00pm – 6:30pm
This workshop is open to all South LA high school youth. To join the Zoom meeting, enter “916 1697 0590” as the meeting ID 916 1697 0590 and enter “CoCo” as the password.
Presented by Community Coalition and others

Virtual Event: Liberatory Lineages: Unpacking & Resisting Anti-Blackness, Part 4 of Series
December 1
, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Presented by #VigilantLove

Thursday, December 2

Save the Date: BreastfeedLA Webinar – Topic to be Announced
December 2
, TBA
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Virtual Training: SPEAK UP Ambassador™ Implicit and Explicit Bias Live Virtual Education Course
December 2
, 5:30am – 11:30am
Presented by the Institute for Perinatal Quality Improvement (PQI)

Webinar: Foundation for All Future Development: Celebrating Highlights in Infants and Early Childhood Mental Health – Part I: Preparing the Workforce to Better Support Our Little Ones
December 2
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), ZERO TO THREE, and Georgetown University’s Center for Child and Human Development

Webinar: Being Thorough: A Concept for Building High-Performing Teams in Your Early Childhood Program
December 2
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by Early Childhood Investigations Webinars

Webinar: Political Advocacy 101 and Hot Topic Conversations
December 2
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by StrengthUnited’s Leadership and the Staff Advisory Committee

Virtual Event: Measure H Citizens’ Oversight Advisory Board  Meeting via Teleconference Call
December 2
, 1:00pm
For questions, please email measurehoversight@lacounty.gov.
Presented by The Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative

Kids Fit Telehealth Class (English)
December 2
, 5:00pm
For additional information and questions, please contact Denise Torres at (818) 898-1388, ext. 42053.
Presented by Northeast Valley Health Corporation

Webinar: State of Homelessness Panel Series Discussion – Permanent and Affordable Housing
December 2
, 6:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority

Friday, December 3

Learn to Swim Pools Winter Classes
Registration begins December 3
, TBA
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation

Webinar: Leaders in the Field
December 3
, TBA
Presented by Newborn Behavior International (NBI)

2021 Winter Parks After Dark Events
December 3 – 4, 10 – 11 & 17 – 18
, Times vary
Bring your family and Friends to a participating LA County Park for free activities, a snow play area, holiday crafts and a filled holiday stocking for every child (while supplies last).
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation

Virtual Training: Promoting Placement Stability Utilizing the Child and Family Team Process
December 3
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Virtual Training: CHLA Early Childhood Mental Health Program Birth to Five Mental Health Core Training Series – Infant-Family Mental Health for Medically Fragile Infants and Young Children
December 3
, 9:00am – 1:15pm
Presented by Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and USC University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities

Webinar: The Intersection of Misogynoir: Obstetric Racism & HIV, a 3-Part Webinar Series – Session 2
December 3
, 9:30am – 11:00am
Presented by University of California, San Francisco; in partnership with National Clinician Consultation Center and Pacific AIDS Education and Training Center

Saturday, December 4

The Spirit of Giving Toy Drive and Food Distribution with Free Toys and Haircuts
December 4
, 9:00am – 2:00pm (while supplies last): Huntington Park Salt Lake Park, 3401 E. Florence Avenue, Huntington Park, CA 90255
Parents must register and include how many children and their ages. Health screenings, COVID-19 vaccines, free legal counseling, and other resources will also be available.
Presented by Univision and Huntington Park

Sunday, December 5

We don’t know of any events happening today.

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