Upcoming Events for the Week of November 30th

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!

December is:
Events happening throughout November & December

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 30

Virtual Event: National Research Conference on Early Childhood (NREC) 2020
November 30 – December 3

For more information on the events happening each day, please refer to the conference agenda.
Presented by the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), a division of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

Virtual Training: Black Parents as Partners in Preemie Care – A Part of the 2020 Health And Racial Equity in the NICU Training
November 30
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Once Upon A Preemie Academy (QUAP)

Webinar: The Role of Dads & Partners
November 30
, 11:00am
Presented by the Los Angeles Public Library in partnership with Maternal Mental Health NOW

Webinar: I Hear You: Active Listening to Engage Families
November 30
, 12:30pm
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Webinar: SB1237 Nurse-Midwives: Scope of Practice
November 30
, 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Presented by the California Hospital Association

Webinar: How to Capitalize on Your Telehealth Platform
November 30
, 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Presented by California Primary Care Association (CPCA)

Tuesday, December 1

Today is World AIDS Day and the start of Crohn’s & Colitis Awareness Week (December 1 – 7) and National Handwashing Awareness Week (December 1 – 7).

Virtual Event: The 2020 Early Childhood STEM Institute
December 1 – 3
, 8:00am – 5:00pm
Presented by the Region Nine Head Start Association

Webinar: More Than One Problem: Mental Illness as a Contributing Factor of Pain and Substance Use in People with HIV
December 1
, 10:00am – 11:15am
Presented by the International Antiviral Society-USA

Webinar: Family Voices in Early Relational Health
December 1
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by the Center for the Study of Social Policy

Virtual Training: Financial Empowerment: Financial Planning + Retirement
December 1
, 12:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by Literacy Works

Webinar: Colorectal Cancer Screenings During COVID-19
December 1
, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by California Primary Care Association (CPCA)

Webinar: LENS Care: Leading Equity Now in Systems of Care
December 1
, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by the National Institute for Children’s Health Quality (NICHQ)

Women’s Health & Money @ Work: Eating and Living Well & Managing Your Money Wisely
December 1
, 2:30pm – 4:00pm
Presented by Iris Cantor-UCLA Women’s Health Education and Research Center

Wednesday, December 2

Virtual Training: 2020 Uniform Data Systems (UDS) Training
December 2, 4, 9, & 11
; 9:00am – 10:30am
Participants are encouraged to attend all sessions for a full and comprehensive understanding of the complete UDS report.
Presented by California Primary Care Association (CPCA)

Virtual Event: Funder’s Circle Work Group Meeting
December 2
, 9:30am – 10:30am
For more information on joining this work group please contact, Ameilia Cobb at acobb@first5la.org
Presented by the South Los Angeles/South Bay AAIM Community Action Team

Webinar: Providing Group Reflective Supervision Virtually
December 2
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Rapid Response-Virtual Home Visiting collaborative

Webinar: Supporting Patients in Pregnancy – ACEs and Maternal Health
December 2
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by ACEs Aware

Webinar: ACEs Screening Best Practices for Pediatricians
December 2
, 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Presented by the Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County (CCALAC)

Virtual Training: Writing for Understanding
December 2, 9 & 16
, 12:00pm – 3:00pm
Presented by Clear Language Lab a Division of Literacy Works

Webinar: Next-Generation Strategies to Transform Pediatric Primary Care
December 2
, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by the Center for the Study of Social Policy (CSSP) and Manatt

Webinar: Create Safe Spaces to Talk About Racism & Anti-Black Racism
December 2
, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by the California Primary Care Association

Community Conversation: Home Fire Safety During Winter
December 2
, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by American Red Cross Los Angeles Region

Thursday, December 3

Virtual Event: Web Briefing – What Happens Once There Is a COVID-19 Vaccine? Key Challenges to Vaccinating America
December 3
, 9:00am
Presented by Kaiser Family Foundation

Virtual Event: Continuing Conversation Series: Science Administration at NIH
December 3
, 9:00am
Presented by the Marriage Strengthening Research & Dissemination (MAST) Center in partnership with the National Center for Family and Marriage Research (NCFR)

Virtual Event: CIPC’s Digital Statewide Conference 2020 – Creating a Future for Immigrant Justice #PowerUp2020
December 3 – 4
, 9:00am – 3:00pm
Presented by the California Immigrant Policy Center

Virtual Training: Trauma Response in Infants
December 3
, 9:00am – 4:30pm
Presented by the USC University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Webinar: Taking Care: Strategies to Make it a Reality
December 3
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Rapid Response-Virtual Home Visiting collaborative

Webinar: Maternal Mental Health 101
December 3, 10:30am – 12:00pm
Presented by Postpartum Support International and 2020 Mom

Webinar: Advancing Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Policy 101
December 3
, 11:00am
Presented by ZERO TO THREE

Webinar: Engagement as a Process and Strategy: Strengthening connections and leadership opportunities to prevent sexual and intimate partner violence
December 3
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by PreventConnect

Webinar: The Impact of Domestic Violence on Children
December 3
, 12:30pm – 1:30pm
For more information, please refer to this flyer.
Presented by the Ounce

Virtual Event: Measure H Citizens’ Oversight Advisory Board Meeting
December 3
, 1:00pm
Presented by the Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative

Webinar: Pediatric Telehealth Strategies During and Post the COVID-19 Pandemic
December 3
, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by the National Institute for Children’s Health Quality (NICHQ)

Virtual Event: Caring for Lesbian, Bisexual and Queer Women’s Health Virtual Workshop
December 3, 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Presented by the Los Angeles County Lesbian, Bisexual & Queer Women’s Health Collaborative

Friday, December 4

Free Walk-Up & Drive-Thru Food Distribution
December 4
, 9:00am – 12:00pm*: Metro L.A. Community Resource Center, 1233 S. Western Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90006
*Join the food distribution event and receive a $10 gift card. Food distribution and gift cards available while supplies last.
Presented by L.A. Care Health Plan and Blue Shield Promise Health Plan

Comer y Vivir Bien y Administrar Tu Dinero Sabiamente
December 4
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by Iris Cantor-UCLA Women’s Health Education and Research Center

Webinar: The Elephant in the Room: Bioethics Meets Breastfeeding
December 4
, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Saturday, December 5

We don’t know of any events happening today.

Sunday, December 6

We don’t know of any events happening today.

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