Upcoming Events for the Week of October 12

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 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!

October is:
Events happening throughout October

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, October 12

Virtual Event: The Time for Change is Now: Health Equity for All – California Primary Care Association Virtual 2020 Annual Conference
October 12 – 16

Presented by the California Primary Care Association

Tuesday, October 13

Webinar: Implementing Tools to Enhance Home Visiting
October 13
, 10:00am – 11:00am
For more information, please refer to this flyer.
Presented by the Ounce

Webinar: Apoyando el Bienestar Emocional y de Salud Mental de los Estudiantes Hispanos y Latinos y sus Cuidadores durante la Pandemia de COVID-19 (Parte 1)
October 13
, 10:00am
Presented by the National Hispanic and Latino Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network (MHTTC)

Webinar: PEP to PrEP Transitions: Evidence and Innovations
October 13
, 10:00am – 11:15am
Presented by the International Antiviral Society-USA

Webinar: Inductions, Variations, Successful Management, and Opportunities for Quality Improvement
October 13, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by the California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative (CMQCC)

Webinar: Growing Prevention: Navigating Zoom Like a Boss
October 13 – 16
, 3:00pm – 4:30pm
Presented by Behavioral Health Services (BHS) South Bay Prevention

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: How to Survive and Thrive: Anxiety and Depression
October 13
, 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Presented by National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) San Gabriel Valley in partnership with Pacific Clinics

Wednesday, October 14

Virtual Training: Adult Mental Health Learning Lab Training
October 14 & 21
, 7:00am – 9:00am
Pre-requisite trainings: Adult Mental Health: Part One and Adult Mental Health: Part Two
Presented by Early Impact Virginia

Virtual Event: 22nd Annual Health Equity Symposium – A Time of Trials: Preparing for a COVID-19 Vaccine
October 14
, 8:30am – 12:30pm
Presented by UCLA Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Equity

Virtual Event: Together for Families Conference
October 14 – 16
, 8:30am – 1:30pm
Presented by the Center for the Study of Social Policy, Be Strong Families, and others

Webinar: Connecting Vulnerable Seniors to Nutrition Assistance Through A Managed Care Plan
October 14
, 9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by Systems for Action

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Grupo de Apoyo Para el Bienestar Emocional
October 14
, 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

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Antelope Valley Infant to Early Childhood (Virtual) Community Meeting
October 14
, 10:00am
Presented by Mighty Little Giants

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Managing Diabetes Series (Part 2) – Diabetes Meal Planning
October 14
, 10:00am – 11:00am
For more information or questions, please email memberhealthed@regalmed.com or call (844) 418-8304
Presented by the Regal, Lakeside & ADOC Health Education Team of the Heritage Provider Network

Webinar: Shared Model Voice: Reflecting On Virtual Home Visiting
October 14
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Rapid Response Virtual Home Visiting Collaborative

Virtual Event: 2020 E.R. Brown Symposium – Healing a Fractured Society: Health Care As a Right
October 14
, 10:00am – 2:00pm
Presented by UCLA Center for Health Policy Research

Virtual Training: 2020 Newborn Screening Bootcamp (Part 3 of 5) – A Look Inside the Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children (ACHDNC)
October 14
, 10:30am – 12:05pm
To register, please click here.
Presented by The EveryLife Foundation for Rare Diseases and Expecting Health at Genetic Alliance

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Manejo De La Diabetes (Parte 2) – Planificación de Comidas para la Diabetes
October 14
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
For more information or questions, please email memberhealthed@regalmed.com or call (818) 923-4302
Presented by the Regal, Lakeside & ADOC Health Education Team of the Heritage Provider Network

Virtual Event: Motherhood on the Brink: COVID’s Caregiving Crisis & Maternal Mental Health Virtual Congressional Briefing
October 14
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by Mom Congress

Webinar: Waitlist by Fall, Full by Winter: Boosting Enrollment While Maintaining Quality
October 14
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by Engagement Strategies and Procare Software

Webinar: COVID-19 in California: Addressing Health and Economic Impacts in Disadvantaged Communities
October 14
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by the UC Center of Sacramento

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Community Conversation Supporting the Latinx Community During COVID-19
October 14
, 1:00pm
Presented by the American Red Cross Los Angeles Region

Virtual Workshop: Three Secrets of Successful Volunteer Operations
October 14
, 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Presented by the American Red Cross Los Angeles Region

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Free Flu Shot Clinic
October 14
, 1:00pm – 4:00pm: Angelo M. Iaconboni Library, 4990 Clark Avenue, Lakewood, CA 90712
Free flu vaccines will be provided to people 6 months of age and older, no health insurance is required. To receive faster service, please print and complete the consent form before you arrive.
Presented by the LA County Department of Public Health in partnership with LA County Library

Webinar: Feeding a Need: Increasing Meal Access in These Changing Times
October 14
, 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Presented by No Kid Hungry California and others

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Distance Learning With an IEP (Part 2 of 4) – Collaborating with Educators
October 14
, 4:00pm – 4:45pm
Presented by the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health and others

Thursday, October 15

Webinar: California Primary Care Association 2020 Annual Conference
October 15 – 16
, TBA
Presented by California Primary Care Association

Virtual Policy Briefing: Shaping Gender-Based Violence Prevention Policy Amid COVID-19
October 15
, 10:30am – 12:00pm
Presented by the Alliance for Girls, California Partnership to End Domestic Violence, and others

Webinar: Telehealth Considerations and Strategies for Special Vulnerable Populations
October 15
, 11:00am
Presented by HRSA-Funded National Training and Technical Assistance Partners: NCECE, NCFH, CSH and HITEQ

Webinar: Reimagining Community Responses to Substance Use: Why Divesting from Police and Investing in Black Communities is Long Overdue
October 15
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Community Catalyst

Webinar: Understanding Domestic Violence and Strangulation
October 15
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern New Jersey

Webinar: California Virtual Groups
October 15
, 11:30am – 12:30pm
This webinar  is a follow up to “Engaging CA Families in Virtual Connections”.
Presented by First 5 Association in partnership with the Rapid Response Virtual Home Visiting Project

Save the Date: Implementation of the SNAP Online Purchasing Pilot
October 15
, 12:00pm
Presented by the National WIC Association

Virtual Event: The New Normal: LGBTQ+ Youth Living Through COVID-19
October 15 – 16
, 12:30pm – 5:00pm & 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Presented by the Philadelphia Coalition for Queer Justice and Intersectional Equity, in partnership with the Institute of Innovation and Implementation

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Free Flu Shot Clinic
October 15
, 1:00pm – 4:00pm: East Los Angeles Library, 4837 East 3rd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90022
Free flu vaccines will be provided to people 6 months of age and older, no health insurance is required. To receive faster service, please print and complete the consent form before you arrive.
Presented by the LA County Department of Public Health in partnership with LA County Library

South LA/ South Bay African American Infant and Maternal Mortality Integrated Community Solutions Work Group Meeting
October 15, 2:00pm – 3:30pm
More information: contact Summer McBride at summer@clarishealth.org or Leilani Darrett at leilanidarrett@gmail.com
Presented by SLASB AAIMM Community Action Team

Friday, October 16

Feedback Deadline: Provide Input on the Proposed Ending the HIV Epidemic Plan for Los Angeles County
October 16

Los Angeles County community members, submit comments on the proposed plan. For more information on the proposed plan, click here.
Presented by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Division of HIV and STD Programs

Webinar: Balancing Your Work Priorities and Life Responsibilities
October 16
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County (CCALAC)

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: National Vaccine Advisory Committee Meeting
October 16
, 10:00am – 2:30pm
Presented by the United States Department of Health & Human Services

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Virtual Parenting Workshop on Positive Discipline for Ages 0 – 12 (Español)
October 16
, 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

Webinar: Re-Envisioning Health Equity in a Post-Pandemic World
October 16
, 11:30am – 1:30pm
This webinar is part of the Pandemic Response: How Do We Center Health Equity webinar series.
Presented by Northwest Health Law Advocates

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Virtual Parenting Workshop on Positive Discipline for Ages 0 – 12
October 16
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Meeting ID: 830 1380 6621
For more information, please contact Nancy Flores at nflores@childnet.net
Presented by ChildNet Youth and Family Services

Saturday, October 17

We don’t know of any events happening today.

Sunday, October 18

Virtual Event: NAHQ Healthcare Quality Week 2020
October 18 – 24

Presented by the National Association for Healthcare Quality

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