Upcoming Events for the Week of October 26

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 26

Virtual Event: Parent-Child Interaction (PCI) Feeding Scale
October 26 – 30
, TBA
Presented by the Parent-Child Relationship Programs at the Barnard Center

Virtual Event: The Postpartum Nest: Helping Parents Lay the Foundation for Their Child’s Lifelong Health
October 26
, 9:00am – 4:00pm
Presented by GOLD Birth & Beyond Lactation

Webinar: Building Resilience While Social Distancing: Parental Depression & Coping
October 26
, 10:00am
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Webinar: Telehealth Reimbursement During COVID-19: FQHC/RHC Billing
October 26
, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by the California Primary Care Association

Tuesday, October 27

Virtual Event: Putting Care at the Center 2020 Annual Conference
October 27 – 28
, 9:00am – 1:00pm
Presented by the National Center for Complex Health & Social Needs, An Initiative of the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers

Webinar: Matching Family Needs to Resources
October 27
, 10:00am – 11:00am
For more information, please refer to this flyer.
Presented by the Ounce

Webinar: Youth Thrive Alive Quarterly Forum – “Youth Thrive Comes Alive”
October 27
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by Youth Thrive – An Initiative of the Center for the Study of Social Policy

Webinar: Advancing Equity in Pre-K through Research -Policy Partnerships
October 27
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by Start Early (formerly known as the Ounce of Prevention Fund), NORC at the University of Chicago, and the University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Los Angeles County Medi-Cal Presentation
October 27
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Covered California and Los Angeles Department of Public Social Services

Virtual Event: California Immigrant Data Portal Launch
October 27
, 11:00am
Presented by the USC Equity Research Institute

Webinar: A Conversation on Supporting Parents, Infants, Young Children, and the Workforce that Serve Them
October 27
, 11:30am – 1:00pm
Presented by The Institute for Innovation & Implementation

Webinar: Promising Practices in Virtual Team Based Care
October 27
, 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Presented by the California Primary Care Association

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Free Flu Shot Clinic
October 27
, 12:00pm – 4:00pm: La Crescenta Library, 2809 Foothill Boulevard, La Crescenta, CA 91214
Free flu vaccines will be provided to people 6 months of age and older, no health insurance is required. To receive faster service, 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: Resisting the Urge to Fix: Motivational Interviewing for Lactation Consultants
October 27
, 12:30pm – 2:00pm
Presented by Inland Empire Breastfeeding Coalition

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: How to Survive and Thrive When Mental Illness Affects Your Family: Building Healthy Relationships
October 27
, 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Presented by National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) San Gabriel Valley, in partnership with Pacific Clinics

Wednesday, October 28

Webinar: Closing Gaps in Health and Social Services for Low-Income Pregnant Women
October 28
, 9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by Systems for Action

South LA/ South Bay African American Infant and Maternal Mortality (SLASB AAIMM) Funder’s Circle Work Group Meeting
October 28, 9:30am – 10:30am
More information: contact Amelia Cobb at acobb@first5la.org
Presented by SLASB AAIMM Community Action Team

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Free Flu Shot Clinic
October 28
, 9:30am – 12:30pm: Rosemead Library, 8800 Valley Boulevard, Rosemead, CA 91770
Free flu vaccines will be provided to people 6 months of age and older, no health insurance is required. To receive faster service, print and complete the consent form before you arrive.
Presented by the LA County Department of Public Health in partnership with LA County Library

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Gestational Diabetes
October 28
, 10:00am – 11:00am
For more information or questions, email memberhealthed@regalmed.com or call (844) 418-8304
Presented by the Regal, Lakeside & ADOC Health Education Team of the Heritage Provider Network

Save the Date: “Know Your Worker Rights” Workshop
October 28
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by the Los Angeles County Department of Consumer & Business Affairs

Virtual Training: Stay Connected After the COVID Moratorium Ends (Part 2 of 3)
October 28
, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
*Spanish language translation will be available
Presented by TURN – The Utility Reform Network

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Poner Fin a La Epidemia del VIH en el Condado de Los Ángeles Miércoles
October 28
, 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Para conectarse por teléfono por favor llame al: (415) 655-0001
Código: 145 930 6110
Presented by the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health, Division of HIV and STD Programs in collaboration with the Los Angeles County Commission on HIV & PACE Region 9

Virtual Event: Narrowing the Health – Wealth Gap: Among Women of Color in LA County During COVID-19 & Beyond Virtual Forum
October 28
, 3:30pm – 5:00pm
Presented by the Los Angeles County Commission for Women

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Litworks Reading Group: Emergent Strategy
October 28
, 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Presented by Literacy Works

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Distance Learning With an IEP (Part 4 of 4) – Tips, Strategies & Resources
October 28
, 4:00pm – 4:45pm
Presented by the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health and others

Thursday, October 29

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: NICU/Infant Virtual Costume Contest!
October 29
, TBA
DM your photo to @MightyLittleGiants via Instagram and/or Facebook for a change to win a $25 Target gift card and a Mighty Little Giants swag bag.
Presented by Mighty Little Giants

Webinar: Supporting Student Mental Health: A County Perspective
October 29
, 8:30am – 9:30am
Presented by The Children’s Movement of Californiaealth

Virtual Event: Continuing Conversations Series: Social Science Research in Non-Research Industries
October 29
, 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: 39th Annual California SIDS/SUID Conference
October 29
, 9:00am – 2:15pm
Please register before October 23rd.
Presented by the California Department of Public Health’s Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health (CDPH/MCAH) & Sacramento State College of Continuing Education

Virtual Course: State of the Art Strategies for the Use of Antiretroviral Drugs for the Management, Treatment, and Prevention of HIV Infection
October 29
, 9:30am – 2:00pm
Presented by International Antiviral Society-USA

Webinar: Opportunities for Comprehensive Healthy Housing & Health Equity During COVID-19
October 29
, 10:00am
Presented by ChangeLab Solutions

Virtual Event: CDSS Child Care Transition Stakeholders Call
October 29
, 10:00am – 11:30am
To review the previous quarterly call, click here.
Presented by the California Department of Social Services

Webinar: Recognizing the Signs of Teen Dating Violence
October 29, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern New Jersey

Webinar: Somatic Experiencing (SE) and Perinatal Mental Health
October 29
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Use discount code ‘FREE’ to register for free.
Presented by Maternal Mental Health NOW

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: A Discussion on How to Transition From Trauma Response Parenting to Liberated Parenting
October 29
, 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Presented by The Children’s Collective Inc. Black Infant Health Program

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Mujeres De Paz Vigil (Candlelight Vigil)
October 29
, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Light a virtual candle in honor of domestic violence and intimate partner violence victims
Presented by the East Los Angeles Women’s Center (ELAWC)

Friday, October 30

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Eating on a Budget
October 30
, TBA
For more information or questions, email memberhealthed@regalmed.com.
Presented by the Regal, Lakeside & ADOC Health Education Team of the Heritage Provider Network

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Comer con un Presupuesto
October 30
, TBA
For more information or questions, email memberhealthed@regalmed.com.
Presented by the Regal, Lakeside & ADOC Health Education Team of the Heritage Provider Network

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Healthy Snacks
October 30
, TBA
For more information or questions, email memberhealthed@regalmed.com.
Presented by the Regal, Lakeside & ADOC Health Education Team of the Heritage Provider Network

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Preventing Pre-Diabetes
October 30
, TBA
For more information or questions, email memberhealthed@regalmed.com.
Presented by the Regal, Lakeside & ADOC Health Education Team of the Heritage Provider Network

Virtual Event: 11th Annual We Can Do Better Conference 2020 – Restoring Justice for Health
October 30
, 9:00am – 2:30pm
Presented by We Can Do Better

Webinar: Older Individuals & Persons with Disabilities: Impact of COVID & Systemic Approaches
October 30
, 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

Saturday, October 31

We don’t know of any events happening today.

Sunday, November 1

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: 19th Annual Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead Virtual Celebration
November 1
, 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Presented by Esperanza Community Housing

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