Upcoming Events for the Week of October 5

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 5

Today is World Day of Bully Prevention #BlueUp (October 5) & the start of National Primary Care Week (October 5 – 9)!

Virtual Event: 2020 Conference: Innovations in Research, Policy and Clinical Care Virtual Biennial Meeting
October 5 – 7

Presented by The International Marcé Society for Perinatal Mental Health

Virtual Event: ZERO TO THREE Virtual Annual Conference 2020
October 5 – 9

Presented by ZERO TO THREE

Webinar: Sleeping Safely While Breastfeeding
October 5
, TBA
Presented by the National Action Partnership to Promote Safe Sleep Improvement and Innovation Network (NAPPSS-IIN) and others

South LA/ South Bay African American Infant and Maternal Mortality (SLASB AAIMM) Community Action Team Meeting
October 5, 2:00pm – 4:00pm
For more information, please contact Ellen Branch at ellen@bwwla.com or Adjoa Jones at adjones@dhs.lacounty.gov
Presented by SLASB AAIMM Community Action Team

Tuesday, October 6

Virtual Event: 2020 California School-Based Health Conference: School Health on the Frontlines: Navigating Pandemics & Building Equity
October 6 – 8

Presented by the California School-Based Health Alliance, Anthem Blue Cross, and others

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Local Blood Drive
October 6
, 7:00am – 5:00pm: California Hospital Medical Center – Keck Hall Lecture Room, 1401 S. Grand, Los Angeles, CA 90015
Presented by LifeStream Blood Bank

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Financial Empowerment: Finance Behavior and Values-Based Decision Making
October 6
, 8:00am – 10:00am
Presented by Literacy Works

Virtual Training: Virtual Standards of Quality Certification Training
October 6 – 7
, 8:15am – 2:00pm
Presented by the National Family Support Network

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: C.A.L.M. Baby & Me Group
October 6, November 17
; 10:00am – 11:00am
This group is for parents with babies ages 0-12 months. Register online or by calling (818) 888-4559.
Presented by Child Development Institute

Webinar: Medical Cannabis in People with HIV: What’s the Evidence?
October 6
, 10:00am – 11:15am
Presented by the International Antiviral Society-USA

Webinar: Get Out the Vote: Opportunities to Mobilize People
October 6
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Coalition on Human Needs, Food Research & Action Center, National Low Income Housing Coalition, and NETWORK

Webinar: Integrating Remote Patient Monitoring Tools for Underserved Patients into Telemedicine Visits
October 6
, 1:00pm
Presented by Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County (CCLAC) and CareOptimize, LLC

Webinar: Understanding Telehealth/Telemedicine Technology
October 6
, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by California Primary Care Association

South LA/ South Bay African American Infant and Maternal Mortality: Policy & Advocacy Work Group Meeting
October 6, 2:30pm – 4:00pm
More information: contact Brandi Sims at bsims@first5la.org, Marquisha Henderson at mahenderson@ph.lacounty.gov, or Diamond Lee at dlee9@dhs.lacounty.gov
Presented by SLASB AAIMM Community Action Team

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: How to Survive and Thrive: Bipolar Disorder
October 6
, 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Presented by National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) San Gabriel Valley in partnership with Pacific Clinics

Wednesday, October 7

Today is Walk to School Day (October 7)!

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Virtual Bingo
October 7
, 9:00am – 10:00am
Open to participants ages 55+, to RSVP please call Nelly Leng at (818) 798-8384
Presented by the Regal, Lakeside & ADOC Health Education Team of the Heritage Provider Network

Virtual Training: For Clinical Staff – Trauma Informed Strategies for Working with Individuals with ID/DD/ASD (Outpatient & Directly Operated Programs)
October 7
, 9:00am – 1:00pm
Access code: ODO2020
Presented by the DMH-UCLA Prevention Center of Excellence

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Managing Diabetes Series (Part 1) – Diabetes Basics
October 7
, 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

Virtual Training: 2020 Newborn Screening Bootcamp (Part 2 of 5) – Let’s Talk Data: An Overview on the Data Needed for a RUSP Nomination Package
October 7
, 10:00am – 11:50am
To register, click here.
Presented by The EveryLife Foundation for Rare Diseases and Expecting Health at Genetic Alliance

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Manejo De La Diabetes (Parte 1) – Fundamentos de la Diabetes
October 7
, 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

Webinar: Aligning Your Program’s Mission & Financial Model
October 7
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by Engagement Strategies and Procare Software

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Resources for Tutoring Learners with Minimal Tech Access
October 7
, 11:00am – 1:00pm
Presented by Literacy Works

Webinar: Birth Companions
October 7, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by PAC/LAC

Family-Centered Models of Care Work Group Meeting
October 7, 12:00pm – 2:00pm
More information: contact Ashley Skiffer-Thompson at athompson@shieldsforfamilies.org.
Presented by SLASB AAIMM Community Action Team

Virtual Townhall: What Lessons Has COVID-19 Taught the County About Intimate Partner Violence and Its Impact on Homelessness?
October 7
, 1:30pm – 4:30pm
Presented by the Los Angeles County Women and Girls Initiative

Virtual Event: Shriver Center Virtual Gala: A Call for Racial Justice
October 7 – 9
, 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Presented by the Shriver Center on Poverty Law

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Prenatal Support Group
October 7, November 25
; 4:00pm – 5:00pm
You can register online or by calling (818) 888-4559
Presented by Child Development Institute

Thursday, October 8

Today is World Sight Day (October 8)!

Webinar: A Guide to Methods for Assessing Childhood Obesity
October 8
, 9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR)

Webinar: Seriously Ill, Vulnerable Patients During Extreme Stress: How are Needs Changing in the COVID-19 Era?
October 8
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by the California Health Care Foundation and the Coalition for Compassionate Care of California

Webinar: How to Screen for Domestic Violence
October 8
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern New Jersey

Virtual Event: Black Infant Health Community Partner Open House
October 8
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
To RSVP, contact Marquita D. Jones at mjones@childrenscollective.org
Presented by the Children’s Collective Inc.

Webinar: Strengthening Families 101
October 8
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented the Center for the Study of Social Policy’s Strengthening Families

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Free Virtual Healthy Cooking Demo
October 8
, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by the Regal, Lakeside & ADOC Health Education Team of the Heritage Provider Network

South LA/ South Bay African American Infant and Maternal Mortality Community Outreach Engagement Work Group Meeting
October 8, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
For more information, please contact Payshia Edwards at pedward4@calstatela.edu
Presented by SLASB AAIMM Community Action Team

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Lotería Virtual
October 8
, 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Open to participants ages 55+, to RSVP please call Nelly Leng at (818) 798-8384
Presented by the Regal, Lakeside & ADOC Health Education Team of the Heritage Provider Network

Friday, October 9

Webinar: 2020 Quality Improvement Summit Series: Leveraging Data to Drive Quality Improvement
October 9
, 9:00am – 10:30am
Presented by the Institute for High Quality Care and the Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County (CCLAC)

Webinar: Managing Health During a Pandemic: What Comes Next?
October 9
, 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

Webinar: Self-Unification and Self-Acceptance: A Bridge to Peace
October 9
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by UCLArts & Healing

Saturday, October 10

Today is World Mental Health Day (October 10)!

Virtual Event: 11th Annual Maywood Education Fair
October 10
, TBA
Presented by the California State University, Fullerton Department of Educational Leadership

Virtual Event: The Linda and Bill Hopkins Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair 2020
October 10
, 9:00am – 1:00pm
Presented by Southern California Preparedness Foundation

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Drive-Thru Flu Shot Clinic
October 10
, 9:00am – 3:00pm*: Lakeside Community Healthcare, 1500 W. West Covina Parkway, West Covina, CA 91790
*Open to Regal and Lakeside members (18 years and older) while supplies last.
Presented by Lakeside Community Healthcare

Sunday, October 11

We don’t know of any events happening today.

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