Upcoming Events for the Week of September 13th

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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September is:
Events happening throughout September

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, September 13

Today is National Celiac Disease Awareness Day (September 13)!

Virtual Training: Critical Competencies for Infant-Toddler Educators™ Micro Training-of-Trainers (Micro-ToTs) – Area 2: Supporting Cogitative Development
Beginning September 13
, TBA
Presented by ZERO TO THREE

Virtual Event: The Growing Brain: From Birth to 5 Years Old Training-of-Trainers
September 13 – 17
, TBA
Training sessions are limited to 20 participants to keep the groups small, interactive and engaging.
Presented by ZERO TO THREE

Virtual Training: Families in Recovery: Touchpoints in the Context of Substance Use Disorder
Beginning September 13, 15, 17, 21, 23, & 28
, TBA
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Work Ready 6-Week Program to Enhance Job-Readiness
September 13 – October 22
, TBA
Presented by Los Angeles County Library

Virtual Workshop: Promoting First Relationships® Learner (4 Half-Day Sessions)
September 13, 14, 20 & 21
, 8:30am – 12:00pm
This workshop is approved for 15 professional CEU’s and STARS credit.
Presented by Parent-Child Relationship Programs at the Barnard Center

Food Giveaway Event
September 13
, 9:00am – 11:00am (while supplies last): DCRC, 12901 Venice Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90066
To RSVP, please call (310) 390-3611.
Presented by Disability Community Resource Center (DCRC) and others

Virtual Training: Promoting Placement Stability Utilizing the Child and Family Team Process
September 13
, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Tuesday, September 14

Virtual Event: DC: 0-5™ Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood Clinical Training
September 14 – 16
, TBA
Training sessions are limited to 20 participants to keep the groups small, interactive and engaging.
Presented by ZERO TO THREE

Virtual Event: 2021 Virtual Suicide Prevention Summit – Re-Envisioning the Journey Together; The Hero in All of Us
September 14 – 15
, 8:30am – 5:00pm
Presented by the Los Angeles Suicide Prevention Network

Virtual Training: Promoting Placement Stability Utilizing the Child and Family Team Process
September 14
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

USCIS Virtual Listening Session on Public Charge Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
September 14
, 11:00am
Presented by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

Virtual Event: Public Charge ANPRM Update – Listening Session for General Public
September 14
, 11:00am
Participants must register by 9:00am on September 12th.
Presented by Protecting Immigrant Families

Virtual Event: Writing for Understanding
September 14, 21 & 28
, 12:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by Clear Language Lab

Webinar: Why and How to Talk to Kids about Microaggressions
September 14
, 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Presented by EmbraceRace

Webinar: Transracial Fostering & Adoption – A 3-Part Series with Angela Tucker
September 14
, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
A certificate of completion will be available for this webinar series.
Presented by UCLA Pritzker Center for Strengthening Children and Families

Virtual Training: Promoting Placement Stability Utilizing the Child and Family Team Process
September 14
, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Parternidad Activa 4a edicion – Sesión 1: El Padre Activo (Español)
September 14, 21, 28, October 5, 12, 19
; 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Para registrarse para estas clases, comuníquese con Katerin Ochoa en kochoa@pacsla.org o 562-526-7980. Para ver este folleto en inglés, haga clic aquí.
To register, contact Katerin Ochoa at kochoa@pacsla.org or 562-526-7980.To view this flyer in English, click here.
Nota: Este curso de 6 semanas es gratuito y está aprobado por un tribunal. Las familias recibirán un certificado de finalización por asistir.
Note: This 6-week Spanish-language course is free and court mandated approved. Families will receive a certificate of completion for attending.
Presentado por Pacific Asian Counseling Services

Foro de Resiliencia: Aboradando el Bienestar Nutricional, Físico y Emocional de Persons con Cancer
September 14
, 6:30pm – 7:45pm
Para más información, contacte al Simms/Mann Center por teléfono (310) 794-6644 o por correo electrónico a joanderson@mednet.ucla.edu.
Presented by UCLA Simms/Mann Center, in partnership with Cancer Kinship

Wednesday, September 15

Virtual Training: High Risk Newborn Behavioral Observations System (NBO) Training Program
September 15 & 16
, 6:00am – 2:00pm
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Food Distribution/Distribución de Comida
September 15
, 9:00am (while supplies last): 611 S. Lorena Street, Los Angeles, CA 90023 (At the intersection of 6th and S. Concord, behind the building)
For more information contact pgutierrez@elacc.org, call (323) 604-1954 or text (323) 539-3862
Presented by East Los Angeles Community Corporation

Webinar: Weaving Empathy and Clarity Into Health Communication
September 15
, 9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by the Institute for Healthcare Advancement

Virtual Training: Communicating Around COVID-19: Increasing Trust in Medicine and Institutions
September 15
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Clear Language Lab

Webinar: Matching Family Need to Resources
September 15
, 10:00am – 11:00am
To view the live webinar schedule for The Essentials of Home Visiting, please click here.
Presented by Start Early

Webinar: Play and Assessment? YES! Reciprocal Partners in the Early Childhood Classroom Dance
September 15, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by Early Childhood Investigations Webinars

Let’s Talk NICU: Live Q&A for NICU Awareness Month with Nurse Eb via Facebook Live
September 15
, 12:00pm
Presented by Mighty Little Giants and Project Sweet Peas

Webinar: Navigating Separation Anxiety in the Time of COVID
September 15
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Rapid Response Virtual Home Visiting collaborative

Webinar: Introducción a Aunt Bertha 101
September 15
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by FindHelp.org / Aunt Bertha

Thursday, September 16

Virtual Event: Community-Based Home Visitors Community of Practice Meeting
September 16, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by National Action Partnership to Promote Safe Sleep Improvement and Innovation Network (NAPPSS-IIN), an initiative of the National Institute for Children’s Health Quality (NICHQ)

Virtual Event: Stable & Strong Families Training Series – Common Medical Issues and Interventions for Children in Foster Care
September 16
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by UCLA Pritzker Center

Virtual Training: Promoting Placement Stability Utilizing the Child and Family Team Process
September 16
, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Friday, September 17

Webinar: Policy Café – Pandemic Pivot: Regaining Lost Ground on LA’s Invisible Epidemics
September 17
, 9:00am – 10:30am
Presented by Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County

Virtual Training: Promoting Placement Stability Utilizing the Child and Family Team Process
September 17
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Virtual Event: Post-Conference Event for the 2021 Virtual Suicide Prevention Summit – Re-Envisioning the Journey Together; The Hero in All of Us
September 17
, 9:00am – 1:00pm
Presented by the Los Angeles Suicide Prevention Network

Saturday, September 18

Today is National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day (September 18)!

1st Annual Prostate Cancer 5K Run/Walk
September 18
, 8:00am – 2:00pm: California State University, Dominguez Hills, 1000 S. Victoria St., Carson, CA 90746
Presented by Carson African-American Empowerment Coalition and others

Community Health & Resource Fair
September 18
, 10:00am – 12:00pm (while supplies last): 2057 W. Century Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90047
Presented by Office of Samoan Affairs, Nile Sisters Development Initiative, WIN LA, and others

Sunday, September 19

Today is the start of National Farm Safety & Health Week (September 19 – 25)!

2021 SHSMD Connections In-Person Conference
September 19 – 21
: San Antonio, TX
Note: There will also be a virtual conference on October 20 – 21, and registrants will have the option to choose this format.
Presented by Society for Health care Strategy & Market Development

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