Upcoming Events for the Week of September 27th

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 and October

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 27

Virtual Event: Mom Congress 2021: EmpowHer Virtual Advocacy Days – Empowering Mothers to Launch Solutions that Support Motherhood and Families
September 27 – 28
, Times vary
Presented by Mom Congress

Virtual Training: DC: 0-5 Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood
September 27 – September 30
, Times vary
Presented by Children’s Institute

Virtual Event: 2021 Art & Science of Health Promotion Conference
September 27 – October 1
, TBA: Marriott Hilton Head Resort & Spa, One Hotel Circle, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 29928
Presented by Art & Science of Health Promotion Conference

Virtual Training: Promoting Placement Stability Utilizing the Child and Family Team Process
September 27
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Webinar: Information on the Self-Measured Blood Pressure (SMBP) Program
September 27
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Department of Health and Human Services’ Office on Women’s Health

Virtual Event: Latinos and Suicide: A Clinician’s Guide to Prevention and Treatment Masterclass – Module 4: Assessment, Prevention and Intervention
September 27
, 10:00am -11:30am
Presented by National Hispanic and Latino Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network

Virtual Event: 18th Annual Immigration Law and Policy Conference
September 27 & 28
, 11:00am – 2:00pm
If you have any questions, please email events@migrationpolicy.org.
Presented by Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc.; Migration Policy Institute; and the Georgetown University Law Center

Virtual Meeting: Governing Council of the Los Angeles County Women and Girls Initiative
September 27
, 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Contact wgi@lacounty.gov or 213-974-5410 for more information
Presented by the Los Angeles County Women and Girls Initiative

Virtual Training: Promoting Placement Stability Utilizing the Child and Family Team Process
September 27
, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Rent Relief Application Clinic for Tenants – Assistance in Filing Out the State Rent Relief Application
September 27
, 3:00pm – 7:00pm: Ruben Salazar Park, 3684 Whittier Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90023
Limited walk-ins will be available and appointments are recommended. To schedule an appointment call (323) 366-5378 or email cinthia@eastsideleads.org.
Presented by Eastside Leads and others

Tuesday, September 28

Virtual Training: DC: 0-5™ Training: Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood
September 28 – 30
, 9:00am – 12:45pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health’s Prevention Services Division

Virtual Training: Promoting Placement Stability Utilizing the Child and Family Team Process
September 28
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Webinar: The Power to Change Policies and Systems
September 28
, 10:00am – 10:45am
This webinar is part of a 4-part webinar series on community-driven change and the power of collective action.
Presented by USC Equity Research Institute and The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Virtual Event: 4th Annual Virtual Summit, Reimagining Together: Learning in Everyday Spaces Session Three: Building Together
September 28
, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Too Small to Fail and Laundry Cares Foundation

Webinar: PCORI Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) #3 – Developing a Strong Relationship Between SCD Clinics and the Community-Based Organizations
September 28
, 12:00pm
Presented by National Institute for Children’s Health Quality (NICHQ)

Webinar: Building Active, Healthy & Informed Communities
September 28
, 1:00pm
Please RSVP for this event by September 21st.
Presented by Blue Shield California in partnership with L.A. Care and the Community Resource Centers (CRCs) across Los Angeles County

Virtual Training: Promoting Placement Stability Utilizing the Child and Family Team Process
September 28
, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

The 37th Annual Georgette Shatford Memorial Lecture Series: How to Survive and Thrive When Mental Illness Affects You and Your Family – Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
September 28
, 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Presented by NAMI San Gabriel Valley and Pacific Clinics

Wednesday, September 29

Virtual Event: Beyond Silos: Domestic Violence and Health Care Partnerships
September 29
, 9:00am – 1:00pm
Presented by the Leadership Council for Domestic Violence & Health Care, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Office of Women’s Health and Domestic Violence Council

Virtual Training: Promoting Placement Stability Utilizing the Child and Family Team Process
September 29
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Virtual Training: Communicating Around COVID-19: Strategies for Successful Vaccine Events
September 29
, 10:00am – 11:00am
 Presented by Clear Language Lab

Webinar: Covering Coronavirus: The End of the Eviction Moratorium and Pandemic Aid
September 29
, 11:00am
Presented by USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism

Virtual Event: Learning to Listen: Conversations for Change Fall 2021 Series – Part 1
September 29, October 20, & December 8
, 12:00pm
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Webinar: Shared Model Voice: Reflecting on Needs in the Home Visiting Field
September 29
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Rapid Response Virtual Home Visiting collaborative

Virtual Training: Promoting Placement Stability Utilizing the Child and Family Team Process
September 29
, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Programa de Emergencia de Asistencia de Alquiler (ERAP) de la ciudad de Los Ángeles COVID-19 2021 (en Español)
September 29
, 3:00pm
Presentado por Los Angeles Housing Department, Rent Stabilization Division

Free Healthy Eating Lifestyle Program (H.E.L.P.)/Programa gratuito de estilo de vida de alimentación saludable
September 29, October 6, 13, 20 & 27
, 6:00pm – 7:00pm
This is a free 5 week program that provides educational workshops for overweight/obese children ages 5-12 years. Children must be accompanied to class by an adult. To register or for more information, please contact Barbara Gonzalez at (213) 742-5553 or email Barbara.Gonzalez@CommonSpirit.org.
Este es un programa gratuito de 5 semanas que ofrece talleres educativos para niños con sobrepeso/obesidad de 5 a 12 años. Los niños deben estar acompañados a clase por un adulto. Para registrarse o para obtener más información, comuníquese con Barbara Gonzalez al (213) 742-5553 o envíe un correo electrónico a Barbara.Gonzalez@CommonSpirit.org.
Presented by Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center

Thursday, September 30

Save the Date: Connecting Postpartum and the NICU: Barriers, Disconnects, & Best Practices to Promote Lactation
September 30
, TBA
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Hybrid Event: Justice on Trial Film Festival – A New Way of Life Reentry Program
September 30 – October 4
, Times vary
For more information, click here.
Presented by A New Way of Life Reentry Project

Webinar: Emergency Rental Assistance Program: Tools to Assist the People You Serve
September 30
, 8:00am
Presented by Administration for Community Living in partnership with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Department of Treasury and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Webinar: Toolkits for Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Agencies to Help Young People Heal and Thrive During and After Natural Disasters
September 30
, 9:00am
Presented by The National Child Traumatic Stress Network

Virtual Event: Addressing Oral Health Inequities in Los Angeles County – Implementing the Oral Health Improvement Plan
September 30
, 9:00am – 2:30pm
To get an in-depth look at the implementation of the plan, click here. To register, contact Stella Kim at sskim@denistry.ucla.edu.
Presented by UCLA and Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

Virtual Training: Promoting Placement Stability Utilizing the Child and Family Team Process
September 30
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Webinar: Social-Emotional Health & Well-Being: California’s Babies and Families
September 30
, 10:00am
Presented by ZERO TO THREE and the California Children’s Trust

Webinar: Immigrant Health in California
September 30
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by California Primary Care Association (CPCA)

Webinar: Navigating Challenging Conversations: Why, What, and How Series – The What of Challenging Conversations
September 30
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Teachers & Families: Coping with Back-to-School Stress
September 30, 11:00am
Presented by Mental Health America, The Mental Health Coalition, and Sutter Health

Virtual Event: The Young People’s Series Volume 1 – Point. Blank. Period(s).
September 30
, 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Presented by South LA/South Bay African American Infant and Maternal Mortality Community Action Team

Virtual Training: Promoting Placement Stability Utilizing the Child and Family Team Process
September 30
, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Center for Financial Empowerment COVID Conversations: Struggling to Move Up: The Real Cost Measure in L.A. County 2021
September 30
, 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Consumer & Business Affairs Center for Financial Empowerment

Free COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic … and Free Tacos for Participants!
September 30
, 3:00pm – 7:00pm: 147 N. Occidental Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90026
No appointment necessary.
Presented by New Village Girls Academy

Platica Digital Por Tu Corazón
September 30
, 5:00pm
Presentado por American Heart Association

The L.A. Trust Salute to Student Health – A Magical Night, A Critical Mission
September 30
, 6:00pm – 9:00pm: Vibiana, 214 S. Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Among the honorees: Dr. Margaret Lynn Yonekura, Executive Director of LA Best Babies Network
Presented by The Los Angeles Trust for Children’s Health

Friday, October 1

Webinar: Leaders in the Field
October 1
, TBA
Presented by Newborn Behavior International (NBI)

Virtual & In-Person Event: Champions for Change Summit #UseYourMomVoice
October 1 – 3
, Times vary: Houston CityPlace Marriott at Springwoods Village, 1200 Lake Plaza Drive, Spring, TX 77389
Presented by MoMMA’s Voices

Saturday, October 2

Walk-Up & Drive-Thru Flu Shot Clinic
October 2
, 10:00am – 2:00pm (while supplies last): 1701 Zonal Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90033 (USC Lot 10)
Flu shots will be available for everyone 3 years of age and older. For more information, visit activehealthyinformed.org or call (213) 294-2840.
Presented by L.A. Care and Blue Shield Promise Community Resource Centers

2021 Virtual Community Meeting and Resource Fair – Your Voice Counts!
October 2
, 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Development Authority

Sunday, October 3

Virtual Event: Global Health Literacy Summit
October 3 – 5
, TBA
Presented by International Health Literacy Association

And that’s just this week! There’s a whole lot more on the calendar here!

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