Upcoming Events for the Week of September 28

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!

September is:
Events Happening Throughout September & 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, September 28

Today is World Rabies Day (September 28)!

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: The Learning Table: What’s New in Cholesterol
September 28
, 12:00pm
Presented by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Ready, Set, Write
September 28, October 26, November 23
; 4:00pm – 5:00pm
This group is for children 3-5 years of age.
Presented by the Child Development Institute

Tuesday, September 29

Today is World Heart Day (September 29)!

Webinar: Focus on Father Involvement and Co-Parenting: Why It Matters
September 29
, 11:00am
This webinar will have live Spanish translation.
Presented by the Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Webinar: Maternal Suicide: What All Providers and Advocates Should Know
September 29
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by 2020 Mom and National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Virtual Training: Syphilis in Women & Congenital Syphilis: An Update for Healthcare Providers
September 29
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the Los Angeles County Comprehensive Perinatal Services Program (CPSP)

Webinar: Supporting Your Perinatal Units During COVID-19: Health Equity for California Latinx Communities
September 29
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by the California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative (CMQCC) & California Perinatal Quality Care Collaborative (CPQCC)

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Life in the NICU with Jessica Wade, Founder of Mighty Little Giants
September 29
, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by Birth Smarter featuring Mighty Little Giants

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Breaking the Silence Around Diversity: Moving Beyond Your Comfort Zone
September 29
, 1:00pm – 2:15pm
Presented by Kaiser Permanente Southern California Learning and Leadership Development and Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles

Wednesday, September 30

Webinar: Mind the Gap – Top 5 Holes NC Providers Miss Delivering Preconception and Interconception Care
September 30
, 4:00am – 5:00am
This webinar is part of the Doing Better Together to Equitably Advance Reproductive Health and Wellness webinar series.
Presented by Mountain Area Health Education Center

Virtual Workshop: NCAST Parent-Child Interaction Teaching Scale Recertification
September 30 – October 1
, 8:30am – 12:30pm
Presented by Parent-Child Relationships Programs at the Barnard Center

Virtual Summit: Women, Wealth & Equity: Securing Our Economic Future
September 30 – October 1
, TBA
Presented by the Coalition on Economic Resiliency and the Social Change Institute

International Perinatal Bereavement Conference (IPBC) 2020
September 30 – October 3,
TBA: The Drake, 140 E Walton Pl., Chicago, IL 60611
Presented by PLIDA

Webinar: Family First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) Informational Session
September 30
, 10:00am – 11:00am
The audience should send any questions they already have about the FFCRA to jhernandez@ph.lacounty.
Presented by the Los Angeles County Comprehensive Perinatal Services Program (CPSP) and the Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Abogando por la Creación de Vecindarios, Trabajos, y Comunidades Libres de Toxicos
September 30
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Para registrarse por telefono, llame a Worksite Wellness LA al (323) 758-9480.
Presented by Iris Cantor – UCLA Women’s Health Education & Research Center & the David and Lucile Packard Foundation

Webinar: Executive Function and Challenging Behavior: A New Approach
September 30
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by Engagement Strategies and Second Step

Webinar: Engaging with Fathers Virtually
September 30
, 12:00pm
Presented by Rapid Response Virtual Home Visiting Collaboration

Webinar: Lactating for a Healthier Planet: An Indigenous Perspective to Reclaiming Breastfeeding
September 30
, 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Webinar: Recovery Month Finale: Overview and Resources for Youth Recovery
September 30
, 4:00pm – 4:30pm
Presented by the Los Angeles County Prevention Providers

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Internet Safety for GenZ: A Conversation for & with Youth: Safely Navigating the Dangers (and Wonders) of the Internet
September 30
, 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Presented by Shared Hope International

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Breaking the Silence Around Diversity: Moving Beyond Your Comfort Zone
September 30
, 5:00pm – 6:15pm
Presented by Kaiser Permanente Southern California Learning and Leadership Development and Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles

Thursday, October 1

Virtual Event: 18a Conferencia Anual: Promotoras transformando familias y comunidades en esta nueva era
October 1 – 3
, TBA
The conference will be held in Spanish. English interpretation will be available for some sessions.
Presented by Visión y Compromiso, Aetna, and others

Webinar: Unpacking the Pyramid Model: A Practical Guide to Social Emotional Learning
October 1
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by Engagement Strategies and Brookes Publishing

Friday, October 2

Webinar: Policing and Pandemics: On Racism, Health and Justice
October 2
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
This webinar is part of the Pandemic Response: How Do We Center Health Equity webinar series.
Presented by Northwest Health Law Advocates

Saturday, October 3

We don’t know of any events happening today.

Sunday, October 4

We don’t know of any events happening today.

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