Upcoming Events for Week of December 9

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 don’t forget to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter and Instagram, where we post event updates and lots of useful resources.


Events Happening Throughout December

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Parent and Baby Classes (free)
Every Tuesday and Wednesday until December 11
Tuesdays
, 9:00am – 11:50am: Knox Presbyterian Church, 225 S. Hill Ave., Pasadena, CA 91106
Wednesdays, 12:30pm – 3:20pm: Mission Gathering Church, 789 N. Altadena Dr., Pasadena, CA 91107
To register, please email Jane Stockly at jlstockly@pasadena.eduor visit the PCC Community Education Center, 3035 E. Foothill Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91107 
Presented by Pasadena City College Parent Education Program

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Free Citizenship Classes
Every Wednesday and Thursday until December 12

Wednesdays, 8:00am – 10:30am: El Centrito De Apoyo, 2677 ½ Zoe Ave., Huntington Park, CA 90255
Thursdays, 10:00am – 12:30pm: El Centrito De Apoyo, 2677 ½ Zoe Ave., Huntington Park, CA 90255
To register or for more information, please call 323-312-0640 ext. 200.
Presented by East Los Angeles College and El Centrito de Apoyo

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Self-Help and 12-Step Education
Every Thursday in December
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm: Health Net Community Resource Center, 5047 East Whittier Boulevard, East Los Angeles, CA 90022
For more information, please call 323-415-9120 or 877-698-7662.
Presented by the Health Net Community Resource Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Medi-Cal & CalFresh Application Workshop
Every Thursday in December
, 8:00am – 3:30pm: Health Net Community Resource Center, 5047 East Whittier Boulevard, East Los Angeles, CA 90022
For more information, please call 323-415-9120 or 877-698-7662.
Presented by the Health Net Community Resource Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Support Group: Marijuana Anonymous
Every Thursday in December
, 1:00pm – 2:00pm: Health Net Community Resource Center, 5047 East Whittier Boulevard, East Los Angeles, CA 90022
For more information, please call 323-415-9120 or 877-698-7662.
Presented by the Health Net Community Resource Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Parent Support Group
Every Friday in December
, 9:30am – 11:30am: Providence Little Company of Mary Wellness and Activity Center, 470 N Hawaiian Ave, Wilmington, CA
For more information, please call 424-212-5640 or email WellnessAndActivityCenter@providence.org
Presented by the Providence Little Company of Mary Wellness and Activity Center

Monday December 9

MODULE A: Trauma–Responsive Care
December 9,
10:00am – 1:00pm: Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families, 1722 South Lewis Road, Camarillo, CA 93012
Presented by Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families 

Webinar: Baby Led Weaning: What the Lactation Professional Needs to Know
December 9, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by the California WIC Association

EMDR Basis Training with an Emphasis on Perinatal Trauma and Maternal Mental Health– Part II
December 9-11,
9:00am – 5:00pm: The Karsh Center, 3750 W. 6thSt, Los Angeles, CA 90020
Presented by Maternal & Mental Health NOW and others  

Tuesday December 10

Webinar: Building Engaging, Inclusive Organizations
December 10, 10:00am-1:30pm
Presented by Strategies 2.0

Wednesday December 11

Webinar: Resilient Practices for Children and Families with Trauma
December 11, 8:30am-3:00pm
Presented by Strategies 2.0

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Cardiac Support/Risk Reduction Support Group
December 11
, 7:00pm – 9:00pm: MO2 Conference Room, 1 Saddleback Parkway, Lake Forest, CA 92630
Presented by Saddleback Lake Forest 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Work Your Network 2019 Community Resource Fair
December 11
, 9:00am – 1:00pm: MemorialCare Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach, 2801 Atlantic Ave., Long Beach, CA 90806
To RSVP, please email megonzalez@childrensinstitute.org
Presented by The Children’s Institute’s Partnerships For Families, in collaboration with The Central Long Beach Best Start Home Visitation Collaborative and First 5 LA 

Webinar: Safety Action Series: National Improvement Challenge Winning Programs: Reduction of Peripartum Racial/Ethnic Disparities
December 11
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by the Council on Patient Safety in Women’s Health Care

Webinar: Home Visiting Series: Enhancing Professional Development for Home Visitors
December 11
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by the Office of Head Start and the National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning

Thursday December 12

Webinar: Part II: Public Charge Series: How to Talk About Public Charge with Immigrant Communities
December 12
,12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by the California Primary Care Association

Webinar: Preventing Adverse Childhood Experiences: The Way Forward
December 12, 9:00am – 9:45am
Presented by the CDC’s National Center for Injury Prevention and Control

Webinar: Part II: Common Threads to Transform Systems
December 12
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by the Center for the Study of Social Policy

Webinar: Supporting Immigrant Families With Child Nutrition Programs
December 12
, 12:00 – 1:00pm
Presented by Food Research & Action Center

Webinar: Why is Prevention So Difficult?
December 12,
11:00am – 12:15pm 
Presented NTI Upstream 

Friday December 13

SAPC Quarterly Lecture Series: Vaping, Fentanyl, and Methamphetamine, Oh My! A Deep Dive into Emerging Drug Trends
December 13
, 10:00am – 1:15pm: County of Los Angeles Dept. of Public Health, Substance Abuse Prevention and Control, The Alhambra Auditorium – Building A-7, 1000 South Fremont Avenue, Alhambra, CA 91803
Presented by the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health, Substance Abuse Prevention and Control Program with UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs and the Pacific Southwest Addiction Technology Transfer Center

Saturday December 14

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Annual Holiday Outreach: A Time for Sharing 2019
December 14,
11:00am – 2:00pm: Culver City Teen Center @ Veterans Memorial Park, 4153 Overland Avenue, Culver City, CA 90230
For more information, please visit www.achildsdream-ca.org or call (424) 209-2352.
Presented by A Child’s Dream — CA

Sunday December 15

No events listed

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