Upcoming Events for Week of February 18

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.

Ongoing Events

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Serving the Homeless
January 19 – December 21,
1:00pm – 5:00pm (select drop-down for date): Lighthouse Church, 1885 Anaheim Ave, Costa Mesa, CA 92627
Presented by The Free Pantry

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Breastfeeding Support Group (Friday Classes)
January 25 – February 22,
12:00pm – 1:00pm: Saint John’s Health Center, Lactation Office on the 3rd Floor of the Keck Building, 2121 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Presented by Providence Health & Services

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Introduction to Women’s Personal Safety Workshop
January 27 – November 17
(Different Dates Available), 10:30am – 12:00pm: Z-Ultimate Self Defense Studios, 6534 East Spring Street, Long Beach, CA 90815
Presented by Out of Harm’s Way CA

Webinar: 5 Steps to Freedom from Anxiety, Stress, Sadness and Depression
January 27- December 22
, 4:00pm – 5:00pm: (use dropdown to select date)
Presented by Dr. G. Hernandez

Inglewood: Lactation Education Specialist Training Part 2
February 5, 13, 19, 27, 28
, TBD: South Los Angeles Projects, 2930 W. Imperial Highway, Inglewood, CA 90303
Presented by California Breastfeeding Coalition

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: We Exist Family/Caregiver Support Group (SFV)
February 6 – March 13
(use the drop-down to select date), 7:00pm – 8:00pm: Tarzana Treatment Centers, 18700 Oxnard St, Tarzana, CA 91356
Presented by We Exist

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: We Exist Family/ Caregiver Support Group (Long Beach)

February 12 – March 12
(Use the drop-down to select date), 7:00pm – 8:00pm: Tarzana Treatment Centers, 500 W. Willow St, Suite 125, Long Beach, CA 90806
Presented by We Exist

3-Day Intensive Grief Training
February 13-15, 9:00am – 5:00pm: Encino, CA 91436
Presented by OUR HOUSE Grief Support Center

Monday, 2/18

Webinar: Trauma & Child Development
February 18,
6:00pm – 8:00pm
Presented by Cornerstones of Care

Tuesday, 2/19

Webinar: Education and Child Development Services for Dual Language Learners
February 19, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning

Webinar: Continuing the Critical Mission: ZERO TO THREE Critical Competencies
February 19
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by ZERO TO THREE

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Positive Discipline and Redirection Strategies
February 19,
5:30pm – 7:30pm: Child Care Links Conference Room, 6601 Owens Drive, Suite 100, Pleasanton, CA 94588
Presented by Child Care Links

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Mental Education Class – Stages of Grief and Loss
February 19
, 8:30am: Providence Health Center, 470 N. Hawaiian Ave, Wilmington, CA 90744
To register, please contact Maria Zuniga at 532-256-1291 or Mazuniga@dmh.lacounty.gov
Presented by LA County Department of Mental Health

Webinar: Voices, Mood, Swings, and More: Understanding Complex Psychiatric Symptoms in Children
February 19, 10:00am – 10:30am
Presented by Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital at NYU Langone

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Heart HELP (Spanish)
February 19,
8:30am – 10:30am: Animo James B. Taylor Charter MS, 810 E. 111th Pl., Los Angeles, CA 90059
To register for this event, please call Irma Radillo at 213-742-5838.
Presented by Community Benefits – California Hospital Medical Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Black History Month CinnaMoms Pop-Up Series: Rodeo “Female Empowerment” Support Circle
February 19,
11:30am – 1:30pm: WIC, 3667 Crenshaw Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90016
Presented by CinnaMoms

Webinar: Improving Behavioral Health Equity for Pregnant Women, Mothers and their Babies

February 19,
12:00pm – 1:30pm
Presented by Healthy Start

Webinar: Let it Flow and Get it Out: Expressing Human Milk and Exclusive Lactation
February 19,
10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Great Lakes Breastfeeding Webinar

Webinar: Celebrating the Benefits of Multilingualism – Spotlight Best Practices and Resource from the Field
February 19,
11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Early Childhood National Centers

Webinar: Registration for HFA Regional FFS (Formerly ISHV) (Supervisor Day Only)
February 19 & 21,
1:00pm – 4:00pm
Presented by Healthy Families America 

Wednesday, 2/20

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Living a Healthy Life with a Chronic Condition – English
February 20,
9:00am – 11:00am: Hope Street Margolis Family Center, 1600 S. Hope St., Los Angeles, CA 90015
To register for this class, please call Irma Radillo at 213-742-5838
Presented by Community Benefits – California Hospital Medical Center

Webinar: Combating and Preventing Homelessness at the Local Level
February 20,
12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by National Association for County Community and Economic Development and the Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative

Webinar: Celebrating the Benefits of Multilingualism – Illuminate Systems and Services for Coordinated Approaches for DLLs
February 20,
11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Early Childhood National Centers

Webinar: Applying Law and Policy Solutions to Public Health Challenges in the Coming Decade
February 20,
9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP)

Webinar: Home Visiting Boundaries
February 20,
10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by The Ounce

Webinar: Produce for Performance
February 20,
10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Produce for Better Health Foundation

Webinar: Promoting Organizational and Staff Wellness
February 20,
11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Head Start l ECLKC

Webinar: Foundations Cop: Reflective Strategies
February 20, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by Healthy Families America

Trauma & Addiction
February 20, 9:00am – 4:30pm: The California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by Echo

Webinar: Biological Nurturing (BN) More Than Mother’s Laid-back Breastfeeding Position
February 20
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by Praeclarus Press

Webinar: Collaborating with Pediatricians: Tool & Techniques to Enhance Relationships & Care Coordination with Pediatricians in your Community
February 20,
9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by Anxiety and Depression Association of America

Children & Youth Specialty MH Svcs Regional Provider Convening 2
February 20,
9:30am – 3:30pm: Riverside Convention Center, 3637 5th Street, Riverside, CA 92501
Presented by Department of Health Care Services, California Department of Social Services (CDSS), & more

The Development of Executive Functions in Early Childhood
February 20,
9:00am – 10:00am: Jane and Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience & Human Behavior, 760 Westwood Plaza Blvd, Rm A7-418, Los Angeles, CA 90024
Presented by UCLA Division of Population Behavioral Health

Webinar: Adverse Childhood Experiences, Trauma and Toxic Stress and Its Impacts on Legal Systems
February 20,
10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Arkansas Bar Association

Webinar: The Promise of Dental Screening Laws to Improve Children’s Oral Health
February 20,
11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the Children’s Dental Health Project

Webinar: Food Insecurity and Access to Health Care: Critical Issues for the Development of Young Children of Immigrants
February 20,
11:00am -12:30pm
Presented by Foundation for Child Development

Webinar: Expanding Child Life Services: Creating a Child Life Position to Work Specifically with Parents and Siblings in a Hospital Setting
February 20,
11:30am – 1:00pm
Presented by Association of Child Life Professionals

PersonBrain Model Train-the-Trainer Event
February 20-22, 9:00am – 5:00p: Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families, 1722 South Lewis Road, Camarillo, CA 93012
Presented by Casa Pacifica Centers for Children & Families

Thursday, 2/21

Webinar: Celebrating the Benefits of Multilingualism- Build Bright Transitions for Children Who are DLLs
February 21,
11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Early Childhood National Centers

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Black History Month CinnaMoms Pop-Up Series: 117th St. “Meet the Doula – Complete Birth Plans” Support Circle

February 21,
10:00am – 12:00pm: WIC, 4455 W. 117th St, Hawthorne, CA 90250
Presented by CinnaMoms

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Black History Month CinnaMoms Pop-Up Series: Gardena “Head Wraps and Baby Wearing” Support Circle
February 21,
11:00am -1:00pm: WIC, 15212  S. Western Ave, Gardena, CA 90249
Presented by CinnaMoms

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Black History Month CinnaMoms Pop-Up Series: Inglewood “What’s Tea Sis?” Support Group
February 21
, 2:00pm – 4:00pm: WIC, 975 N. La Brea Ave, Inglewood, CA 90302
Presented by CinnaMoms

Webinar: Traumatic Brain Injury among Children and Youth: Understanding TBI and One Model State Program
February 21,
11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Children’s Safety Network

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Tomando Control de su Salud – Spanish
February 21,
9:00am – 11:00am: Hope Street Margolis Family Center, 1600 S. Hope St., Los Angeles, CA 90015
To register for this event, please call Irma Radillo at 213-742-5838
Presented by Community Benefits – California Hospital Medical Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP) – Spanish
February 21,
8:30am – 10:30am: Thomas Alva Edison Middle School, 6500 S. Hooper St., Los Angeles, CA 90001
To register for this event, please call Patricia Duarte at 213-742-5569
Presented by Community Benefits – California Hospital Medical Center

Webinar: Resilience 101: The Science, Strategies, & the DECA Program
February 21,
11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Devereux

Webinar: Foundation CoP: Reflective Strategies
February 21,
11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by Healthy Families America

Webinar: Planned Language Approach Big 5: Focus on Background Knowledge
February 21,
12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning

Friday, 2/22

Webinar: Celebrating the Benefits of Multilingualism – Focus on Research That Powers Our Work with DLLs
February 22,
11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Early Childhood National Centers

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Black History Month CinnaMoms Pop-Up Series: Slauson “Cookies & Breastmilk” Support Circle
February 22,
11:00am – 1:00pm: WIC, 1967 W. Slauson Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90047
Presented by CinnaMoms

Champions for Children Luncheon
February 22, 11:00am – 1:30pm: Hope St. Margolis Family Center, 1600 S. Hope St., Los Angeles, CA 90015
Presented by Hope Street Margolis Family Center

Side by Side: Enriching Children’s Lives Through Parent-Provider Partnerships
February 22,
8:00am – 5:00pm: Torrance Marriott Redondo Beach, Grand Ballroom, 3635 Fashion Way, Torrance, CA 90503
Presented by Harbor Regional Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Mental Health 101
February 22,
7:00pm – 9:00pm: Wesley Village – Community Room, 10861 Acacia Parkway, Garden Grove, CA 92840
Presented by Youth & Family Wellness Task Force

Saturday, 2/23

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Kidz Power with Pattie the Safety Lady 2019
February 23,
2:00pm – 4:00pm: Eagle Rock City Hall, 2035 Colorado Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90041
Presented by MOMS Club of Silver Lake

Sunday, 2/24

NATIONAL ANTI-HUNGER POLICY CONFERENCE
February 24-26,
TBD: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St NW, Washington, DC 20008 Presented by Feeding America & FRAC

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