Upcoming Events for Week of January 13

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 January

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Medi-Cal & CalFresh Application Assistance
Every Thursday in January, 8:00am-3:30pm: Health Net Community Resource Center, 5047 East Whittier Blvd, East Los Angeles, CA 90022
For more information, please call 323-415-9120. 
Presented by Health Net Community Resource Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Parent Support Group
Every Friday in January, 9:30am-11:30am: Providence Little Company of Mary Wellness and Activity Center, 470 N Hawaiian Ave, Wilmington Ave, CA 90744
For more information, please call 424-212-5640 or email WellnessAndActivityCenter@providence.org
Presented by Providence Little Company of Mary Wellness & Activity Center

Monday, January 13

Sex & Perinatal Mental Health – Exploring the Intersection of Perinatal Mental Health and Sexuality
January 13-14,
9:00am – 4:30pm: The California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Live stream available
Presented by Maternal Mental Health NOW

HFA Regional FFS Core Training – Arkansas
January 13-17
: Plaza West Office Building, 415 N. McKinley St., Little Rock, AR 72205 (1st floor East Conference Room – behind Security desk)
Presented by Healthy Families America

HFA Regional FFS Core Training – Rhode Island
January 13-17
: Hampton Inn, 58 Weybosset St., Providence, RI 02903
Presented by Healthy Families America

Tuesday, January 14

Webinar: Budget-Friendly Marketing Techniques to Boost Breakfast & Lunch Participation
January 14,11:00am-11:30am
Presented by Healthy Food Choices in Schools

Webinar: Building an Early Learning Community: Orientation to the Digital Progress Rating Tool
January 14, 12:00pm-1:00pm
Presented by CSSP

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Free Cooking Demonstration at the Farmer’s Market
January 14, 10:00am-11:00am: Providence Little Company of Mary, Wellness & Activity Center Farmer’s Market, 470 N Hawaiian Ave, Wilmington, CA 90744
For more information, please call 424-212-5640
Presented by Providence Little Company of Mary

Webinar: Spotlight on Innovative Practices Webinar Series: Supporting a Diverse Early Childhood Workforce: Lessons Learned from a Community of Practice
January 14
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by the Center for the Study of Social Policy

Webinar: Supporting a Diverse Early Childhood Workforce: Lessons Learned from a Community of Practice
January 14
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by the National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching and Learning

Webinar: Documentation and Tracking: Essential Elements for Implementing Evidence-based Hearing Screening and Follow-up Practices with Children Birth to 5 Years of Age
January 14
,11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the Early Childhood Hearing Outreach (ECHO) Initiative, Utah State University

Webinar: Preventing Injuries: Strategies to Maximize Learning and Keep Children Safe
January 14
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the National Center on Early Childhood Health and Wellness

Webinar: What We Can Learn From Fed is Best by Kathleen Kendall-Tackett
January 14,
10:00am – 11:30am 
Presented by Praeclarus Press

Wednesday, January 15

Human Trafficking Response, Looking Forward, Looking Back
January 15, 12:00pm-1:00pm: Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center, Keck Hall in Leavey Hall, 320 W. 15thStreet, #311, Los Angeles, CA 90015
Presented by Dignity Health — California Hospital Medical Center

Webinar: Getting Started with Mindfulness in the Early Childhood Workplace Part I: An Introduction to Mindfulness in the Early Childhood Environment
January 15, 11:00am-12:00pm
Presented by ZERO TO THREE

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Postpartum Tales — A Storytelling Workshop
January 15
, 10:00am – 4:00pm: Wellnest, 3787 Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90007
Child care will be provided. For more information and to register, please emailinfo@maternalmentalhealthnow.org
Presented by Wellnest, in partnership with Maternal Mental Health NOW and others

Thursday, January 16

Webinar: Integrating Physical Activity into Classroom Instruction
January 16, 12:00pm -1:00pm
Presented by Action for Healthy Kids

Webinar: Keeping Secrets: Family Communication After Trauma
January 16, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by The National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)

Webinar: Planned Language Approach (PLA) Series: Considering Culture and Equity in Teaching and Learning
January 16, 12:00pm-1:00pm
The webinar will be presented in English with Spanish subtitles. 
Presented by the National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching and Learning

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: The Source Mobile (Free Health & Homeless Shelter Services)
January 16, 12:00pm – 3:00pm: Venice – Abbot Kinney Memorial Branch, 501 Venice Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90291
For more information, please call 310-821-1769.
Presented by the Los Angeles Public Library

Friday, January 17

Webinar: Navigating Public Charge: Best Practices in Community Based Organizations to Mitigate the Harm for the Immigrant Community
January 17, 11:00am-12:00pm
Presented by Protecting Immigrant Families

Saturday, January 18

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Lynwood Health Fair
January 18
, 10:00am – 2:00pm: Lynwood City Park, 11301 Bullis Rd., Lynwood, CA 90262
Details: cecilia@besocialproductions.comor 310-902-2895
Presented by City of Lynwood and the Lynwood Unified School District

Sunday, January 19

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