Upcoming Events for Week of May 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.

Monday, 5/13

Promoting Maternal Mental Health During Pregnancy Workshop
May 13 – 14,
8:30am – 4:30pm: Watertown Hotel, 4242 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105
Presented by Parent-Child Relationship Programs at the Barnard Center

Supporting Teams Through Reflective Supervision (STARS)
May 13 – 14,
TBA: Indianapolis, IN
If you are interested, please complete this applicationby April 15th and email it (along with your letter of support) to Maritza Noriega.
Presented by Healthy Families America

Tuesday, 5/14

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Free Cooking Demonstration!
May 14,
10:30am – 11:30am: Providence Little Company of Mary Wellness & Activity Center, Farmers’ Market, 470 N. Hawaiian Ave., Wilmington, CA 90744
For more information, please call 424-212-5640
Presented by Providence Little Company of Mary – Wellness and Activity Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Heart HELP (Bilingual)
May 14,
8:30am – 10:30am: UCLA – RFK Middle School, 701 S. Catalina St, Los Angeles, CA 90005
To register, please call Irma Radillo at 213-742-5838
Presented by Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center

Webinar: De-prescribing Children on Multiple Psychiatric Medications
May 14, 10:00am – 10:30am
Presented by Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital at NYU Langone

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: South Los Angeles Wellness Network – Connecting with Community Resources
May 14,
9:30am – 12:00pm: Children’s Institute, Inc., 7226 S. Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90003
To RSVP, please contact Lupe Rivas-Lopez at 323-757-7244 ext. 233 or email Irivas-lopez@shalp.org
Presented by SHALP

Wednesday, 5/15

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: CVD Awareness (Bilingual)
May 15,
8:30am – 10:30am: State St. Elementary School, 3211 Santa Ana St, Huntington Park, CA 90280
To register, please call Irma Radillo at 213-742-5838
Presented by Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: A Day without Hunger
May 15
, 10:00am – 2:00pm: WLCAC-Family Source Center, 10950 S. Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90059
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, DPSS and others!

Office of Health Equity Advisory Committee Quarterly Meeting
May 15,
9:00am – 3:00pm: 2550 Mariposa Mall, Fresno, CA 93721
Presented by California Pan-Ethnic Health Network

Webinar: Poverty and Resilience
May 15
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Child Health Specialty Clinics

Webinar: ‘Power Tools for Coalitions’ Webinar Series
May 15,
11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by the United States Breastfeeding Committee

8th Annual “Current Concepts in Pediatric Emergency Nursing”
May 15 – 16,
8:00am – 5:00pm: Carnesale Commons, 3rd Floor, 350 De Neve Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90095
Presented by Ronald Reagan UCLA Emergency Department and the Pediatric Liaison Nurses of Los Angeles

Thursday, 5/16

Webinar: Planned Language Approach: The Big 5 Series – Focus on Phonological Awareness
May 16,
12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by the National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching and Learning

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: CVD Awareness (Spanish)
May 16, 8:30am – 10:30am: Teach Academy of Technologies, 10045 S. Western Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90047
To register, please call Irma Radillo at 213-742-5838
Presented by Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Diabetes Awareness Class (Spanish)
May 16,
8:30am – 10:30am: Woodlawn Avenue Elementary School, 6314 Woodlawn Ave, Bell, CA 90201
To register, please call Patricia Duarte at 213-742-5569
Presented by Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center

Immigrant Health Access Task Force
May 16
, 10:00am – 12:30pm: California Community Foundation, Joan Palevsky Center for the Future of Los Angeles, 281 South Figueroa Street, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by California Community Foundation 

2019 Summer Dinner Series  
May 16 & 18
, TBA: The Star Apartments Community Room, 240 East 6th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90014
Presented by the Skid Row Housing Trust

Webinar: Connecting with Parents of Infants & Toddlers
May 16
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by the Virginia Infant & Toddler Specialist Network

Webinar: Using the DECA Program to Promote Trauma – Sensitive Settings
May 16,
11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Devereux

Friday, 5/17

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: PRC Art Gallery Reception: Building a Community Through Art
May 17,
10:00am – 2:00pm: The Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health’s Peer Resource Center, 560 S. Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90020
For more information, please contact the PRC at 213-351-1934
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Webinar: Teacher Time: Using Ongoing Assessment to Support Effective Preschool Teaching Practices
May 17,
12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Mental Health & Education: Advocating for the Help in Public Schools

May 17,
7:00pm – 9:00pm: Wesley Village – Community Room, 10861 Acacia Parkway, Garden Grove, CA 92840
Presented by Youth & Family Wellness Task Force

SYMPOSIUM: Food Security in Southeast Los Angeles County: Who’s In Need and Who can Help
May 17,
9:00am – 12:30pm: Liberty Community Plaza, 14181 Telegraph Road, Whittier, CA 90604
To register, please contact Kimberly Sanchez at Kimberly.Sanchez@PIHHealth.org
Presented by PIH Health, Department of Public Health, Health Action Lab’s Food Security Coalition and many more!

Saturday, 5/18

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Pathways to School Readiness Summit
May 18
, 9:30am – 12:00pm: Roosevelt Middle School, 1200 E. Alondra Blvd, Compton, CA 90221
Presented by Best Start – Compton/ East Compton

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: 23rd Annual Annabelle Godwin Family Play Day
May 18,
10:00am – 1:00pm: Woodley Park, Section 2, Japanese Garden, 6100 Woodley Ave, Van Nuys, CA 91406
Presented by the Child Care Resource Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Mental Health Resource Fair
May 18
, 9:00am – 1:00pm: Providence Little Company of Mary Wellness & Activity Center, 470 N. Hawaiian Ave, Wilmington, CA 90744
Presented by Providence Little Company of Mary Wellness & Activity Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Friends Who Stutter: Family One Day – Redondo Beach 2019
May 18,
10:00am – 3:30pm: Alta Vista Park, 715 Julia Ave, Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Presented by Reuben Schuff

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Children’s Discovery Workshop – Building an Edible Garden
May 18,
10:00am – 11:00am: Chino Community Garden & Park, 5976 Riverside Drive, Chino, CA 91710
Presented by Healthy Chino

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: 2019 Pasadena Mental Health Day

May 18,
10:00am – 2:00pm: Pasadena Public Library, 285 East Walnut Street, Pasadena, CA 91101
Presented by Pasadena Mental Health Advisory Committee

Trauma-Informed Care Module 1
May 18,
9:00am – 1:00pm: Children’s Home Society of California, 333 South Anita Drive, Suite 810, Orange, CA 92868
Presented by Children’s Home Society of California – Orange

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Healthy Black Communities Lunch and Learn – USC Community Engaged Research
May 18,
10:00am – 1:00pm: 2250 Alcazar St, Los Angeles, CA 90033
Presented by University of Southern California, S.T.A.R. Initiative and the Southern California Clinical & Translational Science Institute

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Healthy Family Resource Fair
May 18
, 12:00pm – 4:00pm: Metropolitan Church of Christ, 1250 East 223rd Street, Suite 119, Carson, CA 90745
Presented by Metropolitan COC: The Connection

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Community Connections Kickoff Event
May 18
, 10:00am – 2:00pm: Ted Watkins Memorial Park, 1335 East 103rd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90002
Presented by Power of Wellness, Innovation 2/ Project ABC

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: We Rise 2019
May 18 – 27,
TBA: Downtown Los Angeles Arts District, 1262 Palmetto St., Los Angeles, CA 90013 (corner of Palmetto St. and Mateo St.)
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Sunday, 5/19

Boundaries: Moving with Awareness
May 19,
5:00pm – 7:00pm: North Baldy Vista Ave, Glendora, CA 91741
Presented by Palki Mawar

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