Upcoming Events for Week of November 11

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 November

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Parent and Baby Classes (free)
Every Tuesday and Wednesday August 27 – 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: Yoga Sessions (free)
Every Wednesday of November
Wednesdays, 6:00pm-7:30pm: Yetunde Price Resource Center-363 W. Compton Blvd. Compton, CA 90220
For more information, please call 310-554-4639 or email info@yprcla.org.
Presented by the Yetunde Price Resource Center

Monday, 11/11

Perinatal Support Specialist Training & Certification Program
November 11 – 22 (six sessions),
9:00am – 6:00pm: The Association for Wholistic Maternal and Newborn Health, 3655 South Grand Avenue, Suite 260 (2ndFloor), Los Angeles, CA 90007
Presented by The Association for Wholistic Maternal and Newborn Health

Tuesday, 11/12

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Cooking Demo
November 12, 10:30am – 11:30pm, Providence Little Company of Mary Wellness and Activity Center, 470 N Hawaiian Ave Wilmington, CA 90744
To RSVP or for more information, please call 424-212-5640
Presented by Providence Little Company of Mary Wellness and Activity Center

Community Listening Session on Measure H / Homeless Services Funding (SPA 5 – West L.A.)
November 12,9:30 am – 11:30 am: St. Monica’s Roman Catholic Church, 725 California Ave., Santa Monica 90403 
Presented by the Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative and the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority

Webinar: Diaper Need and Its Impact on Families
November 12
, 9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by the National Diaper Bank Network and AWHONN

Webinar: Key Community Partners in Establishing Breastfeeding Continuity of Care: Community Health Centers Webinar
November 12
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the National Association of County and City Health Officials

Medication-Assisted Treatment Approaches to Alcohol and Opioid Use Disorders (MAT-A)
November 12, 9:00am-4:30pm: NCADD, 4626 N. Grand Ave, Covina, CA 91724
Presented by California Department of Health Care Services, UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Pacific Southwest Addiction Technology Transfer Center & NCADD

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP) (Spanish) 
November 12,
8:30am – 10:30am: Toland Way Elementary School, 4545 Toland Way, Los Angeles, CA 90041
To register, please contact Patricia Duarte at 213-742-5569
Presented by Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Plant Meditation and Affirmation Sprays Workshop (free)
November 12, 6:00pm-8:00pm: Yetunde Price Resource Center, 363 W. Compton Blvd., Compton, CA 90220
Presented by the Yetunde Price Resource Center

Webinar: Optimize Your Use of the DECA-C (Clinical)
November 12 & 19,
10:00am – 11:30am 
Presented by Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Wednesday, 11/13

Community Listening Session on Measure H / Homeless Services Funding (SPA 3 – San Gabriel Valley)
November 13,9:00 am – 11:00 am: Emanate Health (formerly Citrus Valley) Queen of the Valley Hospital, Room A&B, 1115 S. Sunset Ave., West Covina 91790 
Presented by the Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative and the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority

Community Listening Session on Measure H / Homeless Services Funding (SPA 8 – South Bay / Harbor)
November 13,9:30 am – 11:30 am: Hawthorne Memorial Center Venus Meeting Room, 3901 West El Segundo Blvd., Hawthorne
Presented by the Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative and the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority

Community Listening Session on Measure H / Homeless Services Funding (SPA 2 – San Fernando Valley)
November 13,3:00 pm – 5:00 pm: Zev Yaroslavsky Family Support Center, 7555 Van Nuys Blvd., Van Nuys 91406
Presented by the Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative and the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority

MODULE A: Trauma–Responsive Care
November 13,
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: HFA CoP for CHEERS Check-In Tool Webinar
November 13,
11:00am – 12:30pm 
Presented by Healthy Families America

Training on DC: 0-5 Diagnostic Classification
November 13-14
, 9:00am – 4:30pm: Child & Family Center, Education Building, 21545 Centre Pointe Pkwy, Santa Clarita, CA 91350
Questions? Contact FCPTrainings@dmh.lacounty.gov
Presented by LA County Department of Mental Health

Challenging Behavior in Preschool Children Train-the-Trainer Session 
November 13-15, 8:30am – 4:30pm: Ron Burd Conference Center, 444 Devereux Drive, Villanova, PA 19085
Presented by Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Thursday, 11/14

DSM-5 Diagnosis of Substance Use Disorders: What Has Changed?
November 14, 9:00am-12:15pm: Tarzana Treatment Center, 6022 Variel Avenue, Woodland Hills, CA 91367
To register, please contact Brandy Oeser at 310-267-5331 or boeser@mednet.ucla.edu.
Presented by LA County Department of Public Health, UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, California Institute for Behavioral Health Solutions, Pacific Southwest Addiction Technology Transfer Center, and the California Department of Health Care Services

Community Listening Session on Measure H / Homeless Services Funding (SPA 4 – Metro L.A.)
November 14,12:30 pm – 2:30 pm: New Genesis Apartments, 456 S. Main Street, Los Angeles 90013
Presented by the Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative and the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority

Community Listening Session on Measure H / Homeless Services Funding (SPA 7 – East Los Angeles County)
November 14,2:00 pm – 4:00 pm: Barbara Riley Senior Center, 7810 Quill Dr., Downey 90242
Presented by the Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative and the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority

Planning for a Healthy Home, Body, and Baby (in Englishor Spanish)
November 14
, 9:00am – 11:00am: The California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by Iris Cantor – UCLA Women’s Health Education & Resource Center

Webinar: Safety Action Series: Establishing A Maternal Mortality Review Committee: What Does it Take?
November 14, 8:30am – 9:30am
Presented by the Council on Patient Safety in Women’s Health Care

Webinar: Understanding Substance Abuse Through the Family Lens
November 14, 12:30pm-1:30pm
Presented by The Ounce

Webinar: Conversations with Families about Living Experiences and Housing Goals 
November 14
, 12:00pm – 1:45pm
Presented by Early Childhood National Centers

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Grief and Loss (Processing and Healing) (Free)
November 14, 6:00pm – 8:30pm: Yetunde Price Resource Center, 363 W. Compton Blvd. Compton, CA 90220
Presented by the Yetunde Price Resource Center

Webinar: November 2019 Strengthening Families Networking Webinar: Innovative Approaches to Training
November 14,12:00pm-1:00pm
Presented by the Center For The Study of Social Policy’s Strengthening Families

Immigrant Health Access Task Force Meeting
November 14
, 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  

Building Resilience with Neuroscience and the Havening Techniques®

November 14,
9:00am – 4:30pm: The California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by Echo 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Diabetes Awareness Class (Spanish) 
November 14,
10:00am – 11:00am: West Angeles Community Development Corporation, 6028 Crenshaw Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90043
To register, please contact Patricia Duarte at 213-742-5569
Presented by Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center 

Webinar: BabyTalks Series: Supporting Messy Play with Infants and Toddlers (English with Spanish subtitles)
November 14, 12:00pm-1:00pm
Presented by the National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning

Webinar: PATTCh Two-Day Online Interactive Conference: Recognizing Trauma & Respecting Those Giving Birth
November 14-15
, 9:00am – 1:00pm
Presented by Prevention and Treatment of Traumatic Childbirth (PATTCh) & the Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations at Bastyr University

Friday, 11/15

Substance Use Disorder Treatment Planning
November 15, 9:00am-4:30pm:Tarzana Treatment Center, 6022 Variel Avenue, Woodland Hills, CA 91367
To register, please contact Kimberly Valencia at KimberlyValencia@mednet.ucla.edu
Presented by the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Pacific Southwest Addiction Technology Transfer Center, and Tarzana Treatment Centers

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Care Harbor Los Angeles: Free Medical, Dental, Vision and Preventive Care
November 15-17, 8:00am – 5:00pm: The Reef, 1933 South Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90007
Free wristbands will be distributed on the weekend before the clinic at the following times & locations: Saturday, November 9, 9:00am-3:00pm:Ted Watkins Park Fieldhouse-1335 E. 103rdStreet, Los Angeles and Sunday, November 10, 9:00am-3:00pm:Los Angeles Trade Technical College, 2115 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles 
Presented by Care Harbor

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Bellies and Brunch: Having Your Best Pregnancy Yet
November 15,
12:00pm – 1:30pm: Mimi’s Café – Rancho Cucamonga, 10909 East Foothill  Blvd., Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
Presented by Abundant Life Chiropractic 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Birth, Baby Care and Breastfeeding Class at Memorial Hospital of Gardena
November 15
, 9:00am – 12:00pm: Memorial Hospital of Gardena, 1145 West Redondo Beach Blvd., Gardena, CA 90247
Presented by Memorial Hospital of Gardena 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Cardiovascular Disease Awareness (Spanish)
November 15,
8:15am – 10:15am: 10thSt. Elementary School, 1000 Grattan St., Los Angeles, CA 90015
To register, please contact Irma Radillo at 213-742-5838
Presented by Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center 

Saturday, 11/16

AWHONN Inland Empire Chapter Maternal/Fetal Health Symposium
November 16,
8:00am – 4:00pm: Parkview Community Hospital Medical Center, 3975 Jackson Street, Riverside, CA 92503
Presented by AWHONN Inland Empire Chapter 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Mental Health Community
November 16,
2:15pm – 3:30pm: Saddleback Anaheim, 2095 E. Katella Ave., Anaheim, CA 92806
Presented by Saddleback Anaheim 

2019 NICU Symposium
November 16
, 9:00am – 2:00pm: Maidu Community Center, 1550 Maidu Drive, Roseville, CA 95661
Presented by the NICU Family Alliance

Sunday, 11/17

UCLA Health Mother’s Milk Drive 2019
November 17,
9:00am – 12:00pm: UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, 1250 16th St., Conference Room 2 & 3, Santa Monica, CA 90404
Presented by UCLA Health NICU and Lactation Team

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: 10thAnnual Fitness Day and Health Fair
November 17,
10:00am – 3:00pm: Rosemead Community Recreation Center, 3936 North Muscatel Ave, Rosemead, CA 91770
Presented by City of Rosemead

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