Upcoming Events for Week of October 14

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 October

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.edu or visit the PCC Community Education Center, 3035 E. Foothill Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91107
Presented by Pasadena City College Parent Education Program

Child & Youth Care Certification
October 3, 10, 17, and 24,
 10:00am – 3:00pm: Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families, 1722 South Lewis Road, Camarillo, CA 93012
Presented by Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families

Monday, 10/14

MODULE A: Trauma–Responsive Care
October 14,
 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

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Health Screenings
October 14,
 8:00am – 12:30pm: St. Vincent of Paul Church, 621 W. Adams Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90007
To register please contact Isabel Polanco at 213-742-5762
Presented by Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center

Birth to 12th Grade Water Cooler Conference – Building a Shared California for All Children

October 14-15,
 9:0am – 2:00pm: Grand Sheraton Hotel, 1230 J Street 13th and J Street Sacramento, CA 95814
Presented by Advancement Project California

Tuesday, 10/15

Webinar: Making it Work: Supporting Nursing Parents at Work
October 15,
 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the United States Lactation Consultant Association

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day
October 15
, 5:30pm – 7:00pm: 16633 Ventura Blvd., Suite 1330, Los Angeles, CA 91436
Presented by California Center for Reproductive Health

The Growing Brain Series – Cognition and Executive Function
October 15,
 9:00am – 12:00pm: CCRC – Annex, 19809 Prairie St, #209, Chatsworth, CA 91311
For more information, please call Manuel (Manny) Gutierrez at 818-717-1000 ext. 4904 or Rosario Williams at 818-717-1000 ext. 4902.
Presented by Child Care Resource Center, in partnership with ZERO TO THREE

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Family & Friends of Those with Mental Illness
October 15,
 7:00pm – 8:30pm: The Connection Room – #228, 1311 Calle Batido, #100, San Clemente, CA 92673
Presented by Saddleback San Clemente

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Understanding Schizophrenia: How to Survive and Thrive
October 15,
 7:00pm – 9:00pm: 2471 E. Walnut St., Pasadena, CA 91107
Presented by NAMI San Gabriel Valley

Webinar: Making it Work: Supporting Nursing Parents at Work
October 15,
 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by California WIC Association

Webinar: Get Ready for Seasonal & Pandemic Flu: Strategies for Early Care and Education Providers
October 15,
 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by National Center on Early Childhood Health and Wellness

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Heart HELP (Spanish)
October 15,
 8:00am – 10:00am: MCH Access, 1111 W. 6th St, Los Angeles, CA 90017
To register, please contact Irma Radillo at 213-742-5838
Presented by Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center

Webinar: HFA Regional PSCO (Supervisor Day Only)
October 15 & 17
,  11:00am – 2:00pm
Presented by Healthy Families America

Wednesday, 10/16

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: LA RHEP Learning Series: Uplifting Young Parents in LA’s Foster Care System
October 16,
 12:00pm – 2:30pm: Southern California Library, 6120 South Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90044
Presented by LA Reproductive Health Equity Project for Foster Youth

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Diabetes and Heart Connections Oct. 2019
October 16,
 11:00am – 12:00pm: Health Education Center, 1725 Western Ave., San Bernardino, CA 92411
Presented by Community Hospital of San Bernardino – Dignity Health 

Webinar: Supporting Children and Families Around Developmental Disorders
October 16,
 TBA
Must login to register for webinar 9
Presented by the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health and  ZERO TO THREE

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Heart HELP (Spanish)
October 16,
 8:00am – 10:00am: Florence Ave. Elementary School, 7211 Bell Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90001
To register, please contact Irma Radillo at 213-742-5838
Presented by Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center  

Webinar: Understanding the Opioid Epidemic and Perinatal Substance Use Disorders
October 16
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by the National Center on Early Childhood Health and Wellness

EveryChild California Annual Fall Technical Assistance
October 16-18, TBA: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1209 L Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Presented by EveryChild California

Thursday, 10/17

Webinar: Strategies to Reinvent Your Early Childhood Program for Success
October 17,
 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Early Childhood Investigations Webinars

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Autism Support Group
October 17,
 6:30pm – 8:30pm: Children’s Building – CMC, 1 Saddleback Parkway, Lake Forest, CA 92630
Presented by Saddleback Lake Forest

Community Resiliency Model
October 17
, 9:00am – 4:30pm: The California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by Echo

MODULE C: Cultural Safety & Special Populations & MODULE D: Self – Awareness & Personal Growth
October 17,
 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

Creative Writing for Trauma Recovery
October 17,
 1:00pm – 4:00pm: The California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by ECHO

38th Annual California SIDS/SUID Conference
October 17
, 8:00 am – 4:00pm: The Queen Mary, 1126 Queens Hwy, Long Beach, CA 90802
For more information, please contact 916-278-6072 or casidsprogram@cce.csus.edu
Presented by the California Department of Public Health

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Heart HELP (Bilingual)
October 17,
 8:30am – 10:30am: Tom Bradley Environmental Science and Humanities Magnet School, 2875 Dublin Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90008
To register, please contact Irma Radillo at 213-742-5838
Presented by Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center

2019 CPCA Annual Conference

October 17 – 18,
 8:00am – 2:00pm: Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina, 1380 Harbor Island Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
Presented by the California Primary Care Association

Transforming Learning Conference
October 17 – 18,
 9:00am – 4:00pm: 201 N. Douglas St., El Segundo, CA 90245
Presented by Da Vinci Schools

Friday, 10/18

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Mommy To Be: Swag Bag Social
October 18,
 3:00pm – 6:30pm: Miller Family Health Education Center, 3820 Cherry Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90807
Presented by Long Beach Black Infant Health Program

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: DEEP (Spanish)
October 18,
 8:30am – 10:30am: Raymond Ave Elementary School, 7511 Raymond Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90044
To register, please contact Patricia Duarte at 213-742-5569
Presented by Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center 

Saturday, 10/19

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Free Community Health Fair
October 19,
 10:00am – 2:00pm: Anaheim Global Medical Center, 1025 South Anaheim Blvd., Anaheim, CA 92805
Presented by Silva Management Insurance Services

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: L.A. County Development Authority  – Community Meeting and Resource Fair
October 19
, 10:30am – 2:30pm: Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA), 700 West Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801
Presented by Los Angeles County Development Authority

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Housing Options Fair
October 19,
 9:30am – 2:00pm: Goodwill – Los Angeles, 3150 N. San Fernando Rd., Los Angeles, CA 90065
Presented by Frank D. Lanterman Regional Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Let’s Talk: Self Care for Moms
October 19,
 10:00am – 11:30am: TOCA Fitness Center, 2777 Bristol Street, Suite A, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Presented by TOCA/Kids In Sports/TACA

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: OCD Awareness Event Los Angeles
October 19,
 2:00pm – 5:00pm: Sherman Oaks Castle Park, 4989 Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 91403
Presented by OCD SoCal

Sunday, 10/20

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Made Known: Pregnancy and Infant Loss Event
October 20,
 6:00pm – 7:30pm: Hacienda Gathering Room and Courtyard, 29251 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
Presented by Saddleback Church Rancho Capistrano

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