Upcoming Events for Week of September 16

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, 9/16

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Heart HELP (Spanish)
September 16,
 8:30am – 10:30am: 61th St. Elementary School, 6020 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90003
For more information, please call Irma Radillo at 213-742-5838
Presented by CHMC Dignity Health – Community Benefits

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Healthy Eating Class
September 16, 4:25pm – 5:45pm: MOOR OUT OF LIFE, 600 W. Manchester Ave., #4, Los Angeles, CA 90044
Presented by MOOR OUT OF LIFE

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Free Community Event: Brain Health Testing & Therapies with Kellie Kell
September 16,
 6:00pm – 7:00pm: 3541 Ocean View Blvd., Glendale CA 91208
Presented by Oasis Family Medicine

Thriving Through the Inevitable Impact of Trauma Symposium
September 16,
 9:00am – 4:00pm: Elite Event Venue, 4105 W. Figarden Drive, Fresno, CA 93722
Presented by The Child Abuse Prevention Center

Webinar: Knitting a Lactation Safety Net: Marshaling Resources to Serve Communities
September 16,
 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by BreastfeedLA

2019 Prevent Child Abuse America National Conference: Moving Upstream
September 16-18, 8:00 am – 5:00pm: Hilton Milwaukee City Center, 509 W Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53203
Includes “Healthy Families America Meetings”
Presented by Prevent Child Abuse America

Tuesday, 9/17

PARENT/FAMIY EVENT: College & Career Fair
September 17,
 5:00pm – 7:30pm: West Ranch High School, 26255 Valencia Blvd., Santa Clarita, CA 91381
Presented by S.T.R.E.A.M. Kids Expo

Webinar: Advancing Health Equity through Health System Transformation – Orange County
September 17,
 10:00am – 3:00pm: Impart Wisdom & Wellness Center, 540 N. Golden Circle Drive, #108, Santa Ana, CA 92705
Presented by California Pan-Ethnic Health Network

The Growing Brain Series – The Factors Affecting Brain Growth and Development
September 17, 
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: Los Angeles Times Career Fair
September 17,
 10:00am – 1:00pm: Embassy Suites by Hilton Santa Ana, Orange County Airport, 1325 East Dyer Road, Santa Ana, CA 92705
Presented by the Los Angeles Times

Promoting Maternal Mental Health During Pregnancy Workshop
September 17 – 18, 8:00am – 4:30pm: Center for Urban Horticulture, 3501 NE 41st St., Seattle, WA 98105
Presented by Parent-Child Relationship Programs at the Barnard Center

Promoting Maternal Mental Health During Pregnancy Workshop
September 17-18, 8:00am – 4:30pm: Center for Urban Horticulture, 3501 NE 41st St., Seattle, WA 98105
Presented by the Parent-Child Relationship Programs at the Barnard Center

Webinar: Three-Part Food Smarts Training Program Webinar
September 17 – 19
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Leah’s Pantry

Wednesday, 9/18

Learners Today, Leaders Tomorrow 2019 Summit
September 18
, 8:00am – 4:00pm: Long Beach Marriott, 4700 Airport Plaza Drive, Long Beach, CA 90815s
Presented by First 5 OC & First 5 LA

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Health Screening
September 18,
 8:00am – 12:30pm: Alcoholism Center for Women, 1147 S. Alvarado St., Los Angeles, CA 90006
For more information, please call Isabel Polanco at 213-742-5762
Presented by CHMC Dignity Health – Community Benefits

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Parenting Little Engineers
September 18,
 6:00pm – 7:00pm: Thomas Edison Elementary School, 435 South Pacific Avenue, Glendale, CA 91204
Presented by Glendale Tech Week and Teach Communication through Science

Webinar: The Psychology of Pregnancy and Early Parenthood
September 18
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Presented by the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health and ZERO to THREE

Webinar: Pregnancy-Associated Suicide in California, 2002-2012: Findings from In-depth Case Reviews and Recommendations for Prevention
September 18,
 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Autoimmunity, Fatigue, and Digestive Health

September 18,
 6:30pm – 7:30pm: Mother’s Market & Kitchen, 1890 Newport Blvd., Costa Mesa, CA 92627
Presented by Mother’s Market and Kitchen

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Pomona: Community Workshop on Alternatives to Incarceration
September 18,
 6:00pm – 9:00pm: 831 East Arrow Hwy, Pomona, CA 91767
Presented by Prototypes Women’s Center, in collaboration with LA County Alternatives to Incarceration Workgroup

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Good Sleep & Emotional Well–Being
September 18,
 10:00am – 11:00am: Providence Little Company of Mary, Wellness & Activity Center, 470 N. Hawaiian Ave, Wilmington, CA 90744
For more information please contact Nicole Young at Nicole.Young@providence.org
Presented by Providence Little Company of Mary – Wellness & Activity Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Prevention and Aftercare (P&A) Conference: Resilience and Wellness
September 18,
 8:30am – 4:00pm: Calamigos Equestrian, 480 West Riverside Drive, Burbank, CA 91506
Presented by Prevention & Aftercare agencies, Department of Mental Health, and Department of Children and Family Services

Pregnancy-Associated Suicide in California, 2002-2012: Findings from in-depth case reviews and recommendations for prevention
September 18,
 12:00pm -1:15pm
Presented by the California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative

Webinar: Best Practices in Trauma Informed Care: Developing Programs to Support Youth Resilience
September 18,
 TBA
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Presented by Strategies 2.0

DC: 0-5™ Diagnostic Classification: 0-5 Revised Edition Training
September 18 – 19
, 9:00am – 4:30pm: Amanecer Community Counseling Services, 1200 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90017
Presented by the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health and ZERO TO THREE

Thursday, 9/19

Typical and Atypical Development in Children Aged Birth to Five
September 19, 9:00am – 4:30pm: CHLA UCEDD, 3250 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 500, Rm. 58, Los Angeles, CA 90010
Presented by the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Best Start Wilmington Partnership Meeting
September 19, 9:00am – 11:00am: Providence Little Company of Mary Wellness and Activity Center, 470 Hawaiian Ave, Wilmington, CA 90744
For more information, please call 424-212-5640.
Presented by the Providence Little Company of Mary Wellness and Activity Center

Immigrant Health Access Task Force
September 19
, 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 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Signs of Anxiety Disorders and How to Treat Anxiety
September 19,
 6:00pm – 8:00pm: 911 Coeur D Alene Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90291
Presented by Clearview Treatment Programs

Webinar: Maternal Mental Health 101
September 19,
 10:30am – 12:00pm
Presented by 2020 Mom and Postpartum Support International

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: QuickLook: Custody & Child Support (Long Beach)
September 19
, 2:00pm – 2:45pm: Governor George Duekmejian Courthouse, Self-Help Legal Access Center, 275 Magnolia Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802
Presented by LA Law Library

Webinar: The DECA Program in Your Everyday Practice: Two Programs Share Their Stories
September 19,
 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Health Screening
September 19
, 8:30am – 12:30pm: Angelica Lutheran Church, 1345 Burlington Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90006
For more information, please call Isabel Polanco at 213-742-5762
Presented by CMHC Dignity Health – Community Benefits

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Coping Strategies For Stress and Anger Management
September 19
, 6:00pm – 8:00pm: Children’s Home Society of California, 4900 Airport Plaza Drive, Suite 100, Long Beach, CA 90815
Presented by Children’s Home Society of California – Long Beach

Webinar: Who’s Leading the Leading Health Indicators? Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity
September 19,
 9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Promotorx Reunion
September 19,
 10:00am – 1:00pm: Los Angeles State Historic Park, Welcome Pavilion, 1315 N. Spring St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
For more information, please call 323-441-8401
Presented by LA State Historic Park

Immigrant Health Access Task Force Meeting
September 19,
 10:00am – 12:30pm: The Joan Palevsky Center for the Future of Los Angeles, 281 S. Figueroa St., Ste. 100, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by California Community Foundation

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Coping Strategies for Stress and Anger Management
September 19,
 6:00pm – 8:00pm: Children’s Home Society of California, 4900 Airport Plaza Drive, Suite 100, Long Beach, CA 90815
To RSVP, contact the Resource and Referral Hotline at (562) 256-7490.
Presented by the Children’s Home Society of California–Long Beach

Webinar: Using the Centrality of Relationships as a Protective Factor in Building Resilience: Infusing Childhood Mental Health Principles and Practices across the Care Continuum for Children and Families
September 19,
 TBA
Must login to register for course
Presented by Strategies 2.0 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Antelope Valley – Kids Closet Connection
September 19 – 21,
 6:00pm – 2:00pm: California Storm All-Star Cheer, 824 W. Ave L6, Unit E, Lancaster, CA 93534
Presented by Kid’s Closet Connection

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Antelope Valley – Kid’s Closet Connection PRESALE
September 19 – 21
, 6:00pm – 2:00pm: 824 W Ave L-6, Unit E, Lancaster, CA 93534
Presented by Kid’s Closet Connection

Lactation Education Specialist Training 2019 Course
September 19, 26 and October 3,17, 24;
 8:30am – 6:00pm: South LA Health Projects, 2930 West Imperial Highway, 4th Floor, Inglewood, CA 90303
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Friday, 9/20

18th Annual Research and Evidence-Based Practice Conference
September 20,
 7:00pm – 4:30pm: UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center, 425 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095
Presented by CENTER for Nursing Excellence

Baby’s Brain Development Now & Forever: How Senses, Movement and Loving Connection Create the Foundation for a Child’s Healthy Growth and Development for Life
September 20,
 8:00 am – 11:30am: SETA Head Start, 925 Del Paso Blvd., Ste. 100, Sacramento, CA 95815
Presented by IDA California

Napa Valley Breastfeeding Coalition’s Annual Conference – “Breastfeeding as Healing: Adversity and the Path to Resilience”
September 20,
 8:00am – 4:30pm: Yountville Community Hall, 6516 Washington St., Yountville, CA 94599
Presented by the Napa Valley Breastfeeding Coalition

PARENT/FAMIY EVENT: Health Screening
September 20,
 8:30am – 12:00pm: IDEPSCA Downtown Community Center, 123 E. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90015
For more information, please call Isabel Polanco at 213-742-5762
Presented by CHMC Dignity Health – CHMC

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Infant Massage/Masaje Infantil (Spanish)
September 20, 27 and October 4, 11, 18;
 10:00am – 11:00am: Wellnest, 3031 S. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90007
To RSVP, please call Yesenia Hernandez at 323-373-2400 ext. 2117
Para reservar su lugar, llame a Yesenia Hernandez al 323-373-2400 ext. 2117
Presented by Wellnest

Mental Health Interventions for Infants and Young Children with Medically Complex Conditions
September 20,
 9:00am – 4:30pm: CHLA UCEDD, 3250 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 500 Rm. 58, Los Angeles, CA 90010
Presented by Birth to Five and the USC University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD)

Saturday, 9/21

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Woman & Wealth Conference
September 21,
 9:00am – 12:00pm: Pasadena Hilton Hotel, 168 S. Los Robles Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101
Presented by Pasadena Financial Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Be the Reason Siblings Stay Together – Become a Resource Parent
September 21,
 10:00am – 12:00pm: Children’s Bureau at Andrew Plaza, 11335 West Magnolia Blvd., Suite 2C, North Hollywood, CA 91601
Presented by Children’s Bureau of Southern California, Foster Care & Adoption

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Foster Care Info Fair
September 21,
 9:00am – 12:30pm: Whittier Area Community Church, 8100 Colima Road, Whittier, CA 90605
Presented by The Coalition of Christian Foster Care Ministries

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Rock ‘n’ Talk – Celebrate 50 Years of Growing Healthy with AltaMed
September 21,
 10:00am – 2:00pm: Business Expo Center, 1960 S. Anaheim Way, Anaheim, CA 92805
Presented by the AltaMed Foundation

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Caregiver Training: Helping Kids from Hard Places
September 21,
 9:00am – 5:00pm: Saddleback Irvine: JHM Room, 18842 Teller Ave., Irvine, CA 92612
Presented by Saddleback Irvine South

PARENT/FAMI:Y EVENT: Parents, Kids and Money Matters®
September 21
, 10:30am – 12:30pm: Dave & Buster’s, 9301 Tampa Avenue, #Suite 212, Los Angeles, CA 91324
Presented by Thrivent Member Network – Southwest Region

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Mental Health Community
September 21,
 2:15pm – 3:30pm: Saddleback Anaheim, 2095 E. Katella Ave., Anaheim, CA 92806
Presented by Saddleback Anaheim

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: National Day of Remembrance for Murdered Victims Peace Walk & Resource Fair
September 21,
 7:00am – 2:00pm: Vermont Square Park, 1248 West 47th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90037
Presented by Justice for Murdered Children

Sunday, 9/22

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Health & Wellness Beach Festival
September 22,
 1:00pm – 6:00pm: Beach Yoga SoCal, 2600 Ocean Front Walk (In front of Perry’s Beach Cafe, near Tower 26 & Beach Ball Tennis Santa Monica) Santa Monica, CA 90405
Presented by Iron Sharpens Iron & Beach Yoga SoCal

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Parenting Seminar
September 22,
 10:00am – 1:30pm: Islamic Center of San Gabriel Valley, 19164 East Walnut Drive, North Rowland Heights, CA 91748
Presented by Dr. Heather Laird

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