Upcoming Events on Perinatal Health and Family Strengthening

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Here is a roundup of events compiled by LA Best Babies NetworkSubscribe here to get a weekly email with the latest updates. Scroll down for ongoing activities and links to other calendars at the bottom. 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, where we post event updates and lots of useful resources. Thanks!

Do you have an idea for a training or other event and need help pulling it off? Submit your collaboration request here. Looking for a trainer? Check out HomeVisitingLA.org, the website of the LA County Perinatal and Early Childhood Home Visitation Consortium. And be sure to check out the Consortium’s directory of trainings.

September is:

Upcoming Events

Webinar Series: Early Learning & Child Care
Throughout 2018
(one webinar each month)
Presented by CAPPA Children’s Foundation and the California Alternative Payment Program Association

Natural Childbirth Classes – Ongoing Every Tuesday

August 21 – November 13, 6:00pm – 8:00pm: Beach Cities Midwifery, 1224 East Wardlow Road, Long Beach, CA 90808
Presented by The Bradley Method of Natural Childbirth with Meredith Bowling

Webinar: Advanced Flip It! Transforming Challenging Behavior

September 18 & 25,
10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Webinar: Trending Topics in Farm to School: State Farm to School Month Proclamation
September 20,
11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by National Farm to School Network

Webinar: How to Best Understand and Address Selective Mutism in Younger Children, Tweens, and Teens
September 20 (time TBD)
Presented by Anxiety and Depression Association of America

Webinar: The State of the Data on Hispanic Children and Families
September 20, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Child Trends

Webinar: Strong Families for Stronger Schools and Communities
September 20, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by First 3 Years

Webinar: How to Best Understand and Address Selective Mutism in Younger Children, Tweens, and Teens
September 20
(time TBD)
Presented by Anxiety and Depression Association of America

Webinar: MyPeer Orientation
September 20, 11:00am – 11:45am (use dropdown to select date)
Presented by Office of Head Start

Webinar: Highlighting Women’s Views and Experiences with Maternity Care in California
September 20, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by California Health Care Foundation

Perinatal Mood & Anxiety Disorder: Screening, Treatment & Prevention

September 20, 8:30am – 4:30pm: Los Angeles, CA 90044, 90059
Presented by Children’s Institute, Inc.

Webinar: Who’s Leading the Leading Health Indicators? Access to Health Services
September 20, 9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Webinar: Exploring the Relationship-Based Competencies for Early Childhood Professionals Who Work with Children in Group Settings
September 20, 12:00pm – 1:15pm
Presented by Early Childhood National Centers

Mental Health First Aid

September 21-22, 8:00am – 12:30pm: 14115 Cordary Ave, Hawthorne, CA 90250
Presented by New Journey Ministries Church of God in Christ

Webinar: Cross-Cultural Communication Skills in Oral Health
September 21, 9:00am – 10:30am
Presented by Oral Health Network

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Teen Parent Peer Connection Group
September 21, 5:00pm – 6:30pm: Antelope Valley Partners for Health, 43057 39th St. West, Lancaster, CA 93536
RSVP by emailing gjunkemeier@avph.org or calling 661-202-7321
Presented by AVHP, First 5 LA and Child Care Resource Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Health Insurance Enrollment Event
September 21, 5926 Pacific Blvd., Huntington Park, CA
For details, call 323-586-1610
Presented by Care1st Health Plan

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Baby Box Distribution Event for New & Expectant Parents
September 21, 10:00am – 11:30am: North Hollywood Amelia Earhart Regional Library, 5211 Tujunga Ave, Los Angeles, CA 91601
Presented by North Hollywood Amelia Earhart Regional Library

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Hispanic Heritage Event
September 22, 10:00am – 1:00pm: Care1st Health Plan Information Resource Center, 5926 Pacific Blvd, Huntington Park, CA 90255
For details, call 323-586-1610
Presented by Care1st Health Plan

Bullying Prevention and Early Intervention
September 22, 9:00am – 2:00pm: McKinley Children’s Center, 762 Cypress Street, San Dimas, CA 91773
Presented by Certified Training at McKinley Children’s Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: I HEART Wilmington Family Fiesta
September 22, 11:00am – 3:00pm: Banning Park, 404 East M Street, Los Angeles, CA 90744
Presented by SBCC Thrive LA

Fourth Annual Garden Gala
September 22, 5:00pm – 9:30pm: Robinson Garden in Beverly Hills, Elden Way & N. Crescent Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Presented by El Nido Family Centers

Quality Interactions in Early Childhood Education
September 22, 10:00am – 2:00pm: Pasadena City College, 1570 E. Colorado Blvd, Circadian Room, Pasadena, CA 91106
Presented by PEACH Co-Lead Consultants

Save the Date: 2nd Annual Conference
September 22, 8:30am – 4:00pm: Westmark School, 5461 Louise Ave., Encino, CA 91316
Presented by Child Success Foundation

Development Play Therapy 101
September 22, 9:00am – 4:00pm: Marriott Courtyard LAX, 6161 West Century Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
Presented by Connect. Grow.

ASQ-SE (Ages & Stages Questionnaire – Social-Emotional)
September 22,
9:00am – 1:00pm: Child Care Links Conference Room, 6601 Owens Drive, Ste 100, Pleasanton, CA 94588
Presented by Child Care Links

Touch in Healthy Relationships Workshop
September 22, 1:30pm – 2:30pm: Santa Monica Place, 395 Santa Monica Place, Level 3, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Presented by My Preschool Fair

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Family-Friendly Food Prep
September 22, 9:30am – 12:30pm: L.A. Kitchen, 230 West Avenue 26, Los Angeles, CA 90031
Presented by L.A. Kitchen and For Purpose Kids

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Feed the Children: Box Brigade Event
September 22, 8:00am – 11:00am: 2551 E. Philadelphia Ave, Ontario, CA 91761
Presented by Beta Alpha Psi

Girl Life Confidential Teen Mentorship – Souls Health & Resource Center
September 23, 2:30pm – 4:30pm: Souls Health & Resource Center, 15928 Clark Ave, Bellflower, CA 90706
Presented by The Persona Program

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Latinos Living Healthy – Feria de Salud
September 23, 11:00am – 4:00pm: Placita Olvera El Pueblo, 125 Paseo de la Plaza, Los Angeles, CA
Presented by LULAC Institute, Inc.

OC Pregnancy & Beyond 2018
September 23, 11:00am – 1:00pm: Bella Terra (at the Pavilion, next to Old Navy), 7777 Edinger Ave, Huntington Beach, CA 92647
Presented by Giselle Baumet of Granola Babies

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Justice Jog 5k and 10k Run/Walk
September 23
, 8:00am – 11:00am: 1800 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles, CA, 90067
Presented by CASA of Los Angeles

Free Family Portrait Picnic
September 23, 3:00pm – 7:00pm: El Dorado Park West, 2800 North Studebaker Road, Long Beach, CA 90815
Presented by The Whippie Group

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Foster Children’s Resource Center Member Recruitment & Open House
September 23, 2:00pm – 3:00pm: Foster Children’s Resource Center, 19441 Business Center Drive, #101, Northridge, CA 91324
Presented by Assistance League of Los Angeles

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: National Performing and Visual Arts College Fair – Los Angeles

September 23, 1:00pm – 3:30pm: UCLA – Ackerman Grand Ballroom, 308 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095
Presented by UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture

Statewide Regional Support Promising Practice Exchange: PSE Efforts in the Areas of Eat, Live (Pray) and Shop
September 24, 9:00am – 12:30pm: Joan Palevsky Center for the Future of Los Angeles, 281 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by Calif. Dept. of Social Services, Calif. Dept. of Public Health and others

Opioids and HIV in Los Angeles: Getting the Word Out to Communities and Providers
September 24, 9:00am – 12:30pm: St. Anne’s, 155 N. Occidental Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026
Presented by The Center for HIV Identification, Prevention and Treatment Services and City of Los Angeles AIDS Coordinator’s Office

Webinar: Using Technology to Prevent Childhood Obesity in Low-Income Families and Communities Challenge
September 24 (time TBD)
Presented by HRSA Maternal & Child Health

Webinar: Getting It Done: Tips and Tools to Help Your Child Start – and Finish – Homework
September 25, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by ADDitude ADHD Expert Webinars

Trauma & Addiction
September 25, 9:00am – 4:30pm: The California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by Echo Parenting & Education

Documentary Film Screening: “No Small Matter” (on importance of early childhood development)
September 25,
7:00pm – 9:00pm: Cinemark Theater, 4020 Marlton Ave, Baldwin Hills, CA 90008
Presented by Choose Children 2018

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Stroller Strides with BCB + Fit4Mom Santa Monica
September 25, 10:00am – 11:00am: Clover Park, 2600 Ocean Park Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405
Presented by Bump Club and Beyond

#ChapCareChat Twitter Chat: Solutions to Overcoming Childhood Obesity
September 26, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Chap Care and First 5 LA Parents, with LA Best Babies Network, American Academy of Pediatrics, Salud America, PHFE WIC, Saban Community Clinic, Queens Care, and Arroyo Vista Family Health Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Parenting Challenging Kids
September 26, 7:00pm – 8:00pm: Key Education Center, 11727 Barrington Court #209, Los Angeles, CA 90049
Presented by The Romeyn Collective

L.A. Private School Kindergarten Admissions: What Parents Need to Know
September 25,
9:30am – 11:30am: Brentwood Presbyterian Church  Preschool, 1200 San Vicente Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049
Presented by Parents Education League of Los Angeles

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Mommy and Me Play Groups: Music and Movement + Tea
September 26, 1:30pm – 2:00pm: Belmont Kidz, 2752 E. Broadway, Long Beach, CA 90803
Presented by Belmont Kidz

Navigating Gender and Sexuality Diversity in Pre K-12 (LA)

September 26, 8:30am – 3:00pm: Oaks School, 6817 Franklin Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028
Presented by California Teacher Development Collaborative

Webinar: No More Secrets: Understanding Child Sexual Abuse
September 26, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Blank Children’s Hospital UnityPoint Health

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Los Angeles Annual Diversity Employment Day Career Fair

September 26, 11:00am – 3:00pm: Doubletree by Hilton Los Angeles- Westside, 6161 West Centinela Ave, Culver City, CA 90230
Presented by City Career Fair

Webinar: Coaching Corner Series: Home-Based Considerations
September 26, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Office of Head Start

Webinar: Wonder-Filled Early Childhood Environments: Engaging All Children in Learning
September 26, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Early Childhood Investigations

Webinar: Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program: New Covered Service Call
September 26, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by CMS

Webinar: Game On: Your One-Stop Shop for School Health

September 26, 11:00am – 11:45am
Presented by 15 Years Action for Healthy Kids

Webinar: Secret of Women Successfully Juggling Career/Family Without Sacrificing YOU
September 26, 5:00pm – 6:00pm
Presented by Superwoman vs Realwomen

5th Annual Art & Home: An Evening with LA Family Housing
September 26, 7:00pm – 9:00pm: Helms Bakery District, 8758 Venice Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90034
Presented by Room & Board

2018 Nutrition Education & Breastfeeding Promotion Conference and Exhibits

September 25-27
: New Orleans, LA
Presented by National WIC Association

Nutrition & Feeding in Infants and Toddlers
September 27-29, 10:00am – 7:00pm: Marriott Newport Beach Hotel & Spa, 900 Newport Center Dr., Newport Beach, CA 92660
Presented by CHOC Children’s

Child Abuse Prevention Center Panel
September 27, 10:30am – 12:45pm: Chapman University, Argyros Forum, 209A, 1 University Drive, Orange, CA 92866
Presented by Child Abuse Prevention Center

Webinar: Where’s the Milk: The Unhappy Intersection of Traumatic Birth and Breastfeeding
September 27,
10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Praeclarus Press

Webinar: Raising Boys into Men (Preschool/ Elementary)
September 27, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by Parents Place

Webinar: Sleep, Emotional Intelligence and Interpersonal Effectiveness: Natural Bedfellows
September 27, 4:30pm – 6:00pm
Presented by Society of Consulting Psychology

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Get Ready for Flu Season – Presentation and Free Flu Shots
September 27, 10:00am – 11:00am: Crowell Public Library, 1890 Huntington Drive, San Marino, CA 91108
Presented by Crowell Public Library

Webinar: Partnering with Community Colleges to Support Student Parents
September 27, 12:00pm – 1:15pm
Presented by Early Childhood National Centers

Webinar: No Money, No Mission: Cost Control in the Childcare Business

September 27,
11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Early Childhood Investigations Webinars

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Los Angeles’ 18th Annual Diversity Employment Day Career
September 27,
11:00am – 3:00pm: Doubletree by Hilton Los Angeles – Westside, 6161 West Centinela Ave, Culver City, CA 90230
Presented by City Career Fair

Partnering with Community Colleges to Support Student Parents
September 27,
12:00pm – 1:15pm
Presented by Early Childhood National Centers

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Free Child Car Seat Safety Event with Children’s Hospital of LA
September 27, 1:00pm – 5:00pm: The Play Destination, 28501 Canwood St, 3E, Agoura Hills, CA 91301
Presented by The Play Destination

Los Angeles: Latinx Health Equity Awards
September 27, 5:30pm – 8:30pm: Los Angeles, CA
Presented by Latino Coalition for a Healthy California/ Tides Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Homeless Care Days: Free Healthcare & Social Services
September 28; 7:00 am – 3:00 pm: MacArthur Park, Wilshire Blvd + Alvarado St, Los Angeles
Presented by the office of L.A. City Councilmember Gil Cedillo

Behavioral and Emotional Skills Training
September 28, 9:00am – 4:00pm: Child Mind Institute, 445 Park Ave, New York, NY 10022
Presented by Child Mind Institute

Proper Assessments for Optimal Outcomes in Breastfeeding Dyads

September 28, 9:00am – 5:00pm: Antelope Valley Hospital, 1600 W/ Avenue J, Lancaster, CA 93534
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Funder Briefing: Why & How Funders Should Invest in Grantee Talent

September 28, 10:00am – 12:00pm: Santa Barbara Foundation, 1111 Chapala Street #200, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Presented by Southern California Grantmakers

Side by Side: Enriching Children’s Lives Through Parent-Provider Partnerships
September 28,
8:00am – 5:00pm: Torrance Marriott Redondo Beach, 3635 Fashion Way, Torrance, CA 90503
Presented by Harbor Regional Center

Fatherhood Against the Odds: Strengthening Relationships Between Incarcerated and Formally Incarcerated Fathers and Their Children

September 28, 8:30am – 5:00pm: Los Angeles Trade Tech College – LATTC, 400 West Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015
Presented by Friends Outside in Los Angeles County

September 2018 Co-Parenting 10-Hour Certificate Workshop
September 28, 6:00pm – 8:00pm: SPIRITT Family Center, 8000 Painter Ave, Whittier, CA 90602
Presented by SPIRITT Family Services

Promoting Early Social-Emotional Development Through Relationships
September 28, 3635 Fashion Way, Torrance, CA 90503
To register email MoreInfo.sidebyside@harborrc.org
Presented by Side by Side Enriching Children’s Lives through Parent-Provider Partnerships

Developing Mindfulness for Psychological Wellbeing
September 29, 11:00am – 1:00pm: US Bank Tower Offices of Dr. Sandy Peace, 633 West 5th Street, 26th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90071
Presented by Dr. Sandy Peace

Care of the Pediatric Surgery Patient for the Bedside Provider
September 29, 8:00am – 4:15pm: Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, 4650 Sunset Blvd, Stauffer Conference Room, Los Angeles, CA 90027
Presented by The Association of Advanced Practice Providers/ Pediatric Surgery

17th Annual Breast & Whole Health Awareness Forum
September 29, 8:00am – 1:30pm: West Angeles Church, North Campus, Crystal Room, 3045 Crenshaw Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90016
Presented by The Wellness Group

Child Abuse Prevention Center Panel
September 29, 10:30am – 1:00pm: Chapman University, Argyros Forum, 209A 1 University Drive, Orange, CA 92866
Presented by Child Abuse Prevention Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Superhero Autism Activity Day for Families
September 29, 10:00am – 1:00pm: American Sports Centers, 1500 South Anaheim Blvd, Anaheim, CA 92805
Presented Centria Autism Services

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: 7th Annual BHS Art & Community Fair
September 29, 11:00am – 3:00pm: Behavioral Health Services Inc., 15519 Crenshaw Blvd, Gardena, CA 90249
Presented by Behavioral Health Services

Parenting Weekend Intensive
September 29 – 30, 9:00am – 4:00pm: Saturday: 1226 N. Alvarado St, Los Angeles, CA 90026; Sunday: 1858 ½ Echo Park Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90026
Presented by ECHO

WOW Awards (Woman of Worth Awards)
September 30, 6:00pm – 11:30pm: Double Tree by Hilton Whittier Los Angeles, 7320 Greenleaf Ave, Whittier, CA 90602
Presented by Maxx Promos

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Celebrate LA! LA Phil 100 x CicLAvia
September 30, 9:00am – 4:00pm: Grand Ave Hub (Grand Ave between 1st & 3rd street) – 111 S. Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by CICLAVIA

Greening School Food: A SoCal Forum on Healthy, Climate – Friendly Food Services
October 1, 9:00am – 5:30pm: LAX Marriott Hotel, 5855 W. Century Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045
Presented by Friends of the Earth

Women’s Hospital Information Night
October 1, 7:00pm – 8:30pm: Saddleback Medical Center, 24451 Health Center Drive, Laguna Hills, CA 92653
Presented by Saddleback Medical Center

Birth to 12th-Grade Water Cooler Conference: Uniting Voices for California’s Children

October 1-2, 9:00am – 2:00pm: Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel, 1230 J St, Sacramento, CA 95814
Presented by Advancement Project

Webinar: Training Your Staff to Implement Evidence-based Otoacoustic Emissions (OAE) Screening
October 2, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by ECHO

Webinar: Discipline 101: The Power of the Positive (Preschool/ Elementary)
October 2, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Parents Place

Webinar: Bullying Prevention in Early Childhood
October 3, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Presented by Child Care Resource Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Car Seat Safety
October 3, 5:30pm – 7:30pm: Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, 400 West Pueblo St., Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Presented by Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital’s Trauma Services

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Special Education, Inclusion and Transition to Adulthood
October 3, 6:30pm – 8:30pm: Pacific Community Center, Rm A, 501 S. Pacific Ave, Glendale CA 91204
Presented by Frank D. Lanterman Regional Center

Webinar: Introduction to Emotion Regulation Skills
October 3, 3:00pm -5:00pm
Presented by Trauma Education Essentials

Webinar: Caring for the Child in Foster Care
October 3, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Blank Children’s Hospital UnityPoint Health

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Fertility 101 – Educational Seminar
October 3, 6:30pm – 8:00pm: Southern California Reproductive Center, 450 N. Roxbury, 6th Floor Screening Room, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Presented by Southern California Reproductive Center

Emotional Wellness for Women and People of Color

October 3, 6:00pm – 8:00pm: WeWork Gas Tower, 555 West 5th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013
Presented by Gyal’s Network

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Children’s Book Activity Night with Mariue Unanue
October 3, 7:30pm – 9:00pm: The Last Bookstore, 453 South Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013
Presented by The Last Bookstore

Making the Most of Reflective Supervision: An Introduction to Reflective Practice

October 4, 8:30am – 4:30pm: New Center for Psychoanalysis, 2014 Sawtelle Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025
Presented by Center for Reflective Communities

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Union Station’s Train-to-Table Farmers Market

October 4, 12:00pm – 6:00pm: Union Station, 800 N. Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by L.A. Parent

IBHRI:18 Increasing Health Equity Through Community – Research Collaboration
October 4, 8:00am – 4:30pm: The California Endowment Center, 1000 N. Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by Integrative Behavioral Health Research Institute

Webinar: Diagnosing and Treating ADHD and Comorbidity Conditions in Preschoolers
October 4, 9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by Anxiety and Depression Association of America

Save the Date: Los Angeles County Commission on HIV Community Open House
October 4, 4:00pm – 6:00pm: Location TBD
Presented by Los Angeles County Commission on HIV

ZERO TO THREE Annual Conference 2018
October 3-5
: Denver, CO
Presented by ZERO TO THREE

Webinar: Early, Persistent, and Remediated Speech Sound Disorders: There Is More to the Story
October 4, 10:00am –12:00pm
Presented ASHA Store

Webinar: Behavior Change Webinar Series for Food Safety Educators: Pulling All the Behavior Change Ideas Together
October 4, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by NACCHO

Webinar: Diagnosing and Treating ADHD and Comorbidity Conditions in Preschoolers
October 4
(time TBD)
Presented by Anxiety and Depression Association of America

Making the Most of Reflective Supervision: An Introduction to Reflective Practice
October 4, 8:30am – 4:30pm: New Center for Psychoanalysis, 2014 Sawtwelle Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025
To register please contact infor@reflectivecommunities.org or call 323-275-4805
Presented by Center for Reflective Communities

35th Annual Current Advances in Pediatrics
October 5- 7, 7:00am – 2:00p: The Irvine Marriott Hotel, Irvine, CA
Presented by American Academy of Pediatrics

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Teen Parent Peer Connection Group
October 5, 5:00pm – 6:30pm: Antelope Valley Partners for Health, 43057 39th St. West, Lancaster, CA 93536
RSVP by emailing gjunkemeier@avph.org or calling 661-202-7321
Presented by AVHP, First 5 LA and Child Care Resource Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Damaged Goods Organization Children’s Awareness Day
October 6, 12:00pm – 6:00pm: Sol Plaza Boutique Mall, 1140 Commerce Center Drive, Lancaster, CA 93534
Presented by Damaged Goods Organization

Mom Expo 2018 at Thousand Oaks – Exhibitor Registration
October 6,
10:00am – 6:00pm: the Oaks, 350 West Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
Presented by Calabasas Mommy/Savvy Mom Promotions

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Get to Know Autism

October 6, 11:00am – 4:00pm: Holiday Inn Burbank – Media Center, 150 East Angeleno Ave, Fireside Lounge, Burbank, CA 91502
Presented by Helping Hands Behavioral Solutions, Inc.

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Manhattan Beach 10k & Hometown Fair

October 6, 7:30am – 4:00pm: Manhattan Beach, CA
Presented by Children’s Bureau

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Community Health Fair at Rogers Park

October 6, 9:00am – 5:00pm: 400 W Beach Ave, Inglewood, CA 90302
Presented by The Coalition of 100 Black Women, Los Angeles Chapter

Anxiety, ADHD & Sensory Workshop for Parents

October 6, 10:30am – 11:30am: Vibrant Health Family Chiropractic, 1173 N. Dixie Dr. Suite 105, San Dimas, CA 91773
Presented by Dr. Sheena Lee, D.C.

Save the Date – Create the Change LA
October 7, 3:00pm – 5:00pm: Kidspace Children’s Museum, 480 N. Arroyo Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91103
Presented by Southern California Grantmakers

Support for Parents Group Meeting

October 7, 10:30am – 11:45am: The Baila Baila Studio, 2640 Lincoln Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405
Presented by L.A. Parents

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: 31st Annual Encino Family Festival
October 7, 10:00am – 4:00pm: Ventura Blvd between Balboa & Amestoy, Ventura Blvd, Encino, CA 91316
Presented by Encino Chamber of Commerce and Sherman Oaks Chamber of Commerce

Motivational Interviewing with Youth and Families
October 8, 9:00am – 2:00pm: McKinley Children’s Center, 762 Cypress Street, San Dimas, CA 91773
Presented by Certified Training at McKinley Children’s Center

Quality and Safety Symposium
October 8, 8:00am – 5:00pm: the California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by AACN Chapter

Creating a Trauma Informed Workplace
October 8, 8:30am – 3:00pm: Pacific Oaks, 55 W. Eureka St., Pasadena, CA 911103
Presented by Young & Healthy

Uplifting Men/Boys and Women/Girls of Color in California Conference 2018
October 8-9, 8:30am – 4:30pm: The California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by Community Intelligence

Webinar: CDC – USBC Bi- Monthly Coalitions Webinar Series
October 9, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by United States Breastfeeding Committee

Uplifting Men and Boys of Color in California Conference 2018
October 9, 7:00am – 4:00pm: California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by Community Intelligence

Webinar: HFA Regional PSCO (Supervisor Day Only)
October 9 and 11, 11:00am – 2:00pm
Presented by Healthy Families America

YOUnited – Parents as Teachers 2018 International Conference
October 8-11
: Phoenix, AZ
Presented by Parents as Teachers

Webinar: Creating Nature – based Classrooms: Breaking the Aesthetic Code of Early Childhood Environments
October 10, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Early Childhood Investigations Webinars

Webinar: Assessing School – Age Children with Speech – Sound Disorders
October 10,
10:00am – 2:00pm
Presented by ASHA Store

Webinar: Interesting Cases from the Pediatric Emergency Department
October 10, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Blank Children’s hospital UnityPoint Health

Breastfeeding Equity Summit: Taking Action to Reduce Infant Feeding Inequities in LA County: Our Collective Responsibility
October 10-11, 8:30am – 4:30pm: The California Endowment, 1000 N Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by BreastfeedLA, LA County Department of Public Health, PAC/LAC, and partners

Webinar: Take Action to Improve Health with the School Health Index
October 11, 11:00am – 11:45am
Presented by 15 Years Action for Healthy Kids

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Domestic Violence Awareness Forum & Town Hall Discussion
October 11, 6:00pm – 7:30pm: Glendale Central Library Auditorium, 222 E. Harvard St., Glendale, CA 91205
Presented by YWCA

CII’s Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
October 11-12, 8:30am – 4:30pm: Children’s Institute, Inc. Otis Booth Campus, 2121 West Temple Street, Los Angeles, CA 90026
Presented by Children’s Institute, Inc.

Webinar: Exploring the Relationship-Based Competencies for Early Childhood Professionals Who Work with Families
October 11, 12:00pm – 1:15pm
Presented by Early Childhood National Centers

NCFP Webinar – Pride of Place: Sustaining A Family Giving Commitment Over Time

October 11, 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Presented by National Center for Family Philanthropy & Southern California Grantmakers

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Homeless Care Days: Free Healthcare & Social Services
October 12; 7:00 am – 3:00 pm: MacArthur Park, Wilshire Blvd + Alvarado St, Los Angeles
Presented by the office of L.A. City Councilmember Gil Cedillo

COMMUNUNITY EVENT: Resiliency Against Depression Disparities Community Conference
October 12, 8:30am – 1:00pm: Crenshaw Yoga & Dance, 5426 Crenshaw Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90043
Presented by RADD

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Care Harbor Los Angeles: Free Medical, Dental, Vision and Preventive Care
October 13-15, The REEF Exposition Hall, 1933 South Broadway, Los Angeles, CA, 90007
Presented by Care Harbor

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: ICAN Cesarean Support Group
October 13, 3:30pm – 4:30pm: Healthy Family Beginnings, 28924 Old Town Front Street #203, Temecula, CA 92590
Presented by Kristen Stratton CD (DONA)

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Building Bridges Fall 4 Wellness Fair

October 13, 11:00am – 2:00pm: Torrance High School, 2200 West Carson Street, Side Campus off of Martina and Plaza del Amo, Torrance, CA 90501
Presented by Torrance Unified School District Building Bridges Community Collaborative

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Community Voices Advocacy Workshop: Fall Series
October 13, 9:30am – 12:00pm: Century Community Center, 1700 E. Imperial Hwy, Los Angeles, CA 90059
Presented by Crystal Stairs, Inc.

The New Childcare: How to Find or Start a Progressive Childcare

October 14, 2:00pm – 4:00pm: Backyard, 134 W Palm St, Altadena, CA 91001
Presented by Trade School Los Angeles

Baby Bellies and Beyond – SoCal Baby Show
October 14, 12:00pm – 4:00pm
2000 E Convention Center Way Ontario CA 91764
Presented by Baby Bellies and Beyond

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: 15th Annual Wheelchair Wash and Health Festival
October 14, 10:00am – 3:30pm: LA Civic Center, 4801 East 3rd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90022
Presented by Familia Unida

Developing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Independent Schools
October 15, 10:00am – 2:30pm: Wilshire Boulevard Temple, 3663 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90010
Presented by California Teacher Development Collaborative

Webinar Series: 1st Annual Virtual Symposium on Prenatal-onset Group B Strep Disease (POGBSD)
October 15-25
(time TBD)
Presented by Group B Strep International

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: DEEP Program Hope Street – Do You Have Pre-Diabetes or Diabetes?
October 16, 8:30am – 10:30am: Hope Street Margolis Family Center, 1600 S. Hope St., Los Angeles, CA 90015
To register contact Patricia Duarte at 213-742-5569
Presented by Community Benefits of California Hospital Medical Center

Reflective Practice
October 16, 8:30am – 4:30pm, St. Anne’s – Foundation Room, 155 N. Occidental Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026
Presented by Children’s Institute, Inc.

Trauma Reduction Care for Youth
October 16, 9:00am – 2:00pm: McKinley Children’s Center, 762 Cypress Street, San Dimas, CA 91773
Presented by Certified Training at McKinley Children’s Center

Webinar: MyPeer Orientation
October 16, 12:00om – 12:45pm (use dropdown to select date)
Presented by Office of Head Start

Webinar: Making the Most of MyPeers
October 16, 1:00pm – 1:45pm (use dropdown to select date)
Presented by Office of Head Start

Webinar: Early Childhood Attachment Milestones and Capacity for Readiness

October 16, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by First 3 Years

Lactation Education Specialist Training
October 16,18,23,25,30: SLAHP 2930 West Imperial Hwy, Inglewood, CA 90250
To RSVP  email info@breastfeedLA.org
Presented by BreastfeedLA

HFA Regional Advanced Supervision

Webinar: The ECMHC Crisis of Confidence

October 16-17, 11:0am – 12:30pm
Presented by Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Webinar: Active Supervision for Child Safety
October 17, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Office of Head Start

Webinar: Trauma Informed Care in ECE: Key Strategies for Healing and Behavioral Change
October 17, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Early Childhood Investigations

Together for Families National Conference

October 15-17, Cleveland, OH
Presented by National Family Support Network

Webinar: Trauma, Ethics, & Betrayal
October 18, 10:30am – 12:30pm
Presented by Trauma Education Essentials

Network and CAPPA Joint Annual Conference 2018
October 17-19: Double Tree Hotel Sacramento, Sacramento, CA
Presented by California Child Care Resource & Referral Network

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: DEEP Program Hope Street – Do You Have Pre-Diabetes or Diabetes?
October 19, 8:30am – 10:30am: Quincy Jones Elementary School, 900 E. 33rd St. Los Angeles, CA, 90011
To register contact Patricia Duarte at 213-742-5569
Presented by Community Benefits of California Hospital Medical Center

Teen Parent Peer Connection Group
October 19, 5:00pm – 6:30pm: Antelope Valley Partners for Health, 43057 39th St. West, Lancaster, CA 93536
RSVP by emailing gjunkemeier@avph.org or calling 661-202-7321
Presented by AVHP, First 5 LA and Child Care Resource Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Health Insurance Enrollment Event
October 19, 5926 Pacific Blvd., Huntington Park, CA
For details, call 323-586-1610
Presented by Care1st Health Plan

6th Annual Fall Trauma Conference
October 19, 8:00am – 4:00pm: Santa Cruz, PEACE United Church, 900 High Street, Santa Cruz, 95060
Santa Cruz Trauma Consortium

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Free Shark Lagoon Nights
October 19, 6:00pm – 9:00pm: Aquarium of the Pacific, 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA
Presented by Aquarium of the Pacific

Webinar: Early Childhood Attachment Milestones and Capacity for Readiness
October 19, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by First 3 Years

The Help Group Summit: A Conference Focusing on Autism, Learning Disabilities and ADHD
October 19-20, 7:30am – 1:00pm: Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
Presented by L.A. Parent

Become a Resource Family – Foster or Foster – Adopt a Child
October 20, 10:00am – 12:00pm: Children’s Bureau, 1910 Magnolia Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90007
Presented by Children’s Bureau of Southern California, Foster Care & Adoption

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: EarthFestLA
October 20, 10:30am – 7:00pm: Media Park, 9091 Culver Blvd, Culver City, CA
Presented by EarthFestLA.org

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Wildlife Family Fun Day
October 20, 11:00am – 4:00pm: Annenberg Space for Photography, 200 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles, CA 90067
Presented by The Annenberg Space for Photography

8th Annual Fetal Echocardiography Symposium at UCLA: Real-Life Fetal Cardiac Screening – Pearls from the Matters

October 20, 8:00am – 5:00pm: UCLA Meyers & Renee Luskin Conference Center, 425 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095
Presented by UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Free Medical Clinic Event
October 21, 9:00am – 4:00pm: Dharma Seal Temple, 3027 Del Mar Avenue, Rosemead, CA 91770
Presented by Wealth by Health Steps for Change Foundation

LA Cancer Challenge 5k Walk/Run
October 21, 7:30am – 12:00pm: UCLA, 120 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095
Presented by Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Special Needs Resource Fair
October 21, 11:00am – 3:00pm: CSUN Student Union, 18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge, CA
Presented by Family Focus Resource Center, California State University, Northridge

Healing Together: A Convening for QTBIPOC Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse

October 21, 9:00am – 6:00pm: CARECEN, 2845 West 7th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90005
Presented by Ignacio Rivera & Amita Swadhin

How Does it Feel? A First-Hand Experience of a Sensory Processing Disorder
October 22, 8:30am – 12:00pm: Braille Institute, 741 N. Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90029
Presented by IDA California

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: DEEP Program Hope Street – Do You Have Pre-Diabetes or Diabetes?
October 23, 8:30am – 10:30am: Hope Street Margolis Family Center, 1600 S. Hope St. Los Angeles, CA 90015
To register contact Patricia Duarte at 213-742-5569
Presented by Community Benefits of California Hospital Medical Center

Breastfeeding General Education Class

October 23, 9:00am – 11:30am: Molina Healthcare, 550 E Hospitality Ln, Suite 100, San Bernardino, CA 92408
Presented by California Breastfeeding Coalition

HFA Peer Review Training: California
October 23-25, 8:30am – 4:30pm: SPIRITT Family Centers, 2000 Tyler Ave, South El Monte, CA 91733
Presented by Healthy Families America

Webinar: Building Your Bounce Professional Development Learning Series: Training-the-Trainer
October 23 and 30, 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Presented by Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Save the Date! Cultural Competence Summit
October 23-24 (time TBD): Riverside Convention Center, 3637 5th St, Riverside, CA, 92501
Presented by California Institute for Behavioral Health Solutions

Webinar: Storytimes and Transitions with Heart: Lessons for Early Educators from Youth Librarians
October 24, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Early Childhood Investigations

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: First 5 Riverside 20th Anniversary Celebration & Open House
October 24, 4:00pm – 6:00pm: First 5 Riverside, 585 Technology Court, Riverside, CA 92507
Presented by First 5 Riverside

Women’s Health Update 2018
October 24-25, 8:30am – 4:30pm: The California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by Essential Access Health

The NCAC Extended Forensic Interview Model
October 23-25, 9:00am – 4:30pm : Courtyard Long Beach Downtown, 500 East First Street, Long Beach, CA 90802
Presented by National Children’s Advocacy Center

2018 Infant Health Policy Summit
October 25, 9:00am – 2:00pm: Willard InterContinental, Washington, DC
Presented by The 2018 Infant Health Policy Summit

Webinar: Bedtime Blues: Solving Sleep Challenges
October 25, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by Parents Place

Webinar: MyPeer Orientation
October 25, 9:00am – 9:45am (use dropdown to select date)
Presented by Office of Head Start

Trauma Informed Practice: Fostering Resilient Learners – Level 1
October 25, 8:30am – 3:00pm: 1280 Santa Anita Court, Woodland, CA 95776
Presented by California ASCD

Webinar: Balanced Fluid Administration in Pediatric Severe Sepsis
October 25, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by Children’s Hospital Association

Webinar: Tuition Pricing Versus Labor Costs: The Approaching Tsunami
October 25, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Early Childhood Investigations Webinars

Webinar: Balanced Fluid Administration in Pediatric Severe Sepsis

October 25, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by Children’s Hospital Association

Women’s Economic Empowerment Summit
October 25, 8:30am – 2:30pm: South Gate Municipal Auditorium, 4900 Southern Ave, South Gate, CA 90280
Presented by CALEITC4Me

Reflective Parenting Program Level 1 Training: Fundamentals
October 25-26, 9:00am – 4:00pm: New Center for Psychoanalysis, 2014 Sawtwelle Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025
Presented by Center for Reflective Communities

CII’s Cohort 13 Child Parent Psychotherapy, Booster II
October 25- 26, 9:00am – 4:30pm: Children’s Institute, Inc. Otis Booth Campus, 2121 West Temple Street, Los Angeles, CA 90026
Presented by Children’s Institute, Inc.

Trauma Informed Practice: Fostering a Trauma Sensitive Learning Environment

October 26, 8:30am – 3:00pm: 1280 Santa Anita Court, Woodland, CA 95776
Presented by California ASCD

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: DEEP Program Hope Street – Do You have Pre-Diabetes or Diabetes?
October 26, 8:30am – 10:30am: Quincy Jones Elementary School, 900 E. 33rd St. Los Angeles, CA, 90011
To register contact Patricia Duarte at 213-742-5569
Presented by Community Benefits of California Hospital Medical Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Homeless Care Days: Free Healthcare & Social Services
October 26, 7:00 am – 3:00 pm: MacArthur Park, Wilshire Blvd + Alvarado St, Los Angeles
Presented by the office of L.A. City Councilmember Gil Cedillo

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: 3rd Annual Total Woman’s Health Fair – Chit, Chat & Chew
October 27
, 10:00am – 2:00pm: Knox Presbyterian Church, 5840 La Tijera Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90056
Presented Knox Presbyterian Church

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Fair Housing: Who Is Protected & What You Need to Know
October 27, 2:15pm – 3:15pm: LA Law Library, 301 West 1st Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by LA Law Library

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Los Angeles Vision Walk
October 27, 9:00am – 12:00pm: Crescent Bay Park, 2000 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA
Presented by Foundation Fighting Blindness

Volunteer Advocates for Children in Foster Care
October 27, 11:00am – 12:00pm: LA Law Library, 301 West 1st Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by LA Law Library

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Trick or Treat Trail Along The Lake & Health Fair

October 27, 10:00am – 3:00pm: The Lakes at Thousand Oaks Blvd, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362
Presented by Calabasas Mommy and Savvy Mom Promotions

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: 2018 Marina Spooktacular

October 27-28,
11:00am – 9:00pm: Burton Chace Park, 13650 Mindanao Way, Marina de Rey, CA
Presented by L.A. County Department of Beaches & Harbors

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Grand Park’s Dia de Los Muertos Celebration
October 27 – November 4, 12:00pm – 9:00pm: Grand Park, 200 N. Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA
Presented by Grand Park

Webinar Series: Implementing OAE Hearing Screening and Follow- up with Young Children
October 29, November 1, 5 & 8, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by ECHO

Seeking Safety Training
October 30, 9:00am – 4:30pm: The California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by ECHO Parenting

Webinar: Bare-feet and Children’s Healthy Development
October 30, 2:30am – 3:30pm
Presented by Early Childhood PD

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: DEEP Program Hope Street – Do You Have Pre-Diabetes or Diabetes?
October 30, 8:30am – 10:30am: Hope Street Margolis Family Center, 1600 S. Hope St. Los Angeles, CA 90015
To register contact Patricia Duarte at 213-742-5569
Presented by Community Benefits of California Hospital Medical Center

Increasing Your Professional Health & Happiness (Vicarious Trauma / Compassion Fatigue)
October 31, 8:00am – 5:00pm: Embassy Suites by Hilton Los Angeles Downey, 8425 Firestone Blvd, Downey, CA 90241
Presented by Vicarious Trauma / Compassion Fatigue

Webinar: Coaching for Childhood Educators: Research Findings and Practical Considerations
October 31, 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Presented by Early Childhood Investigations Webinar

Webinar: Online Workshop – Bye-Bye Diapers (Preschool)

November 1,
1:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by Parents Place Bay Area

Webinar: Exploring the Relationship-Based Competencies for Early Childhood Professionals Who Make Home Visits
November 1, 12:00pm – 1:15pm
Presented by Early Childhood National Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Union Station’s Train to Table Farmers Market
November 1 (and every Thursday thereafter), 11:00pm – 3:00pm: Union Station, 800 N. Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by Union Station

Power Women Summit Los Angeles
November 1-2, 8:00am – 8:00pm: Los Angeles, CA
Presented by WrapWomen

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: DEEP Program Hope Street – Do You Have Pre-Diabetes or Diabetes?

November 2, 8:30am – 10:30am: Quincy Jones Elementary School, 900 E. 33rd St. Los Angeles, CA 90011
To register contact Patricia Duarte at 213-742-5569
Presented by Community Benefits of California Hospital Medical Center

Webinar: Optimize Your Use of the DECA-C (Clinical)
November 1 & 8, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

2018 Moms Meet WOW Summit
November 2-3, 8:00am – 6:00pm: Hyatt Regency Orange County, 11999 Harbor Blvd, Garden Grove, CA 92840
Presented by Moms Meet

Teen Parent Peer Connection Group
November 2, 5:00pm – 6:30pm: Antelope Valley Partners for Health, 43057 39th St. West, Lancaster, CA 93536
RSVP by emailing gjunkemeier@avph.org or calling 661-202-7321
Presented by AVHP, First 5 LA and Child Care Resource Center

Children’s Bureau Blue Tie Gala
November 3, 6:30pm – 10:00pm: Museum of Flying, 3100 Airport Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90405
Presented by Children’s Bureau

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Out of the Darkness: Greater Los Angeles Walk – Pasadena
November 3, 9:00am – 12:00pm: Central Park, 275 S. Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA 91105
Presented by American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Support for Parents Group Meeting
November 4, 10:30am – 11:45am: The Baila Baila Studio, 2640 Lincoln Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405
Presented by L.A. Parent

3rd Annual LA Baby Show
November 3-4, 10:00am – 4:00pm: 1933 South Broadway Los Angeles CA 90007
Presented by The Baby Show Series

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Family Story Time
November 4, 1:00pm – 3:00pm: California African American Museum, 600 State Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90037
Presented by The California African American Museum

Women’s Hospital Information Night
November 5, 7:00pm – 8:30pm: Saddleback Medical Center, 24451 Health Center Drive, Laguna Hills, CA 92653
Presented by Saddleback Medical Center

Tackling the Root Causes of Poor Health: Health Beyond Healthcare
November 6, 7:30am – 3:30pm: The Center at Cathedral Plaza, 555 W Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by UCLA Kaiser Permanente Center for Healthy Equity

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: DEEP Program Hope Street – Do You Have Pre-Diabetes or Diabetes?
November 6, 8:30am – 10:30am: Hope Street Margolis Family Center, 1600 S. Hope St. Los Angeles, CA 90015
To register contact Patricia Duarte at 213-742-5569
Presented by Community Benefits of California Hospital Medical Center

Webinar: Public Meeting – Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Healthy People 2030
September 6-7, 8:30am – 3:30pm: 20 F St NW Conference Center, Room AB, Washington, DC 20001
Presented by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Save the Date: 2018 California March of Dimes Annual Conference
November 5-6
: Hilton Irvine/Orange County Airport, 1880 MacArthur Blvd., Irvine, CA 92612
Presented by March of Dimes

HFA Implementation Training: Oregon
November 6-8, 8:30am – 4:30pm: Early Learning Division, 700 Summer Street NE, Salem, OR, 97301
Presented by Healthy Families America

Alliance 2018 Summit & Parent Engagement Awards: United in Action

November 7, 7:30am – 3:30pm: The Center at Cathedral Plaza, 555 West Temple Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by Families in Schools

Webinar: Social Emotional Screening of Young Children: Early Identification is Essential to Healthy SEL
November 7, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Early Childhood Investigation Webinars

Reproductive Health and the Environment in Los Angeles County
November 7, 8:00am – 2:00pm: The California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by Iris Cantor – UCLA Women’s Health Center

Parent-Child Relational Assessment: How to Measure a Relationship

November 8, 8:30am – 4:30pm: Watts Healthcare Corporation, 10300 S. Compton Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90044
Presented by Children’s Institute, Inc

Webinar: Empowering Families in the Face of PANS (Pediatric Acute-Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome)
November 8 (time TBD)
Presented by Anxiety and Depression Association of America

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: DEEP Program Hope Street – Do You Have Pre-Diabetes or Diabetes?
November 9, 8:30am – 10:30am: Quincy Jones Elementary School, 900 E. 33rd St. Los Angeles, CA, 90011
To register contact Patricia Duarte at 213-742-5569
Presented by Community Benefits of California Hospital Medical Center

EDGY Conference 2018: Building A Better Future
November 9, 8:30am – 4:30pm: Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 North Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049
Presented by Penny Lane Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Homeless Care Days: Free Healthcare & Social Services
November 9; 7:00 am – 3:00 pm: MacArthur Park, Wilshire Blvd + Alvarado St, Los Angeles
Presented by the office of L.A. City Councilmember Gil Cedillo

SoCal Wellness

November 9, 10:00am – 4:00pm: Westlake Village Inn, 31943 Agoura Road, Westlake Village, CA 91361
Presented by SoCal Moms & MomAngeles Media

Save the Date: La Leche League of SoCa/Nev Network Conference

November 9 – 11, 8:00am – 8:00pm: Embassy Suites Arcadia/Pasadena, CA
Presented by BeastfeedLA

Carriage House Birth Foundation Postpartum Doula Training
November 9-11, 10:00am – 6:00pm: GraceFull Birthing, 2815 West Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026
Presented by Carriage House Birth

California School Nutrition Association Annual Conference

November 8-11: Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center, 300 E. Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802
Presented by California School Nutrition Association

Webinar: Dissociation in Children & Adolescents
November 12, 3:00pm – 6:00pm
Presented by Trauma Education Essentials

Webinar: MyPeer Orientation
November 12,  10:00am – 10:45am (use dropdown to select date)
Presented by Office of Head Start

Webinar: Making the Most of MyPeers
November 12, 11:00am – 11:45am (use dropdown to select date)
Presented by Office of Head Start

LA County Play Therapy Training Seminar

November 13-15, 9:00am – 4:30pm: Vista Del Mar Child and Family Services, 3200 Motor Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90034
Presented by Vista Del Mar Child and Family Services

Webinar: Promoting School Success through Coparenting Strategies
November 13, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by First 3 Years

Cultural Competency and Grief
November 13 (time TBD)
Presented by The American Academy of Bereavement

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: DEEP Program Hope Street – Do You Have Pre-Diabetes or Diabetes?
November 13, 8:30am – 10:30am: Hope Street Margolis Family Center, 1600 S. Hope St. Los Angeles, CA 90015
To register contact Patricia Duarte at 213-742-5569
Presented by Community Benefits of California Hospital Medical Center

Webinar: Using the DECA Program to Promote Trauma – Sensitive Settings

November 13, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Webinar: Strategies to Create Positive Learning Environments for Children and Staff
November 14, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Office of Head Start

Webinar: Birth/First Parents Voices
November 14, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by PACT an Adoption Alliance

Webinar: Collaborative Development of Newborn Screening Prenatal Fact Sheet
November 15, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by NCHAM

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: DEEP Program Hope Street – Do You Have Pre-Diabetes or Diabetes?
November 16, 8:30am – 10:30am: Quincy Jones Elementary School, 900 E. 33rd St. Los Angeles, CA, 90011
To register contact Patricia Duarte at 213-742-5569
Presented by Community Benefits of California Hospital Medical Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Health Insurance Enrollment Event
November 16, 5926 Pacific Blvd., Huntington Park, CA
For details, call 323-586-1610
Presented by Care1st Health Plan

Webinar: Promoting School Success Through Coparenting Strategies: Adoption/Foster Care (Support)
November 16
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by First 3 Years

Transforming Parental States of Mind: Reflective Clinical Approaches
November 16, 9:00am – 4:00pm: New Center for Psychoanalysis, 2014 Sawtelle Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025
Presented by Center for Reflective Communities

Making Sense of Sensory Issues: Strategies & Solutions
November 16, 8:30am – 4:30pm: Watts Labor Community Action Committee, 10950 South Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90059
Presented by Children’s Institute, Inc.

Teen Parent Peer Connection Group
November 16, 5:00pm – 6:30pm: Antelope Valley Partners for Health, 43057 39th St. West, Lancaster, CA 93536
RSVP by emailing gjunkemeier@avph.org or calling 661-202-7321
Presented by AVHP, First 5 LA and Child Care Resource Center

Babywearing for Birthworkers & Beyond – All Day Skills Workshop

November 17, 9:00am –5:00pm: Bini Birth, 13743 Riverside Drive, Los Angeles, CA 91423
Presented by MAMABIRD Los Angeles

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Children’s Discovery Workshop – Veggies 101
November 17, 10:00am – 11:00am: Chino Community Garden & Park, 5976 Riverside Drive, Chino, CA 91710
Presented by Healthy Chino

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Volunteer at Women’s Cancer Walk/Run
November 18, 7:00am – 12:00pm: Woodley Park, 6076 Woodley Ave, Los Angeles, CA 91316
Presented by The Ovarian Cancer Coalition of Greater California

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: 9th Annual Fitness Day and Health Fair in Rosemead
November 18,
10:00am – 3:00pm: Rosemead Center, 3936 North Muscatel Ave, Rosemead, CA 91770
Presented by City of Rosemead

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: DEEP Program Hope Street – Do You Have Pre-Diabetes or Diabetes?
November 20, 8:30am – 10:30am: Hope Street Margolis Family Center, 1600 S. Hope St. Los Angeles, CA 90015
To register contact Patricia Duarte at 213-742-5569
Presented by Community Benefits of California Hospital Medical Center

Webinar: Power Tools for Breastfeeding Coalitions
November 21, 11:00am  – 12:30pm
Presented by United States Breastfeeding Committee

HFA Regional Great Beginnings Start Before Birth Training
November 27-29, 8:30am – 4:30pm: Yolo Co. Health & Human Services, 25 N. Cottonwood St, HHSA Gonzales Bldg #170 (Davis Room), Woodland, CA 95695
Presented by Healthy Families America

Webinar: Foster Adopt & Birth Parents

November 28
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by PACT an Adoption Alliance

Webinar: Relationships in Early Education: It’s Basic
November 28, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Early Childhood Investigations Webinars

Webinar: MyPeer Orientation
November 29, 12:00pm – 12:45pm (use dropdown to select date)
Presented by Office of Head Start

Webinar: FLIP IT! Transforming Challenging Behavior
November 29, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Trauma Responsive Play
November 30, 9:00am – 4:30pm: The California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by ECHO Parenting

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: DEEP Program Hope Street – Do You Have Pre-Diabetes or Diabetes?
November 30, 8:30am – 10:30am: Quincy Jones Elementary School, 900 E. 33rd St. Los Angeles, CA, 90011
To register contact Patricia Duarte at 213-742-5569
Presented by Community Benefits of California Hospital Medical Center

Support for Parents Group Meeting
December 2, 10:30am – 11:45am: The Baila Baila Studio, 2640 Lincoln Blvd, Santa Monica, CA, 90405
Presented by L.A. Parent

Making the Most of Reflective Supervision: An Introduction to Reflective Practice
December 3, 8:30am – 4:30pm: New Center for Psychoanalysis, 2014 Sawtelle Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025
Presented by Center for Reflective Communities

Lactation Education Specialist Training

December 5,6,11,12,13: SLAHP 2930 West Imperial Hwy, Inglewood, CA 90250
To RSVP  email infor@breastfeedLA.org
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Webinar: Business Solutions for the Weary ECE Program Leader: “Systems Mindsets” for Less Stress and More Revenue
December 5, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Early Childhood Investigations Webinars

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Union Station’s Train-to-Table Farmers Market

December 5, 12:00pm – 6:00pm: Union Station, 800 N. Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by L.A. Parent

Webinar: Current Updates in the Treatment of Pediatric Behavior Issues

December 5,
12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Blank Children’s Hospital UnityPoint Health

Webinar: Key Strategies to Resilient Leadership

December 6, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Teen Parent Peer Connection Group
December 7, 5:00pm – 6:30pm: Antelope Valley Partners for Health, 43057 39th St. West, Lancaster, CA 93536
RSVP by emailing gjunkemeier@avph.org or calling 661-202-7321
Presented by AVHP, First 5 LA and Child Care Resource Center

Black Maternal Health Conference & Training Institute

December 7-9: Atlanta, GA
Presented by Black Mamas Matter Alliance

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Christmas Festival 2018: With Love for All Children

December 8-9, 12:00pm – 8:00pm: Plaza Americana, 1911 E. Gage Ave, Los Angeles, Ca 90001
Presented by Ministerio Cristovision Inc

Webinar: CDC – USBC Bi-Monthly Coalitions Webinar Series
December 11, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by United States Breastfeeding Committee

Webinar: Youth Behavioral Health
December 10, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Voices for Ohio’s Children

Building Best Practices in Balanced Literacy (Grades K- 5)

December 10, 8:30am – 3:00pm: Homewood Suites by Hilton Anaheim Resort – Convention Center, 2010 South Harbor Blvd, Anaheim, CA 92802
Presented by International Center for Education, Inc.

Webinar: Literacy in Early Childhood
December 11, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by First 3 Years

Webinar: Early Identification of Autism in Children Who Are Deaf/Hard of Hearing
December 11, 12:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by ASHA Store

Webinar: Building Your Bounce: Simple Strategies for a Resilient You
December 11, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Webinar: Literacy in Early Childhood
December 12, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by First 3 Years

Webinar: Circle of Influence: Implementing Shared Decisions Making and Participative Management
December 12, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Early Childhood Investigations Webinars

Webinar: Nutrition: Recipe for Success in Wound Healing
December 12, 9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by Shield Healthcare

Webinar: Navigating Conversations on Religion & The LGBTQ Community
December 12, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Human Rights Campaign – All Children & Families

Webinar: Challenging Behavior: What Role Do Leaders Play?
December 13, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Webinar: Maternal Mental Health 101
December 13, 10:30am – 12:00pm
Presented by Postpartum Support International and 2020 Mom

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Homeless Care Days: Free Healthcare & Social Services
December 14; 7:00 am – 3:00 pm: MacArthur Park, Wilshire Blvd + Alvarado St, Los Angeles
Presented by the office of L.A. City Councilmember Gil Cedillo

A Child’s Dream – CA: Annual Holiday Outreach 2018
December 15, 11:00am – 2:00pm: Culver City Teen Center @ Veterans Memorial Park, 4153 Overland Ave, Culver City, CA 90230
Presented by A Child’s Dream – CA

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Puppets in the Park at Tierra de la Culebra
December 16, 2:00pm – 3:30pm: Tierra de la Culebra, 240 South Avenue 57, Los Angeles, CA 90042
Presented by La Culebra Action League

Women’s Hospital Information Night
December 17, 7:00pm – 8:30pm: Saddleback Medical Center, 24451 Health Center Drive, Laguna Hills, CA 92653
Presented by Saddleback Medical Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Health Insurance Enrollment Event!
December 21, 5926 Pacific Blvd., Huntington Park, CA
For details, call 323-586-1610
Presented by Care1st Health Plan

Teen Parent Peer Connection Group
December 21, 5:00pm – 6:30pm: Antelope Valley Partners for Health, 43057 39th St. West, Lancaster, CA 93536
RSVP by emailing gjunkemeier@avph.org or calling 661-202-7321
Presented by AVHP, First 5 LA and Child Care Resource Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Homeless Care Days: Free Healthcare & Social Services
December 28; 7:00 am – 3:00 pm: MacArthur Park, Wilshire Blvd + Alvarado St, Los Angeles
Presented by the office of L.A. City Councilmember Gil Cedillo

Webinar: Baby Behavior for Lactation Professionals
December 31, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by UC Davis Human Lactation Center

2019 Women Symposium
January 5, 2019, 8:30am – 2:30pm: California State University Dominguez Hills, 1000 East Victoria Street, Carson, CA 90747
Presented by Sisters in Educational Empowerment

Webinar: School Breakfast-Menu Options for Alternative Breakfast Models
January 10, 2019, 1:00pm – 1:45pm
Presented by 15 Years Action for Healthy Kids

Webinar: Power Tools for Breastfeeding Coalitions
January 16, 2019, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by United States Breastfeeding Committee

National Summit on Quality in Home Visiting Programs

January 30 – February 1, 2019: Washington, DC
Presented by The Ounce

9th Annual California Breastfeeding Summit
January 29-31, 2019: Delta Hotels by Marriott Anaheim Garden Grove, CA
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Parent Advocacy Mentor (PAM) Program Cycle 23

February 1, 2019, 1:00pm – 4:00pm: Wayfinder Family Services, 5300 Angeles Vista Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90043
Presented by Special Needs Network, Inc.

Carriage House Birth Foundation Postpartum Doula Training

February 8-10, 2019, 10:00am – 6:00pm: Los Angeles, CA
Presented by Carriage House Birth

3-Day Intensive Grief Training
February 13-15, 9:00am – 5:00pm: Encino, CA 91436
Presented by OUR HOUSE Grief Support Center

Webinar: Leveraging the Power of Resilience with Brock Sellers
February 15, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Children’s Aid Society of Alabama

Coming Together to Nurture the Next Generation: Why We Need CalAIMH
March 22, California State University, Fresno
Presented by California Association for Infant Mental Health

Radical Teach-In & Wellness Revival

April 4, 2019, 6:00pm – 9:00pm: Los Angeles, CA
Presented by GirlTrek

10th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference – Beyond Obesity: Tackling Root Causes

July 15-18, 2019, 7:00am – 5:00pm: Anaheim Marriott, 700 West Convention Way, Anaheim, CA 92801
Presented by Childhood Obesity Conference

Recorded Webinars, On-Demand Training


Looking for a webinar that we (LA Best Babies Network) hosted? Check the
Stronger Families Blog for recordings (and related resources).

Intentional Partnerships Podcast
Season I of this bi-weekly podcast began June 26, 2018
Presented by Parents as Teachers National Center, with Strong Fathers, Strong Families

Optimizing Visitation for Young Traumatized Children and Their Parents/Caregivers
Original Date: 2012
Presented by The National Child Traumatic Stress Network

Emotional Challenges and Self-Care for Those Working With Young Traumatized Children
Original Date: 2012
Presented by The National Child Traumatic Stress Network

Introducing TST-FC: A Trauma-Focused Curriculum for Caregivers
Original Date: June 29, 2017
Presented by the Annie E. Casey Foundation

Bringing the Protective Factors Framework to Life
Presented by Children’s Bureau Express

Recording of Understanding Breastfeeding, Bed-sharing, and SIDS
Original Date: December 6, 2017
Presented by BreastfeedLA

#PowerInPrevention Ending Child Sexual Abuse: Updates on Child Sexual Abuse Prevention with Elementary School Ages
Original Date: January 16, 2018
Presented by Prevent Connect

Sport is Part of the Solution to Ending Sexual and Domestic Violence: Launching Raliance’s NEW Sport + Prevention Center
Original Date: December 6, 2017
Presented by Prevent Connect

Peer Learning Forum: Implementing Community-Level Strategies to Prevent Sexual and Domestic Violence
Original Date: October 5, 2017
Presented by Prevent Connect

Addressing the Roots: Preventing Multiple Forms of Violence through Shared Underlying Factors
Original Date: September 20, 2017
Presented by Prevent Connect

#PowerInPrevention Ending Child Sexual Abuse: Survivor Leadership: It’s Relevance to Child Sexual Abuse Prevention
Original Date: September 11, 2017
Presented by Prevent Connect

Supporting Women and Girls’ Leadership in Sport to Prevent Sexual and Domestic Violence
Original Date: August 22, 2017
Presented by Prevent Connect

A Safe Place to Call Home: Transforming the Physical/Built Environment for Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention
Original Date: August 16, 2017
Presented by Prevent Connect

Using Essential Elements to Select, Adapt, and Evaluate Violence Prevention Approaches
Original Date: August 28, 2017
Presented by Prevent Connect

#PowerInPrevention Ending Child Sexual Abuse: Prevention through Understanding and Addressing Sexual Behavior of Children
Original Date: July 25, 2017
Presented by Prevent Connect

Knowledge and Know-How: Nurturing Child Well-Being
Focuses on the core knowledge and skills needed to leverage your relationships with families, promote child well-being, and raise overall quality of care. Eight one-hour online lessons. Includes .8 CEUs.
Presented by Zero to Three

The Residual Impact of Historical Structural Inequities: Connecting Residential Segregation and Mortgage Discrimination to Current Infant Mortality and Breastfeeding Rates
Original Date: July 27, 2017
Speakers: Jaye Clement, MPH, MPP; Brittney Francis, MPH; Kiddada Green, MAT; Arthur James, MD; Jessica Roach, LPN, BA, MPH

Learning from Rare Events: Infant Mortality Data
Original Date: August 22, 2017
Speakers: Tricia Finnerty, MSc; Lloyd Provost, MS

The Role of State Health Leaders in Addressing Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
Original Date: August 31, 2017
Speakers: Jay Butler, MD, CPE; Morgan F. McDonald, MD, FAAP, FACP; Christi Mackie, MPH; Ellen Pliska, MHS; Zarnaaz Bashir, MPH

Knowledge and Know-How: Online Course on Early Childhood Education
This 8-lesson course provides early-childhood professionals the core knowledge required to work effectively with very young children and their families.

Understanding, Preventing, and Managing Compassion Fatigue
The purpose of this module, is to help home visitors understand what compassion fatigue looks like, identify if they are at risk or already experiencing compassion fatigue, as well as how to prevent and/or manage the condition.

Healthier Products, Healthier People—The Six Classes Approach to Reducing Harmful Chemicals
These series of videos summarizes where one of these classes of chemicals is used, associated health problems, and how to reduce exposure. This knowledge will better equip large purchasers, manufacturers, retailers, designers, and consumers to take the steps needed to limit the use of these problematic chemicals.

Strategies for Home Visitor Safety
This module provides strategies for home visitor safety before, during, and after the home visit. By the end of this training, home visitors will be able to: Identify safety strategies that can be used before, during, and after the home visit. Recognize how to reduce tense situations, what to do in dangerous situations, and how to handle aggression. Recall safety tips regarding animals, disease, professional boundaries, parking and vehicle safety. Use technology to help remain safe.

Understanding Intimate Partner Violence
This module provides an overview of key topics regarding IPV, including: Types of IPV, Indicators of abuse, The extent of the IPV problem, How to discuss the topic of IPV with clients, How culture may impact how IPV is perceived, and the importance of identifying community resources and establishing relationships with those resources.

Helping Parents to understand and manage their Anger
This module provides an overview of what causes anger, the function that anger serves in our lives, and how anger impacts our relationships. Home visitors will learn how these issues may look in parenting situations as well as specific strategies on how to help parents understand and manage their anger.

Supporting Young Children in Immigrant Families: What Early Childhood Stakeholders need to know about the New Immigration Orders
Going over who the children impacted by immigration enforcement policies and how do these policies harm a child’s development, also what the current early childhood policies are and how the eligibility rules relate to children in immigrant families.

Protective Factors Part 1
“Protective Factors Part 1” is the first in a two-part series highlighting protective factors. This episode provides an overview and helps listeners distinguish protective factors from risk factors. Guests provide examples of how child welfare professionals can recognize and work with parents and families to strengthen their protective factors.

Creating Milk Depots in Los Angeles County
Breastfeed LA, with funding from Kentec Medical Inc., has partnered with the Mothers’ Milk Bank of San Jose (MMBSJ) to launch the Milk Collections Sites Project. View this webinar for information on setting up a Milk Collection Site in L.A. County, or call 323-210-8505.

Zika in the U.S., Puerto Rico and Beyond: Risks and Response
This forum is a conversation on the risks and response to the spreading Zika virus.

15th Ryan White HIV/AIDS AETC Program Clinical CARE Conference
This 2.5 day technical conference provided state of the art updates on research, care, and treatment issues in the medical management of HIV infection.

Infant and Toddler Reflective Curriculum Planning, Part 1
This webinar provides an overview of how to translate research into teacher practice to improve program quality for infants and toddlers. This archived webinar is the first in the archived series, Infant and Toddler Reflective Curriculum Planning. The series present principles, a planning process, and strategies to help teachers support children’s learning from birth to three years of age.

Infant and Toddler Reflective Curriculum Planning, Part 2
This webinar provides early childhood professionals with a structure they can use to make informed decisions about curriculum practices for infants and toddlers, and to highlight the newest component of the California Infant/Toddler Learning and Development System: California Infant/Toddler Curriculum Framework.

Infant/Toddler Relationships, Interactions and Guidance: Part 1: Relationships and Interactions
This webinar focuses on implementing strategies and putting into place organizational structures that support intentional, responsive relationships between supervisors, care teachers and young children in efforts to support children’s social and emotional development.

Infant/Toddler Relationships, Interactions and Guidance: Part 2: Guidance
This webinar highlights the connection between the early childhood educator competencies for relationships, interactions, and guidance. It provides examples, ideas, and resources for how to provide effective guidance for social behavior in the infant/toddler group care setting. In addition, it addresses the important roles of family members, teachers, and program leadership, in helping infants and toddlers learn about and develop strategies for social interactions, relationships, and managing conflict.

Engaging Fathers, Parts 1, 2, and 3
Fathers and paternal family members play a crucial role in children’s growth and development. Child welfare agencies, however, may have difficulty connecting with and engaging noncustodial fathers and paternal family members. In this 3-part podcast series, Child Welfare Information Gateway provides strategies for engaging fathers and working with fatherhood organizations.

NACCHO Breastfeeding Initiative Archived Webinars
The Public Health Breastfeeding Webinar Series, funded through a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, will promote promising practices and share lessons learned from the Reducing Breastfeeding Disparities through Peer and Professional Support Project (Breastfeeding Project).

Engaging Men & Dads at WIC
The Alameda Fathers Corps shared how they increase involvement of fathers in children’s lives by focusing on factors specific to the needs of men and the challenges they face in fulfilling their role as fathers.

Welcoming African American Families at WIC
To engage more eligible families, increasing our understanding and implementation of best practices that welcome and include African American families can help local WIC staff establish WIC as a key community service and partner.

Nutrition Preventive Services: Existing Gaps in a Critical ACA Benefit
Presents current gaps in the provision of nutrition preventive services – benefits that every American is entitled to, thanks to the Affordable Care Act – and emerging strategies for innovative ways that WIC and community partners are providing nutrition preventive services.

Millennials in WIC – Reaching today’s Young Parents
Moms and dads in the “millennial” generation have grown up in a changing world that impacts how they communicate and learn best. UC Berkeley intern and CWA consultant Maggie Rasnake explored general guidelines for communicating with “millennials” and specific steps to keep WIC valuable and relevant to clients in their late teens to early thirties.

What If…? Exploring WIC Improvement Concepts
Karen Farley, CWA Executive Director, shared the results from the “What If” Survey conducted last summer and fall, where many WIC staff, participants, partners and friends submitted ideas for how to make WIC even better.

CNE activities: Zika Virus: What Every Nurse Should Know
1.7 continuing nursing education (CNE) contact hours are available for this activity.
Presented by the March of Dimes
Also see Zika Virus: Information and Resources in the Stronger Families Blog for bilingual materials, including fact sheets and infographics from the March of Dimes.

Mom & Mind Podcast
Focuses on the maternal mental health aspects of becoming pregnant, being pregnant and early parenthood. Subscribe via iTunes.

Online Course on Child Abuse and Neglect
More information: Leslie A. Lacopi at 415-882-5176 or liacopi@imq.org. Free course is approved for CME credits, nursing CEUs, or a completion certificate.
Presented by the IMQ grant from the California Governor’s Office on Emergency Services

Smoking Cessation for Pregnancy & Beyond: A Virtual Clinic
Presented by Dartmouth Medical School, in collaboration with the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Webinar: Home Safety
Presented by The National Center on Health

Webinar: Lead and Our Children: The Role of Early Care and Education Programs
Presented by The National Center on Early Childhood Health and Wellness

Webinar: Improving Head Start/ Child Care and Community Readiness and Response to Seasonal Influenza
Presented by The National Center on Health and Healthy Child Care America

Webinar B3: Prenatal Development: Laying the Foundation for School Readiness
Presented by the 17th Annual Birth to Three Institute

Webinar: Professional Development in Infant/ Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation
Presented by the National Center on Health

Webinar: Setting Up Families for Success: Advancing an Advocacy Framework for Low-Wage Working Parents & Their Children
Presented by the National Women’s Law Center

National Diaper Bank Network Webinars
(Series of recorded webinars on making diapers affordable for low-income families)
Presented by the National Diaper Bank Network

Webinar: Quality Ratings, Common Core, and DAP
Presented by Kyle Snow
Part of the Early Childhood Investigations webinar series produced by Engagement Strategies

Webinar: Hosting Literacy Workshops for Families of Preschoolers
Presented by Kathryn Roberts and Nell Duke
Part of the Early Childhood Investigations webinar series produced by Engagement Strategies

Webinar: Early Care and Education in Transformation
Presented by Jacqueline Jones
Part of the Early Childhood Investigations webinar series produced by Engagement Strategies

Webinar: Connecting Early Literacy to Health – Healthy Growing Bodies and Able Young Readers
Presented by Vera Meyerholtz
Part of the Early Childhood Investigations webinar series produced by Engagement Strategies

Webinar: The Science of Dual Language Learning for Children Birth Through Age Five: Effective Practices that Improve Outcomes
Presented by Linda Espinosa
Part of the Early Childhood Investigations webinar series produced by Engagement Strategies

Recordings of 2016 USC UCEDD Community Education Conference
Presented by USC, UCEDD at CHLA

Webinar: Working Toward Well Being: Community Approaches to Toxic Stress
Presented by Center for the Study of Social Policy

Webinar: Oral Intake During Labor
Presented by InJoy Birth and Parenting Education

Practitioner Series: Center for Prevention and Early Intervention Policy (on infant and early childhood mental health)

Online Certification Training: Bringing Light to Motherhood
Certification training on perinatal mood and anxiety disorders
Presented by Maternal Mental Health NOW and PAC/LAC

Webinar Archive: Center for Study of Social Policy
Recordings to “help raise awareness, change practice and influence policy in order to improve outcomes for children, families and communities.”

Webinar Archive: California Diabetes and Pregnancy Program (CDAPP) Sweet Success Resource & Training Center
Includes a variety of webinar recordings and supporting documents on issues related to gestational diabetes.

Webinar: Ready to Meet the Needs of All Children? A Closer Look at Diversity in the Early Childhood Workforce
Recorded April 28, 2015
Presented by Migration Policy Institute

Online Training: Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)
Presented by the Pacific Southwest Addiction Technology Transfer Center

Video of Lecture Series: How to Survive and Thrive with a Mentally Ill Relative

  1. The Family As Ally – Helpful Skills and Strategies
  2. Inside the World of Bipolar Disorder
  3. Treatment of Bipolar Disorder
  4. Inside the Darkness of Depression
  5. Inside “the Beautiful Mind” of Schizophrenia
  6. Recovery with Schizophrenia
  7. Understanding Trauma and PTSD

Presented by NAMI San Gabriel Valley and Pacific Clinics Training Institute

Video: “The Mask You Live In” Documentary Screening and Panel Discussion on Masculinity and Violence
Panel moderator: Frank Blaney of LA Fathers Program at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
Presented by the California Endowment’s Center for Healthy Communities

Webinar Series: Supporting Children Affected by Prenatal Substance Exposure
Includes these 4 recordings:

  • Long-term Effects of Prenatal Substance Exposure
  • Sustaining the Promise of Child Well-being for Infants and Toddlers Born Prenatally Drug Exposed: Strategies, Core Components and Long-term Outcomes of the Miami Community Collaboration Model
  • Strengthening the Parent-Child Attachment in Families Affected by Substance Use
  • Shame, Guilt and Fear: Understanding and Working with the Complex Feelings of Mothers of Substance-exposed Newborns

Recorded March-June, 2015
Presented by the National AIA Resource Center

Webinar: Social Determinants of Breastfeeding: Policies, Trainings, and Programmatic Strategies
View slides only
Recorded August 20, 2015
Presented by Every Woman Southeast Coalition

Webinar: What About the Guys? Men’s Reproductive Health: Programmatic Strategies and Lessons Learned
View slides only
Recorded June 23, 2015
Presented by Every Woman Southeast Coalition

Webinar: Who’s Making the Decision? Strategies for a Client-Centered Reproductive Life Plan
View slides only
Recorded May 6, 2015
Presented by Every Woman Southeast Coalition

Webinar Series: The Impact of Racism on the Health and Well-Being of the Nation
Part 1: Naming and Addressing Racism: A Primer
Listen to the recorded webinar
Webinar slides: Introduction, Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Conclusion
Recorded July 21, 2015
Presented by the American Public Health Association

Webinar Series: The Impact of Racism on the Health and Well-Being of the Nation
Part 2: No Safety, No Health: A Conversation About Race, Place and Preventing Violence
Listen to the recorded webinar
Webinar slides: Introduction, Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Conclusion
Recorded August 4, 2015
Presented by the American Public Health Association

Webinar Series: The Impact of Racism on the Health and Well-Being of the Nation
Part 3: Unequal Treatment: Disparities in Access, Quality and Care
Listen to the recorded webinar
Webinar slides: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
Recorded August 25, 2015
Presented by the American Public Health Association

Webinar: Innovative Technology for Preconception Care
View slides only
Recorded May 21, 2014
Presented by Every Woman Southeast

Addressing Racism’s Impact on Women’s and Infant’s Health: Lessons Learned from the Racial Healing Projects in Tennessee
Recorded October 30, 2013
Presented by Every Woman Southeast

Addressing the Impact of Racism on Disparities in Birth Outcomes: Successes and Lessons Learned from the Partnership to Eliminate Disparities in Infant Mortality
View slides only
Recorded July 11, 2013
Presented by Every Woman Southeast

Online Video: Domestic Violence 2015
Presented by CASAT

Webinars: WIC Works Summer Series 2014
Includes links to presentation slides and other materials on topics such as Medications in Pregnancy and Lactation, Early Literacy, and Best Practices for Breastfeeding Support in Community Clinics. Earlier webinar series are archived here.

Webinar: Quality Family Planning Counseling
Recorded May 2015, approx. 35 min.
Presented by the California Family Health Council

Webinar: Addressing Intimate Partner Violence + Reproductive Coercion in Diverse Health Care Settings
Recorded April 2015, approx. 45 min.
Presented by the California Family Health Council

HPV Vaccination Series
Recorded January 2013, approx. 84 min.
Presented by the California Family Health Council

CDC’s Perinatal Quality Collaboratives Webinar 2013-2014 Series
Includes the following archived webinars:

  • Breastfeeding and Human Milk Quality Improvement Initiatives
  • Obstetric Hemorrhage
  • Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy
  • Severe Maternal Morbidity
  • Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

CDC’s Perinatal Quality Collaboratives Webinar 2012-2013 Series
Includes the following archived webinars:

  • Neonatal Quality Improvement Initiatives
  • Obstetric Quality Improvement Initiatives
  • Building and Sustaining a Collaborative
  • Perinatal Performance Measures and Data Collection
  • Quality Improvement Principles and Getting Started
  • Perinatal Quality Collaboratives 101

Videocast: NIH Workshops on Participant Engagement and Health Equity
Watch videocasts of 7/1/15 workshop and 7/2/15 workshop
Presented by the NIH Precision Medicine Initiative

CPSP Provider Online Training
Offered by County of Los Angeles Dept. of Public Health, Comprehensive Perinatal Services Program

Learning Series on Implementation
Presentations on three focus areas:

  • Foundational Concepts
  • Readiness Preparation
  • Sustainability

Presented by The National Child Traumatic Stress Network

 

Ongoing In-Person Meetings, Classes


Nurturing Fathers Groups (Parenting Classes)
English classes every Wednesday, 6:00 – 9:00 pm: 10 sessions beginning January 17)
Spanish classes every Tuesday, 6:00 – 9:00 pm: 10 sessions beginning January 23)
To enroll, call Ciro Aguilar, 562-570-3285.
Presented by City of Long Beach- Life Coaching & Fundamentals of Fatherhood Program

Burn Prevention Presentation
A free presentation for parents, caregivers and babysitters of children under the age of 5. Available in English and Spanish
*Contact Debbie Karaman at Debbie.Karaman@hcahealthcare.com or call 818-676-4483
Presented by The Grossman Burn Center at West Hills Hospital and the Children’s Burn Foundation

Free Weekly Postpartum Support Groups
San Pedro –
Wednesdays @ 12:00 pm: 916 North Western Ave, Suite #210, San Pedro, CA 90732
Hermosa Beach –
Fridays @ 2:00 pm: 2200 PCH, Suite 306, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
Presented by Recovery Now, Inc.

Maternal Child Health Education Training and Consultation for Perinatal Professionals
The Los Angeles-based Association for Wholistic Maternal and Newborn Health offers courses on a variety of topics. See their flyer of course offerings and their webpage for more information.

Pregnancy and Postpartum Stress Support Group (free)
Every Tuesday,
12:30 – 2:00 pm: Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center, 1770 N. Orange Grove Ave., Suite 210, Pomona, CA
Facilitated by Katayune Kaeni, Psy.D., host of the Mom and Mind podcast.

Breastfeeding Support Group (bilingual – English/Spanish)
Wednesdays, 10:00 – 11:00 am: The Wellness Center, 1200 N. State St, Room 1029, Los Angeles CA, 90033
Offered by Maternal and Child Health Access
For more information, call Breastfeeding Counselor Martha Escudero at 323-608-1353.

Free Breastfeeding Support Groups
Almost every day at various locations throughout the San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valleys

Breast Cancer Support Group
Every 2nd Tuesday
, 6:00 – 7:30 pm: East Side Cancer Project, 3030 E. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90023
Register or get more info: 323-346-5989
Hosted by Vegan Moni

2017 Summer Meal Service Sites
A list of locations in L.A. County where children may receive free meals during school vacation and off-track periods. Must call site contact to confirm participation.
Community members can use the Calif. Dept. of Education website or the USDA Summer Meals Finder, call 2-1-1 or Text FOOD to 877-877.

Role of a Father Workshops
Every 4th Friday, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
301 N. Prairie Ave., Inglewood, Suite 501
Hosted by Great Beginnings for Black Babies – Fatherhood Initiative

L.A. Fathers Program: Free Weekly Classes
Tuesdays, 4:00 – 6:00 pm
Free parenting classes, employment counseling, diapers and food bank. Free child care during classes. To register, call 213-484-6676. More information: echoparenting.org/lafathers

Parent Support Circles of Los Angeles County
Dates, times and locations vary. Find a group near you – in English or Spanish.

Grief and Loss Support Group

Every Tuesday, 6:30 pm: Westmont Counseling Center, 1704 W. Manchester Ave, Suite 202A, Los Angeles, CA  90047
Attendance is free, donations accepted. Location may change, please call ahead.

Grief Counseling Support Group Meeting
1st, 3rd and 4th Mondays each month
, 5:00 – 6:30 pm: Healthy African American Families, 4305 Degnan Blvd., #105, Los Angeles, CA
Presented by Healthy African American Families

Support Group for Parents Who Live With Fetal and Infant Loss
Every 2nd Wednesday at 6:00 pm
(it’s OK to be late)
600 S. Commonwealth Ave, Ste. 800, Los Angeles, CA 90005
RSVP: Christina Thiele, christina23thiele@gmail.com or 707-849-5347
Grief support resources in L.A. County

 

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