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!

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September is:

Upcoming Events           

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Parent and Baby Classes (free)
Every Tuesday and Wednesday August 27 – December 11
Tuesdays
, 9:00am – 11:50am: Knox Presbyterian Church, 225 S. Hill Ave., Pasadena, CA 91106
Wednesdays, 12:30pm – 3:20pm: Mission Gathering Church, 789 N. Altadena Dr., Pasadena, CA 91107
To register, please email Jane Stockly at jlstockly@pasadena.edu or visit the PCC Community Education Center, 3035 E. Foothill Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91107
Presented by Pasadena City College Parent Education Program

Diabetes Classes
Every Monday for the Month of September, 2:00pm – 3:30pm: Boyle Heights Family Resource Center, 1200 N. State St., Ste. 1069, Los Angeles, CA 90033
Presented by L.A. Care

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Walk It Out
Every Tuesday for the Month of September,
4:00pm – 5:00pm: Los Angeles State Historic State 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

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Bilingual Yoga
Every Saturday for the Month of September,
9:30am – 10:30am: Los Angeles State Historic State 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

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Chinatown Fitclub
Every Wednesday for the Month of September,
6:30pm -8:30pm: Los Angeles State Historic State Park (meet by the orange groves), 1315 N. Spring St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
For more information, please call 323-441-8401
Presented by LA State Historic Park

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Therapeutic Thursdays
Every Thursday for the Month of September
, 5:30pm – 7:30pm: Los Angeles State Historic State 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

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Weed Warriors
Every Friday for the Month of September,
9:00am – 10:30am: Los Angeles State Historic State 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

Women and Health Equity Conference – This Time is Now: Our Bodies. Our Health. Our Communities.
September 12,
8:00am – 2:00pm: The California Endowment, 1000 Alameda St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by the Los Angeles County Women’s Health Equity Coalition

Advanced Trauma & Resilience Training
September 12,
9:00am – 4:30pm: the California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by Echo

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Health Screening
September 12
, 8:30am – 1:00pm: Villa Flores, 1020 S. Flower St., Los Angeles, CA 90015
For more information, please call Isabel Polanco at 213-742-5762
Presented by CHMC Dignity Health – Community Benefits

Health Emergency Local Planning Partnership (HELPP)
September 12,
8:30am – 12:30pm: 247 S. Boyd St., San Bernardino, CA 92408
Presented by San Bernardino County Department of Public Health

Webinar: Public Charge and Young Children: What Early Childhood Stakeholders Need to Know
September 12,
10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by CLASP

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: 5th Homeless Services Professionals Job Fair of Los Angeles
September 12,
10:00am – 1:00pm: West L.A. College (Library & Learning Center), 9000 Overland Ave., Culver City, CA 90230
Presented by L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti, LAHSA, L.A. County Homeless Initiative, WDACS and others

Reflective Practice & Reflective Supervision
September 12,
9:00am – 4:00pm: Long Beach CAP, 2600 Redondo Avenue, 6th Floor, Long Beach, CA 90806
For more information, please email CSOC_Admin_Trainings@dmh.lacounty.gov
Presented by the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health and ZERO To THREE

Emerging Health Care Challenges: Solutions and Funding Priorities
September 12,
8:00am – 10:00am: The California Endowment, 1000 Alameda St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by the Grant Professionals Association – Los Angeles Chapter

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Long Beach Job Fair
September 12,
9:30am – 12:30pm: Long Beach Marriott, 4700 Airport Plaza Drive, Long Beach, CA 90815
Presented by HireLive

How Trauma Impacts Development: Part 2
September 12
, 6:00pm – 8:00pm: 4900 Airport Plaza Drive, Suite 100, Long Beach, CA 90815
Presented by Children’s Home Society of California–Long Beach

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Mid-Autumn Festival for Families
September 12,
4:00pm – 5:00pm: Garden Grove Chapman Library, 9182 Chapman Avenue, Garden Grove, CA 92841
Presented by OC Public Libraries

Webinar: Aging, Women, and HIV: Why You Should Focus on Older Women and What You Need to Know
September 12,
11:00am – 12:15pm
Presented by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Regions 1–10 Women’s Health Team

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Housing Rights Workshop
September 12,
12:30pm – 2:30pm: Los Angeles County Development Authority, 700 West Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801
Presented by Housing Rights Center and Los Angeles County Development Authority

Webinar: September 2019 Strengthening Families Networking Webinar: Engaged Communities Preventing Child Abuse: The 90by30 Story
September 12,
12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by the Center for the Study of Social Policy’s Strengthening Families

Webinar: Coexisting Anxiety and ADHD: Addressing Challenges in Diagnosis and Treatment
September 12,
9:00am – 11:00am
Presented by the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, in collaboration with the American Brain Coalition

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Healthy Snack Day 2019

September 12,
10:00am – 12:30pm: Northeast Valley Health Corporation (San Fernando Health Center), 1600 San Fernando Road, San Fernando, CA 91340
Presented by CalFresh Health Living at NEVHC

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Bellies and Brunch: Having Your Best Pregnancy Yet
September 13,
12:00pm – 1:30pm: Mimi’s Café – Rancho Cucamonga, 10909 East Foothill Blvd., Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
Presented by Abundant Life Chiropractic

Planning for A Healthy Home, Body, and Baby English Program Facilitator Training
September 13,
9:00am – 11:00am: Good Samaritan Hospital, Moseley-Salvatori Conference Center, 637 S. Lucas Street, Los Angeles, CA 90017
Presented by the Iris Cantor – UCLA Women’s Health Education and Research Center

Planning for A Healthy Home, Body, and Baby English Program Facilitator Training (Spanish)
September 13,
12:30pm – 2:30pm: Good Samaritan Hospital, Moseley-Salvatori Conference Center, 637 S. Lucas Street, Los Angeles, CA 90017
Presented by the Iris Cantor – UCLA Women’s Health Education and Research Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: FREE Educator Workshop in Child Passenger Safety
September 13,
8:00am – 4:30pm: Petersen Automotive Museum, 6060 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Presented by SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Infant Massage Five-Class Series
September 13, 20, 27, October 4 and 11; 10:00am – 11:00am: Wellnest, Multi-Purpose Room, 3787 S. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90007
To RSVP, call Yesenia Hernandez at (323) 373-2400 x2117.
Presented by Wellnest, with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Preventing Suicide: Help and Hope – 4th Annual Conference
September 13,
8:00am – 12:30pm: Moorpark College, 7075 Campus Road, Moorpark, CA 93021
Presented by Ventura County Behavioral, in partnership with Oxnard College

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: First Friday Campfire & Movie
September 13,
7:00pm – 8:30pm: 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

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Preventing Suicide: Help and Hope – 4th Annual Conference
September 13,
8:00am – 12:30pm: Moorpark College, 7075 Campus Road, Moorpark, CA 93021
Presented by Ventura County Behavioral Health

Beyond Loss Grief Training Program Fall 2019
September 13 – 14,
8:30am – 4:30pm: Spiritual Care Services, 1509 Wilson Terrace, Glendale, CA 91206
For more information please call 818-409-8008
Presented by Adventist Health Glendale

IDA Statewide Conference
September 13-14,
TBA: Holiday Inn San Jose-Silicon Valley, San Jose, CA
Presented by IDA California

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Bullying for Parents: Tips and Strategies (English/Español)
September 14,
10:00am – 1:00pm: Family Justice Center, 14651 Oxnard St., Van Nuys, CA 91411
Presented by Strength United

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Become a Resource Parent Foster or Foster–Adopt Siblings
September 14,
10:00am -12:00pm: Children’s Bureau, 1910 Magnolia Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90007
Presented by the Children’s Bureau of Southern California, Foster Care & Adoption

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Rock ‘n’ Talk – Celebrate 50 Years of Growing Healthy with AltaMed
September 14,
10:00am – 2:00pm: AltaMed Medical and Dental Group — South Gate, 8627 Atlantic Ave., South Gate, CA 90280
Presented by the AltaMed Foundation

Care of the Pediatric Surgery Patient for the Bedside Provider
September 14,
7:45am – 4:15pm: Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, Houssels Forum, 2801 Atlantic Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90806
Presented by The Association of Advanced Practice Providers/Pediatric Surgery

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Foster Family Fun Day
September 14,
10:00am – 12:00pm: Crossroads Community Church, 25300 Rye Canyon Road, Santa Clarita, CA 91355
Presented by Jefferson and Shannon Henson

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Health & Wellness Community Fair
September 14,
9:00am – 1:00pm: 7514 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90003
Presented by Unity MBC

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Health & Wellness Workshop 2019
September 14,
1:00pm – 5:00pm: 701 Kimberly Ave., Suite 245, Placentia, CA 92870
Presented by Anthony “Minh” Nguyen

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Family Health & Fitness Day
September 14,
8:30am – 9:30am: Marine Stadium Park, 5255 E. Paoli Way, Long Beach, CA 90803
Presented by Long Beach Boot Camp

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: 2019 Very Special Innovation Fair – Los Angeles
September 14,
10:00am – 2:00pm: STEM3 Academy, 6455 Coldwater Canyon Ave., North Hollywood, CA 91606
Presented by The Help Group

Southern California Public Health Association Meet and Greet

September 14,
9:00am – 11:00am: 10990 Jefferson Blvd., Culver City, CA 90230
Presented by Southern California Public Health Association

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: The 3rd Annual Santa Monica Preschool Fair
September 14,
10:00am – 1:00pm: First United Methodist Church of Santa Monica, 1008 11th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90403
Presented by My Preschool Fair

Liftique Blush Panel – Intimate Conversations about Pelvic Floor Health
September 14,
10:00am – 11:30am: Liftique Blush Medical Office, Liftique Learning Lounge, 3701 Birch, 1st Floor, Newport Beach, CA 92660
Presented by Liftique

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Bagels, Babies, and Breast, A Creative Support Group for Moms and Family
September 15,
10:30am – 11:30am: 7952 W. 3rd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90048
Presented by Carla Shriver and MOM’s The Word

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

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

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
, TBA
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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

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

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)

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

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

4th Annual Vivian Weinstein Leadership Day – Best Practices In Early Childhood
September 23,
8:30am – 4:30pm: The California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by IDA California

Community Resiliency Model
September 23,
9:00am – 4:30pm: The California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by Echo

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Health Screening
September 23
, 2:00pm – 6:00pm: Hope Street Family Center, 1600 S. Hope Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015
For more information, please call Isabel Polanco at 213-742-5762
Presented by CHMC Dignity Health – Community Benefits

PARENT/FAMIY EVENT: S.T.E.A.M. Time for Kids
September 23,
3:30pm – 4:30pm: Garden Grove Chapman Library, 9182 Chapman Avenue, Garden Grove, CA 92841
Presented by OC Public Libraries

Sensory Integration: Applications to Understanding and Intervening with Young Children With Mental Health Needs
September 23
, 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, with Birth to Five and the USC University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD)

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Family & Friends of those with Mental Illness

September 23
, 7:00pm – 8:30pm: Children’s Building, 1 Saddleback Parkway, Lake Forest, CA 92630
Presented by Saddleback Lake Forest

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Healthy Eating Class
September 23,
4:25pm – 5:45pm: MOOR OUT OF LIFE, 600 W. Manchester Ave., #4, Los Angeles, CA 90044
Presented by MOOR OUT OF LIFE

Webinar: Racial Equity Webinars
September 24,
11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by California Breastfeeding Coalition

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Diabetes Awareness Class (Spanish)
September 24,
9:00am – 10:00am: Hosler Middle School, 11300 Bruce St., Lynwood, CA 90262
For more information, please call Patricia Duarte at 213-742-5569
Presented by CHMC Dignity Health – Community Benefits

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Health Screening
September 24,
2:00pm – 5:30pm: Holy Cross Community Center, 104 West 47th St., Los Angeles, CA 90037
For more information, please call Isabel Polanco at 213-742-5762
Presented by CHMC Dignity Health – Community Benefits

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: CPR Demo (Free)
September 24, 10:00am – 1:00pm: 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

Webinar: Home Visiting Safety
September 24,
8:00am – 9:00am
Must login to register
Presented by The Ounce

Webinar: Coaching in Early Childhood
September 25,
11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by Early Childhood Investigations Webinars

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Diabetes Discussion: A Free Health & Wellness Class
September 25,
5:00pm – 6:00pm: Central Drugs Pharmacy, 520 West La Habra Blvd., La Habra, CA 90631
Presented by Central Drugs Pharmacy

 Los Angeles County Suicide Prevention Network 9th Annual Suicide Prevention Summit
September 25,
7:00am – 3:30pm: The California Endowment – Yosemite Hall, 1000 N. Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by the Los Angeles County Suicide Prevention Network

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Arts In The Park
September 25,
2:00pm – 4:00pm: Los Angeles State Historic State 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

Webinar: Tips for Fathers: Helping Children Manage Screen Time and the Online World  
September 25,
10:00am – 11:30am
Presented the National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Free – Providence Health and Wellness Seminars
September 26,
7:30am – 9:00am (use dropdown to select date): Del Amo Fashion Center, 3525 West Carson Street, Torrance, CA 90503
Presented by Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center — Torrance

Webinar: Mobilizing For Health Equity: County Advocacy
September 26,
11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the California Pan-Ethnic Health Network

PARENT/ FAMILY EVENT: Willowbrook Education Fair
September 26
, 11:00am – 3:00pm: Willowbrook Library, 11737 Wilmington Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90059
Presented by Metro Willowbrook Rosa Parks Station

Webinar: The Social Determinants of Health: Their Influence on Older Adults and Physical Activity
September 26,
2:00pm – 3:30pm
Presented by the California Department of Public Health

Webinar: The International Childbirth Initiative: 12 Steps to Safe and Respectful MotherBaby–Family Maternity Care
September 26,
9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by the Institute for Perinatal Quality Improvement

Webinar: Infant and Toddler Brain Development and Communication

September 26,
10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Virginia Infant & Toddler Specialist Network

Save The Date: Webinar: Syphilis: A Call to Action – Babies Born with Syphilis are at a 20-Year High
September 26,
12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by PAC/LAC

PARENT/FAMILY EVENTL 7th Annual Step Into Success
September 26,
10:00am – 1:00pm: Hawthorne Memorial Center, 3901 West El Segundo Blvd, Hawthorne, CA 90250
Presented by the City of Hawthorne, in collaboration with The Los Angeles Cluster Collaborative

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Antelope Valley African American Infant & Maternal Mortality Communication Action Team Convening
September 26,
5:00pm – 7:30pm: Antelope Valley Partners for Health, 44226 10th Street West, Lancaster, CA 93534
Presented by Antelope Valley AAIMM Community Action Team Steering Committee

Webinar: Exploring Values and Beliefs Around Parenting
September 26
, 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Must login to register
Presented by The Ounce

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: OC Human Relations Presents Annual Hate Crime Report Release

September 26,
9:00am – 11:00am: Los Olivos Community Center, 101 Alfonso, Irvine, CA 92618
Presented by OC Human Relations

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: A Functional Approach to Modern Women’s Health: Managing Stress & Hormones
September 26,
6:00pm – 7:30pm: Advanced Regenerative Medical Center, 1711 Via El Prado, Suite 101, Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Presented by Dr. Ava Azimi, Rachel Rotabi, AFMC, Jillian Wang, LAC

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Health Screening
September 27,
8:00am – 12:30pm: CARECEN Day Labor Center, 1675 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90017
For more information, please call Isabel Polanco at 213-742-5762
Presented by CHMC Dignity Health – Community Benefits

Engagement Strategies for Out-of-Home Care Providers Working with Sexually Exploited Youth
September 27,
9:00am – 4:00pm: Casa Pacifica, 1722 South Lewis Road, Camarillo, CA 93012
Presented by Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Special Needs Support Group for Parents
September 28,
11:00am – 12:00pm: Somos Life Wellness Space, 24036 Vista Montana, Torrance, CA 90505
Presented by Somos Life Wellness Space Events

Los Alamitos Family Dance
September 28
, 6:00pm – 9:00pm: Oak Middle School Gym, 10821 Oak Street, Los Alamitos, CA 90720
Presented by the City of Los Alamitos Recreation & Community Services

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Community Health Fair
September 28,
10:00am – 3:00pm: Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Hills Crenshaw, Medical Offices, 3782 West Martin Luther King Junior Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90008
Presented by Coalition of 100 Black Women – Los Angeles Chapter

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: FREE MAMMOGRAMS
September 28,
10:00am – 3:00pm: Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Hills, Crenshaw Medical Offices, 3782 West Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90008
Presented by Coalition of 100 Black Women, Los Angeles Chapter

Health Care Action Forum
September 28,
1:00pm – 2:30pm: Embassy Suites by Hilton Brea North Orange County, 900 East Birch Street, Brea, CA 92821
Presented by CA39 District Action Council & Indivisible CA39

Health Care Action Forum
September 28,
1:00pm – 2:30pm: Embassy Suites by Hilton Brea North Orange County, 900 East Birch Street, Brea, CA 92821
Presented by CA39 District Action Council & Indivisible CA39

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Health Care Action Forum
September 28,
1:00pm – 2:30pm: Embassy Suites by Hilton Brea North Orange County, 900 East Birch Street, Brea, CA 92821
Presented by CA39 District Action Council & Indivisible CA39

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: National Public Lands Day
September 28,
10:00am – 12:00pm: 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

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: FREE September Kids Fun Zone Event in Inglewood
September 28,
12:00pm – 3:00pm: Crenshaw Imperial Plaza Shopping Center, 2900 West Imperial Highway, Inglewood, CA 90303
Presented by Crenshaw Imperial Plaza

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: #TheMentalHealthSeries with Ninety3Impact
September 28, 7:00pm – 10:30pm: Liberate Hollywood, 6365 Selma Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90028
Presented by Liberate Hollywood

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: 8th Annual BHS Health & Art Fair
September 28,
11:00am – 3:00pm: Behavioral Health Services Inc, 15519 Crenshaw Blvd., Gardena, CA 90249
Presented by Behavioral Health Services

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Alive & Running 5k Walk/Run for Suicide Prevention
September 29,
8:00am – 10:00am: Alive & Running 2019 West 88th Street & La Tijera Blvd. (just north of LAX), Los Angeles, CA 90045
Presented by Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Eating Right with My Plate
September 29,
10:00am – 11:00am: L.A. Care Family Resource Center, 2072 E. Palmdale Blvd, Palmdale, CA 93550
Presented by L.A. Care

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Hope for Mental Health Community
September 29
, 1:00pm – 3:00pm: Tent 3 – Lake Forest Campus, 1 Saddleback Pkwy, Lake Forest, CA 92630
Presented by Saddleback Lake Forest

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: MOMS: Find Time For YOU!
September 29,
1:00pm – 3:00pm: Corner Escrow, 18302 Irvine Blvd., Suite 350, Tustin, CA 92780
Presented by Bridget Belden

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Health Screening
September 30,
7:30am – 12:30pm: St. Agnes Catholic Church, 2625 S. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90007
For more information, please call Isabel Polanco at 213-742-5762
Presented by CHMC Dignity Health – Community Benefits

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Healthy Eating Class
September 30,
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: Curls and Conversation: Hair Health 101
September 30,
10:00am – 11:00am: Black Women for Wellness, 4340 11th Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90008
Presented by Black Women for Wellness

HFA Regional FFS Core Training

September 30 – October 4,
8:30am – 4:30pm: Yolo County Housing Authority, 147 W. Main St (Meeting Room), Woodland, CA 95695
Presented by Healthy Families America

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Understanding Anxiety and Depression: How to Survive and Thrive
October 1
, 7:00pm – 9:00pm: 2471 E. Walnut St., Pasadena, CA 91107
Presented by NAMI San Gabriel Valley

Webinar: The I/ECMHC Crisis of Confidence
October 1 & 8,
10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Fifty & Better Health Fair 2019
October 2,
9:00am – 2:00pm: Janet Goeske Foundation & Senior Center, 5257 Sierra Street, Riverside, CA 92504
Presented by Janet Goeske Foundation & Senior Center

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training – San Bernardino
October 2,
8:30am – 4:30pm: Children’s Network, 825 East Hospitality Lane, San Bernardino, CA 92415
Presented by the San Bernardino County Children’s Network Mentoring Task Force

DIVE IN – ZERO to THREE’s Annual Conference 2019
October 2 – 4,
TBA: The Diplomat, 3555 S. Ocean Dr., Hollywood, FL 33019
Presented by ZERO to THREE

CAPPA Certified Lactation Educator (CLE) Training
October 2- 4,
TBA: CCRC, 20001 Prairie Street, Chatsworth, CA 91311
Presented by Birthing, Bonding & Breastfeeding, with Child Care Resource Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Asthma-Friendly Home

October 3
, 10:00am – 11:00am: Health Education Center, 1725 Western Avenue North, San Bernardino, CA 92411
Presented by Dignity Health – Community Hospital of San Bernardino

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: San Gabriel Valley Job Fair
October 3,
10:00am – 2:00pm: Canyon City Church/ Valleydale Center, 5525 N. Lark Ellen Ave., Azusa, CA 91702
Presented by Incight

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: 15th Annual Riverside College & Career Fair
October 3,
4:00pm – 8:00pm: Galleria at Tyler, 1299 Galleria at Tyler, Riverside, CA 92503
Presented by Riverside College & Career Fair

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Managed Career Solutions 4th Annual Disability Job and Resource Fair
October 3
, 10:00am – 2:00pm: Hollywood WorkSource Center, 4311 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90029
Presented by Managed Career Solutions

Webinar: An Equitable Vision for Children & Families
October 3,
TBA
Must login to register for course
Presented by the UCLA Center for Healthier Children, Families and Communities  

Beginning Rhythms & Keys to Caregiving: Feeding and Sleep Routines
October 3 – 4,
10:00am – 4:30pm: Denver Preschool Program, 305 Park Avenue West, Suite B, Denver, CO 80205
Presented by Special Care Inc. 

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

Child Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) Training
October 3 – 4,
9:00am – 4:00pm: NCJW I LA, 543 N. Fairfax Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90036
To register, please contact CPP@NCJWLA.ORG. For general questions about the training, please contact Dr. Maricella Mendez Sherwin at mendezshewin1@gmail.com
Presented by the National Council of Jewish Women – Los Angeles

Motivational Interviewing
October 4,
9:00am – 4:00pm: Casa Pacifica, 1722 South Lewis Road, Camarillo, CA 93012
Presented by Casa Pacifica Centers for Children & Families

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Monthly Mindfulness Meeting – A Women Empowering Support Group & Network
October 4,
6:00pm – 8:00pm: Century 21 PrimeTime Realtors, 5490 Philadelphia Street, Chino, CA 91710
Presented by Alexandria Garcia

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: FAMILY FIRST FRIDAYS

October 4,
starting at 10:00am (use dropdown to select date): The Village at Westfield Topanga, 6250 Topanga Canyon Blvd, Near 24 Hour Fitness, Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Presented by Westfield Topanga

Autism Independence Conference

October 4,
9:00am – 2:00pm: The California Endowment, 1000 North Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by the Autism Independence Foundation

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

Introduction to Maternal and Pediatric Nursing
October 4,
10:00am – 10:00pm: CPR 4ALL, 5318 Laurel Canyon Blvd, Ste. 105, Valley Village, CA 91501
Presented by CPR 4 All

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Autism Independence Conference

October 4,
9:00am – 2:00pm: The California Endowment, 1000 North Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by Autism Independence Foundation

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: 4th Annual Say NO Bullying Festival

October 5,
11:00am – 3:00pm: Griffith Park, 4730 Crystal Springs Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90027
Presented by Say NO Bullying

PARENT/ FAMILY EVENT: DaddyCon SoCal: A Convention for Dads
October 5,
9:00am – 4:00pm: Great Wolf Lodge, 12681 S. Harbor Blvd, Garden Grove, CA 92840
Presented by DaddyCon

PARENT/ FAMILY EVENT: MommyCon SoCal
October 5,
9:00am – 4:00pm: Great Wolf Lodge, 12681 S. Harbor Blvd, Garden Grove, CA 92840
Presented by MommyCon

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Learn & Grow Expo!
October 5,
10:00am – 3:00pm: Discovery Cube Orange County, 2500 North Main Street, Santa Ana, CA 92705
Presented by Parenting OC Magazine

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Damaged Goods Organization Inc. 2nd Annual Children’s Awareness Day
October 5,
12:00pm – 5:30pm: Rawley Duntley Park, 3334 W. Ave K, Lancaster, CA 93534
Presented by Damaged Goods Organization

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Fall into Family Fun Reading Event
October 5,
10:00am – 11:30am: California State University Fullerton, 800 North State College Blvd, Education Classroom Building, Reading Center, Room 24, Fullerton, CA 92831
Presented by Reading Educators Guild and Hazel Miller Croy Reading Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: 10th Annual LA Family Day
October 5,
12:00pm – 3:00pm: The Grove, 189 The Grove Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Presented by T.J. Martell Foundation and Citi

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: 32nd Annual Encino Family Festival
October 6,
10:00am – 4:00pm: Ventura Blvd (between Balboa Blvd and Amestoy Avenue),
16900 Ventura Blvd., Encino, CA 91316
Presented by the Encino Chamber of Commerce

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Youth Art and Talent Showcase and Homelessness Resource Fair  
October 6,
11:00am – 4:00pm: South Los Angeles Wetlands Park, 5413 S. Avalon Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90011
For more information please contact Brittany Daniel at Bdaniel@lasha.org
Presented by LASHA

Uplifting Women and Girls of Color in California Conference 2019: Addressing Trauma and Promoting Mental Health Resiliency and Community Wellbeing

October 7,
8:00am – 4:00pm: The California Endowment: 1000 Alameda St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by the Community Intelligence

Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT)

October 7
, 9:00am – 4:30pm: The California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by Echo

How Are Immigrants Changing the Way Health Care Is Practiced?
October 7,
7:30pm – 9:30pm: The RedZone at Gensler, 500 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071
Presented by Zocalo Public Square

Intersectional Uplifting Men and Boys of Color in California Conference 2019
October 8,
8:00am – 4:00pm: The California Endowment: 1000 Alameda St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by Community Intelligence

Beyond the Baby Blues: Supporting Maternal Mental Health
October 8
, 8:30am – 12:00pm: UCI Student Center, Emerald Bay Room A, 311 W. Peltason Dr., Irvine, CA 92697
Presented by BreastfeedLA, First 5 Orange County, March of Dimes, Hoag Center for Healthy Living, and UCI Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing and others

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Health Literacy Class
October 8,
4:45pm – 5:45pm: MOOR OUT OF LIFE, 600 W. Manchester Ave, #4, Los Angeles, CA 90044
Presented by MOOR OUT OF LIFE

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Women’s Health Workshop
October 8,
5:30pm – 7:00pm: DeMoss Chiropractic Newport Beach, 20321 Southwest Birch Street, Ste. 100, Newport Beach, CA 92660
Presented by DeMoss Chiropractic

Webinar: Understanding Culture and Community Leadership to Enhance Community Engagement
October 8,
TBA
Must login to register for course
Presented by Strategies 2.0

Lactation Educator Counselor (CLEC) Training Program
October 8 – 9
, 8:30am – 5:00pm: Olive View-UCLA Medical Center, 14445 Olive View Drive, Education Building Rm 109, Sylmar, CA 91342
To register over the phone, please call 858-534-3400
For more information, email ucsdlactation@ucsd.edu
Presented by UC San Diego Extension and Olive View – UCLA Medical Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Cardiac Support/Risk Reduction Support Group
October 9,
7:00pm – 9:00pm: MO2 Conference Room, 1 Saddleback Parkway, Lake Forest, CA 92630
Presented by Saddleback Lake Forest

Second Pomona Community Summit on Early Childhood Well-Being
October 9,
4:00pm – 7:00pm: Village Conference Center at Indian Hill, 1460 E. Holt Ave., #1, Pomona, CA 91767
Presented by Pomona Unified/ Pomona’s Promise/PPECC

25th Anniversary of BreastfeedLA Masquerade Gala Celebration
October 10,
6:00pm – 10:00pm: Pickwick Gardens, 1001 W. Riverside Dr., Burbank, CA 91506
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Law and Ethics – Guiding How, Why, and What We Do
October 11
, starting at 9:00am: Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families, 1722 South Lewis Road, Camarillo, CA 93012
Presented by Casa Pacifica Centers for Children & Families

The Return of Breastsleeping: Humankind’s Oldest and Most Successful Sleep and Feeding Arrangement
October 11
, 9:00am – 4:15pm: Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital, 23845 McBean Pkwy, Valencia, CA 91355
Presented by BreastfeedLA

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Made Known: Pregnancy and Infant Loss Event
October 11,
7:00pm – 9:00pm: Hacienda Gathering Room and Courtyard, 29251 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
Presented by Saddleback Church Rancho Capistrano

Implementing Perinatal Quality Improvement Conference – Dallas
October 11
, TBA: Fogelson Auditorium, Texas Health Dallas, 8160 Walnut Hill Lane, Dallas, TX 75231
Presented by the Institute for Perinatal Quality Improvement

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Spanish Language Book Fair at Central Library
October 11,
12:00pm – 2:00pm: Anaheim Central Library, 500 W. Broadway, Anaheim, CA 92805
Presented by Anaheim Public Library

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: 2019 Very Special Innovation Fair – Orange County
October 12,
10:00am – 2:00pm: STEM3 Academy – Orange County, 17861 Von Karman Ave., Irvine, CA 92614
Presented by The Help Group

MODULE A: Trauma–Responsive Care
October 14,
10:00am – 1:00pm: Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families, 1722 South Lewis Road, Camarillo, CA 93012
Presented by Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

MODULE C: Cultural Safety & Special Populations & MODULE D: Self – Awareness & Personal Growth
October 17,
10:00am – 1:00pm: Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families, 1722 South Lewis Road, Camarillo, CA 93012
Presented by Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families

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

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

2019 CPCA Annual Conference

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: 5th Annual Senior Health Fair
October 21
, 7:00pm – 10:00pm: Montebello Senior Center, 115 South Taylor Avenue, Montebello, CA 90640
Presented by Natividad Insurances Services

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Understanding Bipolar Disorder: How to Survive and Thrive
October 22,
7:00pm – 9:00pm: 2471 E. Walnut St., Pasadena, CA 91107
Presented by NAMI San Gabriel Valley

DECA Program Birth Through Five Implementation Training
October 22 – 23,
8:30am – 4:30pm: Ron Burd Conference Center, 444 Devereux Drive, Villanova, PA 19085
Presented by Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

HFA Regional Advanced Supervision Training
October 22 – 24,
8:30am – 4:30pm: Yolo Co. Children’s Alliance, 600 A Street ( Main Conference Room), Davis, CA 95616
Presented by Healthy Families America

Webinar: HFA Regional FSS (Formerly ISHV) (Supervisor Day Only)
October 22 & 24,
1:00pm – 4:00pm
Presented by Healthy Families America

Webinar: Build A Culture of Family Engagement Through Responsive Communication

October 23,
11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by Early Childhood Investigations Webinars

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Gut Reaction: Restore Digestive Health Through Nutrition
October 23,
12:00pm – 1:00pm: East Los Angeles Doctors Hospital, 4060 Whittier Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90023
Presented by Avanti Hospitals

Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) Implementation Level Protocol Training – CPP 3-Day Initial Training
October 23 – 25,
9:00am – 4:30pm: Wellnest, 3787 South Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90007
For more information, contact Michelle Salazar at msalazar@wellnestla.org or 323-373-2400 x3183.
Presented by Wellnest

Webinar: Building Your Bounce: Simple Strategies for a Resilient You
October 24,
11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Webinar: Mobilizing For Health Equity: Data and Evaluation
October 24,
11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the California Pan-Ethnic Health Network

Webinar: Pathways to Nature-Based Play: There Is One for You!
October 24,
11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by Early Childhood Investigations Webinars

Webinar: Promoting Diversity Among Lactation Professionals to Increase Breastfeeding Support for All Families in Los Angeles County
October 24,
2:00pm – 3:00pm
Presented by the United States Lactation Consultant Association

Seeking Safety Training
October 25,
9:00am – 4:30pm: Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, 350 S. Bixel St., Los Angeles, CA 90017
Presented by Echo

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Understanding Your Medicare & Medi-Cal Benefits Informational Presentation
October 25
, 2:00pm – 4:00pm: City of Hope Antelope Valley, 44151 15th Street West, Lancaster, CA 93534
Presented by Office of Senator Scott Wilk

15th Annual California Association for Child Life Professionals Conference
October 25 – 26,
9:00am – 6:00pm: The Painted Turtle Camp, 17000 Elizabeth Lake Road, Lake Hughes, CA 93532
Presented by California Association for Child Life Professionals

Exhibitor Registration: Trick or Treat Trail Along The Lake & Health Fair
October 26,
10:00am – 3:00pm: The Lakes at Thousand Oaks, 2200 Thousand Oaks Blvd, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362
Presented by Thousand Oaks Family Connections and Calabasas Mommy

PARENT/ FAMILY EVENT: Orange County Baby and Beyond Expo
October 27,
12:00pm – 5:00pm: Irvine Marriott (Catalina Ballroom), 18000 Von Karman Avenue, Irvine, CA 92612
Presented by the Orange Coast Magazine

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Let’s Not Be Still! Los Angeles
October 27,
7:30am – 10:30am: Griffith Park, 4730 Crystal Springs Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90027
Presented by the Star Legacy Foundation–Los Angeles Chapter

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Hope for Mental Health Community
October 27,
1:00pm – 3:00pm: Tent 3 – Lake Forest Campus, 1 Saddleback Pkwy, Lake Forest, CA 92630
Presented by Saddleback Lake Forest

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: S.T.E.A.M Time for Kids
October 28,
3:30pm – 4:30pm: Garden Grove Chapman Library, 9182 Chapman Avenue, Garden Grove, CA 92841
Presented by OC Public Libraries

Beyond Silos: Domestic Violence and Health Care Partnerships
October 29,
8:30am – 4:00pm: The California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by The DVHC Leadership Council and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

Anti-Human Trafficking General Meeting
October 29,
6:30pm – 8:30pm: Saddleback Church Anaheim – The Shop, 2095 E. Katella Ave., Anaheim, CA 92806
Presented by Saddleback Anaheim

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: The Family As Ally: How To Survive and Thrive with Mental Illness
October 29
, 7:00pm – 9:00pm: 2471 E. Walnut St, Pasadena, CA 91107
Presented by NAMI San Gabriel Valley

Supporting Teams Through Reflective Supervision (STARS)
October 29 – 30,
TBA: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
To register, please email Maritza Noriega at mnoriega@preventchildabuse.org
Presented by Healthy Families America and the Alliance for the Advancement of Infant Mental Health

Webinar: Spotlight On Maternal Mental Health: Treatment and Research
October 30
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the Anxiety and Depression Association of America

Webinar: Growing Resilient Fathers
October 30,
TBA
Must login to register for course
Presented by Strategies 2.0

Webinar: School-based Systems: The Narrow Gate Where All Children Gather
October 31,
11:00am – 12:15pm
Presented by NTI Upstream

Webinar: Substance Use and Perinatal Depression
November 1,
12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Maternal Mental Health NOW

2019 Research Fast Pitch Competition – Application Due May 15, 2019
November 1
, TBA: The California Endowment, 1000 Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County

Special Needs Expo and Resource Fair

November 2,
10:00am – 1:00pm: Lewis MacAdams Riverfront Park (formerly Marsh Park), 2999 Rosanna St., Los Angeles, CA 90039
Presented by GIFT Global Initiative

2019 Blue Tie Gala – Let Dreams Take Flight
November 2,
TBA: Museum of Flying, 3100 Airport Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90405
Presented by Children’s Bureau

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Wealth By Health Free Medical Clinic – City of Rosemead
November 3,
9:00am – 4:00pm: Rosemead Community Center, 3936 Muscatel Ave., Rosemead, CA 91770
Presented by Wealth by Health Steps for Change Foundation 

TIME TO CONNECT! A NETWORKING SOCIAL
November 5,
6:00pm – 7:30pm: CONNECTEd., 1118 Meridian Ave, San Jose, CA 95125
To RSVP please email karinwcrosby@gmail.com or call 408-641-8755
Presented by CONNECTEd. & IDA California

Trauma Responsive Play
November 5,
9:00am – 4:30pm: The California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by Echo

HFA Implementation Training: Illinois
November 5 – 7,
8:30am – 4:30pm: Ounce of Prevention Fund, 33 W. Monroe St, 15th Floor, Chicago, IL 60603
Presented by Healthy Families America

Webinar: Build Your Bounce: Professional Development Learning Series — Train-the-Trainer Webinar
November 6 & 13,
10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Asthma-Friendly Home

November 7
, 10:00am – 11:00am: Health Education Center, 1725 Western Avenue North, San Bernardino, CA 92411
Presented by Dignity Health – Community Hospital of San Bernardino

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

MODULE A: Trauma–Responsive Care
November 13,
10:00am – 1:00pm: Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families, 1722 South Lewis Road, Camarillo, CA 93012
Presented by Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families

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

SAVE THE DATE: Immigrant Health Access Task Force
November 14
, 10:00am – 12:30pm: California Community Foundation, Joan Palevsky Center for the Future of Los Angeles, 281 South Figueroa Street, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by California Community Foundation 

Building Resilience with Neuroscience and the Havening Techniques®

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

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

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

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

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Breastfeeding Without Birth: Inducing, Maintaining and Relactating
November 18,
9:00am – 4:00pm: The California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by BreastfeedLA

California Birth Equity Summit
November 18,
8:00am – 5:00pm: Center at Cathedral Plaza, 555 W. Temple Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by March of Dimes

HFA Regional Great Beginnings Start Before Birth (GBSBB) Training
November 19-21,
8:30am – 4:30pm: Yolo Co. Erwin Meier Admin. Bldg., 625 W. Court St. (Atrium Training Room), Woodland, CA 95695
Presented by Healthy Families America

2019 Alliance Summit & Excellence in Parent Engagement Awards
November 21
, 9:00am – 4:30pm: Millennium Biltmore, 506 South Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90071
Presented by Families in Schools

The Growing Brain Series – Emotional Development
November 21,
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: Hope for Mental Health Community
November 24,
1:00pm – 3:00pm: Tent 3, Lake Forest Campus, 1 Saddleback Pkwy., Lake Forest, CA 92630
Presented by Saddleback Lake Forest

Webinar: Racial Equity Webinars
November 26,
11:00a m – 12:30pm
Presented by California Breastfeeding Coalition

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Eat and Be Well 2019 Free Event  
November 27,
11:00am – 3:00pm: Seville Park & Amphitheater, 16669 Seville Avenue, Fontana, CA 92335
Presented by Eat and Be Well

RISE Training & Coaching Intensive: Supporting LGBTQ+ Youth in Systems
December 2 – 6,
9:00am – 4:00pm: Los Angeles LGBT Center: The Village at Ed Gould Plaza, 1125 N. McCadden Place, Los Angeles, CA 90038
Presented by RISE (Recognize Intervene Support Empower) Program

Professionally Packaging Your Supervisory Practice
December 3 – 5,
9:00am -4:00pm: Casa Pacifica Centers for Children & Families, 1722 South Lewis Road, Camarillo, CA 93012
Presented by Casa Pacifica Centers for Children & Families

Webinar: Maternal Mental Health 101
December 5,
10:30am – 12:00pm
Presented by 2020 Mom and Postpartum Support International

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Asthma-Friendly Home

December 5
, 10:00am – 11:00am: Health Education Center, 1725 Western Avenue North, San Bernardino, CA 92411
Presented by Dignity Health – Community Hospital of San Bernardino

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Uptown Village Market

December 6 – 7
, Time varies by day: Expo Arts Center, 4321 Atlantic Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90807
Presented by Uptown Village Market

MODULE A: Trauma–Responsive Care
December 9,
10:00am – 1:00pm: Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families, 1722 South Lewis Road, Camarillo, CA 93012
Presented by Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families

EMDR Basis Training with an Emphasis on Perinatal Trauma and Maternal Mental Health
– Part II
December 9-11,
9:00am – 5:00pm: The Karsh Center, 3750 W. 6th St, Los Angeles, CA 90020
Presented by Maternal & Mental Health NOW and others 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Cardiac Support/Risk Reduction Support Group
December 11
, 7:00pm – 9:00pm: MO2 Conference Room, 1 Saddleback Parkway, Lake Forest, CA 92630
Presented by Saddleback Lake Forest

Webinar: Why is Prevention So Difficult?
December 12,
11:00am – 12:15pm
Presented NTI Upstream

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

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Annual Holiday Outreach: A Time for Sharing 2019
December 14,
11:00am – 2:00pm: Culver City Teen Center @ Veterans Memorial Park, 4153 Overland Avenue, Culver City, CA 90230
For more information, please visit www.achildsdream-ca.org or call (424) 209-2352.
Presented by A Child’s Dream — CA

The Growing Brain Series – Understanding Behavior
December 18,
9:00am – 12:00pm: CCRC, 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: 7th Annual Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference
January 4,
8:30am – 5:00pm: City of Hope – Cooper Auditorium, 1500 E Duarte Rd., Duarte, CA 91010
Presented by the Metastatic Breast Cancer Initiative

Child & Youth Care Certification
January 9, 16, 23, 30;
10:00am – 3:00pm: Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families, 1722 South Lewis Road, Camarillo, CA 93012
Presented by Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families

Sex & Perinatal Mental Health – Exploring the Intersection of Perinatal Mental Health and Sexuality
January 13 & 14,
TBA: The California Endowment, 1000 Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by Maternal Mental Health NOW 

California Breastfeeding Summit – 10th Annual 20/20 Vision: Creating a Clear Focus for Equitable Breastfeeding Care
January 21 – 23,
TBA: DoubleTree by Hilton, 2001 Point W. Way, Sacramento, CA 95815
Presented by California Breastfeeding Coalition

Lactation Education Specialist Training 2020
January 27, February 3, 10, 24, and March 2,
8:30am – 6:00pm: South LA Health Projects, 2930 West Imperial Highway, 4th Floor, Inglewood, CA 90303
Presented by BreastfeedLA

2020 National Home Visiting Summit
January 29 – 31
, 2020, TBA: Washington, DC
Presented by The Ounce of Prevention Fund

8th Annual Women & Children’s Palliative Care Conference
January 31,
8:00am – 4:30pm: Embassy Suites Anaheim South, 11767 Harbor Blvd., Garden Grove, CA 92840
Presented by UCI Health Women & Children’s Services

SAVE THE DATE: 2020 Child Health, Education, and Care Summit
February 3-5, 2020
, TBA
Presented by First 5 California

Supervisor ONLY Training (CPP) 18- Month Implementation Level Training National Trainer in Child Parent Psychotherapy
February 27, 2020
4:00pm – 6:00pm: NCJW I LA 543 N. Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036
To register please contact Maricella Mendez – Sherwin at mendezshewin1@gmail.com
Presented by National Council of Jewish Women

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: LEAP Fair 2020 – Family Day with Calabasas Mommy
February 29, 2020,
10:00am – 3:00pm: The Lakes at Thousand Oaks, 2200 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks, CA 91362
Presented by LC Events 360

Beyond Loss Grief Training Program Spring 2020
March 13 – 14, 2020,
8:30am – 4:30pm: Spiritual Care Services, 1509 Wilson Terrace, Glendale, CA 91206
Presented by Adventist Health Glendale

Save the Date: Anxiety and Depression Conference
March 19 – 22, 2020
, TBA: San Antonio, TX
Presented by ADAA 2020

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Mindfulness & Wellbeing – The Best You Expo  
March 20 – 21, 2020, 2020; 10:00am – 6:00pm: Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015
Presented by The Best You

37th Annual Advances in Therapeutics and Technology: Critical Care of Neonates, Children and Adults Conference
March 24 – 28, 2020,
8:00am – 12:00pm: The Cliff Lodge & Spa, 9320 S. Cliff Lodge Dr., Snowbird, UT 84092
Presented by PAC/LAC

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: MODULE A: Trauma-Responsive Care
April 13,
2020, 10:00am – 1:00pm: Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families, 1722 South Lewis Road, Camarillo, CA 93012
Presented by Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families

Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) Implementation Level Protocol Training – CPP Booster One: 2- Day Skill Building Workshop
April 16 – 17
, 2020, 9:00am – 4:30pm: Wellnest, 3787 South Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90007
For more information, contact Michelle Salazar at msalazar@wellnestla.org or 323-373-2400 x3183.
Presented by Wellnest

Child Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) Training
April 23 – 24,
2020, 9:00am – 4:00pm: NCJW I LA, 543 N. Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036
To register, please contact CPP@NCJWLA.ORG. For general questions about the training, please contact Dr. Maricella Mendez Sherwin at mendezshewin1@gmail.com
Presented by National Council of Jewish Women – Los Angeles

Save The Date! PAC/LAC 24th Annual Conference
May 28, 2020,
8:00am – 4:30pm: The California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by PAC/LAC

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Saddleback Kids Parent Commitment/ Child Dedication Class
May 3,
2020; 9:15am – 12:15pm: Room 29, 18842 Teller Ave, Irvine, CA 92612
Presented by Saddleback Irvine South

MODULE A: Trauma-Responsive Care
May 11
, 2020, 10:00am – 1:00pm: Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families, 1722 South Lewis Road, Camarillo, CA 93012
Presented by Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families

Save The Date: 24th Annual PAC/LAC Conference Quality of Life For Families
May 28
, 2020, TBA: The California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by PAC/LAC

Supervisor ONLY Training (CPP) 18- Month Implementation Level Training National Trainer in Child Parent Psychotherapy
August 27,
2020, 4:00pm – 6:00pm: NCJW I LA 543 N. Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036
To register please contact Maricella Mendez – Sherwin at mendezshewin1@gmail.com
Presented by National Council of Jewish Women

International Perinatal Bereavement Conference (IPBC) 2020
September 30 – October 3, 2020
, TBA: The Drake, 140 E Walton Pl., Chicago, IL 60611
Presented by PLIDA

Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) Implementation Level Protocol Training – CPP Booster Two: 2-Day Skill Building Workshop
October 8 – 9, 2020,
9:00am – 4:30pm: Wellnest, 3787 South Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90007
For more information, contact Michelle Salazar at msalazar@wellnestla.org or 323-373-2400 x3183.
Presented by Wellnest

Recorded Webinars, On-Demand Training

Community Health

Healthier Products, Healthier People—The Six Classes Approach to Reducing Harmful Chemicals
This video series discusses where these chemicals are used, associated health problems, and how to reduce exposure. This information can help consumers the use of toxic chemicals.

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

Webinar: Substance Use Prevention & Treatment: Community-Oriented Practices
Recorded date November 16, 2018

Presented by California Pan-Ethic Health Network

Early Childhood Education

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

Webinar: Quality Ratings, Common Core, and DAP
Presented by Kyle Snow
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

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

Webinar: Articulation Agreements: An Essential Component for Supporting Early Educators Along Educational and Career Pathways
Original Date: October 30, 2018

Presented by National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning

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.

Family Engagement/ Parenting

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.

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.

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

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

Presented by NAMI San Gabriel Valley and Pacific Clinics Training Institute

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

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

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

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.

Health Disparities

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: Policy Strategies for Reducing Behavioral Health Disparities
December 6, 2019

Presented by California Pan-Ethic Health Network

Webinar: Health Equity: Start Where You Are
Recorded date April 10, 2019

Presented by National Institute for Children’s Health Quality

Home Safety & Trauma Support

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

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

Webinar: Promoting Maternal Wellbeing and Resiliency in the Face of Trauma
Original Date: February 28, 2019
Presented by The Ounce

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

Online Video: Domestic Violence 2015
Presented by CASAT
#PowerInPrevention Ending Child Sexual Abuse: Survivor Leadership: It’s Relevance to Child Sexual Abuse Prevention
Original Date: September 11, 2017
Presented by Prevent Connect

Webinar: Mental Systems: Navigating Medi-Cal and County Programs
Recorded date October 12, 2018

Presented by California Pan-Ethnic Health Network

Webinar: Maternal Depression: Everyone Can Play a Role to Help Families
Recorded date June 4, 2019

Presented by National Institute for Children’s Health Quality

Webinar: Part II – Family Homelessness: Partnerships and Policies that Enhance Supports for Infants, Toddlers and their Families
Recorded date August 7, 2019

Presented by ZERO TO THREE

Home Visiting

Webinar: Innovation Toward Precision Home Visiting
Original Date: February 28, 2019
Presented by The Ounce

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.

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.

Webinar: The New Network Leader: How You Can Grow Your Impact

Original Date: February 28, 2019
Presented by The Ounce

Infant Feeding

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.

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).

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

Infant Health

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

Infant Safe Sleep: An Introduction and Model ProgramRecorded May 8, 2019
Presented by Children’s Safety Network

Nutrition

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.

Webinar: CalFresh 101
Recorded January 22, 2019

Presented by California Development of Social Services — CalFresh and Nutrition Branch

Oral Health

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

Webinar: Oral Health Procedures: Coverage & Access
Recorded June 29, 2018

Presented by California Pan-Ethnic Health Network

Webinar: Oral Health in Our Communities: Successes & Challenges
Recorded September 6, 2018

Presented by California Pan-Ethnic Health Network

Webinar: Oral Health Systems: Navigating Denti-Cal

Recorded May 31, 2018

Presented by California Pan-Ethnic Health Network

Webinar: Oral Health During Pregnancy – Prioritizing Oral Health During Pregnancy
Recorded November 15, 2018

Presented by the Children’s Dental Health Project 

Webinar: Brushing for Two: How to Keep Your Baby’s Teeth Healthy from the Start
Recorded February 21, 2019

Presented by American Academy of Pediatrics

Perinatal Training

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

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

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

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

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

Preconception Care

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

Pregnancy

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 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.

Policy

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.

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

Reproductive Health

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

WIC

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.

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.

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.

Mental Health and Children with Specials Needs

Mental Health Policy Briefing: Raising the Priority of California Children with Special Health Care Needs
Recorded date May 8, 2019,
Presented by National Health Law Program & Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health

Zika Virus

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.

CNE activities: Zika Virus: What Every Nurse Should Know
1.7 continuing nursing education (CNE) contact hours are available for this activity.
Presentedby 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.

Ongoing In-Person Meetings, Classes


Breastfeeding Support

Breastfeeding Support Group
Every Friday,
12:00pm – 1:00pm: Saint John’s Health Center, Lactation Office on the 3rd Floor of the Keck Building, 2121 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Presented by Providence Health & Services

Cubs Café Breastfeeding Support Group 
Every First Sunday of Every Month,
2:30pm – 4:00pm: 11833 Wilmington Ave, Willowbrook, Los Angeles, CA 90059; next to MLK Hospital
For more details, please call 805-793-0499
Presented by Lioness Lactation

Breastfeeding Support Group (bilingual – English/Spanish)
Every Wednesday, 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

Breastfeeding and Lamaze
May 18 – December 21,
11:00am – 3:00pm (use dropdown to select date): East Los Angeles Doctors Hospital, 4060 Whitter Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90023
Presented by Avanti Hospitals

Breastfeeding Support Skills for Doulas, Newborn Care Specialists and Birth Workers
July 21 – December 8,
(use dropdown to select date): Integrated Birth, 18600 Main Street, Suite 110, Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Presented by Breastfeeding Support Skills for Doulas, Newborn Care Specialists and Birth Workers

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Child Birth Education Classes

July 22 – September 2
, 6:00pm – 8:00pm: 41820 Garstin Dr., Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
Presented by The Mom & Dad Project

Breast Cancer Support

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

Breast & Cervical Cancer Screening Education
Classes can be scheduled 7 days a week, including evening hours
For more information and to schedule a class, please contact Jenifer Metz, MPH at 310-755-1276 or jmetz@healthcollaborative.org
Presented by The California Health Collaborative and Every Women Counts


Infant Massage

Infant Massage Classes
Every Monday
, 9:00am – 10:00am: MLK Center for Public Health, 11833 Wilmington Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90059
To register, call Lourdes Gomez at 323-373-2400 x3205
Presented by Wellnest and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health


Fatherhood

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

Role of a Father Workshops
Every 4th Friday, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm301 N. Prairie Ave., Inglewood, Suite 501
Hosted by Great Beginnings for Black Babies – Fatherhood Initiative

Bridges to Fatherhood
Every Tuesday,
5:30pm – 8:00pm: MLK Center for Public Health, 11833 Wilmington Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90059
To register, please call 818-280-9034
Presented by MLK Community Healing and Trauma Prevention Center

Father’s Discussion & Support Group for Partners of Clients Enrolled in the Health Net Doula Program
Every second Saturday of the Month,
4:00pm – 6:00pm: The Association for Wholistic Maternal and Newborn Health, Health Net Community Doula Program, 3655 S. Grand Ave, Suite 260, Los Angeles, CA 90007
To register, please call 626-388-2191 ext. 2 or email Debbie.Benton@motherbabysupport.net
Presented by The Association for Wholistic Maternal & Newborn Health


Grief and Loss Support


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 of 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
M.E.N.D  Nationwide Online Support Group
Every third Thursday of each month,
starting at 7:00pm
Presented by M.E.N.D.

Star Legacy Foundation Support Groups
Presented by Star Legacy Foundation

Bereaved Parents Group
1st & 3rd Monday of the Month, 4:15pm

Pregnancy After Loss Group
Weekly on Monday, 5:30pm

Dad’s Grief Discussion Group
2nd Monday of the Month, 4:15pm

Grandparents Group
1st Wednesday of the Month, 5:30pm

Parenting After Loss Group
1st Wednesday of the Month, 10:00am and 6:30pm

Parenting After Loss Group
3rd Wednesday of the Month, 10:00am and 6:30pm

Grief support resources in L.A. County 

Additional Loss & Grief in Pregnancy & Postpartum Resources


Food & Nutrition

Wilmington Certified Farmers’ Market
Every Tuesday
, 9:00am – 3:00pm: Providence Little Company of Mary Wellness & Activity Center, 470 N. Hawaiian Ave, Wilmington, CA 90744
Presented by Providence Little Company of Mary

A Tu Salud: Free Produce Pick Up
Every 4th Wednesday of the Month:
Hazard Park Gym, 2230 Norfolk St, Los Angeles, CA 90033
For more information, please call 323-442-7801 or 213-485-6839
Presented by Keck Medical Center of USC, American Heart Association, and many more

The Wellness Center Health Cooking Workshop
1st and 3rd Wednesday of each Month: starting at 12:00pm & 2:30pm: The Wellness Center, 1200 N. State St., Los Angeles, CA 90033Presented by The Wellness Center LA

Pico Union Vida Sana

Every 2nd and 4th Thursday of Each Month
, starting at 2:30pm: Pico Union Project, 1153 Valencia Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015
Presented by Seeds of Hope – Cultivating Wellness

Laundry Love Food Distribution
Every 3rd Tuesday of each Month,
starting at 6:00pm: Laundry Love at Cathedral Center of St. Paul, 840 Echo Park Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90026
Presented by St. John Cathedral 

St. Athanasius at the Cathedral Center of St. Paul Food Pantry
Every Friday of each Month
, starting at 8:00am: Cathedral Center of St. Paul, 840 Echo Park Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90026
Presented by HopeNet

Free Farmers’ Market
Fourth Saturday of Every Month,
11:30am – 2:30pm: Someone Cares Soup Kitchen, 720 W. 19th Street, Costa Mesa, CA 92627
Presented by The Free Pantry

Serving the Homeless
March 16 – December 21, every 3rd Saturday,
1:00pm – 5:00pm (select drop-down for date): Lighthouse Church, 1885 Anaheim Ave, Costa Mesa, CA 92627
Presented by The Free Pantry

Market Match  – Adams/Vermont
Every Wednesday,
2:00pm – 6:00pm: 1432 W. Adams Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90007
Presented by CalFresh & Hunger Action LA

Market Match – Altadena
Every Wednesday,
3:00pm – 7:00pm: 600 W. Palm St, Altadena, CA 91001
Presented by CalFresh & Hunger Action LA

Healthy Cooking (Spanish)
Every Friday (May 3 – 31)
, 9:00am – 11:00am: L.A. Care Family Resource Center, Boyle Heights, , 1200 N. State St, Ste. 1069, Los Angeles, CA 90033
For more information, please call 213-394-2840
Presented by LA Care

Homeless Resource Fair & Mobile Shower
Every Thursday,
11:00am – 3:00pm: Whittier Narrows Recreation Area – Area A, Building #21, 1201 Loma Ave, South El Monte, CA 91733
Presented by the Department of Public Social Services

DPSS – Medi-Cal/ CalFresh Assistance
Every Wednesday,
9:00am – 1:00pm: L.A. Care, 4801 Whitter Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90022
For more information please call 213-438-5570
Presented by L.A. Care

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Free Family Friendly Movies at The PACC
Through August 3
, (use dropdown to select date) 10:00am – 12:00pm: Oxnard Performing Arts Center, 800 Hobson Way, Oxnard, CA 93030
Presented by Oxnard Performing Arts Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Summer Study Hours
Through August 30,
Mondays & Thursdays, 1:00pm – 6:00pm: 363 W. Compton Blvd., Compton, CA 90220
For more information, please call 310-554-4639 or email info@yprcla.org
Presented by Yetunde Price Resource Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Let’s Play
Through August 6,
Every Tuesday, 5:00pm – 5:45pm: 363 W. Compton Blvd, Compton, CA 90220
For more information please call 310-554-4639 or email info@yprcla.org
Presented by Yetunde Price Resource Center


Mental Health Support

Webinar: 5 Steps to Freedom from Anxiety, Stress, Sadness and Depression
Sundays
, 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Presented by Dr. G. Hernandez

Mindfulness & Meditation Saturdays for Children
May 25 – December 28
(Times TBD): Bodi Academy, 8762 Garden Grove Blvd, #102, Garden Grove, CA 92844
Presented by Bodhi Academy

Mental Health Promotors (Spanish)
Every Tuesday,
2:00pm – 3:00pm: MLK Center for Public Health, 11833 Wilmington Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90059
To register, please call 310-668-3091
Presented by MLK Community Healing and Trauma Prevention Center

Midday Mindfulness
Every Tuesday,
12:30pm – 1:00pm: 363 W. Compton Blvd, Compton, CA 90220
For more information please call 310-554-4639 or email info@yprcla.org
Presented by Yetunde Price Resource Center

LGBTQ Support Group
Every Saturday,
10:00am – 11:30am: Norina Murphy and Associates, 231 N. Euclid Ave., Upland, CA 91786
Presented by Karisa Quick

NAMI SGV Peer-to-Peer Recovery Course
October 7 – December 2,
9:30am – 11:30am: 2471 E. Walnut St, Pasadena, CA 91107
Presented by NAMI San Gabriel Valley


Postpartum Support

Free Weekly Postpartum Support Groups
Saturdays and Sundays
, TBD: San Pedro – 916 North Western Ave, Suite #210, San Pedro, CA 90732Presented by Recovery Now, Inc.

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.

Heart and Hands Postpartum Doula Training & Certification Program
Please call 626-388-2191 for dates or to schedule a training at your agency.
Presented by The Association for Wholistic Maternal & Newborn Health

New Mother Class – Your First 48 Hours: What Happens After You Deliver
Every 4th Tuesday of the Month,
10:00am – 11:00am: Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital, Meditation Room 1st Floor, 1680 E 120th St, Los Angeles, CA 90059
To register please call 424-338-8227 or email lactation@mlhch.org ss
Presented by Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital & BreastfeedLA

Child Birth Education Classes
October 14 – December 9
, 41820 Garstin Dr, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
Presented by The Mom & Dad Project


Professional Training and Seminars

Maternal Child Health Education Training and Consultation for Perinatal ProfessionalsThe 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.

Webinar: Become a Nationally Certified Child Care Teacher or Director
September 1 – December 5
(use dropdown to select date) starting at 6:00pm
Presented by Child Development Associate

Webinar Series: How to Coach DECA Program (Birth through Five) Implementation: A Best Practices Webinar Series
Second Thursday of Each Month September 2019 – June 2020
, 10:00am – 11:15am
Presented by Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health


Safety & Prevention

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

Introduction to Women’s Personal Safety Workshop
Through November 17
(Use the drop-down to select date), 10:30am – 12:00pm: Z-Ultimate Self Defense Studios, 6534 East Spring Street, Long Beach, CA 90815
Presented by Out of Harm’s Way CA

Disability Support

Monthly Support Group Meeting – Living with A Disability
March 22
, (use dropdown to select date) 6:00pm – 9:00pm: Rosemead Community Center, 3936 N. Muscatel Ave, Rosemead, CA 91770
Presented by Familia Unida

Diabetes Classes
Every Thursday
, 9:00am – 11:00am: Providence Little Company of Mary – Wellness and Activity Center, 470 N. Hawaiian Ave, Wilmington, CA
To register please call 424-212-5640
Presented by Providence Little Company of Mary

Parent Peer Support

The Incredible Years
Starting March 12
, the 20-week session will occur every Tuesday from 4:00 to 6:00 pm: Burton Green Campus, 21810 Normandie Ave, Torrance, CA 90502
To register please call Wildi Leon Ornelas, LMFT at 424-201-3200
Presented by Children’s Institute

Parent Peer Support Group
Every Friday,
9:30am – 11:30am: Providence Little Company of Mary – Wellness and Activity Center, 470 N. Hawaiian Ave, Wilmington, CA
To register please call 424-212-5640
Presented by Providence Little Company of Mary

Resource and Referral (R&R) Education & Resource Lending Library
September 22, 2018 – May 18, 2019
; 9:00am – 3:3pm: 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

Women’s Support Group
March 14 – February 6, 2020
(Every Thursday) 9:30am – 11:00am: Helpline Youth Counseling (HYC), 14181 Telegraph Road, Whittier, CA 90604
Presented by Helpline Youth Counseling

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Harbor Community Clinic FREE Baby Shower!

July 8 – December 9
, (Every Second Monday of the Month) starting at 12:00pm: Harbor Community Clinic Inc, 731 South Beacon Street, Los Angeles, CA 90731
Presented by Harbor Community Clinic

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Mama & Baby Classes (6-12 Months)
August 2 – September 13,
(Every Friday) starting at 10:00am: 7313 Whitter Ave, Whittier, CA 90602
Presented by Marisela Rosales, LCSW, IFECMHS

FASD Parent Support Group
Every 1st Thursday of Every Month
, 10:30am – 12:00pm: TBA
For more information or to reserve a spot, please contact Michele Walker-Bauer at 323-221-4134 ex. 107
Presented by Violence Intervention Program

Autism Support Group
Meet every third Thursday of the month,
6:30pm – 8:30pm: Children’s Building – CMC, 1 Saddleback Parkway, Lake Forest, CA 92630
Presented by Saddleback Lake Forest

Adoption, Foster & Kinship Care Support Group (Anaheim)
Meet every Saturday,
4:00pm – 5:30pm: Saddleback Anaheim, 2095 E. Katella Ave., Anaheim, CA 92806
Presented by Saddleback Church | Anaheim

Youth Support Groups

Treating Youth with Problematic Sexual Behavior
Every Wednesday,
4:30pm – 6pm: Children’s Institute, Inc. (Central & South LA)
Central – 2121 W Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90026
South LA – 1522 E 102nd St, Los Angeles, CA 90002
To register please call Aricelli at 213-385-5100 ex 3433
Presented by Children’s Institute, Inc.  

Mindfulness & Mediation Saturdays for Children at Bodhi Academy
Every Saturday
, starting at 2:30pm: Bodhi Academy, 8762 Garden Grove Blvd, #102, Garden Grove, CA 92844
Presented by Bodhi Academy


Other Organizations’ Events Calendars

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