Upcoming Events for Early Childhood Professionals

Here’s a roundup of events on perinatal health and family strengthening compiled for early childhood professionals by LA Best Babies NetworkSubscribe here to get a weekly email with the latest updates.

NOTE: Most in-person events have been moved to an online format, postponed, or cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak. We’re making updates as we learn about them, but we recommend contacting organizers before registering for in-person events.

For updated information and resources for home visitors, visit our COVID-19 page on the Stronger Families Blog. From all of us at LABBN, we wish you and yours good health during these challenging times.

Do you have something for us to include here? Email vreyes@labestbabies.org. 
Looking for LA Best Babies Network’s training calendar? Go here. Looking for a partner to coordinate a training in L.A. County? Submit your collaboration request here. Looking for a trainer? Check out HomeVisitingLA.org and its directory of trainings.

Other resources: Upcoming Events for Families in L.A. County | Recorded Webinars, On-Demand Training | Ongoing Support Groups, Meetings, Classes | Other Organizations’ Events Calendars


September is:


Upcoming Events

Free COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics
Free COVID-19 vaccines are available for everyone age 12 and over, regardless of health insurance and immigration status, at dozens of locations across L.A. County. Many of the vaccination sites are open late and on weekends. Some don’t require an appointment. Click here or visit VaccinateLACounty.com to find a location near you.
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

Virtual Event: Health Care Education Association 2021 Virtual Conference – Agility: Rapid Changes in Patient Education
September 22 – 24, TBA
Presented by Health Care Education Association

Virtual Event: Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative – Community Input Meetings (South Bay/Harbor Cities – SPA 8)
September 22
, 10:00am
Presented by Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative

Virtual Event: The Right to Heal: Centering Mental Health Multi-Racial Equity in California
September 22
, 10:00am – 3:00pm
Presented by California Pan-Ethnic Health Network and others

Webinar: Pushing Past Bias and Challenging Classroom Behaviors: Changing Children’s Behavior Starts With Changing Ourselves
September 22, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by Early Childhood Investigations Webinars

Webinar: California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) 2020 Data Release
September 22
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by UCLA Center for Health Policy Research

Virtual Event: Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative – Community Input Meetings (San Fernando Valley – SPA 2)
September 22
, 3:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative

Virtual Training: Promoting Placement Stability Utilizing the Child and Family Team Process
September 23
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Webinar: Disruptive Practitioners: Legal Issues & Solutions for your Code of Conduct and Medical Staff Policies
September 23
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by WebinarHealth

Virtual Event: Early Childcare Professionals Community of Practice Meeting
September 23, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by National Action Partnership to Promote Safe Sleep Improvement and Innovation Network (NAPPSS-IIN), an initiative of the National Institute for Children’s Health Quality (NICHQ)

Webinar: Navigating Challenging Conversations: Why, What, and How Series – The Why of Challenging Conversations
September 23
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Virtual Event: 4th Annual Virtual Summit, Reimagining Together: Learning in Everyday Spaces Session Two: Reimagining Environments in the Spaces You Represent
September 23
, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Too Small to Fail and Laundry Cares Foundation

Webinar: State Strategies to Strengthen Infant-Toddler Care as Public Pre-K Expands: Supporting High-Quality Early Care and Education (ECE) From Birth to 5
September 23
, 11:00am
Presented by ZERO TO THREE

Webinar: The Fatherhood Connection: Engaging Dads at the Community Level
September 23
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by ZERO TO THREE

Webinar: Plain Language Foundations: Cultural Humility in Communications
September 23
, 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Presented by Clear Language Lab – A program of Literacy Works

Virtual Event: Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative – Community Input Meetings (East LA – SPA 7)
September 23
, 1:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative

Webinar: The Role of Racial Equity in SNAP-Ed Part 1: Bringing Racial Equity Into the Conversation
September 23
, 1:00pm – 2:15pm
Presented by U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service

Virtual Training: Promoting Placement Stability Utilizing the Child and Family Team Process
September 23
, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Virtual Event: First Official Kick-Off of the L.A. County Youth Commission
September 23
, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Zoom meeting ID: 832 9528 4010
Passcode: YC2021
Presented by the Los Angeles County Youth Commission

Virtual Event: 4th Annual Community Smoking Cessation Symposium
September 24
, 8:00am – 2:00pm
Presented by California’s Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program, UCLA, the Los Angeles County, and the Charles Drew University

Virtual Event: 7th Annual Colorado Health Literacy Coalition Conference: Health Literacy in an Increasingly Digital World
September 24
, 8:00am – 3:00pm
Presented by University of Colorado Hospital

Virtual Training: Promoting Placement Stability Utilizing the Child and Family Team Process
September 24
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Virtual Event: Post-Conference Event for the 2021 Virtual Suicide Prevention Summit – Re-Envisioning the Journey Together; The Hero in All of Us
September 24
, 9:00am – 1:00pm
Presented by the Los Angeles Suicide Prevention Network

Virtual Event: Promoting Healthy Weight 3.0: Creating More Equitable Food Systems
September 24
, 9:30am – 2:00pm
Presented by The University of Tennessee’s Public Health Nutrition Program

Webinar: Information on the Self-Measured Blood Pressure (SMBP) Program
September 24
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Department of Health and Human Services’ Office on Women’s Health

Webinar: Optimizing Management of Abnormal Cervical Cancer Screening
September 24
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by California Primary Care Association (CPCA)

Virtual Event: Mom Congress 2021: EmpowHer Virtual Advocacy Days – Empowering Mothers to Launch Solutions that Support Motherhood and Families
September 27 – 28
, Times vary
Presented by Mom Congress

Virtual Training: DC: 0-5 Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood
September 27 – September 30
, Times vary
Presented by Children’s Institute

Virtual Event: 2021 Art & Science of Health Promotion Conference
September 27 – October 1
, TBA: Marriott Hilton Head Resort & Spa, One Hotel Circle, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 29928
Presented by Art & Science of Health Promotion Conference

Virtual Training: Promoting Placement Stability Utilizing the Child and Family Team Process
September 27
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Webinar: Information on the Self-Measured Blood Pressure (SMBP) Program
September 27
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Department of Health and Human Services’ Office on Women’s Health

Virtual Event: Latinos and Suicide: A Clinician’s Guide to Prevention and Treatment Masterclass – Module 4: Assessment, Prevention and Intervention
September 27
, 10:00am -11:30am
Presented by National Hispanic and Latino Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network

Virtual Event: 18th Annual Immigration Law and Policy Conference
September 27 & 28
, 11:00am – 2:00pm
If you have any questions, please email events@migrationpolicy.org.
Presented by Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc.; Migration Policy Institute; and the Georgetown University Law Center

Virtual Training: Promoting Placement Stability Utilizing the Child and Family Team Process
September 27
, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Virtual Training: DC: 0-5™ Training: Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood
September 28 – 30
, 9:00am – 12:45pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health’s Prevention Services Division

Virtual Training: Promoting Placement Stability Utilizing the Child and Family Team Process
September 28
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Webinar: The Power to Change Policies and Systems
September 28
, 10:00am – 10:45am
This webinar is part of a 4-part webinar series on community-driven change and the power of collective action.
Presented by USC Equity Research Institute and The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Virtual Event: 4th Annual Virtual Summit, Reimagining Together: Learning in Everyday Spaces Session Three: Building Together
September 28
, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Too Small to Fail and Laundry Cares Foundation

Webinar: PCORI Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) #3 – Developing a Strong Relationship Between SCD Clinics and the Community-Based Organizations
September 28
, 12:00pm
Presented by National Institute for Children’s Health Quality (NICHQ)

Webinar: Building Active, Healthy & Informed Communities
September 28
, 1:00pm
Please RSVP for this event by September 21st.
Presented by Blue Shield California in partnership with L.A. Care and the Community Resource Centers (CRCs) across Los Angeles County

Virtual Training: Promoting Placement Stability Utilizing the Child and Family Team Process
September 28
, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Virtual Event: Beyond Silos: Domestic Violence and Health Care Partnerships
September 29
, 9:00am – 1:00pm
Presented by the Leadership Council for Domestic Violence & Health Care, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Office of Women’s Health and Domestic Violence Council

Virtual Training: Promoting Placement Stability Utilizing the Child and Family Team Process
September 29
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Virtual Training: Communicating Around COVID-19: Strategies for Successful Vaccine Events
September 29
, 10:00am – 11:00am
 Presented by Clear Language Lab

Webinar: Covering Coronavirus: The End of the Eviction Moratorium and Pandemic Aid
September 29
, 11:00am
Presented by USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism

Virtual Event: Learning to Listen: Conversations for Change Fall 2021 Series – Part 1
September 29, October 20, & December 8
, 12:00pm
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints CenterVirtual Training: Promoting Placement Stability Utilizing the Child and Family Team Process
September 29
, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Save the Date: Connecting Postpartum and the NICU: Barriers, Disconnects, & Best Practices to Promote Lactation
September 30
, TBA
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Hybrid Event: Justice on Trial Film Festival – A New Way of Life Reentry Program
September 30 – October 4
, Times vary
For more information, click here.
Presented by A New Way of Life Reentry Project

Webinar: Toolkits for Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Agencies to Help Young People Heal and Thrive During and After Natural Disasters
September 30
, 9:00am
Presented by The National Child Traumatic Stress Network

Virtual Event: Addressing Oral Health Inequities in Los Angeles County – Implementing the Oral Health Improvement Plan
September 30
, 9:00am – 2:30pm
To get an in-depth look at the implementation of the plan,
click here. To register, contact Stella Kim at sskim@denistry.ucla.edu.
Presented by UCLA and Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

Virtual Training: Promoting Placement Stability Utilizing the Child and Family Team Process
September 30
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health
Webinar: Social-Emotional Health & Well-Being: California’s Babies and Families
September 30
, 10:00am
Presented by ZERO TO THREE and the California Children’s Trust

Webinar: Immigrant Health in California
September 30
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by California Primary Care Association (CPCA)

Webinar: Navigating Challenging Conversations: Why, What, and How Series – The What of Challenging Conversations
September 30
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Virtual Event: The Young People’s Series Volume 1 – Point. Blank. Period(s).
September 30
, 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Presented by South LA/South Bay African American Infant and Maternal Mortality Community Action Team

Virtual Training: Promoting Placement Stability Utilizing the Child and Family Team Process
September 30
, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Free COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic … and Free Tacos for Participants!
September 30
, 3:00pm – 7:00pm: 147 N. Occidental Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90026
No appointment necessary.
Presented by New Village Girls Academy

The L.A. Trust Salute to Student Health – A Magical Night, A Critical Mission
September 30
, 6:00pm – 9:00pm: Vibiana, 214 S. Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Among the honorees: Dr. Margaret Lynn Yonekura, Executive Director of LA Best Babies Network
Presented by The Los Angeles Trust for Children’s Health

Webinar: Leaders in the Field
October 1
, TBA
Presented by Newborn Behavior International (NBI)

Virtual & In-Person Event: Champions for Change Summit #UseYourMomVoice
October 1 – 3
, Times vary: Houston CityPlace Marriott at Springwoods Village, 1200 Lake Plaza Drive, Spring, TX 77389
Presented by MoMMA’s Voices

Virtual Event: Global Health Literacy Summit
October 3 – 5
, TBA
Presented by International Health Literacy Association

Virtual Training: Touchpoints: The How of Child and Family Engagement
Beginning October 4
, TBA
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Save the Date: Birth & Breastfeeding Conference
October 4 – 6
, TBA
Presented by Black Mothers’ Breastfeeding Association

Virtual Training: Introduction to the Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale (NBAS)
October 4 & 5
, 6:00am – 2:00pm
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Webinar: 2021 E.R. Brown Symposium: Opening Doors for All: Improving Health in Housing and Homelessness
October 4 & 5
, 9:30am
Presented by UCLA’s Center for Health Policy Research

Virtual Event: Latinos and Suicide: A Clinician’s Guide to Prevention and Treatment Masterclass – Module 5: When Suicide Happens in School Settings
October 4
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by National Hispanic and Latino Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network

Virtual Training: Certified Lactation Education Specialist Course
October 5, 12, 19, 26 and November 2 & 9
, TBA
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Webinar: Home Visiting Safety
October 5
, 8:00am – 9:00am
To view the 2021/2022 Start Early webinar schedule, please click here.
Presented by Start Early

Virtual Training: Observe, Reflect, Respond: The Pillars of Reflective Practice
October 5 – 6
, 8:30am – 12:30pm
Presented by Children’s Institute

Virtual Training: Introduction to the Infancy, Childhood, And Relationship Enrichment (ICARE) Initial Assessment (Updated Form)
October 5 – 6
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Virtual Event: Public Charge ANPRM Update – Listening Session for State, Territorial, Local and Tribal Benefits Granting Agencies and Nonprofit Organizations
October 5
, 11:00am
Participants must register by 9:00am on October 3rd.
Presented by Protecting Immigrant Families

Virtual Event: Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative – Community Input Meetings (Metro LA – SPA 4)
October 5
, 3:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative

Virtual Event: 3rd Annual Multicultural Maternal Mental Health Hybrid Conference
October 6 – 8
, TBA
Presented by Shades of You, Shades of Me

Virtual Event: 2021 Virtual Conference – Making an Impact in the Lactation Community
October 6
, 6:30am
Presented by The Mississippi Breastfeeding Coalition and the Mississippi Public Health Institute

Virtual Training: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder for Mental Health Professionals
October 6
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health Child Welfare Division

Webinar: The Public Health Workforce: Morale, Mental Health, and Moving Forward
October 6
, 10:00am
Presented by Public Health Communications Collaborative

Webinar: Navigating Challenging Conversations: Why, What, and How Series – The How of Navigating Challenging Conversations
October 6
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Virtual Event: Visión y Compromiso™ 19a Conferencia Annual
October 7 – 9
, TBA
Presented by Visión y Compromiso™

Webinar: Narrowing the Health Wealth Gap for Women in Los Angeles County: Promoting Child Care Equity
October 7
, 11:00am – 12:15pm
Webex event #: 2591 050 4769
Password: LACCW123 (52229123 for phones)
Presented by The LACCW Health Committee in conjunction with Blue Shield of California – Promise Health Plan and The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Webinar: Building Culturally Responsive Relationships with Families from Recruitment to Transition
Beginning October 7, 14, 21, & 28
; 11:30am – 1:00pm
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Virtual Event: 2021 Children’s Mental Health Conference – The Federal Bills to End Harmful, Traumatic Crisis Management Practices in Schools
October 8
, 5:45am – 1:15pm
Presented by Lives in the Balance

Virtual Event: Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative – Community Input Meetings (South LA – SPA 6)
October 8
, 2:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative

19th Annual Reproductive Justice Conference: We Speak for Ourselves – Unapologetically Black
October 9
, 8:00am – 5:00pm
Presented by Black Women for Wellness

TheBlueDot Project 2021 Virtual Run/Walk – A National Run/Walk for Maternal Mental Health
October 9 & 10

Presented by TheBlueDot Project

Virtual Event: Champions for Equity Awards: Power Pivot
October 10
, 3:00pm – 4:00pm
Presented by Advancement Project California

Virtual Training: Considerations on Racism, Implicit Bias and Improving Care for Maternal and Infant Health Providers
October 12 – 13
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
This workshop qualifies for 4.5 contact hours for Continuing Nursing Education. A fee to receive the contact hours will apply.
Presented by Parent-Child Relationship Programs at the Barnard Center

Webinar: Trauma in Families and Communities
October 12
, 10:00am – 11:00am
To view the 2021/2022 Start Early webinar schedule, please click here.
Presented by Start Early

Webinar: 5 Enrollment Best Practices to Decrease Uninsured Rates
October 12
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by California Primary Care Association (CPCA)

Virtual Event: Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative – Community Input Meetings (San Gabriel Valley – SPA 3)
October 13
, 9:00am
Presented by Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative

Virtual Training: Communicating Around COVID-19: Applying Plain Language to Public Health
October 13
, 10:00am – 11:00am
 Presented by Clear Language Lab

Webinar: Big Questions, Worries, and Fears: How to Have Hard Conversations with Little Children
October 13, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by Early Childhood Investigations Webinars

Virtual Event: Lab Community of Practice
October 13
, 12:30pm – 2:00pm
Presented by Clear Language Lab

Virtual Event: National SPEAK UP Champion™ Implicit and Explicit Bias LIVE Virtual Conference
October 14 & 21
, 5:30am – 9:30am
Presented by Institute for Perinatal Quality Improvement

Virtual Event: Maternal Mental Health: Providing Care and Support in the Perinatal Period
October 14
, 6:00am – 7:30am
Presented by the Wilson Center’s Maternal Health Initiative in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund

Virtual Event: 4th Annual Health Literacy in Action
October 14 – 15
, 7:45am
Up to 11.25 continuing education (CE) credits will be offered.
Presented by Institute for Healthcare Advancement (IHA) and School of Public Health Horowitz Center for Health Literacy

Virtual Event: Child Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) 18-Month Implementation Level Booster One Training
October 14, 15, 18, & 19
; 9:00am – 12:30pm
All potential candidates should review the CPP minimum training requirements and fill out the registration form. For specific questions regarding this training opportunity, please contact CPP Trainer Dr. Maricella Mendez-Sherwin at mendezsherwin1@gmail.com
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Webinar: How Optimistic Leaders Can Create Equity in Early Learning Programs
October 14, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by Early Childhood Investigations Webinars

Webinar: Nuturing Culturally Responsive Relationships
October 14
, 11:30am – 1:00pm
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Webinar: Increasing Accessibility: Insurance Paneling Tips for Clinicians, Telehealth and Medi-Cal Expansion
October 14
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Maternal Mental Health NOW

Virtual Training: Nurturing Child and Parent Development
October 15
, 9:00am – 10:30am
Presented by California Training Institute (CalTrin)

Virtual Training: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder for Mental Health Professionals
October 15
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health Child Welfare Division

Webinar: Supporting Lactation During Incarceration
October 15
, 12:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Virtual Workshop: Promoting Maternal Mental Health During Pregnancy
October 18 – 21
, 8:30am – 12:30pm
Presented by Parent-Child Relationship Programs at the Barnard Center

Virtual Event: 2021 SHSMD Connections Virtual Conference
October 20 – 21
, TBA
Note: Registrants will have access to the recordings from the in-person conference that took place in September.
Presented by Society for Health care Strategy & Market Development

Webinar: The Science of Scaling-Up High-Quality Early Childhood Programs
October 20
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by Child Trends and others

Virtual Event: Learning to Listen: Conversations for Change Fall 2021 Series – Part 2
October 20, & December 8
, 12:00pm
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Virtual Event: Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative – Community Input Meetings (Antelope Valley – SPA 1)
October 20
, 3:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative

Virtual Event: Marcé of North America (MONA) 2021 Virtual Conference – Parental Mental Health During Changing Times
October 21 – 23
, TBA
Presented by Marcé of North America

Virtual Training: Walking the Walk of Reflective Supervision
October 21 – 22
, 8:30am – 12:30pm
Presented by Children’s Institute

Virtual Event: Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative – Community Input Meetings (West LA – SPA 5)
October 21
, 9:00am
Presented by Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative

Virtual Training: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder for Mental Health Professionals
October 21
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health Child Welfare Division

Webinar: The Impact of Domestic Violence on Children
October 21
, 10:00am – 11:00am
To view the 2021/2022 Start Early webinar schedule, please click here.
Presented by Start Early

Virtual Event: Stable & Strong Families Training Series – Understanding Behavioral Challenges Through a Trauma and Resilience Lens: From Deficit to Adaptive Strength
October 21
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by UCLA Pritzker Center

Webinar: Partnering with Families in Culturally Responsive Ways During Challenging Times
October 21
, 11:30am – 1:00pm
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Webinar: Supporting Lactation During Incarceration
October 22
, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Virtual Event: Safe Place for Youth Annual Youth Summit – “A Season of Change: Cultivating Transformative Wellness”
October 23
, 10:00am – 2:00pm
Presented by Safe Place for Youth

That’s Entertainment: Spotlight and Brunch
October 24
, 11:30am – 1:30pm: Chevy Chase Country Club, 3067 E. Chevy Chase Drive, Glendale, CA 91206
In addition to raising money for Bloom Again, this event will honor the work of Maternal and Child Health Access.
Presented by Bloom Again Foundation

Virtual Event: ZERO TO THREE’s 2nd Annual Virtual Conference – Take Heart
October 25 – 29
, TBA
Early bird registration is open until August 10.Presented by ZERO TO THREE

Webinar: Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention for Local Health Programs
October 25
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by State of California’s Department of Public Health

Webinar: Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention for Health Care Professionals
October 26
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by State of California’s Department of Public Health

Virtual Training: Communicating Around COVID-19: Helping Folx Navigate Online Info
October 27
, 10:00am – 11:00am
 Presented by Clear Language Lab

Webinar: Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention for Parents and Communities
October 27
, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by State of California’s Department of Public Health

Virtual Training: Trauma, Parenting, and Challenging Behaviors (School-Age)
October 28
, 9:00am – 10:30am
Presented by California Training Institute (CalTrin)

Webinar: Being Present with Families
October 28
, 10:00am – 11:00am
To view the 2021/2022 Start Early webinar schedule, please click here.
Presented by Start Early

Webinar: Using Culturally Responsive Practices During Transitions
October 28, 11:30am – 1:00pm
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Virtual Event: Asian Pacific Islander Breastfeeding Task Force General Meetings
October 28
, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
For more information, email Cindy Young at cyoung@breastfeedla.org
Presented by Asian Pacific Islander Breastfeeding Task Force of Greater Los Angeles

Webinar: Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention for Environmental Professionals
October 29
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by State of California’s Department of Public Health

Virtual Event: The Health Literacy Annual Research Conference 2021 – Advancing Health Literacy Research To Improve Health Equity
November 1 – 2
, TBA
Presented by Institute for Healthcare Advancement

Virtual Workshop: Parent-Child Interaction (PCI) Feeding Scale
November 1- 5
, 8:00am – 1:00pm
Presented by Parent-Child Relationship Programs at the Barnard Center

Virtual Workshop: Advancing Equity, Diversity and Inclusion for a More Perfect Union
November 2, 9 & 16
, TBA
Presented by Alliance for Strong Families and Communities

Virtual Training: Advancing Equity, Diversity and Inclusion for a More Perfect Union
November 2, 9 & 16
, 8:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Alliance for Strong Families and Communities

Virtual Training: Newborn Behavioral Observations System (NBO) Training Program
November 3, 4 & 5
, 6:00am – 10:30am
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Webinar: Digital Storytelling for Educators
November 3
, 9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by StoryCenter

Virtual Training: Suicide: Effective Crisis Response and Treatments
November 3 & 4
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Children’s Institute

Webinar: Spreading HOPE
November 3
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by California Training Institute (CalTrin)

Virtual Training: Communicating Around COVID-19: Cultural Humility in Health Communication
November 3
, 10:00am – 11:00am
 Presented by Clear Language Lab

Virtual Training: Critical Competencies for Infant-Toddler Educators™ Micro Training-of-Trainers (Micro-ToTs) – Area 3: Supporting Language & Literacy Development
Beginning November 4
, TBA
Presented by ZERO TO THREE

Webinar: Marijuana Use During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
November 4
, 5:30am – 7:30am
For questions, call (518) 402-0330 or email coned@albany.edu.
Presented by Center for Public Health Continuing Education and University at Albany, School of Public Health

Webinar: Adding Patient Advocates to Your QI Team
November 4
, 9:00am – 10:00am
For questions, please contact India Olchefske at info@perinatalqi.org.
Presented by Institute for Perinatal Quality Improvement (PQI)

Virtual Training: Writing for Understanding
November 4, 11 & 18
, 12:00pm – 2:00pm
 Presented by Clear Language Lab

Webinar: Leaders in the Field
November 5
, TBA
Presented by Newborn Behavior International (NBI)

Virtual Event: Our Future In Mind: Mental Health Summit
November 5 – 6
, TBA
Presented by Mental Health America and IDONTMIND in partnership with YouTube

Webinar: Story Mining – How to Best Capture Stories for Your Organization
November 8
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by StoryCenter

Virtual Training: Trauma Symptom Checklist for Young Children Outcomes Measure
November 9
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
More information can be found under the “PEI” tab on the PEI Outcomes website.
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health PEI Outcomes Division

Virtual Training: Feedback That Works
November 9
, 9:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by California Training Institute (CalTrin)

Webinar: Understanding Substance Abuse Through the Families Lens
November 9
, 10:00am – 11:00am
To view the 2021/2022 Start Early webinar schedule, please click here.
Presented by Start Early

Save the Date: Prematurity and Lactation: Prevention, Risk Factors, Access to Health Care, and Supporting Milk Supply
November 10
, TBA
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Virtual Training: Child Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) – Full Protocol
November 15 – 19
, 9:00am – 1:00pm
Presented by Children’s Institute

Webinar: The Cultural Iceberg: A Deeper Dive Into What’s Below the Surface
November 15
, 12:30pm – 1:30pm
To view the 2021/2022 Start Early webinar schedule, please click here.
Presented by Start Early

Save the Date: Annual CWA Fall Conference & Education Day
November 16 – 18
Presented by California WIC Association

Webinar: Breastfeeding Fundamentals & the Criminalization System
November 16
, 7:00am
Presented by U.S. Breastfeeding Committee

Webinar: Maintaining Boundaries in Home Visiting for Supervisors
November 16
, 8:00am – 9:00am
To view the 2021/2022 Start Early webinar schedule, please click here.
Presented by Start Early

Virtual Event: Virtual Gala 2021: Feeding the Future, Funding the Field
November 16
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Register before October 1 for a chance to win two tickets to The Pump and Dump Show in Brea on October 7.
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Virtual Training: Communicating Around COVID-19: Information Design Basics in Flyers and More
November 17
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Clear Language Lab

Webinar: Matching Family Needs to Resources
November 18
, 10:00am – 11:00am
To view the 2021/2022 Start Early webinar schedule, please click here.
Presented by Start Early

Virtual Event: Stable & Strong Families Training Series – Educational Advocacy for Children in Foster Care
November 18
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by UCLA Pritzker Center

Virtual Training: The Family as a Cultural Asset for Latinx Youth Development
November 18
, 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Presented by California Training Institute (CalTrin)

Webinar: Domestic Violence: Safety Planning
November 30
, 10:00am – 11:00am
To view the 2021/2022 Start Early webinar schedule, please click here.
Presented by Start Early

Virtual Training: High Risk Newborn Behavioral Observations System (NBO) Training Program
December 1 & 2
, 6:00am – 2:00pm
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Save the Date: BreastfeedLA Webinar – Topic to be Announced
December 2
, TBA
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Virtual Training: SPEAK UP Ambassador™ Implicit and Explicit Bias Live Virtual Education Course
December 2
, 5:30am – 11:30am
Presented by the Institute for Perinatal Quality Improvement (PQI)

Webinar: Political Advocacy 101 and Hot Topic Conversations
December 2
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by StrengthUnited’s Leadership and the Staff Advisory Committee

Virtual Event: Measure H Citizens’ Oversight Advisory Board  Meeting via Teleconference Call
December 2
, 1:00pm
For questions, please email measurehoversight@lacounty.gov.
Presented by The Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative

Webinar: Leaders in the Field
December 3
, TBA
Presented by Newborn Behavior International (NBI)

Webinar: Observing the Parent-Child Relatonship
December 7
, 10:00am – 11:00am
To view the 2021/2022 Start Early webinar schedule, please click here.
Presented by Start Early

Virtual Event: Learning to Listen: Conversations for Change Fall 2021 Series – Part 3
December 8
, 12:00pm
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Webinar: Maternal Mental Health 101
December 9
, 10:30am – 12:00pm
Presented by 2020 Mom and Postpartum Support International

Webinar: Implementing Tools to Enhance Home Visiting
December 14
, 10:00am – 11:00am
To view the 2021/2022 Start Early webinar schedule, please click here.
Presented by Start Early

Webinar: Home Visiting Boundaries
December 15
, 10:00am – 11:00am
To view the 2021/2022 Start Early webinar schedule, please click here.
Presented by Start Early

Virtual Event: Asian Pacific Islander Breastfeeding Task Force General Meetings
December 15
, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
For more information, email Cindy Young at cyoung@breastfeedla.org
Presented by Asian Pacific Islander Breastfeeding Task Force of Greater Los Angeles

Webinar: How to Navigate Breastfeeding Support with Partners
December 21
, 7:00am
Presented by U.S. Breastfeeding Committee

Virtual Training: Touchpoints: The How of Child and Family Engagement
Beginning January 10, 2022
, TBA
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Webinar: Understanding Substance Abuse Through the Families Lens
January 11, 2022
, 10:00am – 11:00am
To view the 2021/2022 Start Early webinar schedule, please click here.
Presented by Start Early

Webinar: Exploremos Los Valores y Las Creencias Sobre la Crianza de Los Niños y Las Niñas
January 12, 2022
, 10:00am – 11:00am
To view the 2021/2022 Start Early webinar schedule, please click here.
Presented by Start Early

Webinar: Reflective Supervision
January 14, 2022
, 8:00am – 9:00am
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Presented by Start Early

Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine’s 42nd Annual Pregnancy Meeting
January 31 – February 5, 2021
: Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center, 6000 West Osceola Parkway, Kissimmee, Florida 34746
Presented by Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Webinar: Trauma for Supervisors: Putting the Pieces Together
January 31, 2022
, 12:30pm – 1:30pm
To view the 2021/2022 Start Early webinar schedule, please click here.
Presented by Start Early

Webinar: Estar Presentes Para Las Familias
February 2, 2022
, 10:00am – 11:00am
To view the 2021/2022 Start Early webinar schedule, please click here.
Presented by Start Early

Webinar: Promoting Effective Parenting with Motivational Interviewing
February 3, 2022
, 12:30pm – 1:30pm
To view the 2021/2022 Start Early webinar schedule, please click here.
Presented by Start Early

Webinar: Domestice Violence: Safety Planning
February 22, 2022
, 10:00am – 11:00am
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Presented by Start Early

Save the Date: CalFresh Healthy Living 2022 Forum
February 28 – March 2, 2022
: Hyatt Regency Orange County, 11999 Harbor Boulevard, Garden Grove, CA 92840
Presented by The California Department of Social Services (CDSS), CalFresh Healthy Living, and others

Webinar: Being Present with Families
March 2, 2022
, 10:00am – 11:00am
To view the 2021/2022 Start Early webinar schedule, please click here.
Presented by Start Early

Webinar: Exploring Values and Beliefs Around Parenting
March 8, 2022
, 10:00am – 11:00am
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Presented by Start Early

Webinar: Home Visiting Boundaries
March 16, 2022
, 10:00am – 11:00am
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Presented by Start Early

Save the Date: 2022 National Home Visiting Summit
March 22 – 24, 2022
, TBA
Presented by Start Early

Webinar: Matching Family Needs to Resources
March 22, 2022
, 10:00am – 11:00am
To view the 2021/2022 Start Early webinar schedule, please click here.
Presented by Start Early

Webinar: Understanding Substance Abuse Through the Family Lens
April 5, 2022
, 10:00am – 11:00am
To view the 2021/2022 Start Early webinar schedule, please click here.
Presented by Start Early

Virtual Event: Child Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) 18-Month Implementation Level Booster One Training
April 7, 8, 11 & 12, 2022
; 9:00am – 12:30pm
All potential candidates should review the CPP minimum training requirements and fill out the registration form. For specific questions regarding this training opportunity, please contact CPP Trainer Dr. Maricella Mendez-Sherwin at mendezsherwin1@gmail.com
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Webinar: Being Present with Families
April 13, 2022
, 10:00am – 11:00am
To view the 2021/2022 Start Early webinar schedule, please click here.
Presented by Start Early

Webinar: Trauma in Families and Communities
April 21, 2022
, 10:00am – 11:00am
To view the 2021/2022 Start Early webinar schedule, please click here.
Presented by Start Early

Webinar: Observing the Parent-Child Relationship
April 27, 2022
, 10:00am – 11:00am
To view the 2021/2022 Start Early webinar schedule, please click here.
Presented by Start Early

Webinar: The Cultural Iceberg: A Deeper Dive Into What’s Below the Surface
May 4, 2022
, 10:00am – 11:00am
To view the 2021/2022 Start Early webinar schedule, please click here.
Presented by Start Early

Webinar: Home Visiting Safety
May 11, 2022
, 8:00am – 9:00am
To view the 2021/2022 Start Early webinar schedule, please click here.
Presented by Start Early

Webinar: The Impact of Domestic Violence on Children
May 12, 2022
, 10:00am – 11:00am
To view the 2021/2022 Start Early webinar schedule, please click here.
Presented by Start Early

Webinar: Partnering for Change: Having the Conversation
May 17, 2022
, 10:00am – 11:00am
To view the 2021/2022 Start Early webinar schedule, please click here.
Presented by Start Early

Save the Date: 25th Annual PAC/LAC Conference – Quality of Life for Families
May 26, 2022
, TBA
Presented by PAC/LAC

Webinar: Implementing Tools to Enhance Home Visiting
June 7, 2022
, 10:00am – 11:00am
To view the 2021/2022 Start Early webinar schedule, please click here.
Presented by Start Early

Webinar: Home Visiting Boundaries
June 15, 2022
, 10:00am – 11:00am
To view the 2021/2022 Start Early webinar schedule, please click here.
Presented by Start Early

Save the Date: Prevent Child Abuse American National Conference
August 22 – 24, 2023
, Baltimore, MD
Presented by Prevent Child Abuse America


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