Upcoming Events on Perinatal Health and Family Strengthening

Looking for LA Best Babies Network’s training calendar? Go here.

Here is a roundup of events compiled by LA Best Babies NetworkSubscribe here to get a weekly email with the latest updates. Scroll down for ongoing activities and links to other calendars at the bottom. Do you have something for us to include? Email snish@labestbabies.org. And don’t forget to Like us on Facebook and Follow us on Twitter, where we post event updates and lots of useful resources. Thanks!

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

July is:

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

Heart HELP Program
July 9, 16, 23, 30 & August 6, 9:00am – 11:00am: Hope St. Family Resource Center, 1600 S. Hope St., Los Angeles, CA 90015
For information or to register please call Irma Radillo at 213-742-5838
Presented by Community Benefits – California Hospital Medical Center

Lactation Education Specialist Training
July 9, 12, 19, 23, 26, 8:00am – 5:30pm: FHEC, 3820 Cherry Ave, Long Beach, CA 90807
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Webinar: Improving #PostBirth Education: Effectively Educating Patients on Postpartum Complications
July 18, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Council on Patient Safety Women’s Health Care

Webinar: LACDMH Mental Health Service and Referrals
July 18, 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

2018 QRIS National Meeting: Sparking Solutions and Sharing Systems Strategies
July 16-18, 8:00am – 12:00pm: 1380 Harbor Island Drive San Diego CA 92101
Presented by Build Initiative – Strong Foundations for Our Youngest Children

Webinar: Substance Exposed Newborns
July 18, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by First 3 Years

2018 Childhood Trauma Symposium
July 18-19, 8:00am – 2:00pm: 1925 Quivira Way Building A. Captain’s Conference Hall, San Diego, CA 92109
Presented by Diversity Business Development Center

Webinar: Substance Exposed Newborns

July 18, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by First 3 Years

Webinar: Improving #PostBirth Education: Effectively Educating Patients on Postpartum Complications
July 18, 10:00am – 1:00am
Presented by Council on Patient Safety in Women’s Health Care

Webinar: Connecting to Community Health and Wellness Partners to Enhance Professional Development
July 19, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Early Childhood National Centers

Building Resilience with Native Plants: Gardening for Wildlife

July 19, 10:00am – 11:30am: LA Metro Headquarters, 1 Gateway Plaza Union Station, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by Theodore Payne Foundation

Webinar: Be Your Child’s Sleep Expert
July 19, 7:30pm – 8:00pm
Presented by Behave Your Best!

Webinar: Resilience Training & Assessment: Cultivating Grit & Growth Mindset: Part 2 Workshop
July 19, 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Presented by Innovative Educators

Webinar: Oral Health Workforce: Expanding Reach
July 19,
11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by California Pan-Ethnic Health Network

Trauma Work for Young Adults – A Range of Modalities

July 19, 12:00pm – 2:30pm: Sober College, 6022 Variel Ave, Los Angeles, CA 91367
Presented by Sober College

Webinar: CACFP Halftime: Thirty on Thursdays “Feeding Infants: 0-5 Months”
July 19, 2:00pm – 2:30pm
Presented by USDA Team Nutrition

Webinar: Medio tiempo del CACFP: treinta los jueves: “Alimentacion para bebes de 0-5 meses”

July 19,
12:00pm – 12:30pm
Presented by USDA Team Nutrition

Webinar: Wrapping Up Summer Meals

July 19, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Food Research & Action Center

MCHA Monthly Meeting: State budget and local nutrition issues
July 19, 10:00am – 12:00pm: Maternal and Child Health Access, 1111 W. 6th St, 3rd floor, Patricia Phillips Community Room, Los Angeles, CA 90017
Presented by Maternal and Child Health Access

Webinar: Clean Water for All Webinar Series: Introduction to Infrastructure
July 19, 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Presented by NACCHO

Health Policy Café: Home for Good: Meeting the Critical Needs of LA’s Homeless

July 20, 8:30am – 10:00am: The Huffington Center at Saint Sophia Cathedral, 1324 Normandie Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90006
Presented by Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County

Webinar: Substance Exposed Newborns
July 20, 12:00pm – 1:00om
Presented by First 3 Years

COMMUNITY EVENT: Teen Parent Peer Connection Group
July 20, 5:00pm – 6:30pm: Antelope Valley Partners for Health, 43057 39th St. West, Lancaster, CA 93536
RSVP by emailing gjunkemeier@avph.org or calling 661-202-7321
Presented by AVHP, First 5 LA and Child Care Resource Center

Webinar: Let’s Get Ready: Planning Together for Emergencies
July 23, 5:00pm – 6:00pm
Presented by ChildCare Aware of America

July 2018: A Panel on Thriving Kids and Health
July 23, 6:00pm – 9:00pm: CTRL Collective – Pasadena, 45 South Arroyo Parkway, Pasadena, CA 91105
Presented by The Interprofessional Community Pasadena

Obesity Summit 2018 Los Angeles
July 23-25, 8:00am – 4:00pm: Hotel Four Points by Sheraton Los Angeles International Airport, 9750 Airport Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045
Presented by Obesity Summit 2018

Going Deeper: Diversity, Determinants & Disparities in Perinatal Mental Health
July 23-24
, 9:00am – 4:30pm (each day): California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by Maternal Mental Health NOW

Occupational Therapy and Breastfeeding
July 24, 9:00am – 11:30am: First 5 Riverside, 585 Technology Ct, Riverside, CA 92507
Presented by Inland Empire Breastfeeding Coalition

Webinar: Leveraging Nutrition in Disasters
July 24, 11:00am – 1:00pm
Presented by Food Research & Action Center

Webinar: United States Breastfeeding Committee: Racial Equity Series
July 24, 11:00am – 12:20pm
Presented by PAC/LAC

Webinar: Culturally Relevant & Sensitive Adoption Language & Rituals
July 25, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by PACT an Adoption Alliance

Webinar: NICU Consortium Educational Meeting
July 25, 8:00am – 10:30am
Presented by Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment

COMMUNITY EVENT: Infant Massage
July 25, August 1, 15, 22 and 29, 10:30am – 12:00pm: Los Angeles Child Guidance Clinic, 3031 South Vermont, Los Angeles, CA 90007
To register contact Karrie Johnston Feldman at 323- 373-2400 x3203 and Vanesa Cardona at 323-373-2400 x 3288
Presented by Los Angeles Child Guidance Clinic

REAL Voice Presents: Introduction to Drama
July 25, 6:00pm – 8:00pm: UCLA/VA Veteran Family Wellness Center, 3rd Floor in Building 220, Los Angeles, CA 90049
Presented by UCLA/VA Veteran Family Wellness Center

Webinar: Roundtable Discussion: Parenting a Child with Specials Needs

July 25, 9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by Shield Healthcare

Webinar: Family First Prevention Services Act & Home Visiting

July 25, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by Parents as Teachers

Webinar: Indian Child Welfare Act & Resource Family Approval: Family Placement Focus
July 25, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Alliance for Children’s Rights

COMMUNITY EVENT: Homeless Care Days: Free Healthcare & Social Services
July 27; 7:00 am – 3:00 pm: MacArthur Park, Wilshire Blvd + Alvarado St, Los Angeles
Presented by the office of L.A. City Councilmember Gil Cedillo

COMMUNITY EVENT: CCHC Community Health & Wellness Event
July 27, 12:00pm – 3:00pm: 5619 Monte Vista St, Los Angeles, CA 90042
Free Health Screenings and Exams
Presented by CCHC

Save the Date: Neuroscience of Birth, Bonding, and Breastfeeding with Nils Bergman
July 30, 9:00am – 4:00pm: MemorialCare Miller Children’s and Women’s Hospital, 2801 Atlantic Ave, Long Beach, CA 90806
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Webinar: Using Creative Expression to Build Resilience in Tweens and Teens
July 30, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by ACEs Connection

Webinar: The Rights of Pregnant and Parenting Students and Employees in California Schools
July 31, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Webinar: Boosting Your Child’s Resilience & Independence
July 31, 5:00pm – 6:00pm
Presented by Family Matters

Webinar: Mastering the Parenting Art of Picking Your Battles
August 1, 6:30pm -7:30pm
Presented by Behave Your Best!

Webinar: How to Take the Stress Out of Parenting
August 2, 5:15pm – 5:45pm (use dropdown to select date)
Presented by PEACE at HOME

Webinar: Increasing Skin-to-Skin Contact to Improve Perinatal Outcomes and Breastfeeding Success
August 2, 5:30am – 7:30am
Presented by CPHCE

Webinar: Partnering with Parents to Improve Safety: Engaging Families Beyond the Parent Advisory Council
August 3, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by March of Dimes

COMMUNITY EVENT: Free Summer Food Service Program
August 3
, 11:00am – 12:30pm: Mayberry Park, 13201 E. Meyer Road, Whittier, CA 90605
Presented by Los Angeles Food Policy Council

COMMUNITY EVENT: Teen Parent Peer Connection Group
August 3, 5:00pm – 6:30pm: Antelope Valley Partners for Health, 43057 39th St. West, Lancaster, CA 93536
RSVP by emailing gjunkemeier@avph.org or calling 661-202-7321
Presented by AVHP, First 5 LA and Child Care Resource Center

Antelope Valley Baby Expo 2018
August 4, 10:00am – 2:00pm: Pioneer Event Center, 45000 Valley Central Way, Lancaster, CA 93536
Presented by Antelope Valley Breastfeeding Coalition

Exhibitor Registration: Back to School Celebration and Health & Education

August 4, 10:00am – 3:00pm: The Oaks, 350 West Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
Presented by Calabasas Mommy/Savvy Mom Promotions

The Resilience Toolkit- Altadena
August 5, 5:00pm – 6:45pm: Hieroglyphics Yoga Studio, 3023 Lincoln Ave, Altadena, CA 91001
Presented by Lumos Transforms

Women’s Hospital Information Night
August 6, 7:00pm – 8:30pm: Saddleback Medical Center, 24451 Health Center Drive, Laguna Hills, CA 92653
Presented by Saddleback Medical Center

Vicarious Trauma – Strategies for Resilience
August 6, 10:00am – 4:00pm: Torrance, CA
Presented by MIRACLES Counseling Center, Inc

ASQ-3 & ASQ SE-2 Workshop
August 7, 9:00am – 4:00pm: Child Care Resource Center Annex, 19809 Prairie Street, 2nd Floor, Suite 200, Chatsworth, CA 91311
Presented by CCRC

Webinar: How Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Can Help Prevent Bullying
August 8, 9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by Children’s Safety Network

Webinar: Using Loose Parts to Create Sustainable Environments
August 8, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Early Childhood Investigations

Webinar: Cultivating A Healthy Family Culture
August 9, 9:00am – 10:30am
Presented by National Center for Family Philanthropy and Southern California Grantmakers

Working With Childhood Trauma
August 9, 9:00am – 4:30pm: The California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by ECHO Parenting & Education

COMMUNITY EVENT: Homeless Care Days: Free Healthcare & Social Services
August 10; 7:00 am – 3:00 pm: MacArthur Park, Wilshire Blvd + Alvarado St, Los Angeles
Presented by the office of L.A. City Councilmember Gil Cedillo

Webinar: Back to School Advocacy for Parents of Children with Diabetes
August 10, 11:00am – 12:15pm
Presented by Safe at School and American Diabetes Association

COMMUNITY EVENT: MOMMY BRAiN Playdate

August 11, 10:00am – 11:30am: Snooknuk Café, 506 North Larchmont Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90004
Presented by MOMMY BRAiN

Biggest Family Shower Ever! Los Angeles 2018
August 11, 11:00am – 4:00pm: California Market Center, 110 E. 9th St, A727, Los Angeles, CA 90079
Presented by Big City Moms

Exhibitor Registration: Calabasas Mommy’s Summer Family Picnic
August 11, 5:00pm – 7:45pm: Warner Center Park, 5800 Topanga Canyon Blvd, Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Presented by Calabasas Mommy/ Savvy Mom Promotions

Kidz Con
August 11, 11:00am – 7:00pm: Magic Box, 1933 South Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90007
Presented by Kidz Con

Building Resiliency in Children
August 14, 9:00am – 11:30am: Child Care Resource Center Annex, 19809 Prairie Street, 2nd Floor Suite 200, Chatsworth, CA 91311
Presented by CCRC

Social and Emotional Learning Institute for K- 12 Educators

August 14 – 15, 8:30am – 3:00pm: Curtis School, 15871 Mulholland Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90049
Presented by California Teacher Development Collaborative

Webinar: Talking with Babies: Infant Directed Speech and the Role of Early Educators

August 15, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Early Childhood Investigations

Webinar: Supporting Breastfeeding in Child Care and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
August 15, 3:30pm – 4:30pm
Presented by Abilities Network Project Act

W + W Women and Wellness
August 15, 6:00pm – 8:00pm: The Light Lab, 3405 Glendale Blvd #D, Atwater Village, CA 90039
Presented by The Light Lab

Webinar: Providing Appropriate Levels of Treatment to Children and Youth Affected by Prenatal Substance Exposure
August 16, 11:00am – 12:15pm
Presented by NTI Upstream

Webinar: The Complete Guide to Hosting “Healthy Snack Day” with EIB (Logistics for Registered Organizations)
August 16, 10:30am – 12:00pm
Presented by Food Research & Action Center

Webinar: Mastering the Parenting Art of Picking Your Battles
August 16
, 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Presented by Behave Your Best!

COMMUNITY EVENT: Mommy & Me and Daddies Too: Free Kids Club: Baby Boogie
August 16, 10:00am –12:00pm: The Point, 850 South Sepulveda Blvd, El Segundo, CA 90245
Presented by The Point

Webinar: Otoacoustic Emission (OAE) Hearing Screening Refresher and Q&A Opportunity
August 16, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by ECHO Initiative

MommyCon Pasadena 2018
August 17-18, 9:00am – 4:00pm: Pasadena Convention Center, 300 East Green St, Pasadena, CA 91101
Presented by MommyCon

COMMUNITY EVENT: Teen Parent Peer Connection Group
August 17, 5:00pm – 6:30pm: Antelope Valley Partners for Health, 43057 39th St. West, Lancaster, CA 93536
RSVP by emailing gjunkemeier@avph.org or calling 661-202-7321
Presented by AVHP, First 5 LA, and Child Care Resource Center

Prenatal & Birth Psychology: Nurturing Human Potential from the Beginning of Life
August 17,
8:0am – 4:00pm: Sacramento County Office of Education, Conference Center, 3661 Whitehead St, Mather, CA 95655
Presented by Infant Development Association of California

CCHC 3rd Annual Back to School Health & Wellness Event

August 18, 10:00am – 1:30pm: Pacific Park & Community Center, 501 S. Pacific Ave, Suite 20, Glendale, CA 91204
Presented by CCHC

Webinar: Child Care Emergency Supply Kits: What to Pack and Where It’s At
August 20, 5:00pm – 6:00pm
Presented by ChildCare Aware of America

Power Forward – Annual Reproductive Justice Conference

August 20, 8:30am – 6:00pm: The California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA 90017
Presented by Black Women for Wellness

Webinar: Social/Emotional Training – The Inspired Professional!

August 21, 4:30pm – 6:30pm
Presented by Child Connect for Family Success

The Resilience Toolkit Facilitator Certification – Fall 2018

August 21, 5:00pm – 6:30pm: Los Angeles, CA
Presented by The Resilience Toolkit

Webinar: Positive Discipline Practices in Early Childhood
August 21, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by First 3 Years

Webinar: Childhood Hearing Loss: Intervention and Parent Choice
August 21, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by NCHAM

Webinar: Innovative Strategies for Autism in ECE – How Teletherapy Engages Children with Autism
August 22, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Early Childhood Investigation

Webinar: Oral Health in Our Communities: Successes & Challenges
August 23, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by California Pan-Ethnic Health Network

2018 SCPHA Annual Conference Strengthening Communities: Reducing Health Disparities in Southern California
August 23: The California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by Southern California Public Health Association

Webinar: When CranioSacral Therapy Can Help Breastfeeding
August 23, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by USLCA

Webinar: Using Mosquito Surveillance to Make Decisions about Control Methods
August 23, 10:30am – 12:00pm
Presented by NACCHO

Birth and Beyond Breastfeeding Workshop & Train the Trainer
August 24-26
, 8:00am – 5:00pm: South LA Health Projects, 2930 West Imperial Highway, 6th floor, Inglewood, CA 90303
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Webinar: Positive Discipline Practices in Early Childhood
August 24, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by First 3 Years

COMMUNITY EVENT: Homeless Care Days: Free Healthcare & Social Services
August 24; 7:00 am – 3:00 pm: MacArthur Park, Wilshire Blvd + Alvarado St, Los Angeles
Presented by the office of L.A. City Councilmember Gil Cedillo

Building Our Families: A How-To for the LGBTQ Community
August 27, 6:30pm – 8:30pm: All Saint Episcopal Church, 132 N. Euclid Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101
Presented by Family Equality Council

SOSF CALM Kids Training: Mindful Tools for the Classroom
August 28, 6:00pm – 8:30pm: Encinitas Community and Senior Center: 1140 Oakcreast Park Drive, Encinitas, CA 92024
The Sean O’Shea Foundation

Addressing the Impact of Injury, Violence and Trauma on Mental Health…
August 29, 9:30am – 2:30pm: The California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by Community Intelligence

Childhood in a Digital Age
August 29-31, Child360 Conference Center, 515 South Figueroa Street, Suite 900, Los Angeles, CA 90071
Presented by Capita Social, Inc

Breastfeeding Advocacy 101 Training
August 31, 8:00am – 4:45pm: The California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda Street, Yosemite Hall, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by California Women’s Law Center

Connecting Through Our Stories
September 7-8, 7:30am – 3:00pm: Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport, 1333 Old Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame, CA 94010
Presented by Infant Development Association of California

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

Webinar: How to Take the Stress Out of Parenting
September 10, 9:00am – 9:30am (use dropdown to select date)
Presented by PEACE at HOME

Webinar: School Meals and Nutrition
September 10, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Voices for Ohio’s Children

Webinar: MI: Building Healthy Communities
September 12, 9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by Action for Healthy Kids

Webinar: How Boosting Emotional Intelligence Improves Your Ability to Effectively Steer Your ECE Program
September 12, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Early Childhood Investigations

COMMUNITY EVENT: CPEHN Voices for Change: Mobilizing for Health Equity Conference
September 12, 9:00am – 5:00pm: The California Endowment, 1000 N Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by CPEHN

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

Webinar: Assessing School – Age Children with Language Disorders
September 13, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by ASHA Store

Webinar: Time to Panic? Managing Psychiatric Emergencies During Pregnancy
September 13, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Council on Patient Safety in Women’s Health Care

20th Anniversary Symposium: Imagining the Future of Family Philanthropy
September 13-14, 12:00pm – 3:30pm: Hotel Nikko, San Francisco, CA
Presented by National Center for Family Philanthropy

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

Webinar: Strong Families for Stronger Schools and Communities
September 17, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by First 3 Years

Trauma Informed Practice: Fostering Resilient Learners – Level 1
September 17, 8:30am – 3:00pm: Fresno County Superintendent of Schools, 1111 Van Ness Ave, Conference room 101T, Fresno, CA 91721
Presented by California ASCD

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

Trauma Informed Practice: Fostering a Trauma Sensitive Learning Environment
September 18, 8:30am – 3:00pm: Double Tree by Hilton, 2233 Ventura St, Sequoia Room, Fresno, CA 93721
Presented by California ASCD

Webinar: Bright Light Therapy for Mood Disorders including Bipolar Depression
September 18, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

Webinar Social/Emotional Training – Myth Busters! Understanding Families
September 18, 4:30pm – 6:30pm
Presented by Child Connect Family Success

Webinar: Pearls and Pitfalls in the Recognition and Treatment of Pediatric Sepsis

September 18, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by Children’s Hospital Association

2018 Interdisciplinary Institute: Supporting Positive Social- Emotional Development for Fragile Infants and Their Families: An Infant Mental Health Approach for All Providers

September 19, 7:30am – 4:30pm: Denver First Church of Nazarene, 3800 E. Hampden Ave, Cherry Hills Village, CO 80113
Presented by Special Kids Special Care

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

COMMUNITY EVENT: Los Angeles Annual Diversity Employment Day Career Fair

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

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

2018 Nutrition Education & Breastfeeding Promotion Conference and Exhibits

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

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

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

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

Proper Assessments for Optimal Outcomes in Breastfeeding Dyads

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

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

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

Birth to Twelfth Grade Water Cooler Conference: Uniting Voices for California’s Children

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

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

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

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

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

COMMUNITY EVENT: Manhattan Beach 10k & Hometown Fair

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Webinar: Early Childhood Attachment Milestones and Capacity for Readiness

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

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

Together for Families National Conference

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Breastfeeding General Education Class

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

Save the Date! Cultural Competence Summit
October 23-24, Time to be Determine: Riverside Convention Center, 3637 5th St, Riverside, CA, 92501
Presented by California Institute for Behavioral Health Solutions

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

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

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

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

Trauma Informed Practice: Fostering a Trauma Sensitive Learning Environment

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Save the Date! Reproductive Health and the Environment in Los Angeles County

November 7, 7:30am – 1:30pm: The California Endowment Center for Health Communities, 1000 N. Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by Iris Cantor- UCLA Women’s Health Center

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

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

California School Nutrition Association Annual Conference

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

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

Cultural Competency and Grief
November 13, Time TBD
Presented by The American Academy of Bereavement

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

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

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

Babywearing for Birthworkers & Beyond – All Day Skills Workshop

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

Webinar: Foster Adopt & Birth Parents

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

National Summit on Quality in Home Visiting Programs

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

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

Parent Advocacy Mentor (PAM) Program Cycle 23

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

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

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

Recorded Webinars, On-Demand Training

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Webinar: Home Safety
Presented by The National Center on Health

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Presented by NAMI San Gabriel Valley and Pacific Clinics Training Institute

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Online Video: Domestic Violence 2015
Presented by CASAT

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Learning Series on Implementation
Presentations on three focus areas:

  • Foundational Concepts
  • Readiness Preparation
  • Sustainability

Presented by The National Child Traumatic Stress Network

 

Ongoing In-Person Meetings, Classes


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Grief and Loss Support Group

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

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

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

 

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