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 snish@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 Parents/Families | Recorded Webinars, On-Demand Training | Ongoing Support Groups, Meetings, Classes | Other Organizations’ Events Calendars


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Upcoming Events

See our list of parent/family events.

You can find the comprehensive list of upcoming events on the Stronger Families Blog 

Virtual Event: 2021 Virtual Sugary Drink Summit
April 20 – 22
, 10:00am
Presented by Center for Science in the Public Interest

Virtual Event: Exploring and Explaining Equity
April 21
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by California Family Resource Association

Virtual Training: Introduction to the Infancy, Childhood, And Relationship Enrichment (ICARE) Initial Assessment (Updated Form)
April 21
, 9:00am – 4:00pm
Presented by the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Webinar: What You Need to Know About Substance Use Disorder (SUD): Recognizing and Responding to an Overdose Using Naloxone
April 21
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Participants will receive a naloxone kit.
Presented by the Antelope Valley Wellness Community, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, and the CORE Center

Webinar: Futures Without Violence: Intimate Partner Violence Support in the Virtual Home Visiting Setting
April 21
, 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Presented by the Rapid Response-Virtual Home Visiting collaborative

Virtual Event: Community Conversation: Earthquake Preparedness
April 21
, 1:00pm
Presented by American Red Cross – Los Angeles Region

Virtual Event: Racially Charged: America’s Misdemeanor Problem
April 21
, 5:00pm
Presented by Formerly Incarcerated, Convicted People & Families Movement and Brave New Films

Virtual Event: Creating Justice Virtual Discussions – Part 4
April 21
, 5:00pm
This event is part of a series of virtual discussions about racism, criminalization, and community activism.
Presented by Trauma Informed LA and Repair

2021 Northern California State of Reform Health Policy Conference
April 22
, 8:00am – 2:00pm
Presented by State of Reform

Save the Date: 7th Annual Community Symposium – COVID: Coming Out Victorious in Spite of Disparities
April 22 – 23
, 8:30am – 12:30pm
Presented by The Lundquist Institute and UCLA CTSI

Virtual Event: Telehealth Delivery of Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) with Hispanic Youth Before and During COVID-19
April 22
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by National Hispanic and Latino Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network (MHTTC)

Webinar: Maternal Mental Health Disorders Impacts on Infant & Child Development
April 22
, 10:00am – 1:00pm
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Save the Date: Virtual Release of the State of Babies Yearbook: 2021
April 22
, 11:00am – 1:30pm
Presented by ZERO TO THREE

Virtual Event: Caring for Lesbian, Bisexual and Queer Women’s Health Workshop – Delivering Inclusive Care
April 22
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by The Los Angeles County Lesbian, Bisexual & Queer Women’s Health Collaborative

Webinar: Infertility to Pregnancy and Postpartum: Mastering Mental Health
April 22
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Maternal Mental Health NOW

Virtual Training: Domestic Violence 102: Domestic Violence and Safety
April 22
, 1:00pm – 3:30pm
To RSVP, email Jennifer Watanasutisas at jennifer@peaceoverviolence.org by Monday, April 19, 2021. Please include “DV & Safety” in the email subject line.
Presented by Peace Over Violence

Webinar: Photovoice Project: Realities Exposed
April 22
, 3:00pm
Learn about what photovoice is and how you can use it for social change.
Presented by Pomona Wellness Community, a service of Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

Virtual Event: Coronavirus Anxiety Workbook
April 22
, 3:30pm – 5:00pm
Participants will learn and practice tools to help manage anxiety and stress. They will also be raffling Food 4 Less gift cards.
To register via phone, call Maria at (213) 503-7280.
Presented by Eastside Child Abuse Prevention Council

Virtual Event: Best Start Compton/East Compton Local Council Meeting/Reunion del Consejo Local
April 22
, 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Presented by Best Start Compton/East Compton

Webinar: Wage & Worker’s Rights for Immigrants
April 22
, 6:00pm
Presented by LA County Office of Immigrant Affairs

Virtual Event: Facebook Live – Driving Equity and Justice Community Virtual Town Hall
April 24
, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Best Start Region 1 – East LA, Metro LA, Southeast LA and South El Monte/El Monte

Supporting Community-Based Organizations to Increase Vaccination Coverage Across Different Racial and Ethnic Adult Populations Currently Experiencing Disparities
Applications must be submitted by April 26
, 5:00pm
Presented by Urban Institute

Virtual Program: The Growing Brain: From Birth to 5 Years Old Training of Trainers
April
26 – 30, TBA
Presented by ZERO TO THREE

Webinar: What You Need to Know About Substance Use Disorder (SUD): Your Teen and Substance Use
April 26
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Antelope Valley Wellness Community, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, and the CORE Center

Webinar: Parenting While Black Webinar Series: Embracing the Brilliance and Resilience in Black Families
April 26
, 1:00pm
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Virtual Event: 9th National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence
April 27
– 30, TBA
Presented by Futures Without Violence

Virtual Workshop: Promoting First Relationships®  Learner
April 27 – 30
, 8:30am – 12:00pm
Presented by Parent-Child Relationship Programs at the Barnard Center

Virtual Event: Family Resource Centers: Vehicles of Social Change
April 27
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by California Family Resource Association

Virtual Training: 2021 Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy – BOOSTER
April 27
, 9:00am – 4:30pm
Presented by Children’s Institute

Webinar: Being Present with Families
April 27
, 10:00am – 11:00am
For more information, please refer to this flyer.
Presented by the Ounce

Virtual Event: Welcome Baby Virtual Information Session
April 27
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
This virtual event is for all L.A. County families who are expecting. You can also register for this event by calling (213) 342-3127 or emailing mchawelcomebaby@gmail.com.
Presented by the Welcome Baby program at Maternal and Child Health Access (MCHA)

Virtual Event: Welcome Baby: Free Virtual Event
April 27
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
L.A. County families who are expecting and plan to deliver at Dignity Health – St. Mary Medical Center or MemorialCare Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach are invited to join. There will be games, information about community resources and prenatal and postpartum support.
Presented by the Welcome Baby Programs at Dignity Health – St. Mary Medical Center and MemorialCare Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach

Virtual Event: Let’s Connect: Questions and Conversations Around Preventing Sexual Harassment in Virtual, At-Home Workspaces and Educational Settings
April 27
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by PreventConnect

Virtual Event: COVID-19 Vaccine Training – COVID-19 Vaccine(s) & Health Plan Updates
April 27
, 12:00pm
Presented by Health Net

Virtual Event: Stakeholders Meeting on Homeless Services in Service Planning Area 6 (SPA 6)
April 27
, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Presented by SPA 6 Coordinated Entry System

Save the Date: The Hidden Biases of Good People
April 28
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the National Training Institute on Race and Equity, in partnership with California Training Institute (CalTrin)

Webinar: What You Need to Know About Substance Use Disorder (SUD): Recognizing and Responding to an Overdose Using Naloxone
April 28
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Participants will receive a naloxone kit.
Presented by the Antelope Valley Wellness Community, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, and the CORE Center

Webinar: The Legacy of the Early Years
April 28
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by ZERO to THREE

Virtual Event: Stop Food Waste: Driving Awareness to Fight Food Waste
April 28
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by Food Tank and Compass Group

Webinar: Uprooting the Structural Drivers of Health Inequity: Policy Solutions to Address Systemic Racism in Education
April 28
, 11:30am – 1:00pm
Presented by ChangeLab Solutions

Webinar: Learning to Listen 2021: Listening to Transgender Children, Transforming Ourselves
April 28
, 12:00pm
Simultaneous Spanish language translation will be offered.
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Virtual Event: Conversación Comunitaria: Terremotos (Spanish Session)
April 28
, 1:00pm
Presented by American Red Cross – Los Angeles Region

Virtual Event: Intentional Black Fatherhood Engagement
April 28
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
To register, please email Laurel Murray at LMurray@labestbabies.org. This event will be capped at 100 participants.  
Presented by the Los Angeles County Perinatal and Early Childhood Home Visitation Consortium

Webinar: Uprooting the Structural Drivers of Health Inequity: Policy Solutions to Address Systemic Racism in Education
April 28
, 11:30am – 1:00pm
Presented by ChangeLab Solutions

Webinar: PPS Change in Scope of Service Requests (CSOSRs): Considerations & Strategies
April 28
, 1:00pm – 2:15pm
Presented by California Primary Care Association (CPCA)

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

Virtual Event: COVID-19 Community Conversation on COVID-19 Vaccines: Latinx Community (Spanish Session)
April 28
, 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Presented by Cedars-Sinai, in collaboration with Para Los Niños

Virtual Event: Conversation Circle: An Exploration of Anti-Asian Racism in the US
April 29
, 9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by HER Health Collective

Webinar: Educating About Cervical Cancer Screening Amid the Pandemic
April 29
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by California Primary Care Association (CPCA)

Virtual Event: LitWorks Reading Group Discussion
April 29
, 3:00pm – 4:30pm
Presented by Literacy Works

Virtual Event: COVID-19 Community Conversation on COVID-19 Vaccines: Black Community
April 29
, 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Presented by Cedars-Sinai, in collaboration with the Los Angeles Urban League and 88th Street Temple Church of God in Christ

Virtual Event: Advances in Autism 2021 Live Virtual Learning
April 30
, 9:00am – 1:00pm
Presented by UCLA Center for Autism Research and Treatment (CART)

Virtual Event: 2021 Perinatal Mental Health Conference for Black Birth Workers, Clinicians & Providers
April 30, May 7, 14, & 21
, 9:00am – 12:30pm
This conference is offered to Black birth workers and those working or serving clients in the Los Angeles County area. For those who do not meet the criteria to attend live, a recording of the full conference will be available to purchase for $199 once the conference is over. If you are interested in purchasing the recording once available, please sign up for an email notification here. For questions, contact Erin Sricharoon at erin@maternalmentalhealthnow.org.
Presented by Maternal Mental Health NOW

Virtual Course: Touchpoints: The How of Child and Family Engagement
Beginning May 3
, TBA
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Virtual Event: Resilience – Strengthening and Supporting California Families: California WIC Association Virtual Conference and Trade Show
May 3 – 7
, TBA
Last day to register for this event is on April 26th.
Presented by California WIC Association

Virtual Event: the Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood: 0 – 5 Training
May 3 – 6
, 9:30am – 12:30pm
Presented by Children’s Institute

Virtual Event: Lactation Education Specialist Training (LES Part 1)
May 4, 11, 18, 25, June 1 & 8
, 8:30am – 3:00pm
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Virtual Event: Prenatal to Five Early Learning Virtual Conference
May 4 – 8
, 9:00am – 3:00pm
Presented by the Los Angeles County Office of Education

Virtual Event: 2021 Financial Conference Virtual Resource Fair
May 4
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by California Primary Care Association (CPCA)

Webinar: Digital Storytelling for Educators
May 5
, 9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by StoryCenter

Virtual Event: Creating Justice Virtual Discussions – Part 5
May 5
, 5:00pm
This event is part of a series of virtual discussions about racism, criminalization, and community activism.
Presented by Trauma Informed LA and Repair

Webinar: Strengths-Based Family Engagement Webinar Series: A View From All Sides: Perspective-Taking to Support Family Engagement
May 6
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Simultaneous Spanish language translation will be offered.
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Webinar: The Impact of Domestic Violence on Children
May 6
, 8:00am – 9:00am
For more information, please refer to this flyer.
Presented by the Ounce

Virtual Event: Reflecting on Culture as a Social Determinant of Mental Health: A Community Listening Session
May 6
, 1:45pm – 4:00pm
Presented by the California Pan-Ethnic Health Network, California Black Women’s Health Project, and Mental Health Services Oversight & Accountability Commission

Save the Date: Virtual Public Hearing on the FY 2021-22 Measure H Funding Recommendations to Prevent and Combat Homelessness
May 6
, 2:00pm – 5:00pm
Presented by the Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative

Save the Date: Real Wisdom in the Traditional Food & Practices: Practices & Budget Friendly Recipes to Promote Lactation
May 7
, TBA
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Virtual Event: The Civics Project: Family and Medical Leave
May 9
, 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Presented by Repair

Virtual Program: The Growing Brain: From Birth to 5 Years Old Training of Trainers
May
10 – 14, TBA
Presented by ZERO TO THREE

Virtual Workshop: Envisioning a Transformed Clinical Trials Enterprise for 2030 – Part 4
May 11
, 8:00am – 12:00pm
To view the previous webinars, refer to the following links: Part One | Part Two | Part Three
Presented by The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

Webinar: Implementing Tools to Enhance Home Visiting
May 11
, 8:00am – 9:00am
For more information, please refer to this flyer.
Presented by the Ounce

Virtual WIC Conference and Trade Show
May 11 – 14
, 8:30am – 12:30pm
Presented by Nutrition First WIC Association of Washington State

Virtual Event: Family Resource Centers: Vehicles of Social Change
May 11
, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Presented by California Family Resource Association

Save the Date: Perinatal Psychiatry Series Part 5 – Substance Use Disorders
May 12
, TBA
Presented by Dignity Health

International Perinatal Bereavement Conference (IPBC) 2021
May 12 – 15
: The Drake Hotel, 140 E Walton Pl., Chicago, IL 60611
Presented by PLIDA

Save the Date: Implicit Bias Mitigation Workshop
May 12
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the National Training Institute on Race and Equity, in partnership with California Training Institute

Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) Annual Summit 2021
May 12
, 10:00am
Presented by Partnership for a Healthier America

Webinar: Learning to Listen 2021: Uniting Worldviews to Advance Relationships in Indigenous Communities
May 12
, 12:00pm
Simultaneous Spanish language translation will be offered.
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Virtual Event: Child Welfare and Domestic Violence: The Summit on Intersection and Action
May 12
, 1:00pm – 4:30pm
Presented by UCLA Pritzker Center for Strengthening Children and Families

Virtual Event: Mid-Coastal California Perinatal Outreach Program (MCCPOP) Perinatal Potpourri 2021: Advances in Care
May 13 – 14
, 8:00am – 3:45pm
Presented by Stanford Medicine

Webinar: FASD Treatment Strategies Training
May 13
, 9:30am – 12:30pm
Presented by the FASD Network of Southern California, in collaboration with Wellnest

Webinar: Strengths-Based Family Engagement Webinar Series: Choosing Your Attitude: Using Strength-Based Family Assumptions  
May 13
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Virtual Event: COVID-19 Vaccine Training – COVID-19 Vaccine(s) & Health Plan Updates
May 13
, 1:00pm
Presented by Health Net

Virtual Event: Imagining Change Film Series: Disability & Cultural Activism
May 13
, 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Presented by UCLA Disability Studies program and Repair in conjunction with the UCLA Disability Inclusion Lab

Webinar: Real Wisdom in the Traditional Food & Practices: API Postpartum Practices and Budget-Friendly Recipes to Promote Lactation
May 14
, 10:00am – 5:00pm
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Virtual Workshop: Lung Power with Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
May 15
, 11:00am
Presented by Breathe Southern California and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Virtual Event: 22nd Annual Families and Fathers National Conference – A Hybrid Experience
May 16 – 19
, TBA
This event is mainly a virtual experience. There will be limited opportunities to attend in-person.
Presented by Fathers & Families Coalition of America (FFCA)

Virtual Event: The Civics Project: Veteran Affairs
May 16
, 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Presented by Repair

Virtual Event: Strolling Thunder 2021
May 18
, TBA
Presented by Think Babies

Webinar: Maintaining Boundaries in Home Visiting for Supervisors
May 18
, 8:00am – 9:00am
For more information, please refer to this flyer.
Presented by the Ounce

Virtual Training: DC: 0-5͏͏™ – Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood
May 18 – 20
, 9:00am – 12:45pm
For more information about this training, please email ICARE@dmh.lacounty.gov.
Presented by the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Virtual Workshop: Lung Power with Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
May 18
, 2:00pm
Presented by Breathe Southern California and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

The Intentional Inclusion of Fathers’ Mental Health in Home Visiting, Perinatal, and Early Childhood Services
May 19
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
This event is by invitation only, but if you’re interested in advocating for father-inclusive policy and practice change in perinatal and early childhood services, please RSVP to kgruenberg@love-dad.org by May 5, 2021.
Presented by Love,Dad, in partnership with Good+Foundation

Virtual Event: 2021 Northwest Regional Primary Care Association Virtual Spring Summit – Illuminating in the Health Center Community
May 19 – 21
, TBA
Presented by Northwest Regional Primary Care Association

Virtual Event: Exploring and Explaining Equity
May 19
, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Presented by California Family Resource Association

Virtual Event: Creating Justice Virtual Discussions – Part 6
May 19
, 5:00pm
This event is part of a series of virtual discussions about racism, criminalization, and community activism.
Presented by Trauma Informed LA and Repair

Virtual Event: National SPEAK UP Champions™ Implicit and Explicit Bias Live Virtual Conference
May 20 & 27
, 9:30am – 1:30pm
Presented by Institute for Perinatal Quality Improvement

Webinar: Strengths-Based Family Engagement Webinar Series: I Hear You: Active Listening to Engage Families
May 20
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Virtual Event: La Hub West Valley Collaborative Event Gathering
May 20
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Monthly gathering of West San Fernando Valley community partners to share resources and info.
Presented by StrengthUnited

Save the Date: ECE: Reimaging California’s Early Childhood System Leading with Equity
May 20
, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Advancement Project California

Virtual Event: The Roots & Persistence of White Nationalism in the United States
May 20
, 12:30pm – 2:00pm
Presented by Repair

Virtual Event: How to Make a Better … Slide Deck Format Training
May 20 & 27
, 12:30pm – 2:00pm
Presented by Clear Language Lab

Virtual Workshop: Lung Power with Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
May 20
, 6:00pm
Presented by Breathe Southern California and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Save the Date: K-12: Ensuring a Just Recovery for All Students
May 21
, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Advancement Project California

Webinar: Storytelling In the Time of COVID-19
May 21
, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by StoryCenter

Virtual Event: 2021 Equality California Institute LGBTQ+ Leadership Academy
May 22 – 23
, 10:00am – 5:00pm
Presented by Equality California Institute and Edison International

Save the Date: Literacy Action Project
May 23
, TBA
Presented by Literacy Works

Virtual Event: The Civics Project: Disability Rights with Deborah Dorfman
May 23
, 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Presented by Repair

Save the Date: Childhood Grief and Traumatic Loss – Restoring Joy to Children and Families
May 25
, TBA
For details, contact Nancy Urquilla at urquina@dcfs.lacounty.gov or admin@ican4kids.org
Presented by Los Angeles County and ICAN Associates

IHA’s 20th Annual Health Literacy Conference
May 25 – 27
Presented by the Institute for Healthcare Advancement (IHA)

Virtual Event: Introduction to the Protective Factors Framework
May 25
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by California Family Resource Association

Virtual Event: COVID-19 Vaccine Training – COVID-19 Vaccine(s) & Health Plan Updates
May 25
, 12:00pm
Presented by Health Net

Virtual Event: Annual PAC/LAC Conference: Quality of Life for Families XXIV: Support & Empowerment in Perinatal Nursing
May 27
, 8:00am – 5:00pm
Presented by Perinatal Advisory Council: Leadership, Advocacy, and Consultation (PAC/LAC)

Virtual Training: Introduction to the DMH Infancy, Childhood & Relationship Enrichment (ICARE) Initial Assessment
May 27
, 9:00am – 4:00pm
For more information about this training, please email ICARE@dmh.lacounty.gov.
Presented by the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Webinar: Strengths-Based Family Engagement Webinar Series: The Power of Observation: Connecting with Families Through the Child’s Behavior  
May 27
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Webinar: Political Advocacy 101 and Hot Topic Conversations
May 27
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by StrengthUnited’s Leadership and the Staff Advisory Committee

Webinar: Home Visiting Boundaries
June 1
, 12:30pm – 1:30pm
For more information, please refer to this flyer.
Presented by the Ounce

Webinar: Strengths-Based Family Engagement Webinar Series: Valuing Passion: Connecting with Families Around What They Care About  
June 3
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Webinar: Legal and Ethical Dilemmas and Perinatal Mental Health: A 3-Part Law and Ethics Workshop Series
June 3, 10, & 17
, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Single day tickets are available. See this brochure to learn more about the series.
Presented by Maternal Mental Health NOW

Virtual Event: Measure H Citizens’ Oversight Advisory Board  Meeting via Teleconference Call
June 3
, 1:00pm
For questions, please email measurehoversight@lacounty.gov.
Presented by The Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative

Webinar: Story Mining – How to Best Capture Stories for Your Organization
June 7
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by StoryCenter

Virtual Event: PQI National Conference – Implementing Perinatal Quality Improvement
June 8
, 6:30am – 12:30pm
Presented by Institute for Perinatal Quality Improvement

Virtual Event: Promoting First Relationships® Learner Virtual Workshop
June 8, 10, 15, & 17
, 8:30am – 12:00pm
This workshop is approved for 15 Professional CEUs and STARS credit.
Presented by Parent-Child Relationship Programs at the Barnard Center

Virtual Event: Implementing Perinatal Quality Improvement National Conference
June 8
, 6:30am – 12:30pm
Presented by Institute for Perinatal Quality Improvement

Virtual Event: Introduction to the Protective Factors Framework
June 8
, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Presented by California Family Resource Association

Virtual Event: DC:0-5™ Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood Clinical Training
June 9 – 10
, TBA
Training sessions are limited to 20 participants to keep the groups small, interactive and engaging.
Presented by ZERO TO THREE

Virtual Event: National Breastfeeding Conference & Convening
June 9 – 11
, 9:00am – 2:00pm
Early bird registration is open until April 15, 2021.
Presented by U.S. Breastfeeding Committee (USBC)

Virtual Event: COVID-19 Vaccine Training – COVID-19 Vaccine(s) & Health Plan Updates
June 9
, 10:00am
Presented by Health Net

Virtual Event: Plain Language Foundations – Universal Design: Widening Your Welcome to Create More Inclusive Spaces
June 9
, 12:00pm
Presented by Clear Language Lab

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

Save the Date: Black Maternal Health Conference and Training Institute (2021)
June 11 – 13, TBA
Presented by Black Mamas Matter Alliance (BMMA)

Virtual Workshop: Writing for Understanding
June 11, 18 & 25
, 8:00am – 10:00am
Focusing on communicating clearly with those we serve.
Presented by Literacy Works

Virtual Training: Law & Ethics in Clinical Work with Children, Teens and Families
June 11
, 9:00am – 4:30pm
Presented by Children’s Institute

Webinar: Partnering for Change: Having the Conversation
June 15
, 10:00am – 11:00am
For more information, please refer to this flyer.
Presented by the Ounce

Virtual Workshop: Lung Power with Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
June 15
, 2:00pm
Presented by Breathe Southern California and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Save the Date: Involving Fathers/Partners in the Lactation Journey
June 16
, TBA
A webinar in observance of Father’s Day and Men’s Health Week.
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Virtual Event: Exploring and Explaining Equity
June 16
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by California Family Resource Association

Virtual Event: La Hub West Valley Collaborative Event Gathering
June 17
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Monthly gathering of West San Fernando Valley community partners to share resources and info.
Presented by StrengthUnited

Virtual Workshop: Lung Power with Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
June 17
, 6:00pm
Presented by Breathe Southern California and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Webinar: Storytelling In the Time of COVID-19
June 18
, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by StoryCenter

Virtual Event: Revolutionizing the Health of Undocumented Communities: Pre-Health Dreamers 1st Annual Conference
June 19
, 9:00am – 4:30pm
Presented by Pre-Health Dreamers

Virtual Workshop: Lung Power with Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
June 19
, 11:00am
Presented by Breathe Southern California and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Virtual Event: Family Resource Centers: Vehicles of Social Change
June 22
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by California Family Resource Association

Webinar: Domestic Violence: Safety Planning
June 22
, 10:00am – 11:00am
For more information, please refer to this flyer.
Presented by the Ounce

Virtual Event: COVID-19 Vaccine Training – COVID-19 Vaccine(s) & Health Plan Updates
June 22
, 12:00pm
Presented by Health Net

Webinar: Matching Family Needs to Resources
June 23
, 12:30pm – 1:30pm
For more information, please refer to this flyer.
Presented by the Ounce

Virtual Event: Asian Pacific Islander Breastfeeding Task Force General Meetings
June 23
, 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

Save the Date: Leveraging Social Media to Drive Community Change with George Takei
June 29
, TBA
Presented by The California Endowment

Virtual Event: DC:0-5™ Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood Clinical Training
July 6 – 8
, TBA
Training sessions are limited to 20 participants to keep the groups small, interactive and engaging.
Presented by ZERO TO THREE

Webinar: Digital Storytelling for Educators
July 7
, 9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by StoryCenter

Save the Date: A Look Into ABM Clinical Protocol #18: Guidelines for Breastfeeding Infants with Cleft Lip, Cleft Palate, or Cleft Lip and Palate
July 9
, TBA
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Virtual Event: Promoting Maternal Mental Health During Pregnancy Virtual Workshop
July 12 – 15
, 8:30am – 12:30am
This workshop is eligible for 13 CEUs.
Presented by Parent-Child Relationship Programs at the Barnard Center

Virtual Event: Family Resource Centers: Vehicles of Social Change
July 13
, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Presented by California Family Resource Association

Virtual Training: Core Competencies for CHC Managers & Supervisors at All Levels
July 15 – August 12
, 9:00am – 11:30am
Presented by Northwest Regional Primary Care Association

Virtual Event: La Hub West Valley Collaborative Event Gathering
July 15
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Monthly gathering of West San Fernando Valley community partners to share resources and info.
Presented by StrengthUnited

Virtual Event: COVID-19 Vaccine Training – COVID-19 Vaccine(s) & Health Plan Updates
July 16
, 10:00am
Presented by Health Net

Virtual Event: Exploring and Explaining Equity
July 21
, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Presented by California Family Resource Association

Save the Date: Sharing Lessons Learned from the Black Lives Matter Movement and Strategies for Organizing Community to Create Racial Justice and Equity with Alicia Garza
July 22
, TBA
Presented by The California Endowment

Webinar: Hi-Touch vs Hi-Tech: Virtual Doula Service Challenges and Strategies
July 22
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Maternal Mental Health NOW

Virtual Event: Introduction to the Protective Factors Framework
July 27
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by California Family Resource Association

Save the Date: Webinar with Hannah Halliwell, Topic to be Announced
July 30
, TBA
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Virtual Event: COVID-19 Vaccine Training – COVID-19 Vaccine(s) & Health Plan Updates
July 30
, 11:00am
Presented by Health Net

Virtual Event: 2021 National Sexual Assault Conference
August 4 – 6
, TBA
Registration will open in June. ASL interpretation, closed captioning, and Spanish interpretation will be provided.
Presented by ValorUS (formerly CALCASA)

Virtual Event: DC:0-5™ Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood Clinical Training
August 10 – 12
, TBA
Training sessions are limited to 20 participants to keep the groups small, interactive and engaging.
Presented by ZERO TO THREE

Save the Date: Webinar with Mireya Gonzalez, Topic to be Announced
August 12
, TBA
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Save the Date: 2021 Early Childhood Summit
August 17
, TBA
Registration begins on June 14, 2021.
Presented by First Things First

Virtual Event: La Hub West Valley Collaborative Event Gathering
August 19
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Monthly gathering of West San Fernando Valley community partners to share resources and info.
Presented by StrengthUnited

Virtual Event: Asian Pacific Islander Breastfeeding Task Force General Meetings
August 25
, 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: Political Advocacy 101 and Hot Topic Conversations
August 26
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by StrengthUnited’s Leadership and the Staff Advisory Committee

Webinar: Digital Storytelling for Educators
September 1
, 9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by StoryCenter

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

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

Virtual Event: The Growing Brain: From Birth to 5 Years Old Training-of-Trainers
September 13 – 17
, TBA
Training sessions are limited to 20 participants to keep the groups small, interactive and engaging.
Presented by ZERO TO THREE

Virtual Event: DC:0-5™ Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood Clinical Training
September 14 – 16
, TBA
Training sessions are limited to 20 participants to keep the groups small, interactive and engaging.
Presented by ZERO TO THREE

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

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

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

Save the Date: BreastfeedLA Advocacy Day Training: I Am My Best Own Advocate
October 15
, TBA
Presented by BreastfeedLA

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

Save the Date: ZERO TO THREE’s 2nd Annual Virtual Conference – Take Heart
October 25 – 29
, TBAPresented by ZERO TO THREE

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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