Upcoming Events on Perinatal Health and Family Strengthening

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.

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March is:

Upcoming Events

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Wednesday Meditations (Live streamed)
Every Wednesday, 6:00pm 
Presented by Dr. Rick Hanson

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Community Assistance: Food and Household Good Distribution
Every Thursday, 12:00pm-2:30pm: 1153 Valencia Street (Parking lot on the corner of 12thstreet)

Presented by The Pico Union Project

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Youth Leadership Development Training
February 8-April 25 (Program takes place every Saturday)
,10:00am-1:00pm: East Los Angeles Women’s Center Main Office, 1431 S. Atlantic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90022
For more information, please contact elawcyouth123@gmail.com
Presented by East Los Angeles Women’s Center

Nurturing Fathers Group (Free Father-focused Parenting Classes)
February 12 – April (English classes every Wednesday– 10 sessions),6:00pm – 9:00pm: Families Uniting Families, 525 E 7thSt, Long Beach, CA 90813
Spanish classes will be offered if there are enough participants.
To enroll, call Anthony Padilla at 562-570-3284.
Presented by City of Long Beach — Life Coaching & Fundamentals of Fatherhood Program

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Emotional Emancipation Circles
February 28-April 17 (group meets every Friday), 5:30pm-7:30pm: All Saints Church, 132 N Euclid Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101
Presented by Prototypes Prevention and Aftercare Services (PAS), Community Healing Network and the Association of Black Psychologists

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICEPARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Mental Health Class
Every Tuesday in March
, 8:30am-10:30am: Providence Little Company of Mary Wellness and Activity Center, 470 N Hawaiian Ave, Wilmington, CA
For more information, please call 424-212-5640 or click to view the March Event Calendar
Presented by Providence Little Company of Mary Wellness and Activity Center

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

Webinar: Navigate Vaccine Hesitancy with Families 
March 25
,11:00am-12:00pm
Presented by Zero to Three with the American Academy of Pediatrics

Webinar: Placenta Accreta: Utilizing the Obstetric Hemorrhage Bundle to Improve Outcomes
March 25, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the Council on Patient Safety in Women’s Health Care

Webinar: How to Successfully Telecommute
March 25, 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Presented by Work2Live Productions

Tenant’s Rights Workshop
March 25
, 5:00pm – 8:00pm: CCNP Facilities, 501 S. Bixel St., Los Angeles, CA 90017
Presented by Inquilinos Unidos and others

Webinar: Developmental Recommendations and Implications For a Prolonged Grief Disorder in DSM-5-TR: Become An Informed Consumer and Advocate
March 25,
10:00am – 11:00pm
Presented by The National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Covered California 2020 Special Enrollment Period Kickoff Event
March 25, 9:00am-12:00pm: Toyota Meeting Hall, 3330 Civic Center Drive, Torrance, CA 90503
Presented by Covered California Outreach and Sales

Tele-Town Hall with Senator Holly J. Mitchell and Assemblymember Sydney Kamlager-Dove: A conversation on community resources during the COVID-19 pandemic
March 26
, 7:00 pm
RSVP: Senator.Mitchell@senate.ca.gov. Only the first 1,400 will be able to participate, but all can listen live on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/holly.j.mitchellPresented by the office of Senator Holly J. Mitchell
Webinar: How to Successfully Telecommute
March 26
, 8:30am – 9:30am
Presented by Work2Live Productions

Webinar: How to Successfully Telecommute
March 26
, 11:00am-12:00pm
Presented by Work2Live Productions

Webinar: How to Successfully Telecommute
March 26
, 2:00pm-3:00pm
Presented by Work2Live Productions

Webinar: State and Local Advocacy Responses to COVID 19
March 26
, 12:15pm-1:00pm
Presented by the National Immigration Law Center (NILC)

Webinar: Connecting Kids to Care: Using the Ancillary Health Care Workforce to Promote Dental Health
March 26
, 9:30am-11:00am
Presented by Children Now

COVID-19 South LA Community Conference Call (in English and Spanish)
March 26
, 5:30pm
English: 213-493-0601 Access Code: 399-641-818
Spanish: 213-289-0010 Access Code: 510-558-595
Presented by Community Health Councils (CHC)

Webinar: Heart and Hands Postpartum Doula Training
March 25-April 3
, 9:00am-2:30pm
Presented by Happy Mama Healthy Baby Alliance

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Conference Call: Support for Dads Not Allowed at BirthDue to COVID-19 
March 26
, 12:00pm
Presented by DrJayWarren.com

Webinar: Partnering for Change: Having the Conversation
March 26
, 12:30pm-1:30pm
Presented by The Ounce

Webinar: Responding to Families’ Needs During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Conversation with Representative Rosa DeLauro
March 27, 8:00am-9:00am
Presented by Zero to Three and Think Babies

Webinar: How to Successfully Telecommute
March 27
, 1:00pm-2:00pm
Presented by Work2Live Productions

PARENT/FAMILYEVENT: TheSourceMobileHub: ForThoseCurrentlyOrAtRiskofExperiencingHomelessness
March 27, 12:30pm-3:00pm: Willowbrook Library, 11737 Wilmington Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90059
PresentedbyLACountyLibrary -TheSource

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE: PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: NAMI 6th Annual Parent and Caregiver Conference
March 28, 8:30am-3:30pm: Huffington Center, 1324 Normandie Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90006
Presented by NAMI Los Angeles County Council

GOLD Lactation Online Conference 2020
March 30-June 1
Participants have the option to watch live or recorded and receive continuing education credits
Presented by GOLD Lactation 

Incredible Years Small Group Dinosaur (Treatment) Child Group Leader Training
March 30-April 1
, 9:00am-4:30pm: USC University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, 3250 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 600, Education & Training Center, Los Angeles, CA 90010
To register, email Micah Orliss, Ph.D. at morliss@chla.usc.edu
Presented by Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, in partnership with the USC University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities

POSTPONED EVENT Healthy People 2030 Launch Event
March 31
, 10:00am-1:00pm: Jack Morton Auditorium, George Washington University, 805 21stStreet, Northwest Washington, DC 20052
Webcast will be available for this event.
Presented by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 

HFA Peer Reviewer Training — Illinois
March 31-April 2, 8:30am-4:30pm for Day 1 & 2, 8:30am-2:30pm for Day 3: Prevent Child Abuse America, 228 South Wabash Ave., 10th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604
Presented by Healthy Families America

Webinar: Behind the Letdown: An In-Depth Look at Dysphoric Milk Ejection Reflex
April 1, 10:00am-12:00pm
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Webinar: How is California Supporting Kids?
April 1
, 10:00am-11:00am
Presented by Children Now

CPCA COVID-19 Weekly Update Call
April 2
, 10:00am-11:00am
For questions, please email Nicole Key at nkey@cpca.org
Presented by California Primary Care Association

Webinar: Adverse Childhood Experiences and Early Care and Education
April 2
, 9:00am-11:00pm
Presented by the Early Care and Education Innovation Collaborative

19thAnnual Health Care Symposium- A 20/20 Vision: Resilient Systemf for Empowered Communities
April 3
: Hilton Anaheim, 777 W. Convention Way, Anaheim, CA 92802
Presented by Health Center Partners of Southern California, The Coalition and many more! 

PARENT/FAMIY EVENT: BabyConApril 4-5,10:00am – 5:00pm: Anaheim Convention Center, 800 West Katella Avenue, Anaheim, CA 92802
Presented by the OC BabyCon

Empowered California Families! Unite, Inspire, Uplift: California WIC Association 2020 Annual Conference & Trade Show
April 5-8: Town and Country San Diego, 500 Hotel Circle North, San Diego, CA 92108
Presented by California WIC Association

CPCA COVID-19 Weekly Update Call
April 7
, 2:00pm-3:00pm
For questions, please email Nicole Key at nkey@cpca.org
Presented by California Primary Care Association

Webinar: Mind Shift: Changing the Mental Health System to Better Serve Communities of Color
April 7
, 11:30am-12:30pm
Presented by the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP)

Webinar: Maintaining Boundaries in Home Visiting for Supervisors
April 7, 12:30pm-1:30pm
Presented by The Ounce

Webinar: Little Scientists – Exploring MATH! with Infants and Toddlers
April 7
, 12:00 – 1:00pm
Presented by the Office of Head Start and the National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning

Webinar: School Breakfast and Lunch Programs: The Lowdown for CalFresh Healthy Living Agencies
April 8
, 10:00am-11:30am
Presented by California Department of Public Health

Community Learner Calls with Zero to Three Regarding the DC: 0-5
April 8
, 11:00am-12:30pm
Participants will be able to join through a conference call or videoconference platform. 
Prerequisite: Must have attended a 2 day DC: 0-5 training within the last 2 years.
For questions regarding registration, please contact Yesenia Ocon at YOcon@zerotothree.org
Presented by the Department of Mental Health Prevention Services Division/Family and Community Partnerships

PARENT/FAMILYEVENT: TheSourceMobileHub: ForThoseCurrentlyOrAtRiskofExperiencingHomelessness
April 8, 3:00pm-5:00pm: San Fernando Library, 217 N Maclay Ave, San Fernando, CA 913400
PresentedbyLACountyLibrary – TheSource

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Grupo de Apoyo Para el Bienestar Emocional
April 8
, 9:00 – 11:00am: California Hospital Medical Center, Leavey Hall (room TBD), 320 W. 15th St., Los Angeles, CA 90015
To register, contact Irma Radillo at 213-742-5838
Presented by Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center

Webinar: April 2020 Strengthening Families: Flourishing Families
April 9
, 12:00pm-1:00pm
Presented by Center for the Study of Social Policy

Webinar: Staff Wellness Series: Recharge, Refresh! Making the Most of Summer Break
April 9, 1:00pm-1:45pm
Presented by Action for Healthy Kids

Maternal Mental Health Now Policy Committee Meeting
April 10
, TBA: Location TBA
For more information, contact Araceli at araceli@maternalmentalhealthnow.org
Presented by Maternal Mental Health NOW

Save the Date: Black Maternal Health Regional Summit
April 10
: Southeast, Atlanta, GA
Registration details coming soon at blackmamasmatter.org
Presented by Black Mamas Matter Alliance 

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

Webinar: Shifting and Advancing Black Maternal Health Policy
April 14
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Black Mamas Matter Alliance

CA Academy Annual Conference & Expo Virtual Conference 
April 14-May 15: Time TBA
Presented by California Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Webinar: Unusual Bedfellows-Expanding and Developing New and Different Partnerships
April 15, 11:00am
Presented by America Walks

Webinar: Improving Health Outcomes for Black Mamas through Holistic Midwifery Care
April 15, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Black Mamas Matter Alliance

PARENT/FAMILYEVENT: TheSourceMobileHub: ForThoseCurrentlyOrAtRiskofExperiencingHomelessness
April 15, 10:00am-12:00pm: East Los Angeles Library, 4837 E 3rdStreet, Los Angeles, CA 90022
PresentedbyLACountyLibrary – TheSource

Webinar: Afterschool Meals Matter
April 16
, 11:00am
Presented by Food Research & Action Center

CPCA COVID-19 Weekly Update Call
April 16
, 10:00am-11:00am
For questions, please email Nicole Key at nkey@cpca.org
Presented by California Primary Care Association

Webinar: Centering Black Mamas: In Practice
April 16, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Black Mamas Matter Alliance

Community Learner Calls with Zero to Three Regarding the DC: 0-5
April 16
, 11:00am-12:30pm
Participants will be able to join through a conference call or videoconference platform. 
Prerequisite: Must have attended a 2 day DC: 0-5 training within the last 2 years
For questions regarding registration, please contact Yesenia Ocon at YOcon@zerotothree.org
Presented by the Department of Mental Health Prevention Services Division/Family and Community Partnerships

Webinar: Home Visiting Boundaries
April 16, 10:00am-11:00am
Presented by The Ounce

Webinar: Sustaining the Work: Leveraging Existing Resources to Keep Your Programs in Motion
April 16, 1:00pm-1:45pm
Presented by Action for Healthy Kids

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

Motivational Interviewing Training
April 17, 9:00am-4:30pm: CCALAC, Union Bank Plaza, 445 S Figueroa St #2100, Los Angeles, CA 90071
Presented by Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County 

Webinar: 3 Part Training: Understanding Paid Family Leave
April 17, 22, and May 5
, 10:00am-12:00pm (Presented in English) or 1:00pm-3:00pm (Presented in Spanish)
For more Information, please contact Melisa Acoba at melisa@workfamilyca.org
Presented by BreastfeedLA

CANCELLED:IDEAS Impact Framework One-Day Training
April 21
, 9:00am-5:00pm: Harvard Graduate School of Education, Gutman Conference Center, 6 Appian Way, Cambridge, MA 02138
Presented by the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University 

Webinar: Switch Off the Stress: 5 Strategies for Better Stress Management
April 21, 1:00pm-1:45pm
Presented by Action for Healthy Kids

CPCA COVID-19 Weekly Update Call
April 22
, 10:00am-11:00am
For questions, please email Nicole Key at nkey@cpca.org
Presented by California Primary Care Association

Webinar: Taste, Don’t Waste! Food Waste Recovery 101
April 22
, 10:00am-11:30am
Presented by California Department of Public Health

Webinar: Trauma for Supervisors: Putting the Pieces Together
April 22, 12:30pm-1:30pm
Presented by The Ounce

Day At The Capitol 2020 Annual Event (Sacramento)
April 22, 8:00am – 5:00pm: South Side of the Capitol, Sacramento, CA 95814
Presented by California Health+ Advocates

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

Mental Health Commission Meeting and Public Hearing
April 23, 11:00am-2:00pm: Center at Cathedral Plaza, 555 West Temple Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
For more information, please contact the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health at 213-738-3087 or MeetingRequest@dmh.lacounty.gov
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health 

2020 Celebration of the Young Child
April 25, 10:00am-2:00pm:Cal State Long Beach
Presented by ICARE

GOLD Lactation Online Conference: Closing Keynote Presentation
April 27
, 9:00am or 4:00pm
Presented by GOLD Lactation 

Webinar: Social Determinants of Health
April 29, 10:00am-11:30am
Presented by Strategies 2.0

CPCA COVID-19 Weekly Update Call
April 30
, 10:00am-11:00am
For questions, please email Nicole Key at nkey@cpca.org
Presented by California Primary Care Association

Webinar: Empowering Providers and Organizations to Eliminate Inequalities in Perinatal Health Care
April 30
, 12:00pm 
Presented by Diversity Science

Webinar: Staff Wellness Series: Building a Bridge to Resiliency and Preventing Burnout
April 30, 1:00pm-1:45pm
Presented by Action for Healthy Kids

Save the Date: Webinar: BreastfeedLA Seminar
May 1, 8:30am-5:00pm
Presented by BreastfeedLA and Torrance Memorial Medical Center

PARENT FAMILY/EVENT: Meet the Doula Night 
May 3
, 3:00pm-5:00pm: Location TBD
To RSVP, please email Doula@motherbabysupport.netor call 626-388-2191 ext. 2
Presented by Happy Mama Healthy Baby Alliance

Save the Date: Maternal Mental Health NOW’s 10thAnnual: Speak Up When You’re Down Gala Anniversary
May 3
, 5:00pm: Westdrift Hotel, 1400 Parkview Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Presented by Maternal Mental Health NOW

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

Lactation Consultant Education Training Part I
May 4, 11, 8, June 1, 8; 8:30am-6:00pm: South LA Health Projects, 2930 West Imperial Hwy., 4th Floor, Inglewood, CA 90303
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Webinar: Getting Ahead of the Game: Planning a Healthy School Year
May 5, 1:00pm-1:45pm
Presented by Action for Healthy Kids

Webinar: Little Scientists – Exploring MATH! with Preschoolers
May 5
, 12:00 – 1:00pm
Presented by the Office of Head Start and the National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning

Talking with Kids In Conflicts: A 4-Day Trauma–Informed Intensive in Life Space Crisis Intervention
May 7,
14, 21, 28; 10:00am – 3:00pm: Casa Pacifica, 1722 South Lewis Road, Camarillo, CA 93012
Presented by Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families 

Save the Date: Mother’s Day Brunch
May 9

Time and location TBD
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Certificated Lactation Educator (CLE) Training 5 Weeks
May 9, 16, 30 & June 6 &13: 8:30am-5:30pm: TBA
Presented by California State University, Northridge 

Comprehensive Lactation Education Training: 10 Weeks
May 9, 16, 30; June 6, 13, 27; July 11,18; August 1, 8: 8:30am-5:30pm: TBA
Presented by California State University Northridge, Los Angeles

Vivian Weinstein Leadership Day: Early Intervention for Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD): Understanding the Pieces of the Puzzle
May 11
, 8:00am-4:15pm: The California Endowment, 1000 North Alameda Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by the Infant Development Association of California 

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

CANCELLED EVENT19thAnnual Health Literacy Conference
May 13-15
: Hilton Orange County, 3050 Bristol Street, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Presented by the Institute for Healthcare Advancement

The 2ndAnnual Motown Experience: Birth & Breastfeeding Conference
May 13-15
: Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Detroit, 333 E. Jefferson Ave., MI 48226
For more information, email conference@BMFA.orgor call 800-313-6141
Presented by Black Mothers Breastfeeding Association 

PARENT/FAMILYEVENT: TheSourceMobileHub: ForThoseCurrentlyOrAtRiskofExperiencingHomelessness
May 13, 3:00pm-5:00pm: San Fernando Library, 217 N Maclay Ave, San Fernando, CA 91340
PresentedbyLACountyLibrary – TheSource

Webinar: Trauma in Families and Communities
May 13, 8:00am-9:00am
Presented by The Ounce

Webinar: Power of Parents: Health at Home
May 13, 1:00pm-1:45pm
Presented by Action for Healthy Kids

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Grupo de Apoyo Para el Bienestar Emocional
May 13
, 9:00 – 11:00am: California Hospital Medical Center, Leavey Hall (room TBD), 320 W. 15th St., Los Angeles, CA 90015
To register, contact Irma Radillo at 213-742-5838
Presented by Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center

South LA/South Bay African American Infant and Maternal Mortality (SLASB AAIMM) Community Action Team Meeting
May 14, TBD
For more information, please contact Megan Chichester at megan@bwwla.comor Adjoa Jones at adjones@dhs.lacounty.gov
Presented by SLASB AAIMM Community Action Team

PARENT/FAMILYEVENT: TheSourceMobileHub: ForThoseCurrentlyOrAtRiskofExperiencingHomelessness
May 20, 10:00am-12:30pm: East Los Angeles Library, 4837 E 3rdStreet, Los Angeles, CA 9022
PresentedbyLACountyLibrary – TheSource

Webinar: Being Present with Families
May 21, 12:30pm-1:30pm
Presented by The Ounce

Webinar: Be the One Campaign
May 22, 10:00am-11:30am
Presented by Strategies 2.0

Healthy Families America STARS Training(Minnesota)
May 27-28, 9:00am-4:30pm: Elk River, Sherburne County Government Center, 13880 Business Center Dr. NW, Elk River, MN 55330
Application deadline is March 27, 2020
Presented by Healthy Families America

12thHealthy Aging Conference
May 27, TBA
For more information, please contract Annie Chen at achen2@ph.lacounty.gov
Presented by L.A. County Dept. of Public Health 

Webinar: Reflective Supervision
May 27, 10:00am-11:00am
Presented by The Ounce

Save The Date: Webinar: EMDR and Perinatal Mental Health
May 28
, 12:00pm-1:00pm
Presented by Maternal Mental Health NOW

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

Implementing Perinatal Quality Improvement Conference
June 3
, TBA: Shelby Farms Park Conservancy FedEx Event Center, 6903 Great View Drive North, Memphis, Tennessee 38134
Presented by The Institute for Perinatal Quality Improvement

Webinar: Trauma in Young Children
June 12, 10:00am-11:30am
Presented by Strategies 2.0

10thAnnual National Breastfeeding Conference & Convening
June 12-13
, 8:30am-3:30pm:Scottsdale Plaza Resort, 7200 North Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85253
Presented by the United States Breastfeeding Committee 

Save the Date: 2020 Region IX Clinical Excellence Conference
June 14-16
, TBA: Green Valley Ranch Las Vegas, 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway, Henderson, NV 89052
Presented by the California Primary Care Association 

Health IT Summit 2020: The Value HIT Provides in a Changing Healthcare Landscape
June 15, Time TBA: The California Endowment, N. 1000 Alameda St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by CCALAC

Webinar: The Impact of Domestic Violence on Children
June 16, 10:00am-11:00am
Presented by The Ounce

Promoting Maternal Mental Health During Pregnancy Workshop(Washington)
June 16-17, 8:00am-4:30pm: Watertown Hotel, 4242 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105
Presented by Parent-Child Relationship Programs

PARENT/FAMILYEVENT: TheSourceMobileHub: ForThoseCurrentlyOrAtRiskofExperiencingHomelessness
June 17, 10:00am-12:30pm: East Los Angeles Library, 4837 E 3rdStreet, Los Angeles, CA 9022
PresentedbyLACountyLibrary – TheSource

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Grupo de Apoyo Para el Bienestar Emocional
June 17
, 9:00 – 11:00am: California Hospital Medical Center, Leavey Hall (room TBD), 320 W. 15th St., Los Angeles, CA 90015
To register, contact Irma Radillo at 213-742-5838
Presented by Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center

Diversity, Determinants & Disparities in Perinatal Mental Health Conference
June 19-20
, 9:00am – 4:30pm: California Endowment, 1000 Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by Maternal Mental Health NOW

Webinar: Home Visiting Safety
June 23, 10:00am-11:00am
Presented by The Ounce

Save the Date: BreastfeedLA Seminar
June 26, 9:00am-5:00pm: Antelope Valley Hospital, 1600 W Ave J, Lancaster, CA 93534
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Empowered California Families Annual Conference and Trade Show
July 6-9
, Town and Country Resort and Convention Center, San Diego
Presented by California WIC Association

South LA/South Bay African American Infant and Maternal Mortality (SLASB AAIMM) Community Action Team Meeting
July 9, TBD
For more information, please contact Megan Chichester at megan@bwwla.comor Adjoa Jones at adjones@dhs.lacounty.gov
Presented by SLASB AAIMM Community Action Team

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Mealtime Challenges
July 13
, 8:30am-12:00pm: Braille Institute, 741 North Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles CA 90029
Presented by the Braille Institute 

Advanced Concepts in Clinical Lactation Care
July 13, 9:00am-4:30pm: St. Francis Medical Center, 3630 E Imperial Hwy, Lynwood, CA 90262
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Learner Workshop: Promoting First Relationships(Washington)
July 14-15, 8:30am-5:00pm: Watertown Hotel, 4242 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105
Presented by Parent-Child Relationship Programs

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Grupo de Apoyo Para el Bienestar Emocional
July 15
, 9:00 – 11:00am: California Hospital Medical Center, Leavey Hall (room TBD), 320 W. 15th St., Los Angeles, CA 90015
To register, contact Irma Radillo at 213-742-5838
Presented by Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center

Southern Region Student Wellness Conference: 20/20 Perspective
July 27-31, TBA: JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa, 74-855 Country Club Drive, Palm Desert, CA 92260
Presented by The San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools & The San Bernardino County Department of Behavioral Health 

Save the Date: BreastfeedLA Seminar
August 4
(time TBD): Keck Medical Center
Presented by BreastfeedLA

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Grupo de Apoyo Para el Bienestar Emocional
August 12
, 9:00 – 11:00am: California Hospital Medical Center (room TBD), 320 W. 15th St., Los Angeles, CA 90015
To register, contact Irma Radillo at 213-742-5838
Presented by Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center

Save The Date: Webinar: Infant Massage and Perinatal Mental Health
August 13
, 12:00pm-1:00pm
Presented by Maternal Mental Health NOW

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

Save the Date: BreastfeedLA Seminar
September 4
(time TBD): Torrance Memorial Medical Center
Presented by BreastfeedLA

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Grupo de Apoyo Para el Bienestar Emocional
September 9
, 9:00 – 11:00am: California Hospital Medical Center, Leavey Hall (room TBD), 320 W. 15th St., Los Angeles, CA 90015
To register, contact Irma Radillo at 213-742-5838
Presented by Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center

South LA/South Bay African American Infant and Maternal Mortality (SLASB AAIMM) Community Action Team Meeting
September 10, TBD
For more information, please contact Megan Chichester at megan@bwwla.comor Adjoa Jones at adjones@dhs.lacounty.gov
Presented by SLASB AAIMM Community Action Team

Save the Date: 2020 National Latino Behavioral Health Conference: Shaping the Vision of Latino Behavioral Health Equity
September 16-18
, TBA: Omni Hotel, 251 S. Olive St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by the National Latino Behavioral Health Association 

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

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Grupo de Apoyo Para el Bienestar Emocional
October 14
, 9:00 – 11:00am: California Hospital Medical Center, Leavey Hall (room TBD), 320 W. 15th St., Los Angeles, CA 90015
To register, contact Irma Radillo at 213-742-5838
Presented by Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center

California Primary Care Association Annual Conference
October 15-16
, 404 S. Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071
Presented by California Primary Care Association

Save the Date: BreastfeedLA Seminar
October 19
(time TBD): Cedars Sinai Medical Center
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Save the Date: BreastfeedLA Seminar
October 28
(time TBD): The California Endowment 
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Save The Date: Webinar: Somatic Experiencing and Perinatal Mental Health 
October 29
, 12:00pm-1:00pm
Presented by Maternal Mental Health NOW

Save the Date: Webinar: Pumps and Billing 
November 6
(time TBD)
Presented by BreastfeedLA

South LA/ South Bay African American Infant and Maternal Mortality (SLASB AAIMM) Community Action Team Meeting
November 12, TBD
For more information, please contact Megan Chichester at megan@bwwla.comor Adjoa Jones at adjones@dhs.lacounty.gov
Presented by SLASB AAIMM Community Action Team 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Grupo de Apoyo Para el Bienestar Emocional
November 18
, 9:00 – 11:00am: California Hospital Medical Center, Leavey Hall (room TBD), 320 W. 15th St., Los Angeles, CA 90015
To register, contact Irma Radillo at 213-742-5838
Presented by Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Grupo de Apoyo Para el Bienestar Emocional
December 16
, 9:00 – 11:00am: California Hospital Medical Center, Leavey Hall (room TBD), 320 W. 15th St., Los Angeles, CA 90015
To register, contact Irma Radillo at 213-742-5838
Presented by Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center

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

Recorded Webinars, On-Demand Training

Community Health

Empowering Families to Make Healthier Food Choices Through WIC
Recorded February 14, 2020
Presented by Women, Infants, and Children and American Academy of Pediatrics Institute for Healthy Childhood Weight

Early Child Nutrition: From Birth to Two Years
Recorded February 27, 2020

Presented by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Healthier Products, Healthier People—The Six Classes Approach to Reducing Harmful Chemicals
This video series discusses where these chemicals are used, associated health problems, and how to reduce exposure. This information can help consumers the use of toxic chemicals.

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

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

Presented by California Pan-Ethic Health Network

Webinar: Moving the Needle on Health Equity: Two Experts Share Successful Programs and Lessons Learned
Recorded August 21, 2019
Presented by the National Institute for Children’s Health Quality (NICHQ)

Webinar: Maternal Mental Health 101
Recorded December 5, 2019
Presented Postpartum Support International and hosted by 2020 Mom

Four Agendas for Leading Multi-stakeholder Collaboration
Recorded on January 8, 2020
Presented by Tamarack Institute

Early Childhood Education

Webinar: Ready to Meet the Needs of All Children? A Closer Look at Diversity in the Early Childhood Workforce
Recorded April 28, 2015
Presented by Migration Policy InstituteWebinar: Quality Ratings, Common Core, and DAPPresented by Kyle Snow
Part of the Early Childhood Investigations webinar series produced by Engagement Strategies

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Family Engagement/Parenting

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

Great Lakes Breastfeeding Webinar On-Demand-Engaging Fathers in Breastfeeding Support
Men and breastfeeding and methods to engage their support for their breastfeeding partners.
Available for continuing education until March 17, 2021

Engaging FathersParts 12,and 3
Fathers and paternal family members play a crucial role in children’s growth and development. Child welfare agencies, however, may have difficulty connecting with and engaging noncustodial fathers and paternal family members. In this 3-part podcast series, Child Welfare Information Gateway provides strategies for engaging fathers and working with fatherhood organizations.

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

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

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

Presented by NAMI San Gabriel Valleyand Pacific Clinics Training Institute

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

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

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

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

Understanding Bed-sharing, Breastfeeding, and SIDS
Recorded December 6, 2017

Presented by BreastfeedLA

Health Disparities

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

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

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

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

Presented by California Pan-Ethic Health Network

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

Presented by National Institute for Children’s Health Quality

Home Safety & Trauma Support

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Presented by California Pan-Ethnic Health Network

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

Presented by National Institute for Children’s Health Quality

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

Presented by ZERO TO THREE

Home Visiting

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

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

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

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

Original Date: February 28, 2019
Presented by The Ounce

Webinar: Effectively Serving Immigrant and Dual Language Learner Families through Home Visiting Programs
Recorded August 28, 2019

Presented by Migration Policy Institute

Infant Feeding

Breastfeeding and Racial Equity
Available for continuing education until January 21, 2021. Presented by Great Lakes Breastfeeding

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

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

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

Webinar: Milk and Marijuana, First Do No Harm
Recorded March 29, 2018

Presented by BreastfeedLA

Helping Families Who Exclusively Pump
Recorded February 15, 2018

Presented by BreastfeedLA

Lactation Choices Following Pre-and-Post Natal Loss
Recorded on June 27, 2019
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Ripple Effects of Historical Trauma and Resilience on Breastfeeding Outcomes in the African American Community; Considerations for Leveraging Resilience and Providing Culturally Congruent Support
Recorded on August 30, 2019
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Webinar: Breastfeeding and Racial Equity
Presented by Great Lakes Breastfeeding

Infant Health

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

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

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

Webinar: Syphilis: A Call to Action – Babies Born with Syphilis
Recorded September 26, 2019
Presented by PAC/LAC

Nutrition

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

Webinar: CalFresh 101
Recorded January 22, 2019

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

Picky Eating in Young Children and What to Do About It
Recorded May 30, 2018
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Oral Health

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

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

Presented by California Pan-Ethnic Health Network

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

Presented by California Pan-Ethnic Health Network 

Webinar: Oral Health Systems: Navigating Denti-Cal
Recorded May 31, 2018

Presented by California Pan-Ethnic Health Network

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

Presented by the Children’s Dental Health Project  

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

Presented by American Academy of Pediatrics

Perinatal Training

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Preconception Care

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

Pregnancy

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

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

Policy

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

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

Reproductive Health

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

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

WIC

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

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

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

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

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

Mental Health and Children with Specials Needs

NAMI Basics OnDemand
Free, six-session online education program for parents, caregivers and others who care for young people who are experiencing mental health symptoms

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

Webinar: Brining Light to Motherhood
Presented by Maternal Mental Health NOW

Ongoing In-Person Meetings, Classes


Breastfeeding Support

MLKCH Mommy Group
Every Thursday, 10:00am-12:00pm: MLK Community Hospital, 1680 E 120thStreet, Los Angeles, CA 90059
For more information, please contact Lactation Department at 424-338-8227
Presented by Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital

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

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

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

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

Free Zumba Class
Every Friday, 6:00pm-7:00pm: Providence Little Company of Mary Wellness & Activity Center-470 N. Hawaiian Ave, Wilmington, CA 90744
Presented by Providence Little Company of Mary

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

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

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Child Birth Education Classes
July 22 – September 2
, 6:00pm – 8:00pm: 41820 Garstin Dr., Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
Presented by The Mom & Dad Project


Breast Cancer Support

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

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

Children Groups

Baby Story and Playtime
Every Monday,
11:00am – 11:30am: Central Library, Children’s Literature Department, 630 W Fifth Street, 2ndFloor, Los Angeles, CA 90071
Presented by the Los Angeles Public Library 

Preschool Storytime
Every Wednesday,
11:00am – 11:30am: Central Library, Children’s Literature Department, 630 W Fifth Street, 2ndFloor, Los Angeles, CA 90071
Presented by the Los Angeles Public Library


Infant Massage

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


Fatherhood

Nurturing Fathers Group
Every Wednesday for 10 weeks (February 12-April 22), 6:00pm-9:00pm: 525 E. 7thStreet, Long Beach, CA 90813
For more information, please call 562-570-3284.
Presented by City of Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services

Nurturing Fathers Group
Every Monday for 10 weeks (March 2-May 11), 6:00pm-9:00pm: 525 E. 7thStreet, Long Beach, CA 90813
For more information, please call 562-570-3284.
Presented by City of Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services

Fatherhood in Action: Father Self-Care
3rdThursday of every month
, 6:00pm – 8:00pm: Miller Family Health Education, 3820 Cherry Ave., Long Beach, CA 90807
More information: klmclucas@gmail.comor 909-234-2731
Presented by City of Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services

The Black Daddy Dialogues (Social Support Group)
1stand 3rdSaturday of Every Month
, 10:30am-12:00pm: Community Healing and Trauma Prevention Center, Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Public Health, 11833 S. Wilmington Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90059
For more information, email LeHenry Solomon at fathersforabrighterfuture@gmail.comor call 323-568-8733
Presented by South Los Angeles/South Bay African American Infant & Maternal Mortality Community Action Team

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

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

Grief and Loss Support

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

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

Support Group for Parents Who Live With Fetal and Infant Loss
Every 2nd Wednesday at 6:00 pm (it’s OK to be late)
600 S. Commonwealth Ave, Ste. 800, Los Angeles, CA 90005
RSVP: Christina Thiele, christina23thiele@gmail.com or 707-849-5347
M.E.N.D  Nationwide Online Support Group
Every third Thursday of each month,
starting at 7:00pm
Presented by M.E.N.D.

Star Legacy Foundation Support Groups
Presented by Star Legacy Foundation

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

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

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

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

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

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

Grief support resources in L.A. County 

Additional Loss & Grief in Pregnancy & Postpartum Resources


Food & Nutrition

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

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

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

Pico Union Vida Sana
Every 2ndand 4thThursday of Each Month
, starting at 2:30pm: Pico Union Project, 1153 Valencia Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015
Presented by Seeds of Hope – Cultivating Wellness

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

Laundry Love Food Distribution
Last Wednesday of each Month,
starting at 6:00pm: Laundry Love at East Hollywood, 4371 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90029
Presented by St. John Cathedral 

St. Athanasius at the Cathedral Center of St. Paul Food Pantry
Every Friday of each Month and Third Thursday of each Month (for seniors)
, 8:00am: Cathedral Center of St. Paul, 840 Echo Park Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90026
Presented by St. John Cathedral

St. John’s Pro Cathedral – Cooking Class/Food Distribution  
Every 1stand 3rdSaturday of Each Month
, 10:30am-1:30am: Cathedral Center of St. Paul, 840 Echo Park Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90026
Presented by St. John Cathedral

Free Farmer’s Market
Every 3rdSaturday (March 28, 2020- November 27, 2021)
, 12:00pm-3:00pm (select drop-down for date): Community & Resource Center-Mariners Church, 5001 Newport Coast Dr., Irvine, CA 92603
Presented by The Free Pantry

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

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

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

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


Homeless and Stable Living Resources

The Source: Free Health & Homeless Shelter Services
Services offered may vary by location and include: same day transportation, free California ID vouchers for the DMV, mental health services, child support services, and more. For more information, please call the number listed for the location you are interested in attending.

Last Tuesday of every month, 12:30pm – 3:00pm: Central Library, 630 W Fifth Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071
For more information, please call 213-228-7000.

Third Thursday of every month, 12:00pm – 3:00pm: Edendale Branch, 2011 W Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90026
For more information, please call 213-207-3000.

Third Tuesday of every month, 12:30pm – 3:00pm: Exposition Park Regional Branch, 3900 S. Western Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90062
For more information, please call 323-290-3113.

Fourth Wednesday of every month, 10:00am – 1:00pm: North Hollywood Regional Library, 5211 Tujunga Ave., North Hollywood, CA 91601
For more information, please call 818-766-7185.

Second Wednesday of every month, Panorama City Branch, 10:00am – 1:00pm: 14345 Roscoe Blvd., Panorama City, CA 91402
For more information, please call 818-894-4071.

Fourth Thursday of every month, 12:00pm – 3:00pm: Will & Ariel Durant Branch, 7140 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90046
For more information, please call 323-876-2741.
Presented by the Los Angeles Public Library


Mental Health Support

NAMI San Gabriel Valley Family Support Group Meetings
Thursdays (except holidays)
, 5:30pm-7:30pm: Wilson Auditorium (Pacific Clinics Training Institute), 2471 E. Walnut, Pasadena, CA 91107
Presented by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

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

Mind-N-Me (M2) Program: Mindfulness & Meditation Saturdays for Children
Saturdays (Open for rolling registration
), 2:30pm-5:00pm: Bodi Academy, 8762 Garden Grove Blvd, #102, Garden Grove, CA 92844
Presented by Bodhi Academy

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

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


Postpartum Support

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

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

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

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


Professional Training and Seminars

Maternal Child Health Education Training and Consultation for Perinatal ProfessionalsThe Los Angeles-based Association for Wholistic Maternal and Newborn Healthoffers courses on a variety of topics. See their flyer of course offeringsand their webpagefor more information.

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


Safety & Prevention

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

Community Women’s Self-Defense Class
Last Sunday of each Month, 10:30am-12:00pm: Z-Ultimate Self Defense Studios, 6534 East Spring Street, Long Beach, CA 90815
Presented by Out of Harm’s Way CA

Disability Support

No current resources

Parent Peer Support

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Mind & Body Support Circles: Thriving While Black and Pregnant
Every Sunday: San Fernando Valley Counseling Center, 7247 Hayvenhurst Ave, A-8, Van Nuys, CA 91406
For more information, info@maternalmentalhealthnow.org
Presented by Maternal Mental Health NOW

Motherwit Circle: A Mother’s Support Group

4thFriday of Each Month, 12:00pm – 2:00pm: The Association for Wholistic Maternal and Newborn Health, 3655 S. Grand Ave., Suite 260, Los Angeles, CA 90007
To RSVP, please call 626.388.2191 or email Elsie.Gutierrez@motherbabysupport.net 
Presented by The Association for Wholistic Maternal and Newborn Health

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

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Parent Peer Support Group
Every Friday,
9:30am – 11:30am: Providence Little Company of Mary – Wellness and Activity Center, 470 N. Hawaiian Ave, Wilmington, CA 
To register please call 424-212-5640
Presented by Providence Little Company of Mary 
FASD Parent Support Group 
Every 1stThursday of Every Month
, 10:30am – 12:00pm: TBA
For more information or to reserve a spot, please contact Michele Walker-Bauer at 323-221-4134 ex. 107
Presented by Violence Intervention Program

Autism Support Group
Meet every third Thursday of the month,
6:30pm – 8:30pm: Children’s Building – CMC, 1 Saddleback Parkway, Lake Forest, CA 92630
Presented by Saddleback Lake Forest 
Adoption, Foster & Kinship Care Support Group (Anaheim)
Meet every Saturday:
4:00pm – 5:30pm: Saddleback Anaheim, 2095 E. Katella Ave., Anaheim, CA 92806
Presented by Saddleback Church | Anaheim

Project ABC Parent Support Group
Every Thursday, Starting December 19: 
10:00am-11:30am: Shields for Families, 600 S. Alameda Street, Compton, CA 90220
Presented by Shields for Families

Parent Support Group for Parents of Young Children (ages 0-5)  (Spanish Support Group)
Every Tuesday
, 9:00am – 10:30am: Carmelitos Family Resource Center, 851 Via Carmelitos, Long Beach, CA 90805
Free child care is available. 
For more information, please call (562) 422-8472. 
Presented by For The Child

Physical Fitness Groups

Free Yoga Class
Every Friday, 
8:30am-10:00am: Providence Little Company of Mary Wellness & Activity Center, 470 N. Hawaiian Ave., Wilmington, CA 90744
Presented by Providence Little Company of Mary

Free Kickboxing Class
Every Friday, 6:00pm-7:00pm: Providence Little Company of Mary Wellness & Activity Center, 470 N. Hawaiian Ave., Wilmington, CA 90744
Presented by Providence Little Company of Mary

Free Zumba Class
Every Thursday, 10:30am-11:30am: Trinity Lutheran Church, 759 Linden Ave, Long Beach, CA 90813
Child care is available.
Presented by Flourishing Families Long Beach

Youth Support Groups

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

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

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