Upcoming Events on Perinatal Health and Family Strengthening

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

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

March is:

Upcoming Events               

Certified Lactation Educator Training
March 20 – 22,
8:00am – 5:00pm: Child Care Resource Center, 19809 Prairie Street, Chatsworth, CA 91311
For more information, please contact Christy Jo Hendricks at BBBPublishing@msn.com
Presented by Birthing Bonding and Breastfeeding and Child Care Resource Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: California Healthier Living
March 21, 28, April 4, 11, & 18;
TBD: Edward R. Roybal Comprehensive Center, 2nd Floor West Auditorium, 245 South Fetterly Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90022
To register, please contact Lauren Gabriellian at 323 -362-1249 or lgabrielian@dhs.lacounty.gov
Presented by Partners in Care Foundation & Ambulatory Care Network

MCHA Monthly Meeting
March 21
, 10:00am – 12:00pm: Maternal and Child Health Access, 1111 W. 6th St, 3rd Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90017
Presented by Maternal and Child Health Access

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Family Resource Festival
March 21,
4:00pm – 8:00pm: Mulholland Middle School, 17120 Vanowen Street, Los Angeles, CA 91406
Presented by Board Member Scott Schmerelson

Webinar: Who’s Leading the Leading Health Indicators? Tobacco
March 21,
9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Webinar: Communication and Infant Cues

March 21,
10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Virginia Infant & Toddler Specialist Network

Webinar: Planned Language Approach Big 5: Focus on Book Knowledge and Print Concepts
March 21,
12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning

Webinar: How to Take Care of YOU: Building Your Bounce
March 21
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Devereux

Webinar: Tax Reform: What’s New for Head Start and Early Head Start Families

March 21,
12:00pm – 1:15pm
Presented by Building Foundations for Economic Mobility

Family Child Care – Part II “Steps to Quality” Workshop
March 21,
5:30pm – 7:30pm: Los Angeles Southwest College, 1600 West Imperial Highway, Los Angeles, CA 90047
Presented by Los Angeles Southwest College Child Development Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: LAUSD Family Resource Festival

March 21,
4:00pm – 8:00pm: Mulholland Middle School, 17120 Vanowen Street, Los Angeles, CA 91406
Presented by Board Member Scott Schmerelson

Webinar: Who’s Leading the Leading Health Indicators? Tobacco

March 21,
9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion 

Proposal Submission Deadline: 2019 Prevent Child Abuse America National Conference: Moving Upstream
March 22

Presented by Prevent Child Abuse America & Healthy Families America

Coming Together to Nurture the Next Generation: Why We Need CalAIMH

March 22, California State University, Fresno, 5241 North Maple Ave, Fresno, CA 93740
Presented by California Association for Infant Mental Health

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Prenatal Support Open Enrollment – Black Infant Health Program

March 22,
(use dropdown to select date) 11:00am – 12:00pm: 351 North Mountain View Ave, 2nd Floor, San Bernardino, CA 92415
Presented by San Bernardino County Black Infant Health Program

Improving the Odds for Formerly Incarcerated Fathers and their Children
March 22
, 1:00pm– 4:00pm: Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services: 840 N. Ave 66, Los Angeles, CA 90042
Presented by Friends Outside Los Angeles County

Resilient Leadership – 3rd Annual Women in Leadership Summit

March 23,
7:15am – 2:00pm: James A. Garfield High School, 5101 East 6th Street, East Los Angeles, CA 90022
Presented by ACSA – Association of California School Administrators Region 16, Women in Leadership in cooperation with Los Angeles Unified School District, Local District East

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Fit Food Fair
March 23,
10:00am – 12:00pm: Providence Little Company of Mary Wellness & Activity Center, 470 N. Hawaiian Ave, Wilmington, CA 90744
For more information, please call 424-212-5640
Presented by Providence Little Company of Mary Wellness and Activity Center

“The Power of Play”
March 23,
8:00am – 1:45pm: Good Samaritan – Moseley Salvatori Conference Center, 637 Lucas Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90017
Presented by SCC- CAAEYC

Child Care Nutrition & Physical Activity Forum — Sacramento
March 23,
8:00am – 4:30pm: National University, 10901 Gold Center Drive, Suite 101, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
Presented by the California Department of Education

PARENT/ FAMILY EVENT: Anxiety, ADHD and Sensory Workshop
March 23
, 10:30am – 12:00pm: Vibrant Health Family Chiropractic, 1173 N. Dixie Dr., Suite 105, San Dimas, CA, 91773
Presented by Dr. Sheena Lee, D.C.

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: PlayDate with Silicon Beach Parent’s Group
March 23
, 9:00am – 2:00pm: Playa Vista Farmers’ Market, 12775 Millennium, Playa Vista, CA, 92626
Presented by Playa Vista Farmers’ Market, MomieGo App, Kabrita USA, and others

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Hope for Mental Health Community
March 24,
1:00pm – 3:00pm: Tent 3 – Lake Forest Campus, 1 Saddleback Pkwy, Lake Forest, CA 92630
Presented by Saddleback Lake Forest  

Introduction to Infant Mental Health Workshop

March 25,
9:00am – 4:30pm: Foege Auditorium, University of Washington Campus, 3720 15th Ave. NE, Seattle, WA 98195
Presented by the Parent-Child Relationship Programs at the Barnard Center

SAN JOSE: UCSD Extension Lactation Educator Counselor Training
March 25, 26:
Sobrato Center for Non-Profits, Cupertino Room B, 1400 Parkmoor Ave, San Jose, CA 95126
Presented by California Breastfeeding Coalition

Webinar: Racial Equity Webinar Series
March 26,
11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by United States Breastfeeding Committee

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Perinatal Health Equity Initiative (PEI) Community Focus Group (Fontana)
March 26,
1:30pm – 3:00pm: Women, Infants and Children (WIC), 9161 Sierra Ave, Suite 104, Fontana, CA 92335
Presented by Harder + Company Community Research (Focus Group)

Webinar: Racial Equity Webinar Series
March 26, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by United States Breastfeeding Committee

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Mental Education Class – Child Disorders: Other Disorders
March 26
, 8:30am: Providence Health Center, 470 N. Hawaiian Ave, Wilmington, CA 90744
To register, please contact Maria Zuniga at 532-256-1291 or Mazuniga@dmh.lacounty.gov
Presented by LA County Department of Mental Health

Webinar: Top 10 Winning Strategies for Managing Stress in Early Childhood Education
March 26,
10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by The Source for Learning

Webinar: Racial Equity Webinars
March 26,
11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by California Breastfeeding Coalition

SOPHE 2019 Annual Conference

March 26 – 29,
TBA: Radisson Hotel Salt Lake City Downtown, 215 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101
Presented by Society for Public Health Education

Webinar: Coaching Corner Series – Action Plans: The Road Map to Practice-Based Coaching
March 27,
12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by the National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching and Learning

Webinar: Guidelines to Developing Competence with Mindfulness-Based Interventions
March 27
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals

Webinar: Protecting Child Passengers, Now and Into the Future
March 27,
11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the Children’s Safety Network

The End of Mental Illness: Heal the Brain Issues That Steal Your Mind, Erase Stigma, and Live Your Best Life
March 27,
5:15pm – 9:00pm: The Colony Theatre, 555 N. Third St, Burbank, CA 91505
Presented by Amen Clinics Los Angeles

Webinar: Safety Planning with Women Experiencing Homelessness
March 27,
9:45am – 11:00am
Presented by National Health Care for the Homeless Council

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Unraveling Neurodevelopmental Disorders Workshop
March 27,
6:30pm – 8:00pm: Restoration Chiropractic, 23564 Calabasas Rd, Ste. 205, Calabasas, CA 91302
Presented by Restoration Chiropractic – Dr. Andrea Mills

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
March 27
, 10:00am – 2:00pm: 1111 Figueroa Pl – Room GC 105, Wilmington, CA 90744
Presented by Los Angeles Harbor College Foster, Adoptive & Kinship Care Education Program

HFA Regional Facilitating Change (FC) Training

March 27 – 29,
8:30am – 4:30pm: Hampton Inn, 58 Weybosset Street, Providence, RI 02903
Presented by Healthy Families America

Webinar: Building a Healthy Eating Environment
March 27,
11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Early Childhood National Centers

The California’s Budget & Policy Center’s Policy Insights 2019
March 27,
8:30am – 4:30pm: Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel, 1230 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Presented by California Budget & Policy Center 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: SSI and CalFresh: A Giant Step to End Hunger for Seniors and People with Disabilities Training
March 28
, 9:45am – 12:00pm: St. Mary’s Church, 960 S. Normandie Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90006
To RSVP, please email info@hungeractionla.org or call (213) 388-8228
Presented by Hunger Action LA and California Food Policy Advocates

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: L.A. Care – Medicare 101
March 28,
10:00am – 12:00pm: Arroyo Vista Family Health Center, 6000 N. Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90042
Presented by L.A. Care

PARENT/FAMILY EVENTS: Stress Management for Parents (English & Spanish)
March 28,
10:00am – 11:00am: The Wellness Center, 1200 N. State St, Suite 1069, Los Angeles, CA 90033
To register, please call 213-294-2840
Presented by L.A. Care & Boyle Heights Family Resource Center

MODULE C: Cultural Safety & Special Populations
March 28
, starting at 10:00am: Casa Pacifica, 1722 South Lewis Road, Camarillo, CA 93012
Presented by Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Perinatal Symposium: Maternal & Neonatal Transport Improving Outcomes for Moms & Babies
March 28,
  7:30am – 4:00pm: Memorial Care Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital, Center for Health Education – Houssel Forum, 2801 Atlantic Ave., Long Beach, CA 90806
To register, please call 562-933-0100
Presented by Memorial Care Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach

Webinar: Using Policy to Create Healthy Schools: Tools for State Policymakers
March 29,
11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Child Trends

Improving the Odds for Formerly Incarcerated Fathers and their Children
March 29
, 9:30am – 12:30pm: Ascot Library, 120 W Florence Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90003
Presented by Friends Outside Los Angeles County

Webinar: RACE COUNTS Webinar and Training
March 29
, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by Advancement Project California

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Fit Family Boot Camp
March 29,
5:00pm – 6:00pm: L.A. Care Family Resource Center, 2072 E. Palmdale Blvd, Palmdale, CA 93550
Presented by L.A. Care

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Medi-Cal Dental Benefits
March 29
, 10:00am – 11:00am: L.A. Care Family Resource Center, 2072 E. Palmdale Blvd, Palmdale, CA 93550
Presented by L.A. Care

PARENT/ FAMILY EVENT: Healthy Cooking Class
March 29,
10:00am – 12:00pm: L.A. Care Family Resource Center, 1200 N. State St, Ste 1069, Los Angeles, CA 90033
Presented by L.A. Care

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Improving the Odds for Formerly Incarcerated Fathers and their Children
March 29,
9:30am – 12:30pm: Ascot Library ,120 West Florence Avenue ,Los Angeles, CA 90003
Presented by Friends Outside in Los Angeles County

PARENT/ FAMILY EVENT: FUN-Believable! A Fun Filled Family Variety Show
March 30
, 2:00pm – 5:00pm: La Habra Depot Theatre, 311 South Euclid Street, La Habra, CA 90631
Presented by The Arty Loon Show!

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Cesar Chavez Commemorative Event

March 30,
1:00pm – 3:30pm: Pacific Community Center & Park, 501 South Pacific Ave, Glendale , CA 91204
Presented by City of Glendale, Community Services and Parks

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Women’s Group: Mindfulness Meditation & Dharma Gathering for Women
March 30 & April 13,
1:30pm – 2:30pm: Studio Luna By Teatro Luna West, 2009 East 1st Street, Boyle Heights, Los Angeles, CA 90033
Presented by Eileen Ybarra

Child Care Nutrition & Physical Activity Forum — Orange County

March 30,
8:00am – 4:30pm: Orange County Department of Education, 200 Kalmus Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Presented by the California Department of Education

Breastfeeding & The Law: A Right, Not A Privilege!
March 30,
8:00am – 12:30pm: UCSD La Jolla Campus, Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute Building (ACTRI), 9452 Medical Center Dr., La Jolla, CA 92037
Presented by San Diego County Breastfeeding Coalition

Long Beach Early Childhood Education Symposium – Building Resiliency, Building Community!
March 30,
8:00am – 4:30pm: Long Beach Convention Center – Seaside Meeting Rooms, 300 East Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802
Presented by Long Beach Early Childhood Education Committee, Long Beach Unified School District, Mayor’s Fund for Education, & City of Long Beach – Department of Health and Human Services

Introduction to Maternal Mental Health for Birth Workers
March 31
, 3:00pm – 4:30pm: 10801 National Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064
To RSVP, please email helenavissing@gmail.com
Presented by Helena Vissing, Psy. D.

Webinar: Addressing the Needs of Older Populations Facing Homelessness
April 1,
11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness

Webinar: Beyond the Wheel: Domestic Violence in LGBTQ Communities
April 2,
12:00pm – 1:30pm
Presented by the National LGBTQ Institute on IPV 

Webinar: 10 Ways to Improve Social and Communication Skills in Children
April 2, 10:00am – 10:30am
Presented by Hassenfeld Children’s Hospitals at NYU Langone

Embodied Childraising – Day 1  
April 2,
9:00am – 4:30pm: The California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by Echo

National Public Health Week Twitter Chat 2019 #NPHWChat
April 3
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the American Public Health Association

Webinar: Giving Storytime a Tune-Up: Music Activities to Support Engagement and Understanding
April 3,
12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Association for Library Service to Children

Webinar: Nurturing Creativity in Infants, Toddlers and Twos
April 3,
4:00pm – 5:30pm
Presented by Virginia Infant & Toddler Specialist Network

Embodied Childraising – Day 2 & 3
April 3 – 4,
9:00am – 4:30pm: Echo Offices, 1000 W. Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by Echo

Lactation Education Specialist Training
April 2, 11, 18, 24, & 30
, 8:00am – 5:30pm: SLAHP, 2930 W. Imperial Hwy, Inglewood, CA 90303
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Webinar: Office-Based Opioid Treatment: What You Need to Know

April 4,
9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by NAADAC, the Association for Addictions Professionals

Regional Hospital Breastfeeding Consortium North – Community Meeting
April 4,
9:30am – 12:00pm: Zev Yaroslavsky Family Support Center, 7555 Van Nuys Blvd, Van Nuys, CA 91405
Presented by the Department of Public Health

Radical Teach-In & Wellness Revival
April 4, 6:00pm – 9:00pm: Los Angeles, CA
Presented by GirlTrek

The 46th Annual Children’s Conference
April 4
, 8:30am – 3:00pm: Riverside Convention Center, 3637 5th Street, Riverside, CA 92501
Presented HOPE Collaborative

Autism Partnership Foundation 4th Annual Conference 2019
April 5,
8:30am – 4:30pm: The Cottonwood Church Auditorium, 4505 Katella Ave, Los Alamitos, CA 90720
Presented by Autism Partnership Foundation 

PARENT/ FAMILY EVENT: Cuentos y Cantos – Bilingual Storytime
April 5 – May 24,
starting at 11:00am (Every Friday): Bay Shore Library, 195 Bay Shore Ave, Long Beach, CA 90803
Presented by The Long Beach Public Library

Pharmacologic Interventions for Healthy Pregnancies
April 6,
10:00am – 1:00pm: West Coast University, 590 N. Vermont Street, Los Angeles, CA 90004
Presented by Birth Control Pharmacist & March of Dimes

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Family Life Workshop for Teens
April 6,
10:00am – 2:00pm: 967 N La Brea Ave, Inglewood, CA 90302
Presented by Purpose Youth Foundation  

No Trauma Mama: A Birth Ethics Workshop
April 6,
9:00am – 12:00pm: St. Joseph Center, 434 South Batavia Street, Orange, CA 92868
Presented by Jennifer Dunatov

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Westside Regional Center’s Early Start Conference/ Conferencia De Comienzo Temprano
April 6,
10:00am – 2:30pm: Westside Regional Center, 5901 Green Valley Circle, Suite 320, Culver City, CA 90230
Presented by Westside Regional Center Community Services, First 5 LA, and others

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: The Help Group’s Special Needs Resource Fair

April 7,
11:00am – 2:00pm: The Help Group’s Autism Center, 13164 Burbank Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91401
Presented by The Help Group

2019 Annual Education and Training Conference & Exhibits
April 7 – 10,
TBA: Baltimore Marriott Waterfront, 700 Aliceanna Street, Baltimore, MD 21202
Presented by National WIC Association

2019 California Immunization Coalition Summit – Today’s Vision, Tomorrow’s Reality
April 8 – 9
, TBD: The Mission Inn, 3649 Mission Inn Ave, Riverside, CA 92501
Presented by California Immunization Coalition

Webinar: CDC – USBC Bi- Monthly Coalitions Webinar Series
April 9, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the United States Breastfeeding Committee

Regional Hospital Breastfeeding Consortium South Community Meeting
April 9, 9:00am – 12:00pm: Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Public Health, 11833 South Wilmington Ave., Community Engagement Room, Los Angeles, CA 90059
Presented by the Department of Public Health

Webinar: Home Visiting Series: Facilitating Parent-Child Interaction in Home-Based Programs

April 9,
12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning

Webinar: Implementing the Dual Language Learners Program Assessment: A Closer Webinar Series Addressing Health Equity through Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Health Services
April 9,
12:00pm – 1:30pm
Presented by Early Childhood Learning & Knowledge Center

Webinar: Pursuing Health Equity: Start Where You Are – A Conversation About Individual Implicit Bias
April 10,
12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by National Institute for Children’s Health Quality

California Family Leave Laws: A Training for Parents, Home Visitors, Health Care Workers, Child Care and Community Leaders
April 11,
9:00am – 4:30pm: National Council of Jewish Women, 543 N. Fairfax Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90036
Presented by BreastfeedLA, California Work & Family Coalition, and National Council of Jewish Women

Webinar: The Impact Adultification has on Children of Color
April 11,
11:00am – 1:30pm
Presented by the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Conversations on the Way with Nana Gyamfi
April 11
, starting at 3:00pm: Tune in at 90.7FM KPFK or www.kpfk.org 
Presented by Black Women for Wellness

Children’s Institute’s Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy – Booster
April 12,
8:30am – 4:30pm: Children’s Institute, Otis Booth Campus, 2121 West Temple Street, Los Angeles, CA 90026
Presented by Children’s Institute, Inc.

“All Means All” – Positive Discipline for Children with Special Needs 2019
April 13,
8:30am – 4:00pm: Cabrillo College, Central Coast, 6500 Soquel Ave, Erica Schilling Auditorium, Building 450, Aptos, CA 95003
Presented by Positive Discipline Community Resources

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Navigating Autism Services – The Importance of Early Intervention
April 13,
10:00am – 1:00pm: Autism Learning Partners, 12432 Bellflower Blvd, Downey, CA 90242
Presented by Autism Learning Partners

Bakersfield: Integrated Lactation Counselor Training
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April 13,
8:00am – 5:30pm: The Nest & Co, 4208 Rosedale Hwy, Ste. 202, Bakersfield, CA 93308
Presented by California Breastfeeding Coalition

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Men’s Wellness Support Group
April 13,
1:00pm – 2:30pm: Indigenous Circle of Wellness, 5800 South Eastern Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90040
Presented by Indigenous Circle of Wellness

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Sisters @ Eight: Saving Black Motherhood: Why are We Dying?
April 13
, 8:30am – 10:30am: 4030 Crenshaw Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90008
Presented by Black Women for Wellness

Fresno: UCSD Extension Lactation Educator Counselor Training
April 16 – 18, 8:30am – 5:00pm: Lighthouse for Children, 2405 Tulare Street, Suite 300, Fresno, CA
Presented by Breastfeeding Coalition

Webinar: WMM Speaker Series: Every Mother Counts
April 16,
9:30am – 10:30am
Presented by Women Moving Millions

Webinar: Preserving the Right to Parent: Custody Issues for Survivors with Disabilities
April 16,
11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by Vera Center on Victimization + Safety

PARENT/FAMIYL EVENT: Death By Delivery Film Screening & Critical Discussion
April 16,
7:00pm – 9:00pm: 4340 11th Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90008
Presented by Black Women for Wellness

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Treating Depression with Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
April 18,
7:00pm – 9:00pm: 911 Coeur D Alene Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90291
Presented by Clearview Treatment Programs

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Child Guidance Center San Clemente Clinic Open House
April 17,
3:00pm – 5:30pm: Child Guidance Center San Clemente Clinic, 3551 Camino Mira Costa, Suite T, San Clemente, CA 92672
Presented by Child Guidance Center

The Ray Symposium – Addressing the Future of Health in America: Diversity, Racism and Health Disparities
April 18,
4:00pm – 5:00pm: Health Education Center (HEC), 701 East Second Street, Pomona, CA 91766
Presented by Western University of Health Sciences – College of Pharmacy

Webinar: Planned Language Approach: The Big 5 Series: Focus on Oral Language and Vocabulary

April 18,
12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning

Webinar: Teacher Time: Using Ongoing Assessment to Support Effective Infant and Toddler Teaching Practices
April 19,
12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: We Rock the Spectrum’s Rockin’ Resource Fair 2019!
April 20,
9:00am – 1:00pm: Woodley Park 2 at Lake Balboa, 6350 Woodley Ave, Los Angeles, CA 91436
Presented by We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym

Supporting Cultural Identity for Foster and Kinship Care
April 22
, 6:30pm – 8:30pm: PEACE Center, 1 Purpose Drive, Lake Forest, CA 92630
Presented by Saddleback Lake Forest

Webinar: Budgeting for Family Child Care Programs
April 22,
5:00pm – 6:00pm
Presented by NAFCC – National Association for Family Child Care

The Unstoppable Duo: Harnessing the Power of Neuroscience and the Havening Techniques® to Create Your Resilient Brain
April 22,
9:00am – 4:30pm: The California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by Echo

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: 2019 Health Expo & Career Fair
April 23,
8:30am – 12:30pm: Los Angeles Valley College – Student Union Plaza, 5800 Fulton Ave, Los Angeles, CA 91401
Presented by The Valley Economic Alliance and Los Angeles Valley College

Webinar: Take Care of YOU, Take ON Challenging Behaviors

April 23,
11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Devereux

6th National Cribs for Kids Conference
April 23 – 26,
TBA: Omni William Penn Hotel, 503 William Penn Pl., Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Presented by National Safe Sleep Initiative

MODULE C: Cultural Safety & Special Populations
April 25,
starting at 10:00am: Casa Pacifica, 1722 South Lewis Road, Camarillo, CA 93012
Presented by Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families

Latching onto Continuity of Care in the Breastfeeding World
April 26
, 9:00am – 4:00pm: San Dimas Community Hospital, 1350 W. Covina Blvd, San Dimas, CA 91773
Presented by BreastfeedLA and San Dimas Community Hospital

Protecting The Breastfeeding Continuum of Care In The Community: What We Can Do
April 26,
9:00am – 4:00pm: San Dimas Community Hospital, 1350 W. Covina Blvd, San Dimas, CA 91773
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Perinatal Diabetes: The Power of the Team
April 25 – 26,
TBA: Hyatt Regency Albuquerque, Albuquerque Plaza, 330 Tijeras Ave NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
Presented by Sweet Success Extension Program & Navajo Sweet Success Group Associates

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Community Health and Wellness Fair
April 27,
10:00am – 4:00pm: Animo Western Charter Middle School, 12226 S. Western Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90047
For more information, please email physicalandmentalhealth@dslachapter.com
Presented by Los Angeles Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: SAVE THE DATE!  Working Hand in Hand – Fostering Strong Families
April 27,
8:30am – 2:00pm: The Help Group – Sherman Oaks, 13164 Burbank Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91401
Presented by Friends of the Family and other community partners

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Power to The Bump Baby Expo
April 27,
11:00am – 5:00pm: Expo Arts Center, 4321 Atlantic Ave., Long Beach, CA 90807
Presented by Power to the Bump

PARENT/FAMILT EVENT: The 4th Annual Parent Empowerment Day/ Día de Empoderamiento de Padres
April 27,
9:30am – 3:30pm: Compton College, 1111 East Artesia Blvd., Compton, CA 90221
Presented by Crystal Stairs, Inc.

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Los Angeles Kids Expo 2019
April 27–28, 11:00am – 5:00pm: LA Convention Center, 1201 S. Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90015
Presented by Event Show Pro

PARENT/ FAMILY EVENT: Día de los Niños at Central Library

April 29,
5:00pm – 7:00pm: Central Library, 500 West Broadway, Anaheim, CA 92805
Presented by Anaheim Public Library

California WIC Association Annual Trade Show and Conference
April 28- May 1,
8:00am – 5:00pm: Town and Country Resort & Convention Center, San Diego, 500 Hotel Cir N, San Diego, CA 92108
Presented by California WIC Association

SAVE THE DATE! Parents as Teachers Foundational & Model Implementation (FMI): 0-3 Foundational Curriculum (Registration Closes on 4/10/19)
April 29 – May 1
, TBA: Child Care Resource Center, 250 Grand Cypress Ave., Palmdale, CA 93551
To register for this specific course, click “find more classes” at the bottom of the registration page
Presented by Parents as Teachers

2019 Disability Services Coordinator Institute (DSCI)
April 29 – 30,
TBA: Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, TX
Presented by National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching and Learning   

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Sensory & Attention Challenges Live Workshop
April 30,
6:30pm – 8:00pm: Escondido Hills Chiropractic, 555 West Country Club Lane, #H, Escondido, CA 92026
Presented by Escondido Hills Chiropractic

Webinar: Kind, Empathetic Classrooms that Builds Bridges and Creates Community in a Diverse World
May 1
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Early Childhood Investigations Webinars and Second Step

Child Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) Training
May 1 – 3,
9:00am – 4:00pm: NCJW I LA, 543 N. Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036
To register, please contact Dr. Maricella Mendez Sherwin at mendezshewin1@gmail.com
Presented by National Council of Jewish Women Los Angeles

Parents as Teachers Foundational & Model Implementation (FMI): Model Implementation (Registration Closes on 4/10/19)
May 2 – May 3
, TBA: Child Care Resource Center, 250 Grand Cypress Ave., Palmdale, CA 93551
Presented by Parents as Teachers

Webinar: Advanced FLIP IT! Transforming Challenging Behavior
May 2 & 9,
10:00am – 11:30am 
Presented by Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Webinar: ABCs of Child Feeding Webinar for Parents, Ages One and Older
May 2 & 9,
10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Ellyn Satter Institute

Webinar: A Prenatal Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) System
May 2,
11:00am – 12:15pm
Presented by NTI Upstream 2019

Webinar: Exploring the Crossroads between Obstetrics and Mental Health in Perinatal Care
May 3,
12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Maternal Mental Health NOW

Daughter and Mother Camp Congress for Girls Los Angeles 2019
May 4, 8:00am – 5:00pm: 9620 Airport Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045
Presented by Girls in Politics Initiative

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: T4A Annual Autism Awareness Fair 2019
May 5,
10:00am – 2:00pm: Norwalk Arts & Sports Complex, 13000 Clarkdale Ave, Norwalk, CA 90650
Presented by Thinkers 4 Autism

Responding to the Trauma of Commercially Sexually Exploited Children (CSEC)
May 7,
8:00am – 5:00pm: Embassy Suites by Hilton Los Angeles Downey, 8425 Firestone Blvd, Downey, CA 90241
Presented by Toward Healing Informed Care

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

Webinar: Seven Strategies for Infant Sucking Issues When Bodywork is not Readily Available
May 9,
10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Praeclarus Press

Bakersfield: Integrated Lactation Counselor Training
s
May 11,
 8:00am – 5:30pm: The Nest & Co, 4208 Rosedale Hwy, Ste. 202, Bakersfield, CA 93308
Presented by California Breastfeeding Coalition

Webinar: De-prescribing Children on Multiple Psychiatric Medications
May 14, 10:00am – 10:30am
Presented by Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital at NYU Langone

Webinar: Poverty and Resilience
May 15
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Child Health Specialty Clinics

Webinar: ‘Power Tools for Coalitions’ Webinar Series
May 15,
11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by the United States Breastfeeding Committee

8th Annual “Current Concepts in Pediatric Emergency Nursing”
May 15 – 16,
8:00am – 5:00pm: Carnesale Commons, 3rd Floor, 350 De Neve Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90095
Presented by Ronald Reagan UCLA Emergency Department and the Pediatric Liaison Nurses of Los Angeles

SAVE THE DATE: Immigrant Health Access Task Force
May 16
, 10:00am – 12:30pm: California Community Foundation, Joan Palevsky Center for the Future of Los Angeles, 281 South Figueroa Street, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by California Community Foundation 

Webinar: Using the DECA Program to Promote Trauma – Sensitive Settings
May 16,
11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Devereux

Webinar: Teacher Time: Using Ongoing Assessment to Support Effective Preschool Teaching Practices
May 17,
12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning

2nd Annual Symposium on Infant & Toddler Mental Health
May 20,
9:00am – 3:00pm: Riverside Convention Center, 3637 Fifth Street, Riverside, CA 92501
Presented by First 5 Riverside

The Impact of Trauma and Neglect on the Developing Child
May 21,
9:00am – 4:30pm: The California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by Echo

Social Emotional Development of Infant & Toddlers
May 21,
6:30pm – 8:30pm: Palomar Family YMCA, 1050 N. Broadway, Teen Center, Escondido, CA 92026
Presented by YMCA CRS R&R Training

2019 Annual NNPHI Conference
May 20 – 22,
8:00am – 5:00pm: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St., Washington, DC, 20008
Presented by National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI)

Webinar: Coachng Corner Series – Reflection and Feedback: Strategies for Success
May 22,
12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning

Webinar: Welcome to Parenthood
May 28, 10:00am – 10:30am
Presented by Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital at NYU Langone

Webinar: Racial Equity Webinars
May 28,
 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by California Breastfeeding Coalition

Webinar: How to Start a Trauma-Informed System in Your School District
May 29,
10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Salud America!

SAVE THE DATE: Parents as Teachers 2 Training (3-5 Curriculum)
May 29 – 30,
TBA: Child Care Resource Center, 250 Grand Cypress Ave., Palmdale, CA 93551
Presented by Parents as Teachers

Healthy Families America Advanced Supervision Training
May 29 – 31,
8:30am – 4:30pm: University of Nebraska at Omaha, Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center (CEC), 6001 Dodge Street, CEC 118 Room, Omaha, NE, 68182
Presented by Healthy Families America

PARENT/ FAMILY EVENT: 6th Annual SoCalMoms Great Big Family Play Day
June 2,
9:00am – 5:00pm: The Autry at Griffith Park (across from LA Zoo) 4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, CA 90027
Presented by SoCalMoms.com

Lactation Education Specialist Training Part 2
June 3 – 7,
8:30am – 5:30pm: South LA Health Projects, 2930 West Imperial Highway, 4th Floor, Inglewood, CA 90303
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Working with Families in Difficult Situations
June 3,
8:30am – 12:00pm: Braille Institute/Weingart Conference Center, 741 Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90029
Presented by IDA California

Children & Youth Specialty MH Svcs Regional Provider Convening 5
June 4,
9:30am – 3:30pm: Hilton Long Beach, 701 W. Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90831
Presented by the Department of Health Care Services

Webinar: Maternal Mental Health 101
June 6,
10:30am – 12:00pm
Presented by 2020 Mom and Postpartum Support International

Early Start – Strengthening Families: Protective Factors Introduction
June 7,
8:30am – 4:00pm: Westside Resource Center, 5901 Green Valley Circle, #320, Culver City, CA 90230
Presented by the Family Resource Centers Network of California (FRCNCA)

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: The 8th Annual Fatherhood Breakfast

June 8
, 8:00am – 1:00pm: The Burning Bush Church, 14849 7th St., Victorville, CA 92395
Presented by Children and Family Services in San Bernardino County and others 

Fresno: UCSD Extension Lactation Educator Counselor Training
June 12 – 13, 8:30am – 5:00pm: Lighthouse for Children, 2405 Tulare Street, Suite 300, Fresno, CA
Presented by Breastfeeding Coalition

Mental Health America’s 2019 Annual Conference
June 13 – 15,
12:00pm 2:30pm: Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20001
Presented by Mental Health America

PAC/LAC Annual Conference
June 13, 8:00am – 4:30pm: The California Endowment, 100 Alameda St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by PAC/LAC

Mental Health America’s 2019 Annual Conference
June 13 – 15,
12:00pm – 2:30pm(EST): Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001
Presented by Mental Health America

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: The 8th Annual Fatherhood Breakfast

June 15
, 8:00am – 1:00pm: TBD, San Bernardino, CA 92401
Presented by Children and Family Services in San Bernardino County and others 

Webinar: Parent-Child Interaction Therapy

June 19,
10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Child Health Specialty Clinics

Webinar: Meeting the Needs of Newborns Affected by Prenatal Substance Exposure
June 20,
11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by NTI Upstream

Webinar: Celebrating Diversity in LGBTQ Youth
June 25, 10:00am – 10:30am
Presented by Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital at NYU Langone

Webinar: Children and Youth Exposed to Domestic Violence: Supporting the Parent-Child Bond
June 26
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Kansas Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence

SAVE THE DATE: Fifteenth Annual Conference – Childhood Grief and Traumatic Loss – Restoring Joy to Children and Families
July 1, TBD: The California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by ICAN

HFA Implementation Training: California
July 9 – 11,
8:30am – 4:30pm: Child Abuse Prevention Center, 4700 Roseville Rd, Ste 102, North Highlands, CA 95660
Presented by Healthy Families America

Webinar: HFA Regional PSCO (Supervisor Day Only)
July 16 & 18,
11:00am – 2:00pm
Presented by Healthy Families America

10th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference – Beyond Obesity: Tackling Root Causes
July 15-18, 7:00am – 5:00pm: Anaheim Marriott, 700 West Convention Way, Anaheim, CA 92801
Presented by Childhood Obesity Conference

Webinar: ‘Power Tools for Coalitions’ Webinar Series
July 17,
11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by the United States Breastfeeding Committee

CII’s Child Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) – Full Protocol (Cohort 15)
July 17-19,
TBA: Children’s Institute, Otis Booth Campus, 2121 West Temple Street, Los Angeles, CA 90026
Presented by Children’s Institute, Inc.

SAVE THE DATE: Immigrant Health Access Task Force
July 18,
10:00am – 12:30pm: California Community Foundation, Joan Palevsky Center for the Future of Los Angeles, 281 South Figueroa Street, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by California Community Foundation 

Webinar: Racial Equity Webinars
July 23,
11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by California Breastfeeding Coalition

Los Angeles County Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children + School Engagement
August 1 – 2,
9:00am – 4:00pm: Los Angeles Child Guidance Clinic, 3787 Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90007
Presented by Nola Brantley and Dr. Nicole Klasey

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: 2019 Kids’ Fishing Rodeo
August 3,
8:00am – 12:30pm: Belmont Pier, Long Beach, CA 90803
Presented by Southern California Tuna Club and others

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Antelope Valley Baby Expo 2019

August 3,
10:00am – 2:00pm: Pioneer Event Center, 45000 Valley Central Way, Lancaster, CA 93536
Presented by Antelope Valley Breastfeeding Coalition 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: A Child’s Dream – CA: Annual Back to School Giveaway 2019
August 10
, 11:00am – 2:00pm: Culver City Teen Center @ Veterans Memorial Park, 4153 Overland Ave, Culver City, CA 90230
Presented by A Child’s Dream

HFA Regional PSCO Core Training

August 12-16,
8:30am – 4:30pm: Yolo Co. Erwin Meier Admin. Bldg., 625 W. Court St, (Atrium Training Room), Woodland, CA 95695
Presented by Healthy Families America

PARENT/ FAMILY EVENT: KidCon Anaheim

August 17,
10:00am – 4:00pm: Great Wolf Lodge, 12681 Harbor Blvd, Garden Grove, CA 92840
Presented by KidCon

Webinar: Empowering Children in Shelter: Woksape Un Kpazo Pi (We are showing it through wisdom)
August 21,
12:00pm – 1:30pm
Presented by the Native Women’s Society of the Great Plains

Webinar: Incarcerated Mothers: Understanding the System and their Unique Mental Health Needs
August 23,
12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Maternal Mental Health NOW

Early Childhood Summit 2019

August 26-27,
TBD: Phoenix Convention Center, AZ
Presented by First Things First

Webinar: Early Childhood and Preschool: Assuring Access to Earliest Intervention
August 29,
11:00am – 12:15pm
Presented by NTI Upstream

TIME TO CONNECT! A NETWORKING SOCIAL
September 3,
6:00pm – 7:30pm: CONNECTEd., 1118 Meridian Ave, San Jose, CA 95125
To RSVP please email karinwcrosby@gmail.com or call 408-641-8755
Presented by CONNECTEd. & IDA California

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

2019 Prevent Child Abuse America National Conference: Moving Upstream
September 16-18, 8:00 am – 5:00pm: Hilton Milwaukee City Center, 509 W Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53203
Presented by Prevent Child Abuse America

SAVE THE DATE: Immigrant Health Access Task Force
September 19
, 10:00am – 12:30pm: California Community Foundation, Joan Palevsky Center for the Future of Los Angeles, 281 South Figueroa Street, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by California Community Foundation 

Webinar: Maternal Mental Health 101
September 19,
10:30am – 12:00pm
Presented by 2020 Mom and Postpartum Support International

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Woman & Wealth Conference
September 21,
9:00am – 12:00pm: Pasadena Hilton Hotel, 168 S. Los Robles Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101
Presented by Pasadena Financial Center

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

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

HFA Regional FFS Core Training

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

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

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

2UPOC 2019: Men, Community Well-being and Public Mental Health: Uplifting Men and Boys of Color in California
October 8,
8:00am – 4:00pm: The California Endowment: 1000 Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by Community Intelligence

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Recorded Webinars, On-Demand Training

Community Health

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

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

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

Presented by California Pan-Ethic Health Network

Early Childhood Education

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

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

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

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

Webinar: Articulation Agreements: An Essential Component for Supporting Early Educators Along Educational and Career Pathways
Original Date: October 30, 2018
Presented by National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning


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

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

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

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

Family Engagement/ Parenting

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

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

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

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

Presented by NAMI San Gabriel Valley and Pacific Clinics Training Institute

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

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

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

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

Health Disparities

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

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

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

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

Presented by California Pan-Ethic Health Network

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

Home Visiting

Webinar: Innovation Toward Precision Home Visiting
Original Date: February 28, 2019
Presented by The Ounce
Understanding, Preventing, and Managing Compassion Fatigue
The purpose of this module, is to help home visitors understand what compassion fatigue looks like, identify if they are at risk or already experiencing compassion fatigue, as well as how to prevent and/or manage the condition.

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

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

Original Date: February 28, 2019
Presented by The Ounce

Infant Feeding

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

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

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

Infant Health

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

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


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.

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

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.

Zika Virus

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

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

Ongoing In-Person Meetings, Classes


Breastfeeding Support


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

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

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

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


Breast Cancer Support


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


Infant Massage


Infant Massage Classes
Every Thursday
, 3:30pm – 4:30pm: MLK Center for Public Health, 11833 Wilmington Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90059
To register, call Lourdes Gomez at 323-373-2400 x3205
Presented by Los Angeles Child Guidance Clinci and Los Angeles County Department of Public Health


Fatherhood


Nurturing Fathers Groups (Parenting Classes)

English classes every Wednesday, 6:00 – 9:00 pm: 10 sessions beginning January 17)
Spanish classes every Tuesday, 6:00 – 9:00 pm: 10 sessions beginning January 23)
To enroll, call Ciro Aguilar, 562-570-3285.
Presented by City of Long Beach- Life Coaching & Fundamentals of Fatherhood Program
Role of a Father Workshops
Every 4th Friday, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm301 N. Prairie Ave., Inglewood, Suite 501
Hosted by Great Beginnings for Black Babies – Fatherhood Initiative


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
Grief support resources in L.A. County 


Food & Nutrition


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

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

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

Presented by The Wellness Center LA

Pico Union Vida Sana

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

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

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

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

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


Mental Health Support


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


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.


Professional Training and Seminars


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


Safety & Prevention


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

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


Disability Support

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

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

Parent Peer Support

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

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

Resource and Referral (R&R) Education & Resource Lending Library
September 22, 2018 – May 18, 2019
; 9:00am – 3:3pm: Children’s Home Society of California, 4900 Airport Plaza Drive, Suite 100, Long Beach, CA 90815
Presented by Children’s Home Society of California – Long Beach

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

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 call 213-352-5800
Presented by Children’s Institute, Inc.  

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