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.

May is:

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

UCSD Extension Lactation Educator Counselor Training
March 14 – May 31, 8:30am – 5:30pm; 100 W California Blvd Pasadena CA 91105
Presented by –UCSD Lactation

Early Start Online Spring Session
April 2 – June 8; 5 courses a week
Presented by ICARE & Early Start Institute

Lactation Education Specialist Training 2018
May 4, 11, 18 and June 1 and 8, 8:00am – 5:30pm: South LA Health Projects, 2930 West Imperial Highway, 6th Floor, Inglewood, CA 90303
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Webinar: Exploring ECLK Health Resources
May 24, 12:00pm – 12:30pm
Presented by Office of Head Start

Webinar: Better Together: Head Start Performance Standards & DECA Program
May 24, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Webinar: Child Passenger Safety for Community and Hospital California Nurses

May 24, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Safety Belt Safe U.S.A.

Asking The Experts: Knowing your Right as a Family Child Care Provider

May 24, 6:00pm – 8:00pm: Palomar Family YMCA Teen Center, 1050 N. Broadway, Stensrud Conference Room, Escondido, CA 92026
Presented by YMCA CRS R&R Training

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

May 24, 9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by Healthy People 2020

Webinar: Getting the Most Out of Your ABA Program
May 24, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Children’s Treatment Network

Soul Passion Café
May 24, 6:30pm – 8:30pm: Hot and Cool Café, 431 Degnan Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90008
Presented by Black Women for Wellness

COMMUNITY EVENT: Food Pantry
May 25,, 10:00am – 12:00pm: Antelope Valley Partners for Health, 44226 10th St W. Lancaster, CA 93534
Presented by Antelope Valley Partners for Health

2018 Practical Pediatrics CME Course
May 25-27, 8:00- 4:30pm; 1600 S Disneyland Dr, Anaheim, CA 92803
Presented by Practical Pediatrics CME Course

COMMUNITY EVENT: Homeless Care Days: Free Healthcare & Social Services
May 25; 7:00 am – 3:00 pm: MacArthur Park, Wilshire Blvd + Alvarado St, Los Angeles
Presented by the office of L.A. City Councilmember Gil Cedillo

Complex Trauma Support Group: Los Angeles
May 27, 10:00am – 1:00pm: 10400 Key West Ave, Porter Ranch, CA 91326
Presented by Freidel Kushman

Perinatal Bereavement Support Group

May 28, 7:00pm – 8:30pm: Miller Children’s & Women Hospital Long Beach, 2801 Atlantic Ave, Long Beach, CA 90806
Presented by Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach

Webinar: Picky Eating in Young Children and What to Do About it
May 30, 11:00am – 12:15pm
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Webinar: Optimising Pregnancy & Early Life Health for Lasting Benefits
May 30, 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Presented by Endeavour College of Natural Health

Perinatal Mood Disorders: Components of Care

May 30-31, 8:00am – 5:00pm: Cuesta College, Building 5400, Room 5401, State Highway 1, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
Presented by Postpartum Support International

Webinar: How Media & Movies Shape Our Perception of Serious Mental Illness
May 31, 9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by PsychU

22nd Annual PAC/LAC Conference
May 31, 7:30am – 4:15pm: The California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda St., Los Angeles, CA 90012 See discount on registration form for Family Strengthening Network staff (in Welcome Baby or Home Visiting programs)
Presented by PAC/LAC

Webinar: Oral Health Systems: Navigating Denti-Cal
May 31, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by California Pan-Ethnic Health Network

9th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference
May 30 – June 2: 1355 North Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
Presented by the Calif. Dept. of Public Health, Calif. Dept. of Education, the Calif. Endowment, Kaiser Permanente, and others

Teen Parent Peer Connection Group
June 1, 5:00pm – 6:30pm: Antelope Valley Partners for Health, 43057 39th St. West, Lancaster, CA 93536
RSVP by emailing gjunkemeier@avph.org or at 661-202-7321
Presented by AVPH, First 5 LA and Child Care Resource Center

California’s Infant/Toddler Curriculum Framework Seminar
June 2,
8:30am–3:00pm: Marin Child Care Council, 555 Northgate Drive #105, San Rafael, CA 91903. To register please contact Michele Tyler at Michele@mc3.org
Presented by Partners for Quality

2018 KIDFITSTRONG Fitness Challenge Los Angeles
June 2, 11:00am – 6:00pm: UCLA Ackerman Union, 308 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095
Presented by KIDFITSTRONG

44th Annual Los Angeles City/County Conference on Gifted Education
June 2, 7:30am – 1:00pm: Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 North Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049
Presented by Greater Los Angeles Gifted Children’s Association (GLA-GCA)

How to Assess, Diagnose, and Manage ADHD in a Busy Practice

June 2, 8:00am – 5:00pm: CHOC Children Harold Wade Education Center, 1201 W. La Veta Ave, Orange, CA 92868
Presented by CHOC Children’s Harold Wade Education Center

Walk and Play L.A.
June 2, 7:00am – 12:30pm: Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (Olympic Gateway), 3911 S. Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90037
Presented by Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Women’s Hospital Information Night
June 4, 7:00pm- 8:30pm: Saddleback Medical Center, 24451 Health Center Drive, Laguna Hills, CA 92653
Presented by Saddleback Medical Center

Webinar: Introduction to Wordless Picture Books

June 5, 4:00pm – 5:30pm
Presented by Fairfax County Office for Children

Webinar: The Interplay Between Sleep & Bipolar Disorder
June 5, 9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by PsychU

Maternal Mental Health – Approaching Care from a Trauma- Informed Lens
June 5,
9:00am – 12:00pm: Long Beach Memorial – Houssel’s Forum, 2801 Atlantic Ave, Long Beach, CA 90806
To RSVP contact Dez Campos at Damaris.campos@longbeach.gov or 562-570-4060.
Presented by Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services

Interactive Workshop: Addressing Injury, Violence and Trauma and Public Health/ Mental Health Among Men and Boys of Color
June 5, 9:30am – 3:30pm: The California Endowment, 1000 Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by Community Intelligence

CSH Summit 2018
June 5-7: The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites, 404 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071
Presented by CSH Innovate

Extremely Low Birth Weight (ELBW)
June 5, 8:00am – 5:00pm; 3665 Kearny Villa Road San Diego CA 92123
Presented by Rady Children’s Hospital, Education & Development

Addressing the Impact of Injury, Violence and Trauma on Mental Health…
June 5, 9:30am – 12:30pm; 1000 Alameda Street Los Angeles CA 90012
Presented by Dr. Randal Henry of Community Intelligence

Webinar: Engaging Families of Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities: Strategies to Enhance Your Practice
June 6, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by Early Childhood Investigations Webinar

Addressing Compulsive Self-Destruction
June 6, 8:30am – 4:30pm: 155 N. Occidental Blvd Los Angeles CA 90026
Presented by Tarzana Treatment Centers

Webinar: Cultural Competency
June 6, 6:00am – 8:00am
Presented by Excellus Health Plan

Webinar: Readiness & Reflection: Using the DECA Program

June 7, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Remaking Dad – A Conversation on Fatherhood
June 7, 7:30pm – 9:00pm: The Crawford Family Forum, 474 South Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA 91105
Presented by 89.3 KPCC

LGBTQ Cultural Competency Training
June 8, 9:00am – 12:00pm: CCALAC, 700 S. Flower Street, Suite 3150, Los Angeles, CA 90017
Presented by Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County

Celebrate American on the BLVD
June 8, 5:00pm-9:00pm: The BLVD Between Genoa Ave & Beach Ave, Lancaster, CA 93534
Presented by The BLVD

COMMUNITY EVENT: Food Pantry
June 8, 10:00am – 12:00pm: Antelope Valley Partners for Health, 44226 10th St W. Lancaster, CA 93534
Presented by Antelope Valley Partners for Health

COMMUNITY EVENT: Homeless Care Days: Free Healthcare & Social Services
June 8; 7:00 am – 3:00 pm: MacArthur Park, Wilshire Blvd + Alvarado St, Los Angeles
Presented by the office of L.A. City Councilmember Gil Cedillo

Bring a Brother to Breakfast 2018
June 8, 8:30am – 10:30am: Department of Water and Power – Auditorium, 4030 Crenshaw Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90008
Presented by Black Women for Wellness

Webinar: Holy Womb, Divine Child: Strong Children for a Changing World
June 9, 9:00am – 1:00pm: to register please email nina@ninaketscher.com
Presented by Birth Psychology

Babies & Kids: Buy, Swap, Sell – New & Used
June 9, 10:00am – 1:00pm: 2460 Pesquera Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90049
Presented by Naomi Seddon

5th Annual SoCalMoms Great Big Family Play Day
June 10, 9:00am – 5:00pm: The Autry at Griffith Park, 4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, CA 90027
Presented by SoCalMoms.com

Perinatal Bereavement Support Group

June 11, 7:00pm – 8:30pm: Miller Children’s & Women Hospital Long Beach, 2801 Atlantic Ave, Long Beach, CA 90806
Presented by MemorialCare Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach

Webinar: A Head Start Parenting Curriculum Option: Your Journey Together

June 12, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Webinar: Just Talk About it: Using Mental Health Education to Prevent and Treat Substance Use Disorder
June 12, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by National Network of Libraries of Medicine

Webinar: Promoting Healthy & Resilient Teams
June 12, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Coalition for Compassionate Care of California

KIDS N FITNESS
June 13, 5:30pm – 7:00pm: Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, 4650 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027
To register please contact Kelly at 323-361-3174 or kellyoung@chla.usc.edu
Presented by Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Secondhand Smoke in Multi–Unit Housing Summit
June 13, 9:00am – 2:30pm: Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angeles, 555 West Temple Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, American Lung Association

Webinar: Intentional Story Time: Literacy in Action
June 14, 4:00pm – 5:30pm
Presented by Fairfax County Office for Children

Webinar: Perinatal Mental Health Care for Military Veterans
June 14
, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Presented by Maternal Mental Health NOW

Webinar: MMH 101 Webinar (Maternal Mental Health)
June 14, 10:30am – 12:00pm PST
Presented by 2020 Mom and PSI

Webinar: Maternal Mental Health 101
June 14 10:30am – 12:00pm
Presented by Postpartum Support International and 2020 Mom

Strolling Thunder Los Angeles

June 15, 9:00am – 11:00am: South Gate Parks & Recreation Department, 4900 Southern Ave, South Gate, CA 90280
Presented by ZERO to THREE

Teen Parent Peer Connection Group
June 15, 5:00pm – 6:30pm: Antelope Valley Partners for Health, 43057 39th St. West, Lancaster, CA 93536
RSVP by emailing gjunkemeier@avph.org or calling 661-202-7321
Presented by AVHP, First 5 LA and Child Care Resource Center

California’s Infant/Toddler Learning & Development Foundations Workshop
June 15,
8:30am – 3:30pm: The Family Place, 1007 Billie Road, Paradise, CA 95969
To register contact Kelly Doty at 530-230-0211
Presented by Partners for Quality

11th Annual Fatherhood Solution Conference
June 15
, 8:00am – 5:00pm; 5400 Century Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045
Presented by Children’s Institute, Inc.

Child Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) Implementation Level Protocol Training
July 17,18, & 19, 9:00am – 4:30pm: Los Angeles Child Guidance Clinic, 3787 South Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90007
Presented by Los Angeles Child Guidance Clinic

Webinar: Keeping Kids Safe: Active Shooter Threat Basics for Child Care Programs
June 18, 5:00pm – 6:00pm
Presented by ChildCare Aware of America

Child Responsive Play
June 18, 9:00am – 4:30pm: The California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by ECHO Parenting & Education

Webinar: Baby Brain Development and Health
June 18, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by First 3 Years

Trauma Responsive Play
June 18
, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm: The California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda St, Los Angeles CA 90012
Presented by Echo Parenting & Education

3rd Annual Vivian Weinstein Leadership Day: Best Practice in Home Visiting
June 19, 7:30am – 4:00pm: The California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by Infant Development Association of California

New Family Orientation
June 20, 5:30pm – 7:00pm: Frank D. Lanterman Regional Center – KYRC Conference Room, First Floor, 3303 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90010
Presented by Frank D. Lanterman Regional Center

Webinar: ADHD in Children: Review of diagnosing, treating, and monitoring

June 20, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Child Health Specialty Clinics

Webinars: 5 Things You Can Do Today to Lessen Challenging Behaviors Tomorrow
June 20, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by Early Childhood Investigations Webinar

Seeking Safety Training
June 20, 9:00am – 4:30pm; 1000 N Alameda St Los Angeles CA 90012
Presented by Echo Parenting & Education

Webinar: Oral Health Procedures: Coverage & Access
June 21, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by California Pan-Ethnic Health Network

CPSP Perinatal Mental Health Training: Mood & Anxiety Disorders

June 21, 8:00am – 11:30am: California Endowment, 1000 N Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by Los Angeles County Comprehensive Perinatal Services Program

Webinar: Being Present With Families
June 21
, 10:00 – 11:00 am
Presented by the Ounce Achieve OnDemand

Webinar: Baby Brain Development and Health

June 21,12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by First 3 Years

Webinar: ABCs of Child Feeding for Parents, Part 1
June 21, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Ellyn Satter Institute

COMMUNITY EVENT: Food Pantry
June 22, 10:00am – 12:00pm: Antelope Valley Partners for Health, 44226 10th St W. Lancaster, CA 93534
Presented by Antelope Valley Partners for Health

COMMUNITY EVENT: Homeless Care Days: Free Healthcare & Social Services
June 22; 7:00 am – 3:00 pm: MacArthur Park, Wilshire Blvd + Alvarado St, Los Angeles
Presented by the office of L.A. City Councilmember Gil Cedillo

Webinar: Let’s Get Ready: Planning Together for Emergencies

July 23, 5:00pm – 6:00pm
Presented by ChildCare Aware of America

Routines Based Intervention and Coaching in Early Intervention

June 23,
9:00am – 4:00pm: HEAR Center, 301 East Del Mar Blvd (Parking address: 202 S Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101)
Presented by HEAR Center

The South Bay Community Baby Shower to Benefit Newborns Awaiting A Foster Family

June 23, 2:00pm – 4:00pm: The Great Room Café, 2810 Artesia Blvd, Redondo Beach, CA 90278
Presented by VIP Baby and Toddler Resource Shelter

Community Health Fair at Anaheim Marketplace
June 23, 10:00am – 3:00pm: Anaheim Marketplace, 1440 South Anaheim Blvd, CA 92805
Presented by Anaheim Indoor Marketplace

Family Fun Day
June 23, 11:00am – 3:00pm: The Annenberg Space for Photography, 2000 Avenue of the Stars, #10, Los Angeles, CA 90067
Presented by The Annenberg Space for Photography

New Family Orientation
June 20, 5:30pm – 7:00pm: Frank D. Lanterman Regional Center – KYRC Conference Room, First Floor, 3303 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90010
Presented by Frank D. Lanterman Regional Center

Creating Dedicated Funding Streams for Children & Youth: Public budgets are a social justice issue
June 25, 10:00am – 3:00pm: The California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by Funding the Next Generation

Save the Date: The National Research Conference on Early Childhood
June 25-27: Marriott Crystal Gateway, Arlington, VA
Presented by the Administration for Children and Families

Webinar: The Evolution of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Focus on Diagnostic, Evaluation, & Treatment Advances
June 27, 9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by PsychU

L.A. CADA Conference 2018
June 28,
8:30am – 3:45pm: Holiday Inn – La Mirada Conference Center, 14299 Firestone Blvd, La Mirada, CA 90638
Presented by L.A. CADA & First5LA

Save the Date – SCG LA County Child Welfare Collaborative Meeting
June 28, 10:00am – 12:00pm: California Community Foundation, Joan Palevsky Center 221 S Figueroa St, Suite 400, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by Child Welfare & Foster Care and Southern California Grantmakers

Youth Services : Helping Families Heal from Trauma and Addiction – Conference 2018
June 28, 8:00am – 3:30pm; 11015 Bloomfield Ave Santa Fe Springs CA 90670
Presented by L.A. Cada A Path to Recovery and Healthy Living

Webinar: Youth, Young Adult & Parent Engagement
June 28, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Got Transition

Webinar: ABCs of Child Feeding for Parents, Part 2
June 28, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Ellyn Satter Institute

Community Resiliency Model
June 29
, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm: The California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda St, Los Angeles CA 90012
Presented by Echo Parenting & Education

Working with Young Children: Evidence- Based Practices for Observation

June 29, 9:00am – 4:30pm: Solace Center, 1470 W Herndon, Suite 100, Fresno, CA 93711
Presented by Solace Center & California Psychological Institute

The 3rd Annual Kick Off to Summer All White Party Benefiting Miracle Babies
June 30, 6:30pm – 10:30pm: Humphrey’s By the Bay, 2241 Shelter Island Drive, San Diego, CA 92106
Presented by Oakwood Escrow

Party Puppet Show
June 30, Bell Gardens Library, 7110 S. Garfield Ave, Bell Gardens, CA 90201
Presented by Bell Gardens Library

Women’s Hospital Information Night
July 2, 7:00pm- 8:30pm: Saddleback Medical Center, 24451 Health Center Drive, Laguna Hills, CA 92653
Presented by Saddleback Medical Center

Speak Up When You’re Down, Story Hour
June 5, 6:30pm – 7:30pm: Garry Marshall Theatre, 4252 W Riverside Drive, Burbank, CA 91505
Presented by Maternal Mental Health Now

Women’s Wellness Cruise
July 5 – 8, 9:30am – 7:00am: Carnival Imagination & Hotel Maya, 700 Queensway Dr, Long Beach, CA 90802
Presented by Karen, The Conflict Coach

Teen Parent Peer Connection Group

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

NCFP Webinar: Making Space at the Table: Welcoming New Voices to Your Family Giving
July 12, 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Presented by SCG Family Foundation & Southern California Grantmakers

COMMUNITY EVENT: Homeless Care Days: Free Healthcare & Social Services
July 13; 7:00 am – 3:00 pm: MacArthur Park, Wilshire Blvd + Alvarado St, Los Angeles
Presented by the office of L.A. City Councilmember Gil Cedillo

Mindful Kids
June 16, 11:15am – 12:00pm: USC Pacific Asia Museum, 46 North Los Robles Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101
Presented by USC Pacific Asia Museum

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

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

Webinar: Substance Exposed Newborns

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Exhibitor Registration: Back to School Celebration and Health & Education

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

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

NCFP Webinar – Cultivating A Healthy Family Culture
August 9, 12:00pm 1:30pm
Presented by National Center for Family Philanthropy & Southern California Grantmakers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Childhood in a Digital Age
August 29 – 31, Los Angeles, CA (location to be determined)
Presented by Capita Social, Inc

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

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

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

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

Webinar: MMH 101 Webinar (Maternal Mental Health)
September 13, 10:30am – 12:00pm PST
Presented by 2020 Mom and PSI

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Save the Date: 2018 BreastfeedLA Summit
October 10-11, 8:30am – 4:30pm: The California Endowment, 1000 N Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by BreastfeedLA

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

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

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

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

Webinar: Early Childhood Attachment Milestones and Capacity for Readiness

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

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

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

Trauma Informed Solutions to Sheltering and Housing

October 19, 8:00am – 5:00pm; 303 Walnut Ave Santa Cruz CA 95060
Presented by California Center of Excellence for Trauma Informed Care

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

California School Nutrition Association Annual Conference

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

Cultural Competency and Grief
November 13, Time to be determine
Presented by The American Academy of Bereavement

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

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

Webinar: Foster Adopt & Birth Parents

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Webinar: MMH 101 Webinar (Maternal Mental Health)
December 13, 10:30am – 12:00pm PST
Presented by 2020 Mom and PSI

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

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

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

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

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

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

Recorded Webinars, On-Demand Training

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Webinar: Home Safety
Presented by The National Center on Health

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Presented by NAMI San Gabriel Valley and Pacific Clinics Training Institute

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Online Video: Domestic Violence 2015
Presented by CASAT

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Learning Series on Implementation
Presentations on three focus areas:

  • Foundational Concepts
  • Readiness Preparation
  • Sustainability

Presented by The National Child Traumatic Stress Network

 

Ongoing In-Person Meetings, Classes


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Grief and Loss Support Group

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

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

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

 

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