Upcoming Events for the Week of February 28th

Here is a roundup of this week’s conferences, webinars, and trainings for home visitors and others who work with pregnant women and families with little ones. Also included: events around L.A. County that you can share with the families you serve. Want to look further into the future? See the comprehensive lists we update weekly for:

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Events happening throughout February and March

Pick-Up Testing Kit Program
If you have COVID symptoms or think you were exposed to COVID, you can pick up a free PCR testing kit, administer it yourself, and return it to a designated site for processing. See pick-up locations here.

Low-Income Fare is Easy (LIFE) Program
This program is open to low-income individuals who live in Los Angeles County. LIFE offers discounts on weekly and monthly transit passes on Metro and any LIFE participating transit agencies.
Presented by Metro

LA County Recreation Programs: Sports, Aquatics and More!
Dates and times vary

LA County parks are offering a range of activities and programs for the whole family! For more information, please visit parks.lacounty.gov or call (626) 588-5364.
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation

Check-In with Your Mental Health Focus Groups
Recruiting participants
This opportunity is open to youth 14-17 years old who identify as Black/African-American, Latinx, or Multi-Racial and live and attend high school in South LA. For more information, please email ypar.southLA@gmail.com or call (323) 357-3454.
Presented by Charles R. Drew University

Free or Low-Cost Internet for Students
Visit GetConnectedLosAngeles.lacity.org or call 3-1-1 to learn about available options.
Presented by the City of L.A.

Free COVID-19 Vaccines
Safe, effective and free – COVID-19 vaccines are available for everyone age 5 and over, regardless of health insurance and immigration status, at hundreds of locations across L.A. County. Many of the vaccination sites are open late and on weekends. Some don’t require an appointment. Click here or visit VaccinateLACounty.com to find a location near you.
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

COVID-19 Testing and Vaccinations
Availability and Times vary (see below)

  • Kedren Main: 4211 S. Avalon Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90011
    Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays, 8:00am – 4:30pm
    Tuesdays, 8:00am – 7:30pm
    For more information, call (323) 499-3619
  • Kedren Watts: 710 E. 111th Place, Los Angeles, CA 90011
    Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 4:30pm
    For more information, call (323) 499-3619

Presented by Kedren

Monday, February 28

Save the Date: CalFresh Healthy Living 2022 Forum
February 28 – March 2
: Hyatt Regency Orange County, 11999 Harbor Boulevard, Garden Grove, CA 92840
Presented by The California Department of Social Services (CDSS), CalFresh Healthy Living, and others

Save the Date: Changing the World – One Relationship at a Time: Implicit Bias & Racism in the Work (Part 2 of 3)
February 28
, 9:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Dr. Barbara Stroud, Infant Mental Health Specialist

Virtual Training: Grief and Loss: Supporting Children, Youth and Families
February 28
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

What Tax Credits Can I Get This Year? (Tax Credit Training)
February 28
, 9:30 am
Everyone, regardless of their immigration status or work status, is eligible for some tax credit this tax season. Join to learn more!
Presented by BAILA Network, in partnership with Bet Tzedek and Visión y Compromiso 

Virtual Training: Child Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) Cohort 17
February 28 – March 4
, 9:00am – 1:00pm
Presented by Children’s Institute

Virtual Training: Maternal Mental Health Certificate Training for Mental Health and Clinical Professionals
Begins February 28
, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Registration for this training will close today, February 16th at 8:55pm.
Presented by Postpartum Support International and 2020 Mom

Virtual Job & Resource Fair for Afghan Refugees
February 28
, 10:00 am
Access state and local resources, employment services and much more at this virtual event!
Presented by WDACS and Los Angeles County America’s Job Centers of California

Tuesday, March 1

Virtual Training: Critical Competencies Coaching Program
March 1, 2, 8, 9 & 15
, Times vary
For questions, please email learn@zerotothree.org.
Presented by ZERO TO THREE

Virtual Event: Women’s Health Update 2022: Access. Quality. Innovation. Shaping the Future of Sexual + Reproductive Health Care
March 1 – 2
, 8:30am – 2:00pm
Presented by Essential Access Health

Virtual Training: Strengthening Families’ Protective Factors: Focus on Knowledge of Parenting & Child Development
March 1
, 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Presented by California Training Institute

Grupo de paternidad activa (4a edicion) – Sesión 3: Responsabilidad y disciplina
1 de marzo
, 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Para registrarse o para más información, por favor contacte a Katerin Ochoa a kochoa@pacsla.org o (562) 526-7980.
Presentado por Pacific Asian Counseling Services (PACS)

Parent Ambassador Program Information Session (Armenian)
March 1
, 4:30pm – 6:00pmFor more information and to get involved, email TK12Ambassador@ph.lacounty.gov or complete this registration form.
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

Entendiendo el Crédito Tributario Infantil y como recibirlo  
1 de marzo
, 5:00 pm
En esta temporada de impuestos, muchas familias con niños son elegibles para recibir el “CréditoTributario Infantil” y otros créditos disponibles (sin importar el estado migratorio de los padres). ¡Únete para aprender más! Para más información comuníquese con Veronica Arciga por correo electrónico (veronica@visionycompromiso.org) o llamado al (323) 407-4816.
Presentado por BAILA Network, Bet Tzedek, y Visión y Compromiso 

Wednesday, March 2

Virtual Event: ICAN NEXUS Virtual Training Conference – Violence Within the Home And Its Effects on Children
March 2
, 8:30am – 4:00pm
Presented by The Inter-Agency Council on Child Abuse and Neglect (ICAN) and Associate

Virtual Training: DC: 0-5™ Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood Clinical Training
March 2 & 3
, 9:00am
Presented by Los Angeles Department of Mental Health

Virtual Event: Show+Tell: Promising Ventures Fellows
March 2
, 10:00am – 11:00am
New ideas and best practices from some of the most promising voices in the early childhood field.
Presented by Promise Venture Studio

Webinar: 2022 Trends: Positive Relationships to Create a New Fabric of Life
March 2
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Society for Health Care Strategy & Market Development

Webinar: Being Present with Families
March 2
, 10:00am – 11:00am
To view the 2021/2022 Start Early webinar schedule, please click here.
Presented by Start Early

Webinar: Facing Fentanyl: Creating Life-Saving Communications Strategies
March 2
, 11:00am
Presented by Rescue – The Behavior Change Agency

Virtual Event: Learning to Listen: Conversations for Change Series – Episode I: Listening to Children and Families in Court
March 2
, 12:00pm
To register via Zoom, click here.
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Immigrant Communities & Public Charge Webinar
March 2
, 5:00 pm – 6:30pm
Come learn about the public charge rule and eligibility for public benefits. Please contact Mahnoor Khan, Senior Policy Coordinator of California Primary Care Association, at (916) 440-8170 ext. 1138 for more information.
Presented by Eagle Wings of Enlightenment Center and WECAN Foundation

Webinar: California Pan-Ethnic Health Network – Policy Kick Off
March 2
, 5:30pm
For questions, email Andrea Rivera at ARivera@cpehn.org.
Presented by the California Pan-Ethnic Health Network (CPEHN)

Thursday, March 3

Virtual Training: Supervising for Success
March 3
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by California Training Institute

Webinar: 4-Part Learning Collaborative: Using Legal Services as Part of a Community Strategy to Improve Maternal and Child Health (Part 1)
March 3
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by National Center for Medical Legal Partnership at the George Washington University

Webinar: Foundation for All Future Development: Celebrating Highlights in Infants and Early Childhood Mental Health – Part III: Strategies Supporting Services Delivery
March 3
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), ZERO TO THREE, and Georgetown University’s Center for Child and Human Development

Webinar: Best Practices in Screening and Data Collection for MLPs Serving Immigrant Populations
March 3
, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by National Center for Medical Legal Partnership at the George Washington University

Let’s Talk: Protect Your Kids: The Virus, the Variant and the Vaccine
March 3
, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Ask experts your most pressing questions about COVID-19 and school health and safety.
Presented by The Children’s Partnership and others

Friday, March 4

Free Care Harbor/LA Wellness Clinic
March 4-6
, TBA: The Reef, 1933 South Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90007
Free dental, vision, and medical care will be provided. You must have a wristband to enter. Wristbands will be given out on a first-come, first-serve basis from 9 am – 3 pm at Ted Watkins Memorial Park, 1335 E. 103rd St., Los Angeles, CA on Saturday, February 26 and at The Forum, 3900 W. Manchester Blvd., Inglewood, CA on Sunday, February 27. For more information, email info@careharbor.org.
Presented by Care Harbor/LA Clinic

Infant-Family Mental Health for Medically Fragile Infants and Young Children
March 4
, 9:00am – 1:15pmCHLA Early Childhood Mental Health Program, Birth to Five Mental Health Core Training Series
Presented by CHLA, USC, and the LA County Department of Mental Health

Virtual Event: Building a National Movement to Prevent Trauma and Foster Resilience – Building the Movement with Populations with High Prevalence of Trauma
March 4
, 10:00am – 2:00pm
Presented by the Campaign for Trauma-Informed Policy and Practice, the National Prevention Science Coalition to Improve Lives, & PACEs Connection

Fun 1st Friday! Storytime and Sing Along
March 4
, 10:30 am
Join this monthly event with the Children’s Librarian Ms. Sybil for stories and songs for children ages 3-5. For more information email durant@lapl.org.
Presented by the Los Angeles Public Library and Hollywood-Wilshire Wellness Community

Partnership for Families (PFF) Virtual Employment Workshop
March 4
, 1:30pm – 4:30pm
This event will provide resources to families with child(ren) age 5 and under. This workshop will help participants enhance their skills in resume building, networking, interviewing, professional attire, activities and mock interviews, job resources and much more!
Presented by Children’s Institute Partnership for Families (PFF)

Saturday, March 5

The 2022 AMCHP Annual Conference: Reflecting on Our Past, Shaping Our Future
March 5 – 8
, TBA: Renaissance Washington DC Downtown, 999 9th NW, Washington, DC 20001
Presented by Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs

Sunday, March 6

We don’t know of any events happening today.

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