Upcoming Events for the Week of May 24th

NOTE: Most in-person events have been moved to an online format, postponed, or cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We’re making updates as we learn about them, but we recommend contacting organizers before registering for in-person events.

For updated information and resources for home visitors, visit our COVID-19 page. From all of us at LABBN, we wish you and yours good health during these challenging times.

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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May is:
Events happening throughout May

COVID-19 Vaccine Registration for LA County Residents
Open Registration
, 8:00am – 8:00pm
See the website for information on which groups are currently being vaccinated. No Internet access? Call (833) 540-0473 for assistance with appointments Monday – Friday from 8:00am – 8:30pm.
Presented by County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health

Early Childhood and Family Engagement Events
Presented by the Los Angeles Public Library:

For more information on the events hosted, please refer to this calendar.

Webinar: Caring for the Breastfeeding Dyad and Yourself During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Every Wednesday
, 12:30pm – 1:30pm
This weekly webinar was created as a safe place for lactation professionals to gather. There will be a new speaker/topic each week to provide current information on guidelines and recommendations.
Presented by the Inland Empire Breastfeeding Coalition

Monday, May 24

Virtual Event: AMCHP 2021 Conference: Global Meets Local – A Global Approach for Local Outcomes
May 24 – 27
Presented by The Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP)

Virtual Training: Newborn Behavioral Observations System (NBO) Training Program
May 24 & 25
, 6:00am – 2:00pm
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Tuesday, May 25

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

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

Virtual Event: Be Healthy, Be Safe, Be Well – NCHBHS Health Leaders Institute
May 25 – 27
, 8:00am – 1:40pm
Presented by Office of Head Start National Center on Health, Behavioral Health, and Safety

Virtual Event: Surviving Compassion Fatigue Through an ACEs Aware Lens, 2-Part Workshop
May 25 & 26
, 8:30am – 12:00pm
Presented by California WIC Association

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

National Women’s Health Week: Supporting Women’s Health in the Workforce: Knowing your Rights Around COVID-19
May 25
, 10:00am
Presented by the US Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Labor, and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Virtual Event: Free Welcome Baby Event and Resources
May 25
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Share with pregnant families who are planning to deliver at St. Mary Medical Center and MemorialCare Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach. There will be games, community resources, and info on free support. RSVP by call/text: Putheavy Hun at (562) 522-6399 or Estefania Huitron at (562) 355-2632 for St. Mary Medical Center deliveries. For MemorialCare Miller Children’s deliveries: Magally Hernandez at (562) 400-4858.
Presented by Welcome Baby programs at St. Mary Medical Center and MemorialCare Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach

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

Webinar: Inclusion Series: Increased Access, Increased Learning
May 25
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Office of Head Start National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning

Virtual Event: My Community, My Health Coalition Quarterly Meeting – AltaMed | Great Public Schools Now Survey Results!
May 25
, 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Presented by My Community, My Health Coalition

A Splash of Summer! Diaper Drive Thru Event
May 25
, 1:00pm – 2:30pm: 43520 Division Street, Lancaster, CA 93535
Register for this event by calling (661) 206-0830.
Presented by Project Joy USA and Penny Lane Centers

Virtual Event: Literacy Action Project
May 25
, 3:00pm – 4:30pm
Presented by Clear Language Labs

Wednesday, May 26

Webinar: The Psychological Impact of COVID-19 in the Latino Community
May 26
, 8:45am – 12:30pm
Presented by Latino Mental Health Summit – Luis Garcia, PsyD, Behavioral Health Consulting Services

Webinar: Leveraging Science to Inform Policies that Strengthen Learning and Health in a Post-COVID-19 World
May 26
, 9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University

Mes de Seguridad Virtual – Talleres Gratuitos para Padres: Viviendo Saludable (Nutrición)
May 26
, 10:00am – 11:00am
¿Tiene alguna pregunta? Llame al (818) 835-2266 o envie sus preguntas por correo electronico bflores@thehelpgroup.org.
Presented by The Help Group

Mejorar la Salud y el Bienestar Durante la Pandemia: Practicando el Autocuidado – Taller Virtual Gratuito
May 26
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Join this event via Zoom, enter meeting ID: 927 5849 4545 and enter password: 121705. To join via phone: (213) 338-8477. For more information or questions please contact, Sarmiya Odeh.
Presented by Dignity Health – Northridge Hospital Medical Center

Virtual Safety Month Series – Free Parent Workshops: Healthy Living (Nutrition)
May 26
, 11:30am – 12:30pm
If you have any questions, please call (818) 835-2266 or email bflores@thehelpgroup.org.
Presented by The Help Group

Webinar: PPS Rate-Setting: Cost Report vs 3 Comparable Clinics Method
May 26, 1:00pm – 2:15pm
Presented by California Primary Care Association (CPCA)

Improve Health & Wellness During the Pandemic: Practicing Self-Care – A Free Virtual Workshop
May 26
, 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Join this event via Zoom, enter meeting ID: 997 5104 5235 and enter password: 984262. To join via phone, dial: (213) 338-8477.
Presented by Dignity Health – Northridge Hospital Medical Center

Thursday, May 27

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

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

Virtual Event: Considering Culture When Assessing and Diagnosing Young Children
May 27
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by ZERO TO THREE

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

Webinar: Diabetes Prevention Across the Lifespan
May 27
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Health Outreach Partners and MHP Salud

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

Best Start Compton/East Compton – Local Council Meeting/Reunion del Consejo Local
May 27
, 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Presented by Best Start Compton/Easy Compton

Virtual Event: Knowledge Empowers Youth (KEY) Annual Youth Summit – Positivity of the Youth
May 27
, 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and others

Friday, May 28

Webinar: Growing Hearty Responses to Stress and Challenge in Community Training Series – Growing Courage in the Face of Sadness, Grief and Loss
May 28
, 8:30am – 9:15am
Presented by Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County

Virtual Open House – Learn About Youth and Family Programs
May 28
, 9:30am – 11:00am
Presented by Tarzana Treatment Centers, Inc.

Virtual Open House – Learn About Youth and Family Programs
May 28
, 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Presented by Tarzana Treatment Centers, Inc.

Saturday, May 29

Better Neighbor Project Pet Pantry and Wellness Day
May 29
, 10:00am – 2:00pm (by appointment only): McCambridge Park, 1515 N. Glenoaks Boulevard, Burbank, CA 91504
To RSVP for this event, please email rsvp@foundanimals.org or text (323) 609-3269.
Presented by Michelson Found Animals Better Neighborhood Project and the City of Burbank Parks and Recreation

Sunday, May 30

We don’t know of any events happening today.

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