Upcoming Events for the Week of November 1st

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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November is:
In the Spotlight This Week

Guaranteed Income Pilot Program for City of L.A. Residents
10-day application period: October 29 – November 7

To qualify, applicants must live within the City of L.A., have an income at or below the federal poverty level, have at least one dependent child or be pregnant, be at least 18 years of age or older and have experienced financial and/or medical hardships related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Those selected will receive a $1,000 monthly stipend for a year. You can read more here.
Presented by the City of Los Angeles

Grupo de Paternidad Activa (4a edicion) – Sesión 1: El Padre Activo
2 de noviembre
, 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Para registrarse o para más información, por favor contacte a Katerin Ochoa a kochoa@pacsla.org o (562) 526-7980.
Patrocinado por Pacific Asian Counseling Services (PACS)

Survey of Families’ Experiences with Medi-Cal Premiums/Encuesta sobre las experiencias de familias con las primas en Medi-Cal o MCAP
Deadline for survey submissions: November 10
Share your experience with Medi-Cal or MCAP premiums! Pregnant individuals and families covered by Medi-Cal, we want to hear from you. Children Now is a statewide organization that helps children and families. They want to learn how you feel about monthly Medi-Cal premiums so they can work to improve policies for families. Please click here to complete the survey by November 10 – and enter to win a $50 Target Gift Card! The survey is also available in Spanish.
¡Comparta su experiencia con las primas de Medi-Cal o MCAP! Las personas embarazadas y las familias cubiertas por Medi-Cal, están invitadas a participar. Children Now es una organización estatal que se enfoca en promover el bienestar de los niños. Quieren aprender más sobre las experiencias de las familias con las primas para niños en Medi-Cal o la cobertura de embarazo por medio del Medi-Cal Access Program (MCAP) para informar sus esfuerzos. Sus respuestas se mantendrán confidenciales. Tendrá la oportunidad de participar en una rifa para ganar una tarjeta de regalo de Target de $50 por completar esta encuesta.
Presented by ChildrenNow

Events happening throughout November

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.

Monday, November 1

The “Hit No More” Social Media Contest 2021
Entry Deadline: November 1

This contest is focused on promoting positive parenting and moving away from the use of physical punishment. Contestants create and submit persuasive anti-physical punishment social media materials for a chance to win a prize. Winners will be announced on December 1st.
Presented by National Initiative to End Corporal Punishment (NIECP)

Virtual Event: The Health Literacy Annual Research Conference 2021 – Advancing Health Literacy Research To Improve Health Equity
November 1–2
, TBA
Presented by Institute for Healthcare Advancement

Virtual Workshop: Parent-Child Interaction (PCI) Feeding Scale
November 1–5
, 8:00am – 1:00pm
Presented by Parent-Child Relationship Programs at the Barnard Center

Virtual Training: CHLA Early Childhood Mental Health Program Birth to Five Mental Health Core Training Series – Eww Gross! A Family-Centered Approach to Picky Eating and More
November 1
, 9:00am – 12:15pm
Presented by Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and USC University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities

Programa de Educación y Capacitación en Diabetes Gratuito
Noviembre 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 y Diciembre 6
, 9:00am – 10:30am
Para registrarse o para más información, por favor contacte a Christina Portillo a Christina.Portillo@CommonSpirit.org o (213) 742-5569.
Presentado por Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center

Lifeguard Ready Training Program Information Session
November 1
, 12:30pm
This webinar will share information about the program and provide an opportunity to ask questions and meet the trainers from various pool sites. To learn more, click here.
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation

Online Breastfeeding Class for African American Families
November 1 & 8
, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Presented by Soul Food for Your Baby & The Children’s Collective Inc’s. Black Infant Health Program

Tuesday, November 2

Virtual Conference: Building Bridges to Healthy & Resilient Communities
November 2–4

Presented by California School-Based Health Alliance and REL West

Virtual Workshop: Advancing Equity, Diversity and Inclusion for a More Perfect Union
November 2, 9 & 16
, TBA
Presented by Alliance for Strong Families and Communities

Virtual Training: Advancing Equity, Diversity and Inclusion for a More Perfect Union
November 2, 9 & 16
, 8:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Alliance for Strong Families and Communities

Expecting Fathers Group for Black Dads – Embracing Responsibilities Associated with Infant Care
November 2
, TBA
To sign up for this free Zoom workshop, please email dmauldin@ph.lacounty.gov.
Presented by Black Infants and Families

Free Diabetes Empowerment Education Program
November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 & December 7
, 9:00am – 10:30am
To register or for more information, please contact Christina Portillo at Christina.Portillo@CommonSpirit.org or call (213) 742-5569.
Presented by Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center

Grupo de Paternidad Activa (4a edicion) – Sesión 1: El Padre Activo
2 de noviembre
, 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Para registrarse o para más información, por favor contacte a Katerin Ochoa a kochoa@pacsla.org o (562) 526-7980.
Patrocinado por Pacific Asian Counseling Services (PACS)

Wednesday, November 3

Virtual Training: Newborn Behavioral Observations System (NBO) Training Program
November 3, 4 & 5
, 6:00am – 10:30am
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Virtual Event: 2021 Hand to Hold NICU Community Conference for NICU Families and Professionals
November 3 – 5
, 9:00am
Presented by Hubilo and Huggies
Webinar: Digital Storytelling for Educators
November 3
, 9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by StoryCenter

Virtual Training: Suicide: Effective Crisis Response and Treatments
November 3 & 4
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Children’s Institute

Virtual Training: Introduction to the DMH Infancy, Childhood & Relationship Enrichment (ICARE) Initial Assessment
November 3
, 9:00am – 4:00pm
If you have any questions, please contact ICARE@dmh.lacounty.gov.
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Webinar: Spreading HOPE
November 3
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by California Training Institute (CalTrin)

Virtual Training: Communicating Around COVID-19: Cultural Humility in Health Communication
November 3
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Clear Language Lab

Virtual Event: Promoting Mental Health and Family Well-Being in Today’s World – Talking with Children about Difficult Issues (Part 3 of 3)
November 3
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Webinar: Fall 2021 Diabetes in Special & Vulnerable Populations Webinar Series: Diabetes Continuum of Care: Improving Diabetes Care and Health Equity in a Changing Healthcare Landscape (Part 3 of 4)
November 3
, 11:00am
Presented by National Training and Technical Assistance Partners (NTTAP), Corporation for Supportive Housing, National Center for Equitable Care for Elders, and National LGBTQIA+ Health Education Center

Webinar: Coaching and Supervising Staff for Social Emotional Development Growth: Prioritizing SEL in Your Program
November 3
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by Early Childhood Investigations Webinars

Webinar: Addressing Health Center Staff Vaccine Hesitancy
November 3
, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by California Primary Care Association

Virtual Event: Liberatory Lineages: Unpacking & Resisting Anti-Blackness – Part 2 of Series
November 3
, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Presented by #VigilantLove

Wellness Workshop for South LA Teens: Are you Coping or Numbing?
November 3
, 5:00pm – 6:30pm
This workshop is open to all South LA high school youth. To join the Zoom meeting, enter “916 1697 0590” as the meeting ID 916 1697 0590 and enter “CoCo” as the password.
Presented by Community Coalition and others

Lifeguard Ready Training Program Information Session
November 3
, 6:00pm
This webinar will share information about the program and provide an opportunity to ask questions and meet the trainers from various pool sites. To learn more, click here.
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation

Thursday, November 4

Virtual Training: Critical Competencies for Infant-Toddler Educators™ Micro Training-of-Trainers (Micro-ToTs) – Area 3: Supporting Language & Literacy Development
Beginning November 4
, TBA
Presented by ZERO TO THREE

Webinar: Marijuana Use During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
November 4
, 5:30am – 7:30am
For questions, call (518) 402-0330 or email coned@albany.edu.
Presented by Center for Public Health Continuing Education and University at Albany, School of Public Health

Webinar: Adding Patient Advocates to Your QI Team
November 4
, 9:00am – 10:00am
For questions, please contact India Olchefske at info@perinatalqi.org.
Presented by Institute for Perinatal Quality Improvement (PQI)

Virtual Workshop: Caring for Lesbian, Bisexual, and Queer Women’s Health – Addressing Health Disparities
November 4
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by The Los Angeles County Lesbian, Bisexual & Queer Women’s Health Collaborative

Virtual Training: Writing for Understanding
November 4, 11 & 18
, 12:00pm – 2:00pm
 Presented by Clear Language Lab

Friday, November 5

Webinar: Leaders in the Field
November 5
, TBA
Presented by Newborn Behavior International (NBI)

Virtual Event: Our Future In Mind: Mental Health Summit
November 5 – 6
, TBA
Live captioning will be provided.
Presented by Mental Health America and IDONTMIND in partnership with YouTube

Saturday, November 6

We don’t know of any events happening today.

Sunday, November 7

We don’t know of any events happening today.

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