Upcoming Events for the Week of November 8th

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

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 8

Virtual Event: 3rd Annual DC-MD-CA (DMV) Perinatal Mental Health Symposium – Trauma and Pathways to Healing
November 8
, 5:45am – 2:00pm
Presented by Mary’s Center Maternal Mental Health Program and DMV Perinatal Mental Health Champions

Webinar: Story Mining – How to Best Capture Stories for Your Organization
November 8
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by StoryCenter

Virtual Training: Building Resilient, Equitable Systems
November 8
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Start Early

Lifeguard Ready Training Program
November 8 – December 17 (Monday – Thursday)
, 5:30pm – 7:30pm
Presented by the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation

Free Online Breastfeeding Support for African American Families
November 8
, 8:45pm – 9:15pm
Presented by Soul Food for Your Baby & The Children’s Collective Inc.’s Black Infant Health Program

Tuesday, November 9

Expecting Fathers Group for Black Dads – Encouragement: Resources/Bring It All Together
November 9
, TBA
To sign up for this free Zoom workshop, please email dmauldin@ph.lacounty.gov.
Presented by Black Infants and Families

Webinar: COVID-19 Vaccination for Reproductive-aged and Pregnant Women
November 9
, 9:00am
Presented by Clinical Directors Network, Inc. and others

Virtual Training: A View From All Sides: Perspective Taking to Support Family Engagement
November 9
, 9:00am
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Virtual Training: Trauma Symptom Checklist for Young Children Outcomes Measure
November 9
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
More information can be found under the “PEI” tab on the PEI Outcomes website.
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health PEI Outcomes Division

Virtual Training: Feedback That Works
November 9
, 9:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by California Training Institute (CalTrin)

SoFi Stadium Hospitality Hiring Fair
November 9
, 9:00am – 1:00pm: 1001 S. Stadium Drive, Inglewood, CA 90301
Interviews will be held on the spot for every applicant that attends. Please bring your valid ID.
Presented by Los Angeles Hospitality Training Academy

Webinar: Understanding Substance Abuse Through the Families Lens
November 9
, 10:00am – 11:00am
To view the 2021/2022 Start Early webinar schedule, please click here.
Presented by Start Early

Webinar: HIPAA Texting, Emailing, and Personal Devices – New Guidance
November 9
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by Webinar Health

Grupo de Paternidad Activa (4a edicion) – Sesión 2: Cooperación y Comunicación
9 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 10

Webinar: Protective Factors Framework Overview & Resources
November 10
, 9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by California Training Institute (CalTrin)

Webinar: Perinatal Mental Health Primer Series – Psychiatric Interventions During the Prenatal and Postpartum Period with Alexis Lighten Wesley, M.D., BA
November 10
, 9:15am
Presented by Children’s National

Webinar: COVID-19 Behavioral Health Policies Affecting CYSHCN: What to Keep, Modify, or Discard?
November 10
, 10:00am
Presented by Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health

Webinar: Pivoting from COVID-19 – Navigating the Road to “Normal”
November 10
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Society for Health Care Strategy & Market Development

Webinar: Creating a Roadmap for Lactation Support in the NICU
November 10
, 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Webinar: Money, Plans, and More Plans: What You Need to Know About School Finance at the Local Level
November 10
, 11:00am
Presented by Children Now

Webinar: The Keys to Effective Practice-Based Coaching: A Framework for Early Childhood Leaders
November 10
, 11:00am
Presented by Early Childhood Investigations Webinars and Brookes Publishing

Webinar: Fall 2021 Diabetes in Special & Vulnerable Populations Webinar Series: Diabetes Continuum of Care: Addressing Diabetes Management During a Disaster (in Spanish) (Part 4 of 4)
November 10
, 11:00am
Presented by National Training and Technical Assistance Partners, Migrant Clinicians Network, National Center for Farmworker Health, and National Center for Health in Public Housing

Webinar: Clinical Update on COVID-19 During Pregnancy
November 10
, 12:00pm
Presented by Essential Access Health

Webinar: WeeCare, the Nation’s Largest Childcare Network
November 10
, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by the Los Angeles County Perinatal & Early Childhood Home Visitation Consortium

Wellness Workshop for South LA Teens: Setting Boundaries + Communication
November 10
, 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

Black Daddy Dialogue Social Support Group – Changing the Narrative of African American/Black Fathers and Families
November 10
, 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Fathers and father figures of all ages who are raising African American/Black children are welcome to join. For more information, contact LeHenry Solomon at fathersforabrighterfuture@gmail.com or call (424) 223-2133.
Presented by South Los Angeles/South Bay African American Infant and Maternal Mortality  Community Action Team

Thursday, November 11

Webinar: Collborative Conversations with Families to Advance the Clinical Care of Children with Medical Complexities and Disabilities – Pediatric Complex Care Seminar 3: Feeding Intolerance
November 11
, 10:00am
Presented by Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health and others

Webinar: Child Care Stabilization Grants and New Tax Changes for 2021
November 11
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by Early Childhood Investigations Webinars

Webinar: November 2021 Strengthening Families: New Resources From and For Parents
November 11
, 12:00pm
Presented by Center for the Study of Social Policy’s Strengthening Families – A Protective Factors Framework

Webinar: Family Strengthening News Resources From and For Parents
November 11, 3:00pm – 4:30pm
Presented by the Center for the Study of Social Policy, the Alliance National Parent Partnership Council, and the Children’s Trust Fund Alliance

SoFi Stadium Hospitality Hiring Fair
November 11
, 5:00pm – 9:00pm: 1001 S. Stadium Drive, Inglewood, CA 90301
Interviews will be held on the spot for every applicant that attends. Please bring your valid ID.
Presented by Los Angeles Hospitality Training Academy

Friday, November 12

Today is World Pneumonia Day (November 12)!

Virtual Event: On the Road to Resilience: Policy Strategies to Enhance Youth Mental Health
November 12
, 9:00am – 10:30am
Presented by Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County

Webinar: Intro to Parent Cafés
November 12
, 9:00am – 11:00am
Training pre-work for this webinar is to watch a 9 minute and 30 second video on “What is a Parent Café?”.
Presented by California Training Institute (CalTrin)

Virtual Training: CHLA Early Childhood Mental Health Program Birth to Five Mental Health Core Training Series – Infant-Family Mental Health for Medically Fragile Infants and Young Children
November 12
, 9:00am – 1:15pm
Presented by Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and USC University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities

Webinar: The Intersection of Misogynoir: Obstetric Racism & HIV, a 3-Part Webinar Series – Session 1
November 12
, 9:30am – 11:00am
Presented by University of California, San Francisco; in partnership with National Clinician Consultation Center and Pacific AIDS Education and Training Center

Virtual Event: Investing in Community Health: A Discussion for Senior Hospital Leaders
November 12
, 10:00am – 11:15am
Presented by American Hospital Association

KPCC/LAist Pregnancy Listening Session
November 12, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Southern California Public Radio, home to KPCC (89.3 FM) and LAist.com, is planning a new service for pregnant people. If you are pregnant, have had a baby in the last year, or serve pregnant people, you’re invited to join them for a virtual listening session. If you would like to join, please fill out this form. All participants will receive a $25 gift card as a thank you for their participation.
Presented by KPCC/LAist

Webinar: Prevention of Premature Births, with Kimberly D. Gregory, MD, MPH
November 12
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by PAC/LAC

Saturday, November 13

Today is the start of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week (November 13 – 21)!

Free Self-Care Gifts and Mental Health Resources
November 13
, 10:00am – 2:00pm (while supplies last): Leimert Plaza Park, 4395 Leimert Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90008
Presented by Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective

Sunday, November 14

Today is World Diabetes Day (November 14)!
We don’t know of any events happening today.

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