Upcoming Events for the Week of November 9th

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:

Do you have something for us to include? Email vreyes@labestbabies.org. And stay in touch with us on FacebookTwitterInstagram, and YouTube!

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Events happening throughout November

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.

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Online COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Support Groups
Every Monday, 5:00pm – 6:30pm
Every Tuesday, 11:00am – 12:30pm & 5:00pm – 6:30pm
Every Wednesday (Spanish), 4:00pm – 5:30pm
Every Thursday, 12:00pm – 1:00pm & 5:00pm – 6:30pm
These social support groups offer a space for continued connection during these times of increased isolation. These are not psychotherapy groups, but the therapists facilitate the groups to offer structure and support.
Presented by The Relational Center

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, November 9

Virtual Training: Newborn Behavioral Observations (NBO) Training
November 9 – 11

Presented by the Brazelton Institute

Virtual Training: Fall 2020 “All Bodies. All Reasons. All Outcomes” Abortion DOULA Training
November 9 & 16
, 9:00am – 5:00pm
Trainings are limited to 20 participants, please register by October 16th
Presented by the Los Angeles County African American Infant and Maternal Mortality Prevention Initiative

Webinar: COVID-19 and Native American Health: How Tribal Leaders Are Beating Back the Virus
November 9
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by the U.S. News & World Report

November 9
, 10:00am – 1:00pm: Lancaster Library, 601 West Lancaster Boulevard, Lancaster, CA 93534
Free flu vaccines will be provided to people 6 months of age and older, no health insurance is required. To receive faster service, print and complete the consent form before you arrive.
Presented by the LA County Department of Public Health in partnership with LA County Library

Webinar: CPCA Compensation & Benefits Survey: 2020 Results
November 9
, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by the California Primary Care Association

Webinar: National Diabetes Month – Knowledge is Power. Take Control!November 9, 12:00pm – 3:00pm
For more information or questions, email memberhealthed@regalmed.com or call (818) 923-4302.
Presented by the Regal, Lakeside & ADOC Health Education Team of the Heritage Provider Network

Webinar: A View for All Sides: Perspective-Taking to Support Family Engagement
November 9
, 12:30pm
Presented by Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Webinar: Managing Stress and Building Resilience in Challenging Times
November 9
, 1:00pm
Presented by the Infant Development Association (IDA) of California

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Los Angeles County Parent Town Hall on COVID-19 and Schools
November 9
, 6:00pm – 7:00pm
To read about this event in Spanish or for additional details, please refer to this flyer.
A live Q&A with parents will take place during this event. Please submit your questions here.
Presented by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and the Office of Education

Tuesday, November 10

Virtual Event: Facing Race: A National Virtual Conference
November 10 – 12

Presented by Race Forward

Webinar: Diabetes Continuum of Care: Raising the Pillars for Community Engagement
November 10
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the National Training and Technical Assistance Partner (NTTAP) Organizations and Partners

Webinar: Opioid Use and HIV/Hepatitis C Made Easy: A Practical Implementation of the Evidence
November 10
, 11:00am – 12:15pm
Presented by International Antiviral Society-USA

Virtual Event: Clear Language Lab
November 10
, 1:00pm
Presented by Clear Language Lab a Division of Literacy Works

Virtual Event: Policy & Advocacy Work Group Meeting
November 10
, 2:30pm – 4:00pm
Meetings typically take place monthly on the 1st Tuesday. For more information on joining this work group please contact, Brandi Sims at bsims@first5la.org, Marquisha Henderson at mahenderson@ph.lacounty.gov or Diamond Lee at dlee9@dhs.lacounty.gov
Presented by the South Los Angeles/South Bay AAIM Community Action Team

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Planning for a Healthy Home, Body, and Baby Workshop Series – Session 1
November 10
, 3:00pm – 4:30pm
In this session the following topics will be covered: planning for a healthy home, body & baby during COVID-19 and beyond, how to make a non-toxic cleaning product, and lead poisoning prevention.
In addition, four $25 gift cards will be raffled at each workshop.
Presented by the Iris Cantor – UCLA Women’s Health Education and Research Center and others

Wednesday, November 11

Webinar: Clinical Application of Cultural Elements for the Hispanic And Latino Populations Module V
November 11
, 8:00am
Presented by the National Hispanic and Latino Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network

Webinar: Can Subsidized Transportation Options Slow Diabetes Progression?
November 11
, 9:00am
Presented by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Systems for Action Research Program

Webinar: Relationship Education: A Trauma-Informed Approach for Youth
November 11
, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by The Dibble Institute

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: How to Avoid Cancer
November 11
, 6:00pm
Presented by the Lundquist Institute

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Black Daddy Dialogue Social Support Group Meeting
November 11
, 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Meetings take place monthly on the 2nd Wednesday. For more information please contact, LeHenry Solomon at fathersforabrighterfuture@gmail.com
Presented by the South Los Angeles/South Bay African American Infant Maternal Mortality (AAIMM) Community Action Team

Thursday, November 12

Virtual Event: 3rd National Conference on Advancing Early Psychosis Care in the United States: Addressing Inequities – Race, Culture, and COVID
November 12 – 13
Presented by the American Psychiatric Association and the SMIAdviser – A Clinical Support System for Serious Mental Illness

Virtual Event: Trust in the Time of COVID: Best Practices for Culturally Responsive Care & Support
November 12
, 6:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by Asian Women for Health

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: South LA/ South Bay African American Infant and Maternal Mortality (SLASB AAIMM) Community Action Team Meeting
November 12, 10:00am – 12:00pm
For more information, please contact Ellen Branch at ellen@bwwla.com
Presented by SLASB AAIMM Community Action Team

Webinar: Home Visiting Safety
November 12
, 8:00am – 9:00am
For more information, please refer to this flyer.
Presented by the Ounce

Virtual Course: National IAS-USA Virtual Update Course on HIV Management
November 12
, 9:00am – 2:00pm
Presented by International Antiviral Society-USA

Virtual Event: Grief Sensitivity Institute Part 2: Applying Concepts to Practice
November 12 – 13
, 9:00am – 2:45pm
Presented by the National Hispanic and Latino Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network

Webinar: Communications Complexities Around COVID-19 Vaccines
November 12
, 9:30am – 11:00am
Presented by the Public Health Communications Collaborative

Webinar: The Reversibility of Type 2 Diabetes with Lifestyle Medicine – Discussion and Live Q&A
November 12
, 10:00am
Presented by American College of Lifestyle Medicine

Virtual Training: Solutions for Addressing Inequities and Bias – A Part of the 2020 Health And Racial Equity in the NICU Training
November 12
, 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Once Upon A Preemie Academy (QUAP)

Virtual Event: 10 Free Offerings and Tools for Providing Lung Cancer Screening, Referrals, Survivorship Care, or Tobacco Use Treatment
November 12
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the LuCA National Training Network

Webinar: The National Zero Suicide Initiative: Levers for Maternal Mental Health
November 12
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by 2020 Mom, in partnership with Zero Suicide

Webinar: Suicide: Considerations for Health Center Leaders
November 12
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by the Community Clinic of Los Angeles County (CCALAC)

Virtual Event: BreastfeedLA Virtual Gala: Feeding the Future from Home
November 12
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Virtual Workshop: How Plain Language Can Support Your Trauma-Informed Work
November 12
, 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Presented by Clear Language Lab, A Division of Literacy Works

Webinar: Teens + Telehealth: Expanding Access to Sexual + Reproductive Health Care for California Youth
November 12
, 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Presented by Essential Access Health

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Sensory Learners Online Group
November 12
, 3:00pm – 4:00pm
This group is for children ages 12-24 months. You can register online or by calling (818) 888-4559.
Presented by Child Development Institute

Friday, November 13

Webinar: No Going Back: Charting a Path Toward an Equitable LA – Policy Café
November 13
, 9:00am – 10:30am
Presented by the Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County (CCALAC)

Virtual Event: 7th Annual Wellness Symposium
November 13
, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Antelope Valley Partners for Health (AVPH)

Virtual Event: 2020 USAsthma Summit
November 13
, 9:00am – 1:00pm
Presented by the Allergy & Asthma Network and the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Virtual Community Baby Shower
November 13
, 11:30am – 1:00pm
Zoom Meeting ID: 951 6202 2751
Please RSVP to fusher@shieldsforfamilies.org or mjones@childrenscollective.org
Presented by Shields for Families Welcome Baby Program, in collaboration with the Children’s Collective Inc. Black Infant Health Program

Webinar: Addressing Burnout
November 13
, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by the California Primary Care Association

Virtual Event: Coach-the-Coach with Stacey Landberg, M.S., CCC-SLP
November 13
, 12:30pm
Presented by the Infant Development Association (IDA) of California

Saturday, November 14

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Free Flu Shot Clinic & Gift Card
November 14
, 10:00am – 2:00pm*: L.A. Care Community Resource Center in Lynwood, 3200 East Imperial Highway, Lynwood, CA 90262
*Free flu vaccines will be provided to individuals 9 years of age and older. Get a flu vaccine and receive a gift card while supplies last*
Presented by L.A. Care Family Resource Center

Sunday, November 15

We don’t know of any events happening today.

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