Upcoming Events for Week of February 11

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 list that we update weekly. Do you have something for us to include? Email snish@labestbabies.org. And don’t forget to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter and Instagram, where we post event updates and lots of useful resources.

Ongoing Events

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Breastfeeding Support Group (Friday Classes)
Through February 22,
12:00pm – 1:00pm: Saint John’s Health Center, Lactation Office on the 3rd Floor of the Keck Building, 2121 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Presented by Providence Health & Services

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Introduction to Women’s Personal Safety Workshop
Through November 17
(Different Dates Available), 10:30am – 12:00pm: Z-Ultimate Self Defense Studios, 6534 East Spring Street, Long Beach, CA 90815
Presented by Out of Harm’s Way CA

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Serving the Homeless 
Through December 21 (
select drop-down for date), 1:00pm – 5:00pm: Lighthouse Church, 1885 Anaheim Ave, Costa Mesa, CA 92627
Presented by The Free Pantry 

Webinar: 5 Steps to Freedom from Anxiety, Stress, Sadness and Depression
Through December 22
, 4:00pm – 5:00pm: (use dropdown to select date)
Presented by Dr. G. Hernandez

Monday, 2/11

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Family and Caregivers of LGBTQI2-S Youth Support Group
February 11,
6:30pm – 7:30pm: Silver Lake Branch Library, 2411 Glendale Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90039
Presented by The Wall Las Memorias Project

Tuesday, 2/12

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: We Exist Family/ Caregiver Support Group (Long Beach)
February 12 – March 12
(Use the drop-down to select date), 7:00pm – 8:00pm: Tarzana Treatment Centers, 500 W. Willow St, Suite 125, Long Beach, CA 90806
Presented by We Exist

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Blood Pressure Screenings – Arcadia Community Center
February 12, 10:00am – 11:00am: Arcadia Community Center, 365 Campus Dr, Arcadia, CA 91007
Presented by Methodist Hospital

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Mental Education Class – Drug and Alcohol Prevention
February 12
, 8:30am: Providence Health Center, 470 N. Hawaiian Ave, Wilmington, CA 90744
To register, please contact Maria Zuniga at 532-256-1291 or Mazuniga@dmh.lacounty.gov
Presented by LA County Department of Mental Health

Webinar: CDC – USBC Bi-Monthly Coalitions Webinar Series
February 12, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by United States Breastfeeding Committee

Webinar: Home Visiting Series: Safety for Home Visitors
February 12,
12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Baby Valentine’s Party – FREE
February 12,
1:00pm – 1:45pm: Gymboree Play & Music, Cypress; 4175 Ball Road, Cypress, CA 90630
Presented by Gymboree Play & Music

Webinar: Home Visiting Series: Partnering with Parents to Create Physically and Emotionally Safe Learning Environments
February 12,
12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Early Childhood National Centers

PARENT/ FAMILY EVENT: Mental Health Class
February 12,
8:30am – 10:00am: Providence Little Company of Mary, 470 N. Hawaiian Ave, Wilmington, CA
To register, please email WellnessAndActivityCenter@providence.org
Presented by Providence Little Company of Mary

Webinar: Innovation in Policy and Advocacy: Postpartum Psychosis as a Mitigating Factor Law
February 12,
10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by 2020 Mom

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Women’s Health Fair & Free Mammogram Event
February 12
, 9:00am – 3:00pm: Harbor Community Clinic, 593 West 6th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90731
Presented by Harbor Community Clinic

Wednesday, 2/13

Webinar: Advanced FLIP IT! Transforming Challenging Behavior
February 13,
10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Webinar: Matching Family Needs to Resource
February 13,
10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by The Ounce

Webinar: Creating Safer Streets for All
February 13
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by America Walks – Making America a Great Place to Walk

3-Day Intensive Grief Training
February 13-15, 9:00am – 5:00pm: Encino, CA 91436
Presented by OUR HOUSE Grief Support Center

Webinar: The Power of Relationship Education for Student Success
February 13,
1:00pm – 2:00pm
Presented by The Dibble Institute

Thursday, 2/14

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Nourish: Love and Friendship
February 14,
12:00pm – 2:00pm: Mercado La Paloma, 3655 S. Grand Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90007
Presented by Esperanza Community Housing & Mercado La Paloma

Friday, 2/15

The Connection Between Substance Use Disorders and Mental Health in Obtaining Long- Term Stability
February 15,
1:30pm – 3:30pm: LA BIOMED/ Options for Recovery, Community’s Child Center, 18807 Crenshaw Place, Torrance, CA 90504
Presented by Social Model Recovery Systems

Webinar: Supporting Infants and Toddlers and Their Families Through Transitions
February 15,
12:00pm – 4:00pm
Presented by National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning

Webinar: MyPeers Orientation
February 15,
10:00am – 10:45am
Presented by Head Start l ECLKC

Webinar: Leveraging the Power of Resilience with Brock Sellers
February 15, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Children’s Aid Society of Alabama

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Youth Mental Health First Aid Trainings
February 15,
8:00am – 5:00pm: Glendale Civic Auditorium, 1401 N. Verdugo Rd, Glendale, CA 91208
Presented by Office of Senator Anthony Portantino, First District PTA and Turtlesea Group

Saturday, 2/16

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Moving Forward with Diabetes
February 16,
10:00am – 12:30pm: Barbara J Riley Community, 7810 Quill Drive, Downey, CA 90242
To RSVP, please call 562-904-7223
Presented by PIH Health

Bakersfield: Integrated Lactation Counselor Training

February 16,
8:00am – 5:30pm: The Nest & Co, 4208 Rosedale Hwy, Ste. 202, Bakersfield, CA 93308
Presented by California Breastfeeding Coalition

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Heart, Mind, and Soul Health and Wellness Family Fair 2019
February 16,
10:00am – 2:00pm: San Fernando Recreation Park, 208 Park Avenue, San Fernando, CA 91340
Presented by Valley Care Community Consortium

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Creating Connections – A Unique Event Where You’ll Bond with Your Baby While Building Community

February 16,
9:00am – 12:00pm: Houssels Forum, 2801 Atlantic Ave., Long Beach, CA 90806
To RSVP, please call 562-933-2744
Presented by MemorialCare Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach

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