Upcoming Events for Week of May 6

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.

Monday, 5/6

Effecting Change through the Use of Motivational Interviewing: Interactive Training for Skill Development 
May 6,
 9:00am – 4:30pm: Department of Public Works – Alhambra Room, 900 S. Freemont Ave., Alhambra, CA 91803
To register, please email vnorith@mednet.ucla.edu
Presented by the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health, Substance Abuse Prevention and Control Program; UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, and others.  

Culturally Competent Trauma-Informed Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment
May 6,
 10:00am – 5:00pm: TBA, Long Beach, CA 90712
Presented by Jacob Joseph and Jabez Family Counseling 

Tuesday, 5/7

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Recruitment Open for Asian Breastfeeding Task Force of Los Angeles 2019 Photo and Video Project (Deadline: 4/26/19)
May 7,
 30 minute slots from 1:00pm – 7:00pm: Cerritos, CA 
If you are interested, please contact Elizabeth Lopez-Rodriguez at elopez-rodriguez@breastfeedla.org by 4/26/19 
Presented by BreastfeedLA 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Young Children and Oral Health
May 7,
 9:00am – 11:30am: LA Care, The Wellness Center, 1200 N. State St, Ste 1069, Los Angeles, CA 90033
For more information, please call 213-294-2840
Presented by LA Care 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Managing Big Feelings & Behaviors in Kids Through the Arts and What is My Infant/Toddler Telling Me? 
May 7,
 11:30am – 4:00pm: Liberty Community Plaza, 14181 Telegraph Road, Whittier, CA 90604
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health, Service Area Seven Health Neighborhood

Webinar: Parent & Community Engagement Dynamics 
May 7,
 10:00am – 11:30am 
Presented by Strategies 2.0 

Live Stream Event: REACH: Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health
May 7,
 12:30pm – 3:00pm 
Presented by Society for Public Health Education, Global Leadership for Health Education & Health Promotion 

Responding to the Trauma of Commercially Sexually Exploited Children (CSEC)
May 7,
 8:00am – 5:00pm: Embassy Suites by Hilton Los Angeles Downey, 8425 Firestone Blvd, Downey, CA 90241
Presented by Toward Healing Informed Care

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Mental Health Awareness Month Kickoff

May 7
, 5:00pm – 8:00pm: Discovery Cube Orange County, 2500 North Main Street, Santa Ana, CA 92705
Presented by Outreach & Engagement WELL Program

Health Equity Summit
May 7,
 10:00am – 1:00pm: Central Park, 11200 Base Line Road, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91701
Presented by Healthy RC and the City of Rancho Cucamonga 

May 7,
 6:00pm – 7:30pm: CONNECTEd., 1118 Meridian Ave, San Jose, CA 95125
To RSVP please email karinwcrosby@gmail.com or call 408-641-8755
Presented by CONNECTEd. & IDA California 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: FREE Senior Mental Health Class
May 7,
 10:00am – 11:00am: Providence Little Company of Mary Wellness & Activity Center, 470 N. Hawaiian Ave, Wilmington, CA 90744
For more information, please contact Nicole Young at Nicole.Young@providence.org
Presented by Providence Little Company of Mary 

Webinar: Parent & Community Engagement Dynamics 
May 7
, TBA 
Presented by Strategies 2.0

Wednesday, 5/8

Webinar: An Introduction to Smarter Mealtimes in Early Childcare Settings
May 8
, 10:00am – 11:00am 
Presented by the California Department of Public Health 

Webinar: The Power of Language: Nourishing Development of the Whole Child 
May 8,
 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Early Childhood Investigations Webinars

Webinar: Linking Medical Homes to Social Service Systems for Medicaid Populations | Research in Progress Webinar
May 8,
 9:00am – 10:00am 
Presented by Systems for Action National Coordinating Center 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Mental Health Awareness Kickoff
May 8,
 6:00pm – 9:00pm: Norman P. Murray Community and Senior Center, 24932 Veterans Way, Mission Viejo, CA 92692
Presented by Western Youth Services

Webinar: Infant and Child Oral Care: Answers to the Questions That Parents Ask
May 8,
 5:00pm – 6:00pm
Presented by Colgate Oral Health Network 

Webinar: Infant Safe Sleep: An Introduction and Model Program
May 8,
 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the Children’s Safety Network  

Webinar: Moving From Surviving to Thriving, Provider Wellness Mini Series – Session 2 
May 8,
 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Council on Patient Safety in Women’s Health Care 

Webinar: Part 1 – Family Homelessness: Targeting Services for Infants, Toddlers, and their Families 
May 8
, 10:00am – 11:00am 
Presented by ZERO to THREE 

Thursday, 5/9

Webinar: Vulnerability 
May 9,
 12:00pm – 1:00pm 
Presented by Teresa McKee

Webinar: Building Foundations for Economic Mobility 101: Financial Capability 
May 9,
 12:00pm – 1:15pm
Presented by Early Childhood National Centers 


May 9,
 9:00am – 2:00pm: Long Beach Convention Center, Seaside Ballroom, 300 E. Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802
Presented by DPSS 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Health Conference: Substance Use Disorders and Mental Health: One Community One Voice, Connecting Communities and Increasing Awareness and Access to Care! 
May 9,
 8:00am – 12:30pm: The Foundation Center, 11633 S. Western Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90047
Presented by Social Model Recovery Systems 

Webinar: Seven Strategies for Infant Sucking Issues When Bodywork is not Readily Available 
May 9,
 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Praeclarus Press

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Anticipate, Plan, and Deter: Maximizing Healthcare Worker Resilience 
May 9,
 8:30am – 10:30am: PIH Health Hospital – Whittier, 12401 Washington Blvd, Auditorium – Lower Level of Main Building, Whittier, CA 90602
Presented by Los Angeles County Emergency Medical Services Agency 

Friday, 5/10

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Planting Your Stress Away: Benefits of Nature in Your Home And Workplace
May 10,
 12:00pm – 3:00pm: The Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health’s Peer Resource Center (PRC), 560 S. Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90020
For more information, please contact the PRC at 213-351-1934
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health 

What Do Babies Ask of Us? 
May 10,
 8:30am – 11:30am: SETA Head Start, 925 Del Paso Blvd, Ste 100, Sacramento, CA 95815
Presented by IDA California 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: 2019 Texas Regional Fatherhood Summit: South Padre
May 10,
 8:00am – 5:00pm: Pearl South Padre, 310 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597
Presented by the Child and Family Research Partnership at UT Austin 

Saturday, 5/11

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Passport to Learning  
May 11,
 9:00am – 11:00am: Laguna Presbyterian Pre- School, 415 Forest Ave, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Presented by the Laguna Beach Early Developmental Index (EDI) Community Task Force 

Bakersfield: Integrated Lactation Counselor Training
May 11, 
 8:00am – 5:30pm: The Nest & Co, 4208 Rosedale Hwy, Ste. 202, Bakersfield, CA 93308
Presented by California Breastfeeding Coalition

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Salute to Families 
May 11,
 10:00am – 3:00pm: Pacoima City Hall: 13520 Van Nuys Blvd, Pacoima, CA 91331
Presented by Communities in Schools, Learn 4 Life and many more! 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Eisner Health Milk Drive and Mother’s Day Celebration
May 11
, 9:00am – 12:00pm: Eisner Health LA Breast Milk Depot, 1530 S. Olive Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015
To donate, call 213-747-5542 ext. 3359
Presented by Eisner Health, BreastfeedLA, and others! 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Empowering Your Mind Youth Conference 2019

May 11,
 9:00am – 2:00pm: Perris City Hall, 101 North D. Street, Perris, CA 92570
Presented by the City of Perris in partnership with Love 4 Life Association 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Superwoman: The Women, The Myth – A Self Care Workshop
May 11,
 11:00am – 2:00pm: Michelle Obama Library, 5870 Atlantic Ave., Long Beach, CA 90806
Presented by Long Beach Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and the Clarissa Manuel Foundation

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