Upcoming Events for Week of April 1

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, 4/1

Webinar: Addressing the Needs of Older Populations Facing Homelessness
April 1,
 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness

Tuesday, 4/2

Webinar: Beyond the Wheel: Domestic Violence in LGBTQ Communities 
April 2,
 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Presented by the National LGBTQ Institute on IPV  

Webinar: 10 Ways to Improve Social and Communication Skills in Children
April 2, 10:00am – 10:30am
Presented by Hassenfeld Children’s Hospitals at NYU Langone

Embodied Childraising – Day 1  
April 2,
 9:00am – 4:30pm: The California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by Echo 

Mental Health Regional Advisory & Industry Skills Panel 
April 2,
 3:30pm – 5:00pm: San Bernardino County Department of Behavioral Health – Administration, 303 East Vanderbilt Way, 1st Floor – Room 116, San Bernardino, CA 92415
Presented by Inland Empire Economic Partnership 

Lactation Education Specialist Training 
April 2, 11, 18, 24, & 30
, 8:00am – 5:30pm: SLAHP, 2930 W. Imperial Hwy, Inglewood, CA 90303
Presented by BreastfeedLA

Wednesday, 4/3

National Public Health Week Twitter Chat 2019 #NPHWChat
April 3
, 11:00am – 12:00pm 
Presented by the American Public Health Association 

Webinar: Giving Storytime a Tune-Up: Music Activities to Support Engagement and Understanding 
April 3,
 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Association for Library Service to Children 

Webinar: Nurturing Creativity in Infants, Toddlers and Twos
April 3,
 4:00pm – 5:30pm
Presented by Virginia Infant & Toddler Specialist Network 

Embodied Childraising – Day 2 & 3 
April 3 – 4,
 9:00am – 4:30pm: Echo Offices, 1000 W. Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by Echo 

Thursday, 4/4

Webinar: Office-Based Opioid Treatment: What You Need to Know 
April 4,
 9:00am – 10:00am 
Presented by NAADAC, the Association for Addictions Professionals 

Regional Hospital Breastfeeding Consortium North – Community Meeting 
April 4,
 9:30am – 12:00pm: Zev Yaroslavsky Family Support Center, 7555 Van Nuys Blvd, Van Nuys, CA 91405
Presented by the Department of Public Health 

Radical Teach-In & Wellness Revival
April 4, 6:00pm – 9:00pm: Los Angeles, CA 
Presented by GirlTrek

The 46th Annual Children’s Conference 
April 4
, 8:30am – 3:00pm: Riverside Convention Center, 3637 5th Street, Riverside, CA 92501
Presented HOPE Collaborative

Webinar: “My Child Delays, Dawdles, One-More-Minutes, And Then Still Screams When It’s Time to End Something!”
April 4,
 6:00pm – 6:45pm
Presented by Behave Your Best!  

Friday, 4/5

Webinar: Breastfeeding The Late Preterm Baby
April 5,
 10:00am – 11:00am 
Presented by Praeclarus Press 

Helping Clients Make Meaningful Changes
April 5,
 9:00am – 4:30pm: Milestones Ranch Malibu, 327 Latigo Canyon Road, Malibu, CA 90265
Presented by Milestones Ranch Malibu 

Webinar: Psychological First Aid and Immediate Support for Young People Impacted by Undocumented Status 
April 5
, 10:00am – 11:30am 
Presented by the Dreamer Resource Center in collaboration with Dr. Basia Ellis 

Autism Partnership Foundation 4th Annual Conference 2019
April 5,
 8:30am – 4:30pm: The Cottonwood Church Auditorium, 4505 Katella Ave, Los Alamitos, CA 90720
Presented by Autism Partnership Foundation  

PARENT/ FAMILY EVENT: Cuentos y Cantos – Bilingual Storytime 
April 5 – May 24,
 starting at 11:00am (Every Friday): Bay Shore Library, 195 Bay Shore Ave, Long Beach, CA 90803
Presented by The Long Beach Public Library

Saturday, 4/6

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Pregnancy Loss Support Circle 
April 6,
 11:00am – 12:00pm: 13305 Penn St, Suite 120, Whittier, CA 90602
Presented by Marisela Rosales, LCSW

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Free Family Friendly Movies at The PACC 
April 6 – August 3
, (use dropdown to select date) 10:00am – 12:00pm: Oxnard Performing Arts Center, 800 Hobson Way, Oxnard, CA 93030
Presented by Oxnard Performing Arts Center 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Family Life Workshop
April 6,
 10:00am – 2:00pm: 967 N. La Brea Ave, Inglewood, CA 90302
Presented by Purpose Youth Foundation 

Pharmacologic Interventions for Healthy Pregnancies 
April 6,
 10:00am – 1:00pm: West Coast University, 590 N. Vermont Street, Los Angeles, CA 90004
Presented by Birth Control Pharmacist & March of Dimes 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Family Life Workshop for Teens
April 6,
 10:00am – 2:00pm: 967 N La Brea Ave, Inglewood, CA 90302
Presented by Purpose Youth Foundation  

No Trauma Mama: A Birth Ethics Workshop
April 6,
 9:00am – 12:00pm: St. Joseph Center, 434 South Batavia Street, Orange, CA 92868
Presented by Jennifer Dunatov 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Westside Regional Center’s Early Start Conference/ Conferencia De Comienzo Temprano
April 6,
 10:00am – 2:30pm: Westside Regional Center, 5901 Green Valley Circle, Suite 320, Culver City, CA 90230
Presented by Westside Regional Center Community Services, First 5 LA, and others

Men in Early Childhood Professions Mini Conference 
April 6,
 8:00am – 12:30pm: East Los Angeles College, 1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez, Monterey Park, CA 91754
Presented by Child, Family & Education Studies Club and ELAC’s Child Development Care 

Sunday, 4/7

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: The Help Group’s Special Needs Resource Fair
April 7,
 11:00am – 2:00pm: The Help Group’s Autism Center, 13164 Burbank Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91401
Presented by The Help Group 

2019 Annual Education and Training Conference & Exhibits 
April 7 – 10,
 TBA: Baltimore Marriott Waterfront, 700 Aliceanna Street, Baltimore, MD 21202
Presented by National WIC Association 

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