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Workshops, Events, Webinars

WORKSHOPS: Creating a Beloved Community: Parenting, Race, and Advocacy

Don't miss this free workshop series sponsored by Family Hui and Peace and Justice Institute at Valencia College. *Workshop 1: Waking Up To Our Shared Humanity: Conversations on Race and Unity *Workshop 2: Conversation on Bias: Bias doesn't make you prejudiced, it makes you human *Workshop 3: Family and Race: Across the nation, people of all backgrounds are experiencing a time in which discussions about race are at the forefront of their everyday lives. WHEN: July 23rd, August 6th, August...

WEBINARS on health, self-care, and child poverty

Rebuilding a Global Approach to Health from Physicians for Human Rights 9am on Thursday, July 16 The devastating spread of COVID-19 has ravaged health care systems around the globe, laying bare the gaping holes in a broken system. When we eventually emerge from this crisis that has changed the world as we know it, our health care systems must change with it. This moment presents an opportunity to reconstruct our global approach to health care in order to create systems that respect health as...

WEBINARS on COVID-19, disabilities, Isms and well-being, ACEs screening, immigrants, racism

Reimagining service delivery for Hispanic families during COVID-19 on 7/9 11am on Thursday, July 9 Join the National Research Center on Hispanic Children & Families for a webinar on Thursday, July 9. Representatives from organizations that serve low-income Hispanic families will discuss how they have adapted their service delivery during the pandemic. The COVID-19 crisis poses challenges to the delivery of parent and child education programs, relationship education curricula, mental...

WEBINAR: Applying Center for the Study of Social Policy (CSSP)’s Anti-Racist Intersectional Frame to Our Work (the Strengthening Families Framework) on 7/9

TIME: 12-1pm DATE: Thursday, July 9, 2020 REGISTER: https://cssp.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_CSK4vy7JS5Ca5jCe99HcXw Current events have heightened issues of systemic racism and racial disparities to the forefront of our national conversation. This long-overdue reckoning with America’s racist past and present has challenged us to consider how we must advance anti-racist policies and practices – whether we are new to this work or have been in the struggle for years. Please join us for a...

17th International Conference on Shaken Baby Syndrome/Abusive Head Trauma

Septemer 21 & 22 Virtual Format - Four Hours Per Day Every two years, The National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome has the privilege of hosting some of our industry’s most knowledgeable and impactful leaders and influencers during our conference on Shaken Baby Syndrome/Abusive Head Trauma. With all of the unprecedented happenings and concerns around the world, we need information about the prevention, recognition of, and long-standing and life-altering effects regarding SBS/AHT and infant...

WEBINARS on self-soothing, economic stability to reduce child maltreatment, gun violence as an ACE

Mind Matters Lesson One: Self-Soothing 2pm on Wednesday, July 8 Self-soothing is a skill that is developed over time, through practice. The goal of self-soothing is to dial-down the reactive response of the body’s central nervous system. A traumatized person needs a means of reducing the automatic reactivity of their nervous system. Self-soothing will help. You will learn and practice four self-soothing skills that you can use personally as well as share with colleagues, clients, and...

CONFERENCE: ZERO TO THREE Annual Conference 2020 is going virtual October 5-9

This unique virtual learning experience gives you the added flexibility to Be Connected safely and on your own schedule. Join thousands of colleagues from around the globe. Immerse yourself in the latest research and education. Be Inspired and prepared to move your practice forward in our changing and challenging world. Pre-Conference Forums available virtually beginning September 22 through October 1. Stay tuned for the full event schedule and expert speaker lineup! Registration opens on...

ONLINE EVENT: Forgiveness- Peace Building in Conflict; Perdón- Hacer la paz en Conflicto from YCRC on 6/30

Please join Yolo Conflict Resolution Center (YCRC) at 4-5:30pm on June 30 for an online discussion on Forgiveness with Eileen Barker, respected teacher, coach, and a leader in the movement to integrate emotional healing and forgiveness in conflict resolution. Please see the attached flyers in English and Spanish for more information and register here .

WEBINARS on Prop 47 and Racial Disparities in CA; Completing Adv. Care Directives

• Proposition 47 and Racial Disparities in California on 7/1 11-12 on Wednesday, July 1 While the COVID-19 pandemic has required changes to law enforcement and correctional policies, widespread protests over the police-involved deaths of African Americans have intensified concern about racial and ethnic disparities in our criminal justice system. In recent years, California has implemented significant reforms that, while not motivated by racial disparities, are narrowing them. Public Policy...

EVENT: Yolo Under the Rainbow (YOUR) Night! LGBTQIA+ Teen Group

Yolo Under the Rainbow, CommuniCare’s LGBTQI+ youth group is excited to celebrate Pride month! In 2019, The Family Wellness Center began hosting our first LGBTQI+ group in September. The group started as a physical drop-in for youth across Yolo County as a safe space to meet friends, allies and to find support, as well as celebrate who they are! Since that time, the group has served 22 youth, ages 12-17, between September 2019 and March 2020. Our space is decorated with great Pride flags,...

WEBINARS about COVID-19; Coordinating approaches to support children; ACEs screening; Traffic safety

Talking to Kids About COVID-19 (Relias) 12-12:45pm on Thursday, June 18 The COVID-19 pandemic is incomprehensible for even the most informed adults. For children, many of whom had their daily routines abruptly interrupted and replaced by confusing new restrictions, this can be a particularly confusing and stressful time. Join us Thursday, June 18 for a live webinar to learn how we can speak to children about COVID-19 in ways that support their health and the well-being of the entire family.

FREE OPPORTUNITY FOR YOLO YOUTH: Virtual interactive groups for elementary, middle, and high school youth this summer (registration due by June 15)

During the summer, Victor Services, Mental Health Services Provider, will be offering small virtual interactive groups for elementary, middle, and high school youth. This is a great way to keep our youth connected and feeling healthy during this uncertain time. All groups are offered at no-cost and will run eight weeks in length. Registration must be completed by June 15th , please see attached flyer for all information in English and Spanish. Victor Services Prevention and Early...

WEBINARS on evaluation, COVID-19, racism, and trauma

Inclusion Through Evaluation - A Strategies 2.0 Toolkit 10-11:30am on Tuesday, June 9 , 2020 This professional webinar will provide an overview of the new Inclusion Through Evaluation Toolkit that was developed by Strategies 2.0 as part of an integrated learning system for California. Many in the family strengthening field are responsible for data entry and analysis regardless of their professional background, training or roles. As a result of this knowledge gap, there is the risk that...

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