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June 2019

Webinar: Reducing End-of-Life Disparities in the Hispanic Community

June 17, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

Fewer than 1 out of 5 Hispanics have healthcare directives ... and only 37% of Hispanic Medicare enrollees utilize hospice care.

Learn how you can address health inequities in end-of-life care. Join us for a webinar focusing on reducing end-of-life disparities in the Hispanic community.

Hosted by National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA) members:
Daniel Turner-Lloveras MD, California
Ilan Shapiro, MD, California

Co-sponsored by Compassion & Choices and the National Hispanic Council on Aging (NHCOA).

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July 2019

2019 NEPO Summit: Early Registration

July 15, 2019 - July 31, 2019

The 2019 Network of Ethnic Physician Organizations (NEPO) Summit will be held August 23-24 at the Westin Pasadena. This year's theme is "Standing Up for Health Care in California."

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LPOC Board Meeting

July 18, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am
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August 2019

LPOC Board Meeting

August 15, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am
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2019 NEPO Summit: Standing Up for Health Care in California

August 23, 2019 - August 24, 2019
The Westin Pasadena, 191 N Los Robles Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91101 United States
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Standing Up for Health Care in California

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September 2019

LPOC Board Meeting

September 19, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am
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2019-20 CalMedForce Grant – Application Opens

September 23, 2019

At the time of applying a residency program must meet the following criteria: Located in California Allopathic or Osteopathic Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or…

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October 2019

LPOC Board Meeting

October 17, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am
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2019-20 CalMedForce Grant – Application Closes

October 28, 2019

At the time of applying a residency program must meet the following criteria: Located in California Allopathic or Osteopathic Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or…

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November 2019

LPOC Board Meeting

November 21, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am
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December 2019

LPOC Board Meeting

December 19, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am
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January 2020

LPOC Board Meeting

January 16, 2020 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am
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NHMA College Health Scholars Program 2020 South LA Conference

January 25, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

  About this Event NHMA College Health Scholars Program invites you to attend the 2020 South Los Angeles Pre-Health Conference & Resource Fair Join us at the USC Caruso Center…

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February 2020

LPOC Board Meeting

February 20, 2020 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am
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March 2020

LPOC Board Meeting

March 19, 2020 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am
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April 2020

LPOC Board Meeting

April 16, 2020 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am
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May 2020

LPOC Board Meeting

May 21, 2020 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am
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June 2020

LPOC Board Meeting

June 18, 2020 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am
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July 2020

LPOC Board Meeting

July 16, 2020 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am
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August 2020

LPOC Board Meeting

August 20, 2020 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am
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The Pandemic and Children’s Long-Term Mental Health

August 20, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Webinar

How will prolonged isolation during the pandemic affect children’s long-term mental health? Join CalMatters for a conversation with Dr. Nadine Burke-Harris, Surgeon General of California; Dr. Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, LPOC Board Vice-Chair and…

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Regulating the Stress Response for Kids: Practical Tips for Primary Care Providers

August 26, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Webinar

This webinar will offer practical tips and examples on how providers can incorporate stress regulation strategies into their treatment planning for pediatric patients. Presenters will: Share definitions, research, and the…

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Dealing With the New Normal

August 26, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm

Join the final session of the COVID-19 Virtual Briefing Series which will include lessons learned by physicians and healthcare providers from the COVID-19 pandemic on managing chronic care patients, mental…

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September 2020

Racism: The Public Health Crisis

September 2, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for this revealing look at the effects of racism on health from the perspective of three leaders working to bring equity and compassion to the health care system.

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The Repressed Role of ACEs in Adult Well-Being, Disease & Social Functioning: Turning Gold into Lead

September 3, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Learn about how adverse childhood experiences left unaddressed can result in a variety of health-related issues in adulthood. With Dr. Vincent J. Felitti and presented by Callifornia ACEs Academy.

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Virtual Grand Rounds: Transmission, Testing and Masks: Creating a Culture to Curb COVID-19

September 8, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

 As a result of this activity, participants should be able to:  Discuss and disseminate information on the importance of masking to patients and communities; Utilize behavior change strategies to encourage patients' adoption of best practices for face coverings; Choose the appropriate tests for patients and interpret test results based on the current state of COVID-19; Make test recommendations based on test shortage issues and state testing priorities; and Recommend protective equipment to use in clinical settings and community settings

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Is My Child Missing Out? Re-imagining the social needs of young children

September 10, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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Join this conversation addressing the question of what our youngest children need right now, and how we can together to handle the challenges of shelter in place.

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Protecting Our Children: COVID-19’s Impact on Early Childhood and ACEs

September 10, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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This webinar will bring together experts to provide insight on early childhood development, ACEs and COVID-19's impact on children.

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2020 North State ACEs VIRTUAL Summit

September 10, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Join the Northern ACEs Collaborative (NAC), a division of the Population Health Innovation Lab (PHIL), a program of the Public Health Institute, for a memorable ONLINE and VIRTUAL experience at the first North State Adverse Childhood Experience (ACEs) VIRTUAL Summit.

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Our Gente Speaks: Health Justice during COVID-19

September 10, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Learn about how together we can bring about Health Justice for all. We will discuss Health Access and Housing as a public health issue during COVID-19, current landscape and investments in these areas and opportunities for investment at the local and state levels.

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3rd Annual MiMentor Mentor Advisor Workshop (MAW)

September 13, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Call For Potential Mentors for MiMentor’s “Medical School Readiness” (MSR) Series: Mi Mentor is seeking mentors for underrepresented students in medicine through the medical school application process. 

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Transforming Systems to be Trauma-Informed, Culturally Responsive, and Neuroscientifically Focused

September 14, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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During this webinar, Dr. Alisha Moreland-Capuia will talk about her innovative, proven method on trauma-informed sytem change, followed by Q&A.

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Disrupting Upstream Determinants of Family & Community Violence During COVID-19

September 16, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
$30

COVID-19 has highlighted the need to bolster economic support, access to affordable housing, and other fundamental necessities in low-income and minoritized communities. Cal-IHEA hopes to continue this dialogue by highlighting how these interventions can serve as primary and equity-focused primary preventative measures for family and community violence, while also protecting and supporting survivors of violence in California, especially in communities of color.

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Changing the Odds for Health in the Midst of a Global Pandemic

September 16, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
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In this engaging session, Dr. Anthony Iton will speak to the intersection of public health and social justice and the importance of equity-driven policy solutions in our response to COVID-19.

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LPOC Board Meeting

September 17, 2020 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am
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Parental ACEs and Pediatrics: Transforming Well Care

September 17, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Learn about practical strategies for integrating trauma-informed health care into your team’s practice that improves patients’ well being and the productivity of your practice. Meet colleagues who share their experiences…

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Together We Mentor: Primary Care & COVID-19

September 17, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This TWM is an opportunity for pre-health students and medical students to learn about primary care and health disparities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Join us as we welcome Dr. Talamantes address health disparities during the COVID-19 pandemic. During this event we will address how AltaMed, a community centered health care organization is focused on addressing the health care disparities that are being illuminated during this health care crisis.

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Re-imagining Trustworthy, Just and Healing Systems of Care in Contra Costa County

September 18, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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We invite you to come together with others in Contra Costa’s network of care for critical inquiry into the dehumanizing systems that exacerbate trauma. We will learn and explore strategies to reclaim our humanity and collective well-being in order to transform ourselves and our systems. With these strategies, we will have the grace and strength to meet this incredibly difficult moment, for ourselves and the communities we serve.

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Early Childhood and Pediatric Provider Conversations

September 18, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Join Pediatric Providers and Early Childhood Professionals in a conversation about the implications and applications of the screening and treatment of ACEs.

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Trauma-Informed Care and Services for Immigrant Families

September 22, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The symposium will highlight leaders’ perspectives on this topic, including a panel of experts that will discuss the fiscal impact and policy solutions for providing trauma-informed care to immigrant families.

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Addressing Systemic Racism’s Impact on Latino Communities

September 23, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the synergistic effects of systemic racism, combined with other factors, on the health of Latinos in the United States. Long-standing and ongoing social and economic…

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4CA Policy Webinar: Supporting Children to Thrive – State & Federal Outlook

September 29, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Join 4CA this webinar taking a look at trauma informed policy and budget implications at the state and federal levels, including the unique context of 2020.Our aim is to provide actionable information for California advocates who are working to advance policy on children’s resilience/adversity in 2021.

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Guiding Traumatized Families Through COVID19 Transitions

September 30, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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Change is everywhere. How can mental health professionals guide traumatized families through these times of uncertainty?

Family Systems Trauma | FST provides concrete tools and case examples that you can use immediately to help families prepare for school reentry, slow down family anxiety, and identify the root underlying cause of their trauma through what are called undercurrents.

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October 2020

Addiction Born Out of ACEs and the Return of Hope

October 1, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Join Susie Wiet, M.D for an informative hour of discussion surrounding ACEs, the addiction born out of ACEs, and the return to hope.

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Trauma and Childhood Obesity

October 2, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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The session titled Trauma and Childhood Obesity will begin with an overview of childhood obesity statistics and the ACE study, followed by a discussion on how trauma is related to the increased prevalence and relationship to obesity in childhood.

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Health Justice: Engaging Critical Perspectives in Health Law & Policy

October 2, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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This conference brings together scholars and advocates to discuss strategies for securing distributive justice, valuing human dignity, and empowering communities to address the structural and social determinants of health. 

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Announcing the 2020 Fellowship in Minority Health Policy at Harvard University

October 8, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Applications for the 2021–2022 fellowship year are currently being accepted for this one-year, degree-granting, full-time program. Physicians from groups that are historically underrepresented in medicine are particularly encouraged to apply.

Join an informational webinar with current fellows and alumni this Thursday, Oct. 8, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. (EDT) to learn more about the fellowship and application process.

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Systematic Racism, Health Disparities, and COVID-19: Leading through Complex Trauma with Resilience and Hope

October 8, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Join us to learn about the tools for supporting individuals as they develop healing and resiliency around complex trauma.

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Grief & Self-Care During COVID-19

October 8, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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This webinar will provide an overview of the impact that profound personal losses suffered during the COVID 19 pandemic has had on many and suggest strategies that can be utilized to facilitate mourning as well as promote self-care, wellness and resiliency.

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ACEs & Trauma Informed Pediatric Care During COVID-19

October 10, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
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A webinar for general pediatricians to discuss the science of toxic stress, describe the principles of trauma informed care (TIC), gain tools for promoting resilience, and provide practical implementation advice, particularly in light of COVID-19. 

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The Intersection of Social Justice, Health & Well-being

October 12, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 9:45 am

As part of Global Diversity Awareness Month, the UC Davis School Of Medicine is hosting a virtual address and Q&A via Facebook Live Program includes Keynote Address: Valerie Montgomery Rice, M.D., President & Dean Morehouse School of Medicine followed by Q&A with UC Davis Chancellor Gary S. May & UC Davis School of Medicine Dean Allison Brashear

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Advancing Health Equity Science, Practice & Outcomes: A Culture of Health Listening Workshop

October 14, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 12:30 pm

On October 14, 2020, the National Academy of Medicine Culture of Health Program will host a public meeting to examine gaps, barriers, priorities, and opportunities for decision-makers advancing health equity through policy.

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Building Healthy and Resilient Communities During COVID-19

October 14, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
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In this insightful session, Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott will share from her experiences as director of the Rhode Island Department of Health and as a specialist in infectious diseases for children and adults. She will provide practical tips for public health professionals seeking to build stronger and more resilient communities in the midst of COVID-19.

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LPOC Board Meeting

October 15, 2020 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am
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The Pediatric Traumatic Stress Care Process Model

October 15, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Join Brooks Keeshin, M.D. for a webinar discussing practical approaches to deciding the next right step for trauma exposed youth.

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Closing Gaps in Health and Social Services for Low-Income Pregnant Women

October 28, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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American cities face stubbornly large racial disparities in infant mortality, preterm and low birthweight births along with unacceptable rates of maternal mortality. The Los Angeles Maternity Assessment Management Access and Service (MAMA) program is an innovative, multi-sector initiative that seeks to address the constellation of social factors that contribute to adverse maternal and infant outcomes, including housing instability, food insecurity, untreated mental health conditions, domestic violence, and substance abuse.

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Cultural Humility, Curiosity, and Collaboration: Pathway to Cultural Competence

October 30, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
$50
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The participant will learn how to broach discussions and exploration of culture with clients to develop a multicultural case conceptualization beyond the perceived “cultural differences”.  The learner will learn how to practice in a culturally competent way as well as know the best practices and how to address common challenges.

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November 2020

Building Resilient, Trauma Informed Cultures

November 4, 2020 @ 7:00 am - November 5, 2020 @ 1:30 pm
$550
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Learn about the trauma-informed approach and receive support for building trauma awareness in two days of interactive, comprehensive training.

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Resilience Admist Uncertainty

November 4, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Find out how you can best cope with uncertainty, and enhance your mental health and well-being. An live online webinar with Niroga Institute founder Bidyut Bose, PhD

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Trauma-Informed Care in the COVID-19 Era: ACEs, Telehealth & Beyond

November 5, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

In this presentation, Dr. Gerber, a practicing general internist will review the long term health impact adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and other traumas have on patients in adult primary care. She will discuss the ways in which the COVID-19 pandemic, and other recent collective adversities, may be worsening outcomes for trauma-exposed persons. Trauma-informed care will be discussed and a practical approach to applying its principles in Telehealth encounters will be shared.

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LPOC Board Meeting

November 19, 2020 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am
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What You See is What You Get: Racism is an ACE

November 19, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

presented by Sharon Cooper, MD SAVE THE DATE: Thursday, November 19, 2020 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm (PT) More information to come!  

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Neurodiversity Summit 2020

November 20, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:45 pm

Join us for the second free UC Davis Neurodiversity Summit, presented by the UC Davis Center for Mind and Brain (CMB) and the UC Davis MIND Institute, featuring presentations on educational…

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December 2020

Buffering Isolation and Toxic Stress During the Pandemic⁠

December 2, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

This month's discussion is on the interplay between toxic stress and isolation during the pandemic. We will review the impact of the pandemic on the mental health of our children and families, and discuss ways to prevent and treat exposure to toxic stress.⁠

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Introduction to Trauma and Resilience – Part 1

December 2, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join Greater Richmond SCAN for this free two-part virtual training facilitated by Denise Purgold, LCSW, Adoption Supervisor with UMFS. In part one, we will define trauma, review the findings of the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Study, and explore the impact of trauma on the brain and behavior.

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Supporting Patients in Pregnancy: ACEs & Maternal Health

December 2, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This webinar will provide information for women’s health providers about the importance of ACE screening in improving maternal health. Speakers will share resources for providers looking to introduce ACE screening in their practice, examples of how to create a healing environment for patients, and case studies on how to respond to ACEs with trauma-informed care.

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Introduction to Trauma and Resilience – Part 2

December 3, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join Greater Richmond SCAN for this free two-part virtual training facilitated by Denise Purgold, LCSW, Adoption Supervisor with UMFS. In part two, we will share and practice strategies and interventions specific to responding to individuals with trauma and discuss the science of building resilience.

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Social Determinants of Health Symposium

December 8, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
$99

Experts will discuss the inseparable relationship between the social determinants of health and health outcomes. Industry leaders will provide challenges and successes, best practices, and strategies to effectively advance community health.

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The Perfect Storm: COVID Fatigue, Family Trauma & Oppositional Defiance

December 9, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

  As COVID fatigue continues, family stress, trauma, and oppositional defiance in children is exacerbated and amplified. Treatment of these problems is more difficult when a mental health professional must…

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Tools to Mitigate Work Stress & Prevent Burnout: For Health Care Providers During COVID & Beyond

December 9, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This webinar will introduce health care providers to the Community Resiliency Model (CRM), an evidence-based method of managing traumatic stress, preventing burnout and building resiliency.

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Supporting Survivors at the Intersection of Immigration and Child Welfare

December 16, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

This webinar will provide information and resources for advocates and child welfare workers. Presenters will share the current research about detention and the importance of trauma-informed approaches for survivors and their children. They will talk about special immigration remedies for survivors under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and Trafficking Victims Protection Act. They will discuss guidelines for child welfare to support family reunification when a parent is in detention and share how COVID-19 has affected immigrant families who are involved with child welfare. Finally, presenters will highlight the importance of enhanced safety planning to make sure immigrant survivors know their rights and can access help.

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We Are Resilient: Strengthening Resilience in Ourselves & Our Patients

December 16, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This is a one-hour webinar on December 16 from 3-4pm PST by Dovetail Learning is cosponsored by the Center for Care Innovations and ACEs Connection. It is second in a webinar series on health care provider wellness.

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COVID Wellness Skills: Honoring Fear/Building Resilience

December 16, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

During these difficult times, it is normal to experience fear, anxiety, and a variety of strong emotions. It is important for us to understand how to deal with the natural…

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LPOC Board Meeting

December 17, 2020 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am
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COVID Wellness Skills: Reduce & Manage Stress & Anxiety

December 19, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
$25

In this class, we will discuss and practice mindfulness and practical techniques to reduce stress and anxiety.  Through mindfulness practice, an individual is able to increase their capacity to manage stress/anxiety, build resilience, and decrease the negative effects that stress/anxiety creates in the mind and body.

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COVID Wellness Skills: Surviving the Holidays & Your Family with Nonviolent Communication

December 22, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Learn the basics of Nonviolent Communication in this 30 minute webinar to survive the holidays, and stay at home orders during COVID.

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January 2021

Neuroscience of Trauma

January 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Relationship Foundation introduces the Trauma-Informed approach, focusing on Relationship Education as an essential component of building resilience. These skills and knowledge can be applied in the family, the workplace, in schools, and in other applications.

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Balancing ACEs with HOPE: Health Outcomes from Positive Experiences

January 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

presented by Robert Sege, MD, PhD Thursday, January 7, 2021 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm (PT)   SAVE THE DATE .... more information to come!

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A Trauma-Informed Approach: Three Myths Busted

January 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join Origins Training & Consulting for an overview of what a trauma-informed approach is (and what it isn’t!) and how you can apply these concepts in your setting.

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We Are Resilient™ Healthcare Training – Introductory Series

January 13 @ 5:00 pm - January 20 @ 6:30 pm

The training helps providers manage their own vicarious trauma and delivers anticipatory guidance to support patients/caregivers in strengthening their own resilience skills.

Resilience Circles are 2 (90-minute) weekly sessions which take place Wednesdays, January 13th and January 20th, and offer a more in-depth experience with time for reflection and support from peers.

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ACEs Aware Training: Trauma-Informed Care 101

January 20 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Participants will learn strategies to change the way we react to, validate, and even care for the psychological wounds that we experience by creating an equitable environment that is careful, kind, self-reflective, and compassionate.

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LPOC Board Meeting

January 21 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am
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