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Greater Long Beach Area

Upcoming events for Greater Long Beach Area.

Embracing the Five Protective Factors

Start: Thu, August 29, 6:00 pm
End: Thu, August 29, 8:00 pm

Participants of this training will learn about the Five Protective Factors: parental resilience, social connections, knowledge of parent and child development, concrete support in times of need, and social and emotional competence of children. The goal of this workshop is to help parents and caregivers increase their knowledge of the five protective factors, bolster family strengths, and work together to support a bright future for young children.

Family Child Care Home Education Network (FCCHEN) parents:

The Parent Advisory Committee Meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m. The purpose of this meeting is to invite parents to share their thoughts about the Family Child Care Home Education Network (FCCHEN) Program, get clarification on program policies, provide input on workshop topics, discuss issues and success stories concerning children’s health and development, and also meet other families participating in the FCCHEN Program.

Child care will not be provided.

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Getting Started with CCIP

Start: Sat, September 7, 9:00 am
End: Sat, September 7, 11:00 am

Are you interested in obtaining a Family Child Care Home (FCCH) license or expanding your current license? Join us for an introduction to the Child Care Initiative Project (CCIP), where we will discuss the steps for becoming a licensed child care home. We will also provide helpful tips on how to complete a FCCH license application and expand your license capacity.

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No child care will be provided.

To RSVP, please contact the Resource and Referral Hotline at
(562) 256-7490 Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m

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How Trauma Impacts Development: Part 2

Start: Thu, September 12, 6:00 pm
End: Thu, September 12, 8:00 pm

Presenter: Judit Chavez

A Bridge Program Workshop

This training builds on the concept of trauma-informed care and continues the discussion of how trauma impacts a child’s early development, particularly as it relates to the stress response system, sensory system, and attachment. The Adverse Childhood Experiences Study (ACEs) will also be reviewed as a way to understand the long term effect of early childhood trauma.

Reserve your space!

To RSVP, please contact Judit Chavez at (562) 256-7413, Monday through Friday,
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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Como el Trauma Impacta el Desarrollo: Parte 2

Start: Sat, September 14, 9:00 am
End: Sat, September 14, 11:00 am

Un taller del Programa de Bridge

Presentado Por: Judit Chavez

Este entrenamiento se basa en el concepto de cuidado informado sobre el trauma y continúa la discusión de cómo el trauma afecta el desarrollo temprano de un niño, particularmente en lo que se refiere al sistema de respuesta al estrés, el sistema sensorial y el apego. El Estudio de Experiencias Adversas de la Infancia (ACEs) también será revisado como una manera de entender el efecto a largo plazo del trauma de la infancia.

No se proporcionará cuidado de niños

Para reservar su espacio, por favor llame a Judit Chavez, La Especialista del Programa, al (562) 256-7413, de lunes a viernes de las 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

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Resource and Referral (R&R) Education & Resource Lending Library

Start: Sat, September 28, 8:30 am
End: Sat, June 6, 10:30 am

Parents, child care providers, and the community are invited to use our free lending library service. Participants can check out up to five items per month from the lending library. Materials available for check out include educational toys and books. Participants can also request parenting information, community resources, and have access to die cut machines and lamination services. Please note that for the safety of children, only adults are allowed in the library. The Lending Library will be open on the dates below from 8:30 – 10:30 a.m.

  • September 28, 2019

  • October 26, 2019

  • November 16, 2019

  • December 7, 2019

  • January 15, 2020

  • February 15, 2020

  • March 14, 2020

  • April 11, 2020

  • May 9, 2020

  • June 6, 2020

Please register for a library appointment by calling (562) 256-7490, Monday through Friday between 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Library appointments are free, have limited space available, and are subject to change. Appointments are required; no walk-ins will be accepted.

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