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Conferences & Events

Upcoming Event:

Here are a few upcoming event:

Save the Date! Mark your calendars for our 7th Annual Conference:The Impact of Culture and Faith on Parental Mental Health. This year our conference will be held at Loma Linda University on Thursday, October 27,2016 from 8AM-5PM where CEU's will be provided.  Guest speakers include Dr. Sandraluz Lara-Cinisomo from University of Illinois-Urbana as she will provide parental mental health and  its impact on Latino Families, Dr. Victoria Hendrick (Reproductive Psychiatrist from UCLA), and Kendra Flores-Carter (MSW) from ARMC as she will provide parental mental health and its impact on African American families.  We will also have an end of the day panel discussion by faith-based leaders.  Exhibitor opportunities will also be available by contacting Loretta Schnaus at (909) 383-3025 or email:  Registration will begin in September.  Please check out our flyer attached below.  We look forward to seeing you there as we contiue to help families throughout Riverside County. 

Join us for a FREE screening of "Dark Side of the Full Moon" at Riverside Community Hospital  Health Education Center on August 8, 2016 from 7pm-9pm.  There will be a Q&A after the screening with Lisa Dryan (Coordinator of Inland Empire Perinatal Mental Health Collaborative) and Dr. Jonathan Kim.  For more information please contact Lisa Dryan at


In need of some additional parenting tips or how to help your 0-5 year old? The Wylie Center is hosting a FREE Parenting Program beginning Thursday, July7, 2016.  The group meets for 9 weeks for approximately 2 hours a week from 10-12pm at 4164 Brockton Ave., Riverside, CA 92501.  Please contact Christina Jennings at (951) 683-5193 Ext. 240 or 208 for further information.


The Prevention and Treatment of Traumatic Childbirth (PATTCh) will be hosting a 2 day online webinar on healing birth trauma.  This informative webinar will provide valuable information on prevention, recognition and healing effects of birth trauma.  The conference has been approved for 6 CEUs and begins on Monday, June 27 @ 8:30AM-12:15PM as well as Tuesday, June 28 @ 8:30AM to 12:15PM.  Please log onto the website and register


Inland Empire Father Involvement Coalition: IEFIC is sponsoring the Supporting Fatherhood Success Breakfast at two locations in the month of June.  The first event will be on June 18 at Lifeway Chruch in Rancho Cucamonga and the second event will be on June 25 at Burning Bush Church in Victorville.  For more information pleaser contact Damion Wright at


Riverside:Early Start Interagency Council Training on Monday, June 6, 2016 at Riverside County Office of Education Conference Center 3958 12th Street, Riverside, CA from 9:30-11:30AM (registration begins at 9:00AM). Visit to register and use the password baby.  For further information please contact Early Start Family Resource Netwrok at (800) 974-5553.


The County of San Bernardino Behavioral Health services along with the Children's Network is hosting a Maternal Mental Health Training on June 1, 2016 at the County of Behavorial Health Auditorium at 850 E. Foothill Blvd., Rialto, CA from 8:00AM to 4PM.  This informative training will be hosted by Katayune Kaeni, Psy.D and lunch will be served.  Please RSVP as soon as possible by visiting or call (800) 722-9866 or email


The Wylie Center is hosting their 13th Annual Stroll N Roll at Shamel Park on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at 8:00AM to Noon.  Come join in on this FREE event! There will be plenty of food and activities for the whole family!


Arrowhead Regional Medical Center is hosting a free screening of "Dark Side of the Full Moon" on Tuesday, March 2, 2016 at 2-5pm in honor of Social Work month. The event is FREE and there will also be a Q&A with Mental Health Expert Dr. Kaeni Katayune, Psy.D.  Click on the link for more information and to RSVP


February 11, 2016:Online introduction to maternal mental health (FREE) just log onto

February 16th and 17th: Maternal Mental Health Now- Perinatal Mental Health and Trauma Conference in LA. Log onto for more information. 

February 29th-June 10th: Postpartum Support International and 2020mom Online maternal mental health webinar training- 8 sessions over the course of several months. Log onto for more information.

June 22-23: PSI Maternal Mental Health Certification Training

June 24-25PSI Annual Conference, log onto for more information.


The League of Latino American Citizens (LULAC) is providing their annual community health fair on Saturday, February 20, 2016 from 8am-4pm at Cesar Chavez Community Center in Riverside. For more information look at our Resource Fliers tab and find the LULAC 2016-English and LULAC 2016-Spanish.


The Inland Empire Perinatal Mental Health Collaborative will host its 7th Annual Perinatal Mental Health Conference in Fall 2016! Typically our conferences are in the Spring, but due to the annual Postpartum Support International Conference taking place in San Diego in June, 2016, we wanted to change our conference date so that people would be able to attend both conferences with ease.

The focus of our IEPMHC conference this year will be on culture and faith in the treatment of parental mental health disorders. Check back for more information or contact us with any questions. 





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