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The Global Social Service Workforce Alliance frequently hosts webinars and live webcasts on thematic areas of interest and relevance to social service provision and workforce strengthening across many stakeholder groups.

Click on a previous webinar to read a summary and listen to a recording. All of our webinars are available on our YouTube channel. We invite your suggestions for future webinar topics and speakers. 

A Future-Ready Social Service Workforce: Navigating the Realities of Climate Change and Ageing Populations

February 7, 2023

Disability Inclusive Child Protection Competency Framework for the Social Service Workforce

November 7, 2023

Strengthening the Social Service Workforce as Part of the Recovery Process to Support a Transformed Care and Protection System for Children in Ukraine

April 23, 2023

Developing Minimum Social Service Workforce Ratios and Costing the Social Service Workforce

October 20, 2022

Social Service Workers in Health Facilities: Their role in addressing social determinants of health among children and families

October 19, 2022

Supporting Social Service Workers in Emergency Contexts to Ensure No One Is Left Behind

June 30, 2022

Effective Deployment of Social Service Workers in Schools and Health Care Facilities

March 15, 2022

Strengthening Supervision for the Social Service Workforce

October 27, 2020

Protecting the Social Service Workforce: Best practices including mental health

September 2, 2020

Social Service Workforce Safety and Wellbeing during the COVID-19 Response

May 14, 2020

The Role of the Social Service Workforce in Supporting Children on the Move: A European perspective

October 22, 2019

Nation Building: The Role of the Child and Youth Care Workforce in Child Protection and Violence Prevention

July 3, 2019

Protecting Children from Sexual Abuse and Online Exploitation

June 13, 2019

Implementing a Global Code of Ethics to Ensure Professional Standards

April 24, 2019

Role of the Global Social Service Workforce Alliance as a Forum to Advance Knowledge and Advocate for Policy Reform

March 26 and March 28, 2019

The Role of a Council in Supporting Social Service Professions

November 28, 2018

Ending Violence Against Children Requires a Strong Social Service Workforce

September 27, 2018

Supporting the Social Service Workforce on the Frontlines of the Refugee Crisis in South East Europe

June 26, 2018

5th Annual Social Service Workforce Strengthening Symposium

May 8, 2018

Ways in Which the Social Service Workforce Plays a Key Role in Preventing Violence Against Children

April 12, 2018

New Resources to Strengthen Case Management Approaches

February 13, 2018 and March 7, 2018

4th Annual Global Social Service Workforce Alliance Symposium: Case Management and the Social Service Workforce

May 24, 2017

World Social Work Day - Advocacy Tools to Raise the Profile of Social Workers Locally and Globally

March 16, 2017

Building the Evidence Base for Social Service Workforce Strengthening

November 9, 2016

3rd Annual Social Service Workforce Alliance Symposium: Strengthening the Continuum of Care for Orphan and Vulnerable Children

June 2, 2016

Mapping Social Service Workforce Training in West and Central Africa

December 7, 2015

Development of the Child and Youth Care Work Profession

July 2, 2015

2nd Global Social Service Workforce Alliance Symposium: A Review of the State of the Social Service Workforce

June 2015

World Social Work Day - Celebrating Success in Social Service Workforce Strengthening

March 16, 2015

Developing Community Social Service Workers:  The Role of Para Professionals and the Work of the Alliance Interest Group on Para Professionals

December 4, 2014

Roundtable Discussion on Social Work Faculty Recruitment and Retention

September 23, 2014

The Role of Local Government Staff in Coordinating and Overseeing Social Services

 July 30, 2014 

1st Global Social Service Workforce Alliance Symposium: Supporting Families, Building a Better Tomorrow for Children

April 2014

Using Human Resources Data to Improve Social Services: Experiences from Malawi and Tanzania

March 6, 2014

Deinstitutionalizing the Alternative Care System for Children: Implications for the social service workforce with learning from Rwanda and Moldova

December 5, 2013

Strengthening Social Service Systems through Cross-Sectoral Collaboration:  Multi-sectoral coordination at the policy and planning level

November 21, 2013

Strengthening Social Service Systems through Cross-Sectoral Collaboration: Multidisciplinary teams in communities and local health facilities

October 15, 2013

Supporting the Social Service Workforce:  Attracting and Retaining Workers in Underserved Areas

August 8, 2013

Connecting People. Transforming Lives:  The Launch of the Global Social Service Workforce Alliance

June 6 and June 7, 2013

Professionalizing the Social Service Workforce - the Role of Licensing

March 28, 2013

Creating Supportive Environments for the Social Service Workforce

February 5, 2013

Social Work Diploma and Degree Programs

October 23, 2012

Child Protection System Mapping and Assessment - What Can We Learn About the Workforce? 

June 27, 2012

The Role of Case Work and Case Supervision within the Social Services Workforce 

April 3, 2012

Working with Community Members and Workers in the Social Services

January 17, 2012  

Travailler avec des membres et travailleurs de la communauté au sein des services sociaux

January 19, 2012 (French)

A Review of Achievements and Challenges since the 2011 Social Welfare Workforce Strengthening Conference

November 15, 2011

Social Welfare Workforce Training Curricula

September 8, 2011

Lessons Learned from the Global Healthcare Workforce

July 14, 2011

Have an idea for a webinar topic or speaker or would you like to present your project on an upcoming webinar? If so, please contact us.