Using Webinars as Learning Tools: Three Key Steps

This guide instructs child welfare agency leaders, managers, supervisors, and trainers on how to transform a live or recorded webinar into a dynamic learning experience.

Publication year: 2021
Capacity Building Center for States


This guide outlines a step-by-step process to plan and facilitate a learning event that will help webinar viewers apply new knowledge to their work. It includes sample opening questions, conversation starters, questions to prompt planning, activities to wrap up a session, and prompts to check on progress after the event. Activities can support in-person or virtual group trainings, team meetings, one-on-one coaching, supervision sessions, or individual reflection to build understanding and spark change. The guide can be used with any Capacity Building Center for States webinar on child welfare topics.

Suggested Citation

Capacity Building Center for States (2021). Using Webinars as Learning Tools: Three Key Steps. Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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