These online meetings, workshops, and trainings:

  • have specific purposes,
  • involve designated groups, or
  • address identified topics.

Access to a computer and Internet browser along with designated phone number and access code enable participation from any location.

The Research and Training Network (RTN) is a collaborative network of California university and Human Services Agency representatives who promote agency/university partnerships with the purpose of establishing a comprehensive strategy for practice-oriented research in the Human Services field.

In these webinars, partners—highlighting the work being done in California—present their research, reports, curricula, and literature reviews in an effort to disseminate their research-based work to a larger audience. 


The University of Buffalo, School of Social Work, provides a bi-weekly podcast series.  

"The purpose of this series is to engage practitioners and researchers in lifelong learning and to promote research to practice and practice to research. inSocialWork® features conversations with prominent social work professionals, interviews with cutting-edge researchers, and information on emerging trends and best practices in the field of social work" (

UB School of Social Work: inSocialWork Podcast Series