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Working from Home? Grow Your Skills and Knowledge with Free Resources

In Blog, Employment Articles, Featured, News, Ticket to Work Articles by eri

In COVID-19 times, many of us dramatically changed the way we provide services, going from working in a physical office space to providing services remotely from our homes. For many, this change freed up some extra time to work on professional development and continuing education.  And, we saw many the people we serve look for ways to use their extra time to revamp their skills and learn new ones.

Here are some great free resources for both service providers and job-seekers who want to expand their skills and knowledge. If you’re new to online learning, check out these 8 tips for effective online learning, and then get started!

Resources for Service Providers and Job-Seekers

Resources Just for Service Providers

  • VCU Work Incentives Planning and Assistance Archived and Online Training

    Archived webinars on a variety of topics related to providing Work Incentives Planning Services. Fully certified WIPA staff and community partners interested in receiving continuing certification credits for the training can select the "Take for Credit" option when registering. Learn more about VCU Work Incentives Planning and Assistance Archived and Online Training.

  • ProjectE3 Webcast Series

    Archived webcasts on a wide range of topics to help improve employment outcomes and quality of employment for the most underserved groups of people with disabilities. Topics include a 6-part series on Social Security and work, a 3-part mini-series on trauma-informed care, customized employment, motivational interviewing, and more. 1 CRC credit is available upon submittal of webcast evaluation. Learn more about the ProjectE3 Webcast Series.

  • Work Life Podcast

    This TED podcast series by Organizational Psychologist Adam Grant includes topics on burnout, procrastination, and reinventing job interviews. Learn more about the Work Life Podcast.

Resources Just for Job-Seekers