Workshops and Webinars

Throughout the year, we offer several workshops, webinars and other events to help you navigate your work and life. Workshop topics include financial planning, parenting and child care, adult and elder care, preparing for retirement and other work-life topics.

Emory Webinars and Workshops

The Emory Work Life team regularly offers webinars and workshops for Emory employees.

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Pre-recorded Webinars

Watch one of our pre-recorded webinars or videos on topics related to work-life:

Suddenly You're a Caregiver

Often times, people are surprised to become a caregiver when a loved one is in sudden need from a health issue or change of circumstance. This seminar will guide you through the decision process you face. You will learn about all of the factors when an ailing loved one can no longer live independently. 

Length: 1 hour

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Home Alone? When Kids Outgrow Child Care

Learn the signs for readiness, general laws around self-care, and ways to help keep your child safe as he or she grows and becomes more independent. By the end of the webinar you should be able to:Identify the characteristics of responsible behavior; Explain how to teach responsibility to your child; Identify ways to determine if your child is ready to be left alone at home; Apply specific tips for helping to keep your child safe when home alone. Facilitator: Patrick Hyland.

Length: 1 hour

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Making the Grade Helping Your Child Achieve in School

Get concrete steps to help your child get the most out of his or her school experience. This webinar will help you to understand the importance of modeling the behavior you would like from your child. You will learn how to make your family life education-friendly, from limiting TV and Internet access to structuring homework time. The seminar will also offer ways to get involved in your school so that you can be an effective advocate for your child.

Length: 1 hour

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Home Buying 101

Learn about the process of buying a home, working with a realtor, shopping for a home mortgage, and what to expect at closing. Discussion topics include: mortgage lender options, available housing programs for down payment and closing costs, and strategies to make the home ownership dream come true

Length: 1 hour

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Work Life Benefits Overview: Highlighting a New Vendor

This webinar gives you a snapshot of all of Emory’s work-life benefits as well as a detailed overview of our new vendor, WorkPlace Options which provides you with a free service that offers specialized research in a variety of work-life areas.

Length: 42 minutes

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Teaching Your Child Responsibility

Children can learn to become responsible adults. This webinar reviews the characteristics of a responsible child, from accountability to fulfilling obligations, and discusses the importance of effective feedback, appropriate rewards and other steps to raising a responsible child. It also explores the role of self-esteem in the process and the negative impact of using guilt and arbitrary rules. There is an emphasis on the parents' role in shaping responsible behavior.

Length: 1 hour

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Sandwich Generation: Strategies for Multigenerational Caregiving

Almost 25% of all families are currently dealing with elder care issues while raising young children at home. This webinar provides an overview of the "sandwich generation" offering coping strategies for caregivers who face the competing pressures of family life and work while they care for an elderly relative.

Length: 1 hour

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Work Life Resource Library

In partnership with WorkPlace Options, Emory offers you access to an interactive online resource providing you with an abundance of tools to help you manage your work life. The online resource library offers a wide range of content on topics such as parenting, aging, living and working, including webinars, online training and streaming audio and video files.

To access the library, click the link below and log in with the following:

Username: emory
Password: eagle

Go to WorkPlace Options

Bright Horizons

Our partner, Bright Horizons offers a webinar series on the topics of parenting, caregiving and work-life integration.

Go to Bright Horizons Webinars