Coping with COVID: Classes and Online Resources for Remote Workers

The following classes have been selected by CAPS to assist remote workers and are available in the LINC learning management system.  You can find Information on how to use LINC here.  Access the class by typing the title in the LINC search bar.  Please contact CAPS at DHR.CAPS@vermont.gov for further assistance and to let us know how else we may support your professional development.  NOTE:  The collective bargaining agreements between the State of Vermont and the VSEA, Inc. and State of Vermont Personnel Policies prevail in all instances so please contact your human resources representative with any questions regarding the applicability of the best practices shared through these resources.

Some agencies and departments have their own Learning Management Systems and do not have access to LINC classes. Please utilize the contacts below to explore your learning options:

AOT, Agency of Transportation: AOT.VTTCRegistration@vermont.gov
AHS, Agency of Human Services: AHS.LMSadmin@vermont.gov
DPS, Department of Public Safety: dps.emhstraining@vermont.gov

General Employee Training

Some Examples:

  • Powerful Presentations 
  • Social Awareness
  • Time Management Essentials (five lessons)
  • Creating Development Plans (three lessons)
  • Emotional Intelligence​
  • Setting Up Your Remote Workspace​
  • Mastering Microsoft Teams
  • New Employee Orientation (NEO)​

See all General Employee Training Classes

Wellness and Employee Assistance

  • Wellness Toolkit: Establishing a Wellness Program
  • Wellness Toolkit: Handling Headaches
  • Wellness Toolkit: Healthy Eating on the Go
  • Wellness Toolkit: Improving Your Sleep Hygiene
  • Wellness Toolkit: Modifiable Risk Factors
  • Wellness Toolkit: Pregnancy Health at Work
  • Wellness Toolkit: The Science of Good Sleep
  • Managing Stress and Workplace Mental Health (click to learn more)

More Wellness Resources

Employee Assistance Resources: go to our Vital Info page to the Retirement and Employee Assistance Section

Leadership Training

Some Examples:

  • Enhancing Productivity with Remote Workers
  • Managing a Virtual Team
  • Remote Leadershift Series
  • Customer Service Management
  • Becoming a More Effective Coach
  • Difficult Discussions with Employees

See all Leadership Training Opportunities

Learning Resources outside of LINC

Christine Porath’s Workplace Civility Self-Assessment

How to Outsmart Your Own Unconscious Bias, Valerie Alexander, TEDxPasadena

Working from Home in Times of Coronavirus, YouTube

Ergonomics Expert Explains How to Set Up Your Desk

Remote Work: Setting Yourself and Your Teams Up for Success.  This is a series of classes from LinkedIn Learning and Lynda.com.  Classes are divided into short segments so you may watch a class in its entirety or just those segments that interest you.

Telework.gov Official website of the Federal Government's telework program.