Care@Work Resource Center Membership Service: Resources for care of family members

  • Coronavirus may create coordinating care for dependents a challenge. OSU Students and Employees can access without having to pay a membership fee.  This service can assist with finding care for your child/pet/elderly family member/house according to your schedule and budget.  Employees can use OSU's portal to search for care providers nearby without paying memberships costs.  Employees have access to view thousands of provider profiles, view references, and request background checks.  Caregivers can be found and hired there for short-term, long-term, or one off situations. Go to to utilize this resource.
Back-to-School Care
  • As back-to-school approaches in this unprecedented time many parents are scrambling to find care or distance learning support for their children. has Family Care Benefits that they provide to help support families during this challenging time. If you have not already enrolled, sign up today to ensure you have access to these benefits at You can access all of the care-related and distance learning resources they offer including resources for tutors, nanny shares, pod teachers, babysitters, and more. has also created this back-to-school resource guide where you can find information on how to navigate the these newly complicated care scenarios.

Recorded Webinars

  • Work Life Webinars
  • Preventing Burnout During This Challenging Time
    • Access the recording here.
      • About this Event
        • Executive Coach Lisa Abramson will teach you how to develop a more resilient mindset through five key strategies. She’ll share actionable strategies you can start using immediately to avoid burnout, “reset” and better cope with the stress of the holidays in the time of COVID-19. During this session, we’ll also actively practice some proven stress management techniques to help you re-center, refocus, and be more productive.
      • About the Speaker
        • Called an “inspiration” by Oprah, Lisa Abramson is an executive coach, mindfulness teacher, author, and mom of two girls. She teaches overachievers how to develop a resilient mindset and create success that’s sustainable.
        • She’s helped more than 15,000 people increase their mental resilience through her online programs and has shared her insights at TEDx, Google, Microsoft, Cisco, and other leading organizations. She has also been featured in Forbes, NPR, The New York Times, Health, Fast Company, and more.
      • To learn more about the resources offered to OSU employees through your benefits please visit the University Human Resources website here.
      • Questions?  Please contact
  • Back to School & Distance Learning Support This webinar is designed to provide helpful information for parents and caregivers as they look for resources for child care and back-to-school care. It will cover how to use to find resources for back-to-school care, child care, distance learning support, nanny share, learning pods and more.  It will also cover how to use your OSU employee benefits to locate elder, pet or home care.
  • Making Distance Learning Work
    • Webinar Description: Is the kitchen table your child's new classroom? This Fall, back-to-school is anything but normal. Distance learning is becoming the norm which is a huge adjustment for everyone. Devorah Heitner, PhD, an expert on young people’s relationship with digital media and technology, will join us to share practical advice and tips for how you can help your kids succeed in this new digital classroom. She’ll also discuss how parents can make this all a little easier on ourselves, too.
    • About the presenter: Devorah Heitner, PhD, is an expert on young people’s relationship with digital media and technology. She’s the author of Screenwise: Helping Kids Thrive (and Survive) in Their Digital World and founder of Raising Digital Natives. Her mission is to cultivate a culture of empathy and social/emotional literacy. Dr. Heitner’s work has appeared in top tier media like the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and more. She has a Ph.D. in Media/Technology & Society from Northwestern University and has taught at DePaul and Northwestern. She is delighted to be raising her own digital native.
    • Webinar Recording