Community Resources

Visit the helpful links below to find Brown campus resources for staff.

  • Brown School of Public Health Coronavirus News and Information
    Coronavirus resources and information at Brown, RI COVID Info., Brown Takes Care, and other helpful resources for faculty and staff as they navigate the pandemic
  • Brown Takes Care
    A campus-wide prevention and education initiative coupled with a public health campaign to support the well-being of all those who work, study and live at Brown
  • Curated eLearning Modules for Individuals and for Managers
    An ever-changing list of helpful eLearning modules curated by Talent Development
  • Faculty/Staff Assistance Program
    A confidential source of assistance including on the spot counseling, legal advice, financial consultations and more
  • Healthy Brown
    Community response to covid-19
  • Brown University Ombuds Office
    A place to seek confidential, neutral, independent and informal assistance with concerns arising from or affecting your life at Brown
curated e-learning

For Individuals

Prepare for Returning to the Workplace
42 minutes

In this course, instructor Heidi Hanna presents strategies, tips, and techniques to help you strengthen your emotional health, communication skills, and work performance as you return to campus.

Navigating New Professional and Social Norms When Offices Reopen
33 minutes

Join etiquette expert, Jodi Smith, as she shares tips, tricks, strategies, and ideas for making your return to the workplace as positive as possible.

How to Manage Feeling Overwhelmed 
43 minutes

Feeling overwhelmed is common. It’s a sign that the demands on your time and energy have surpassed your ability to cope with them. The good news is that with the right mindset you can make the unmanageable feel manageable again.

Dealing with Grief, Loss, and Change as an Employee
53 minutes

This timely course from Joan Rosenberg, PhD, is a strategic and practical guide to building core emotional strength, reducing anxiety, and developing the confidence needed to navigate grief, loss and change.

Cultivating a Growth Mindset
58 minutes

Executive coach Gemma Leigh Roberts introduces real-life examples of individuals and organizations who have successfully adopted a growth mindset, as well as the latest research from the fields of performance psychology.

For Managers

Leading with a Heavy Heart 
23 minutes

Executive and growth leader Kat Cole explains how to confront reality, identify what’s in your control, and be open with your team. These inspiring lessons can help you reframe your challenges and feelings as an integral part of your life’s journey, your career, and the example you set for others.

Supporting Your Team as Offices Reopen
35 minutes

In this course, instructor Daisy Lovelace goes over important topics and issues to address in building a flexible plan to support your team.

Managing Stress for Positive Change
57 minutes

In this course, join instructor Heidi Hanna, PhD as she discusses what stress is, exactly; how you can train yourself to use stress in more effective ways; and what managers can do to reduce employee stress when an organization experiences difficult times.

Leading with a Growth Mindset
40 minutes

As a leader, developing a growth mindset is key to your success. The way you overcome challenges, build relationships, and cultivate a positive culture all stems from your mental agility. In this course, instructor Karen Allen shows you how to strengthen your greatest asset: your mindset.