“Psychology Works” Fact Sheet: Working from Home During COVID, With and Without Children
Many employers in Canada are recommending that non-essential employees work from home. This step ensures not only that potential person-to-person transmission of COVID-19 is reduced in the workplace, but also reduces the need for people to take public transit to get to work. Schools – including colleges and universities – are also closed or being closed to curb the spread of COVID-19, which will likely lead to parents and children sharing “workspaces” for an extended period of time. The information that follows is intended to help people understand the basics of working from home, as well as some ideas for managing home environments, especially ones with children!