Resilience Services

The Penn Resilience Program has been demonstrated to build resilience, well-being, and performance. These strengths-based prevention programs equip individuals with practical skills that strengthen one’s ability to bounce back from adversity and to grow and thrive in their professional and personal life.

Penn has experience infusing resilience throughout many levels of an organization. Programs can be delivered to a wide variety of audiences and our instructors can deliver programs anywhere around the globe.

Penn offers a wide array of resilience training services that are customized to fit the needs, goals, and culture of your organization, including:

  • Brief presentations and workshops for different parts of your organization, such as management, employees, and selected departments (1 hour to 1 day)
  • Brief executive courses to build awareness, buy-in, and support among leadership (1 hour to 1 day)
  • Professional development programs for more in-depth immersion learning, in which participants learn how to apply the resilience skills in their personal and professional lives, up to about 200 people per group (1 to 5 days)
  • Train-the-trainer programs, in which participants learn how to use the resilience skills and how to teach the skills to others to build your internal training capabilities, up to about 200 people per group (up to 8 days)
  • Ongoing support and supervision of your trainers as they teach the resilience modules
  • Strategic planning on implementation
  • Ongoing curriculum customization and upgrades
  • Online and distance learning, e.g., recorded webcasts, live webinars, etc.
  • Ongoing consultation, as needed


Train-the-Trainer Model
. Penn has a proven train-the-trainer model, in which we train people how to teach the resilience skills to others. We have effectively trained more than 40,000 trainers who have diverse educational and subject matter backgrounds. School teachers that we have trained have gone on to teach the resilience skills to more than 150,000 school students. Army soldiers we have trained have taught resilience skills to hundreds of thousands of military personnel.