WHAT IS THE PENN RESILIENCE PROGRAM?
The Penn Resilience Program (PRP) is an evidence-based training program that has been demonstrated to build resilience, well-being, and optimism. These strengths-based prevention programs equip individuals with a set of practical skills that can be applied in everyday life to strengthen an individual's ability to overcome adversity and challenges, manage stress, and thrive in their personal and professional life.
Decades of empirical studies indicate that the program:
- Increases well-being and optimism
- Reduces and prevents depression, anxiety, and conduct problems
- Results in fewer substance abuse and mental health diagnoses
- Improves physical health
WHO IS THE PENN RESILIENCE PROGRAM FOR?
Hundreds of thousands of people around the globe have learned the resilience skills from the Penn Resilience Program. Penn has worked with individuals, teams, and leadership from a variety of organizations, including:
- First responders, including police officers
- Professional sports organization
- Primary and secondary schools
- Colleges and universities
Penn customizes the resilience program to fit the needs, goals, and culture of your organization, via meetings, anonymous online surveys, and focus groups.
The Penn Positive Psychology Center is widely recognized as a leading organization for state-of-the-art, evidence-based resilience and Positive Psychology programs. Penn has a team of curriculum developers, instructors, and subject matter experts with the expertise and experience to customize and deliver resilience programs to a wide-variety of audiences. Penn’s mobile training teams deliver programs anywhere around the globe.
Learn about Dr. Karen Reivich, the lead instructor and curriculum developer of the programs.