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Faculty/Staff i care Training

October 11, 2023, 10 am-1 pm
Houston Hall, Bodek Lounge
Breakfast will be provided.

i care is an interactive gatekeeper training for students, faculty, and staff that builds a caring community with the skills and resources to intervene with student stress, distress, and crisis.


  • Approximately 6,000 faculty, staff, and students across Penn’s schools, departments, and student life programs have gone through i care. The training is open to anyone interested in being an informed resource and a caring community member.
  • A team of clinicians design, facilitate, and assess the i care training.
  • i care includes information, discussion, and experiential exercises that focus on:
    • Mental health beliefs & biases
    • Signs of stress, distress, and crisis
    • Listening techniques
    • Crisis intervention skills
    • Counseling services