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.
1. Approximately 3,000 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.
2. A team of CAPS' clinicians design, facilitate, and assess the I CARE training.
3. I CARE includes information, discussion, and experiential exercises that focus on:
To request an I CARE training for your Penn group or community, please fill out the Outreach Request Form.
Assessment & Articles
CAPS conducts ongoing assessment of I CARE to examine its effectiveness and impact.DP Article
The following handouts are from the I CARE Training. Please do not reproduce or distribute.
Handouts are available for a general audience, but will be more relevant to those who have completed the I CARE Training.
For more information, contact:
Dr. Meeta Kumar, Director of Outreach & Prevention Services
Dr. Alaina Spiegel, Coordinator of Prevention Programs