Workshops

CAPS Workshops Offered

CAPS staff offer a wide variety of workshops on timely phychodeducational topics both at our location or at yours. The workshops are designed to support and enhance the academic, professional and personal goals of students, staff and faculty. Some of the popular topics in the past have included stress management, relationship issues, test anxiety reduction, eating concerns and how to help a friend. We are also available for any student group to facilitate conflict management, leadership skill building, and diversity training. All presentations are free of charge to members of the Penn community. Outreach services also include a liaison system, consultaiton services and response to campus crises. Our liaison system enables us to develop close partnerships with faculty and staff across campus. We also provide trainings to faculty/stafff on timely psychoeducational topic.

If you are interested in any of the below-listed workshops, or have a special need, please submit a Request Form:

Sample Workshop Topic List

The following are topics or titles of workshops and trainings that CAPS staff have offered in the past few years.

  • Penn I CARE Faculty/Staff Gatekeeper Training
  • Career Workshop
  • Brown Bag Seminars (for Faculty & Staff)
  • Stress Management
  • How to Detect and Help Students in Distress
  • Coping with Depression 
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Body Image Issue 
  • Suicide Prevention
  • Body Image Issues for Racial/Ethnic and Sexual Minority Groups
  • Caring from Afar: How to help your Child Succeed at Penn
  • Eating Disorders
  • RA/GA Training
  • Surviving Trauma
  • Introduction to CAPS Services
  • Effective Communication Skills
  • How to Make a Referral to CAPS
  • How to Help a Friend
  • Secrets to First Year Sucess
  • Secrets to Grad School Success
  • Respecting Diversity
  • Test Anxiety
  • Grief and Loss Issue