The Penn Resilience Program
Initiative Description: The Penn Resiliency Program (PRP). A group intervention that teaches cognitive–behavioral and social problem-solving skills. Students also learn a variety of techniques for coping and problem-solving, including assertiveness, negotiation, decision making, and relaxation. Students apply the cognitive and problem-solving techniques in their lives through group discussions and Weekly homework assignments.
Study Results: The PRP significantly reduced depressive symptoms, but results varied across schools.
Level of Evidence: Very Good