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Counseling Services for Penn Faculty and Staff

The Division of Human Resources reminds faculty, staff and their families that counselors are available through the Employee Assistance Program at 1-888-321-4433. The Employee Assistance Program, through PENN-Friends, provides free, confidential counseling for faculty, staff and their family members.

If Schools, Centers or Departments would like to have group counseling sessions with the assistance of an Employee Assistance Program professional, please contact the Division of Human Resources at (215) 898-6018.

Please see the emergency information site at or the Division of Human Resources website at for additional information regarding coping with traumatic situations.

Also, on September 20, from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., the Quality of Worklife Workshop will be focussed on Dealing With Uncertainty, Room 311, Houston Hall.

To Share Information About Penn Family and Friends

Penn's Alumni Relations has provided links from their website at to some official websites that enable people to share news about those directly affected by the terrorist attacks. The resources are University of California, Berkeley; World Trade Center Survivor Database; and White House website.


Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 4, September 18, 2001


September 18, 2001
Volume 48 Number 4

A $10 million gift to the Wharton School from alumnus Al West Jr. creates a Learning Lab.
The Penn community gathers to remember the thousands of victims of the terrorist attacks.
The Penn community reaches out to help the Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund and the Blood Drives.
Penn Police take extra precautions to secure the campus.
Counseling services for Penn faculty, staff and their families as well as group counseling through the EAP are provided free of charge.
Recovering from trauma, loss and disasters is complex, as explained in a booklet from CAPS. Emergency consultations are available.
The SAS Symposium on Responding to Terrorism includes the views of five Penn faculty members who discuss the various considerations of responding to the recent attacks.
A Penn student who expressed her views on WXPN shares them.
The 9th Annual Penn Family Day is set for October 20 with food, football, face painting and fun at the University Museum.