Life skills are abilities for
adaptive and positive behavior that enable individuals to deal with the demands
and challenges of everyday living. Life skills are individual skills/ abilities
that each one of us possess and yet, need to enhance in order to meet the
challenges of life.
We have come up with a module of 10
core life skills which are: Self Awareness, Critical Thinking, Decision Making,
Effective Communication, Managing Conflict, Empathy, Creative Thinking, Problem
Solving, Positive Attitude, and Understanding Emotions.
The skills are delivered in an
interactive and experiential manner through a workshop module.
Objectives of the Workshops:
To help the youth understand
their special psychological and emotional needs and learn to express them.
To develop resilient
To enhance communication and
To aid in decision-making and
assertiveness in everyday life.
To do hand- holding and help
in reaching out in times of stress and to thus prevent psychological distress
This module has been conducted
across several schools in Delhi, Delhi University Colleges and over 15 youth
based NGOs in Delhi NCR who are working for vocational skills and employ
ability. We have also incorporated the
module within our interventions at our Mental Health Units across Homes by
Delhi Govt. for homeless residents. For each time the workshops are conducted,
the methodology is conceptualized and customized to fit the needs of our target