Shri rishi Psychiatry Clinic – Life Skills Training Center
What are life skills?
Life skills is a term used to describe a set of basic skills acquired through learning and/or direct life experience that enable individuals and groups to effectively handle issues and problems commonly encountered in daily life.
They include creativity, critical thinking, problem-solving, decision-making, the ability to communicate and collaborate, along with personal and social responsibility that contribute to good citizenship – all essential skills for success in the 21st century, both for healthy societies and for successful and employable individuals.
How does training in life skills benefit young people?
- It helps them to develop self-confidence and successfully deal with significant life changes and challenges, such as bullying and discrimination.
- It gives them a voice at school, in their community and in society at large.
- It enables them to make a positive contribution by developing the expertise and experience they need to assert their rights and understand their responsibilities, while preparing them for the challenges and opportunities of adult and working life.