Aim :To organize life skill development and career guidance programs for Balasabha members

Skill development for Balasabha members will be conducted focusing on leadership skills. Training courses, and workshops and tools for developing life skills will be implemented for Balasabha members. Special training will be conducted in each district to provide them with exposure on career opportunities. These programs will be organized to identify talent and interest of children. Handholding support will be given through resource persons for self development on identified areas of interest.

Life skills are abilities for adaptive and positive behavior that enable individuals to deal effectively with the demands and challenges of everyday life. Described in this way, skills that can be said to be life skills are innumerable, and the nature and definition of life skills are likely to differ across cultures and settings. However, analysis of the life skills field suggests that there is a core set of skills that are at the heart of skills-based initiatives for the promotion of the health and well-being of children and adolescents. These are listed below:

  • Decision making
  • Problem solving
  • Creative thinking
  • Critical thinking
  • Effective communication
  • Interpersonal relationship skills
  • Self-awareness
  • Empathy
  • Coping with emotions
  • Coping with stress