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Life skills are abilities for adaptive and positive behaviour that enable individuals to deal effectively with the demands and challenges of everyday life. (World Health Organization).

Highlights

Metro Kathmandu Hospital is a multi-specialty hospital offering complete health checkup. Metro Kathmandu Hospital was formerly known as Metro...Some of the Core set of skills for the promotion of the health and well-being of children and adolescents.

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

Alongside these abilities, we aspire to foster Emotional intelligence, resilience and other sources of wellbeing such as hope, optimism, gratitude and mindfulness.
In school-based programs, supportive learning environment is ideal for instilling of life skills children and adolescents.
Life skills is a fundamental ability that facilitates knowledge, attitude, believes and positive health behaviors serving as effective avenue for primary prevention education.

Need For The Program

Our aim is to enhance personal and social competencies that have a far-flung role in promoting health and wellness.
We encourage active participatory methods used to facilitate training and teaching of skill. This dynamic inclusion incorporates working in small groups and sets, conceptualizing, role play, games and discussions. An exercise may begin with an educator investigating with the children what their thoughts or ideas are about a specific circumstance wherein the life skill can be utilized.
Children are stimulated to participate in role play situations, or partake in activities that enable them to rehearse the skills in various life circumstances - real life based practice of skills is an imperative segment life skills education. At last, the educators allocate homework to promote additional discussion practice of the skills and with their families and peers.
We also educate parents, guardians and teachers to support in the advancement of their children as they constitute the indispensable condition required for a child’s for overall growth and development.

Medium of education:

Skills are imparted through the use of participatory methods such as Listening and discussion

  • Group activities & games
  • Brain storming & situation analysis
  • Creative methodologies such as art, story-telling and narratives
  • Films, theatre and role play.

List of Programs

  • Child Training Program - Once weekly lesson
  • Parent Training Program - 4 lessons
  • Teacher Training Program - 5 lessons
  • Assessment and Intervention - Regularly or as needed

It is a yearly curriculum based program with weekly- activity based session

  1. Emotional Intelligence
  2. Resiliency
  3. Communication Skills
  4. Empathy, compassion & acceptance.
  5. Interpersonal Relationships
  6. Time management.
  7. Problem Solving
  8. Attention and Memory Enhancement Skills
  9. Gratitude and forgiveness.
  10. Social Support
  11. Positive Attitude: Hope, Optimism and Happiness
  12. Courage
  13. Teaching optimal growing conditions
  14. Self-esteem Development
  15. Understanding Health & Wellbeing
  16. Stress Management Skills
  17. Relaxation Skills
  18. Anger Management
  19. Coping Skills
  20. Cognitive Restructuring Methods
  21. Behavioral Management skills
  22. Critical thinking
  23. Decision making skills
  24. Conflict resolution.
  25. Negotiation and refusal skills.
  26. Assertiveness skill.

Skills focused in child Training program

  1. Attention Deficit hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  2. Autism
  3. Child Development and Intellectual Disability
  4. Emotional and behavioral problem
  5. Specific Learning disability

Teacher training program

  1. Building Blocks: Understanding Child Development
  2. Child mental health awareness: Normality Vs abnormality
  3. Effective classroom behaviour Management
  4. How to identify and manage difficult children
  5. Referral : when and where

Parent Training Program

  1. Building Blocks: Understanding Child Development
  2. Child mental health awareness: Normality Vs abnormality
  3. Positive Parenting & Disciplinary skills
  4. Effective Behavior management
  5. Identification and Referral: when and where.

  • Anti-bullying program:
    Physical Bullying
    Sexual Bullying
    Cyber Bullying
  • Sexuality Education
  • Gender Equality and Discrimination
  • Suicide Prevention
  • Social skills training
  • Substance Use
  • Using Social Media

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