Author: World Health Organization
Full Citation: World Health Organization. (1997). Life skills education for children and adolescents in schools: Introduction and guidelines to facilitate the development and implementation of life skills programmes. Geneva, Switzerland: Programme on Mental Health, World Health Organization. Retrieved from http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/63552
Overview: The purpose of this document is to outline a framework for life skills program development, both conceptually and practically. The materials focus on the teaching of life skills to children and adolescents in schools. This document is therefore targeted at those agencies involved in school curriculum development, health education and the development of school-based health and social interventions. This document has two parts: Pt. 1, Introduction to life skills for psychosocial competence and Pt. 2, Guidelines to facilitate the development and implementation of life skills programmes.