International Journal of School and Cognitive Psychology

International Journal of School and Cognitive Psychology
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ISSN: 2469-9837

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Belay Tefera Kibret

Belay Tefera Kibret
School of Psychology, College of Education and Behavioral Studies,

  • Research Article
    Life Skills Training (LST) Program for Young People: Justifications, Foundations and Contents
    Author(s): Belay Tefera KibretBelay Tefera Kibret

    Life skills training (LST) is an important tool supporting healthy developmental transitions into adulthood. Although it has been in Ethiopia for some time, it was narrowly conceived, non-contextualized, and lacked uniformity and collaborative spirit among implementing partners. This paper discussed the importance of instituting LST for young persons aged 10 to 24 years and then delineated the foundations that give essence to LST programming. Having set out these foundations, then it attempted to sketch out the LST program package mainly focusing on the meaning, goals, and life skills categories for possible inclusion. Extensive review of related research was carried out towards achieving these objectives. The paper argued that there are lots of concerns out there on the ground that make LST provision a necessity. These concerns can be addressed if LST programming is contextually rele.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2469-9837.1000163

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