War Child’s life skills course: The DEALS

I DEAL and BIG DEAL improve the skills of children and young people to better deal with the challenges of everyday life in conflict-affected areas. They learn how to express their emotions, communicate and confront difficult situations, and build relationships with peers, family members and other adults. PARENTS DEAL help parents and caregivers to build skills to provide children and young people with appropriate and effective care and psychosocial support.

I DEAL and BIG DEAL improve the skills of children and young people to better deal with the challenges of everyday life in conflict-affected areas. They learn how to express their emotions, communicate and confront difficult situations, and build relationships with peers, family members and other adults. PARENTS AND TEACHERS DEAL help parents, caregivers and teachers build skills to provide children and young people with appropriate and effective care and psychosocial support.

DEAL

Target group

Age group

Themes

I DEAL

 Children
 Young people

 11- 15  
 16-20

 

Identity
Dealing with emotions 
Dealing with conflict
Peer relations
Relationship with adults
The future

BIG DEAL

 Young people

 16-20

 Gender relations
 Rights and responsibilities
 Leadership

 

PARENTS 
 

 Parents, caregivers      and teachers

 

Getting to know each other
Childhood
Parenting skills
Rights and responsibilities
The Future

 

   

The DEALS life skills interventions and training manuals for facilitators are available at www.warchildlearning.org.