NSDRC Life Skills Manual
The Life Skills Manual provides a structured approach to teaching foundational skills to individuals seeking to increase their self-confidence and independence. Each lesson plan includes introductory information, objectives of the lesson, suggested action steps to be taken to achieve the objectives as well as handouts supporting the action steps, and signs to look for when the objectives are achieved. The topics covered include:
- Anger management
- Communication and social skills
- Conflict resolution
- Decision making
- Home environment skills
- Money skills
- Personal and self-help skills
- Time management
- Transportation skills
For a complete list of contents and sample lesson plans, click here.A listing of additional resources is also included.
The Life Skills Manual has been featured in the CARF publication Promising Practices: Promising Practices ECS – Sometimes life does come with a manual (pdf).
Please note: The contact information in the article has changed. Please call 604-985-5371 for more information.
Digital copies of the Life Skills Manual can be purchased for a cost of $55.00(CND). Visa, Master Card, or Certified Cheques accepted.
For more information or to order your copy, please contact the NSDRC.