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Prosocial skills and relationship-building

Core Component

Prosocial skills and relationship-building aims to build social skills required to positively interact with peers and community members through fostering communication and engaged learning with others. It may involve peer learning and support activities where young people learn with their peers. It may also include engagement with community and skill-building critical to establishing and maintaining healthy relationships.

Flexible activities include:

Engaging with others is key to this core component. Consequently, all of these flexible activities are best delivered in group settings, and in-person. Community engagement activities can include referrals to community services, facilitation of a program component by community members, leaders or local professionals, and/or community service projects wherein young people give back to the local community, or contribute to the community.

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Last updated:

24 Nov 2022

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