Penang Youth Resilience Superstars develops resilient youth who are capable, confident and competent, creating a talent pool of adept youth in Penang. The brainchild of Pertubuhan Wanita Mutiara Pulau Pinang, PYRS is organized in collaboration with Penang Youth Development Corporation.
Master trainers will conduct Train the Trainer sessions to build capacity by training competent trainers to conduct PYRS sessions so that more youth will benefit from the programme.
This programme is a resilience building programme that develops self-esteem and self-awareness, pro-social behavior and skill sets. The modules are based on the principles of cognitive-behaviour therapy (CBT), behavioural activation and social skills training.
• Enhance self-confidence, build emotional resilience, improve social skills and competence among the youth.
• Assist the youth to cope with stressful situations, including life changes.
• To improve overall health through healthy eating, physical exercise, sleep hygiene and mental wellness among the youth.