Problem Solving – Life skills notes KNEC


Problem Solving

Problem Solving is the ability to identify, cope with and find solutions to difficult or challenging situation. Problem Solving is related to decision-making.

Problem areas requiring solutions

  • Concerns in the school
  • Problems at home
  • Peer influence
  • Conflicted relationships

Causes of problems 

  • Failure to make the right choice
  • Failure to make right decision
  • Peer pressure
  • Drug and substance abuse
  • Sexual abuse
  • Sickness
  • Hunger
  • Orphanhood

Methods of solving Problems

  • Identify the problem
  • Analyzing available options
  • Thinking critically
  • Decision-making
  • Zero down to the best option

Values Necessary for Solving Problems

  • Responsibility
  • Honesty
  • Kindness
  • Love

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