coping behaviour

Report of a study which investigated interventions designed to support carers with a view to discovering what is known about the outcomes of interventions for carers and the explanatory evidence which exists about how interventions support carers and the contextual factors which influence outcomes.

Report making the case for life skills training taking a central role in the provision of support and services for people at risk of social exclusion if these services are to be properly effective. It discusses the correct definition of life skills and presents a case study of a project for homeless people which has incorporated life skills development into its services.

This podcast is taken from the 'GIRFEC: Childhood, Citizenship and Children's Services' conference held in Glasgow on the 24-26 September. Session 2 - Building Better Childhoods, Understanding Contemporary Childhood. Chair Dr Bronwen Cohen, Chief Executive, Children in Scotland. Professor Malcolm Hill from the Glasgow School of Social Work, talk about the resilience and coping behaviour.

This episode of Radio 4's Woman's Hour series discusses men and crying. Recent research found that British men are now more willing to admit to crying. Author, Mark Mason and psychiatrist, Jonathan Pimm talk to Jenni Murray about why it's increasingly acceptable for men to well up -and what they cry about.