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An article that explores the challenges of residential child care practice and what could help to improve it.
A resource to support the participation of adults and carers throughout the Adult Support and Protection process.
A report finds that social workers are experiencing ‘moral distress’.

Feature resources: Gypsy, Roma and Traveller History

A pictorial history that sets out to tell the story of Gypsy Travellers in Scotland.
A resource that platforms the voices of Gypsy/Traveller communities and provides practical steps to strengthen social work practice.
Experiences and challenges of Scottish Gypsy Travellers and implications for social work practice.

Latest from the Iriss.fm podcast

The role of technology in rural social work

Is technology the answer for rural social work?  Jane Pye, Lecturer in Social Work at Lancaster University. explores the potential benefits of using…

Changing how homecare is commissioned and delivered

How do we help people live their lives as they want? How can we commission services in a more ethical and person-centred way? The Gwynedd social care…