Improving lives through knowledge, evidence and innovation

Iriss is a charitable company that promotes positive outcomes for the people who use Scotland's social services.

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Helping young people stay in care for longer and to equip them with the skills needed to make the transition into independent living. 
Attend a co-production clinic on 14 November on the run up to #CoProWeekScot
Seven stories that illustrate and celebrate service user and carer involvement in social work teaching and learning.

Celebrating 10 years – 2015

Explores how a place-based approach enables effective work with people and communities to improve their health and wellbeing.
An online interactive guide that describes the stages in the youth and criminal justice process for under 18s in Scotland.
Report that describes the rationale, process and learning from a project which explored the topic of supervision with a group of six partners.

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Talking Social Work: Claire Ferrier, Episode 225
Claire Ferrier, social worker talks about the risk of not demonstrating care and trust, and the culture of social work.

Shared Lives, Episode 224
A discussion about a community based model of social care.

Talking Social Work: Jane Martin, Episode 223
Jane Martin, Chief Social Work Officer at Dundee City Council reflects on her social work journey.

Access to Politics, Episode 222
Access to Politics is a project which aims to support disabled people into politics.