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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The 2019 Scottish Social Services Awards will open in the New Year #SSSA19
New Iriss Insights on the topics of adoption and restorative justice that are hot off the press
We're supporting Early Years Scotland to think about their wellbeing and self-care.

Celebrating 10 years – 2016

A tool that supports practitioners reflect on their views and values when continuing to care for young people who are leaving care.
A tool to prompt conversations about social work and care practitioners experiences.
A tool for practitioners to explore a vision for the future of care for older people.

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Freshly Squeezed an podcast series

Freshly Squeezed: Lynn Williams, Episode 229
An interview with Lynn Williams, an unpaid carer and activist.

Year of Young People, Episode 228
Michael McEwan interviews Kevin Ditcham, Project Manager for Year of Young People 2018 and Cameron Smith, one of the…

Women in social work education, Episode 227
Results of a study, which begins with the realisation that women in the academy fare less well than men across all…
Freshly Squeezed an podcast series

Freshly Squeezed: Jennifer Davidson, Episode 226
An interview with Professor Jennifer Davidson, Executive Director of Inspiring Children's Futures which incorporates…