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

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An Iriss event to celebrate Co-production Week Scotland.
Self Management Week takes place every year to raise awareness of what it is and to showcase the benefits it can bring to people’s lives. 
Two online resources designed by CYCJ and Iriss have been updated and revised for 2019. 

Three things: Domestic abuse

Examines how experiences of domestic abuse and social work intervention in cases of child protection could inform practice in Scotland.
Focuses on evidence of the indirect impact on children from living with the effect of adult to adult coercive control.
Summary of evidence which examines the interventions for older women experiencing domestic violence and abuse.

Latest from the Iriss.fm podcast

15 Oct 2019
On 16 September 2019, Iriss attended the launch of the SSSC's Careers in Care website which was created to highlight the wide variety of career opportunities available in the sector. The resource…
8 Oct 2019
On 16 September 2019, Iriss attended the launch of the Scottish Social Services Council's (SSSC) Careers in Care website which was created to highlight the wide variety of career opportunities…
1 Oct 2019
An interview with Peter Macleod, Chief Executive of the Care Inspectorate and Chair of Iriss. Peter graduated from Robert Gordon University with a degree in social sciences and a qualification in…
23 Sep 2019
Gig Buddies is a project that matches people with a learning disability with a volunteer who shares similar interests to engage in nightlife activities together. Michael McEwan interviews the…