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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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Summary report of 'A Portrait of Care' public exhibition, which was held 15-18 March 2018. Includes reflections from general public and practitioner stories.
The shortlist for the 2018 Scottish Social Services Awards is now available. The awards attracted over 100 applications nationwide representing a diverse mix of social services that have made a positive difference to people’s lives.
Event exploring how co-production can equip social services with the cultural competency they need when working with Gypsy Traveller and Roma communities.

Celebrating 10 years – 2008

This resource guides users through the various stages involved in the provision of a throughcare service to prisoners, from the point of sentence through to release and supervision within the…
Alan Baird, President of the Association of Directors of Social Work and Director of Social Work, Dundee City Council talks about Changing Lives in the context of what the ADSW is doing to…
Forgotten Citizens, Tuesday 17 June 2008, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Glasgow.

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Geetha Marcus, Episode 197
Presentation from Geetha Mercus on how she researched the educational experiences of Gypsy/Traveller girls in Scotland.

See Me, Episode 196
See Me is Scotland's Programme to tackle mental health stigma and discrimination.

Paisley Disability Resource Centre:2, Episode 195
Information on the web design and movie making activities of the centre, with contribution from those who participate.

Paisley Disability Resource Centre:1, Episode 194
Information on the arts activities at the centre with stories from people who take part in painting, photography and…