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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 – 2009

Back in 2009, Iriss worked with Stonewall Scotland to develop an online good practice guide – LGBT people and public services – which gives an introduction to lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans…
Dr Dan Hughes is a clinical psychologist who specialises in child abuse and neglect, attachment, foster care and adoption. He is the originator of Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy – a relational…
This evaluation explores the practitioner research initiative of Children 1st and the Glasgow School of Social Work which was aimed at supporting practitioners to develop and undertake their own…

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I Am Me, Episode 198
Michael McEwan speaks to Debbie and Megan from I Am Me, a community charity, which is focused on raising awareness of…

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.