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Our latest Insight proposes the use of a Contextual Safeguarding Framework to protect young people at risk of harm.
A conference for final year HN students in Social Care and Early Years, on the themes of human rights, human dignity and person-centred care.
Two reports that provide perspectives on the realities of social work leadership through and beyond the Covid-19 pandemic.

Three things: Wellbeing and resilience

A national hub to help health and social care workers and carers look after their physical and mental health.
A collection of resilience resources covering topics such as supervision, leadership, self-care, and support and learning.
Outlines the concept of emotional resilience and considers how the policy and practice of social work may influence the development of organisational cultures.

Latest from the Iriss.fm podcast

19 Apr 2021
When children are really vulnerable to harm social workers have to work even harder to create partnership with families where risk is present. For infants, babies, and very young children, as well…
8 Apr 2021
Mecoco (Meaningful Contribution in your Community) is a social enterprise based in North Ayrshire that supports people into employment. The founder, Jenny Trott, believes that regardless of their…
18 Mar 2021
Monica Nicolin and Gillian Ritch, social workers based in Stornoway and Orkney respectively, speak about dual relationships in rural social work. These presentations were given at a webinar held in…
15 Mar 2021
Near Me in Social Services is a project Iriss has been leading in partnership with the NHS Near Me team and the Scottish Government Technology Enabled Care (TEC) Programme over Autumn/Winter 2020/…