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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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Recent Iriss publications on the topic of recording practice.
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. 

Three things: Supervision

Explores how newly qualified social workers can be supported in their first year, with a focus on effective supervision and preparation for child protection practice.
A project to improve understanding about supervision and clarify the role of good management in effective leadership.
Summarises key research evidence around supervision in social work and social care and draws out implications for practice.

Latest from the podcast

5 Nov 2019
Hannah Tweed from the ALLIANCE and Dianne Theakstone from Self-directed Support Scotland spoke to Iriss about the joint research they are undertaking on user experiences of self-directed support in…
29 Oct 2019
Ensemble is a Loretto Care project that supports young people out of homelessness through song writing and music. On 19 September, Michelle from Iriss travelled to Stirling to speak with Michael…
25 Oct 2019
The Life I Want is a partnership project in Greater Glasgow and Clyde that includes people with disabilities in the design of services. Michael McEwan speaks to Donna-Marie Speir, the co-ordinator…
22 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…