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The Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival 2017 kicks off this week until 29 October.  What better time to plug Mindreel, a valuable learning resource that provides access to over 100 films that address a range of mental health issues. The films…
As part of Self Management Week 2017 (2-6 October) a cross-sector group of information and library service staff will be coming together to promote the various ways in which people living with long term conditions can access information to support…
Back in March, representatives from across and beyond Scotland’s social work community came together to look at their roles in advancing the case of the country’s oldest and longest-neglected ethnic minority.

Three things: SMHAF 2017

The Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival 2017 kicks off this week until 29 October.  What better time to plug Mindreel, a valuable learning resource that provides access to over 100 films that…
Michael McEwan speaks to Richard Warden, the film lead, about the 2017 Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival (10-29 October).
Key points Peer support is not new and exists in many forms, from informal sharing of experiences, to formalised peer support roles (paid and unpaid) in services Through the development of…

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Restorative justice

Iriss.fm, Episode 188
'Restorative Justice is a process of dialogue between two parties; in the context of criminal justice social work this…

Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival

Iriss.fm, Episode 187
Michael McEwan speaks to Richard Warden, the film lead, about the 2017 Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival (10-29…

The Care Collective

Iriss.fm, Episode 186
Michael McEwan speaks to Ruth Gallagher (Voluntary Action East Renfrewshire), Lynn Wardle (Thrive) and Colette Walker (…

Hidden disabilities: Joseph Delaney

Iriss.fm, Episode 185
Michael McEwan speaks to Joseph Delaney about growing up with a 'hidden disability'. Joseph is on the autistic…