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Latest summaries of evidence published by our Evidence Search and Summary Service.
Latest Iriss Insight on effective practice with people who commit hate crime.
A collection of Iriss and SSSC resources on the topic of supervision.

Three things: Co-production

Contains a project planning workbook, a guide to planning co-production projects and a suite of Iriss facilitation tools.
Examines the impact that participatory approaches have on health, wellbeing and efficiency outcomes; highlighting implications for practice.
Project inspired by the Iriss evidence summary that explores social work’s role in upholding the human rights of Scottish Gypsy Travellers.

Latest from the Iriss.fm podcast

10 Dec 2019
Michael McEwan interviews Michael Byrne, the founder of LETS (Lived Experience Trauma Support) and author of Poems From A Mod: My Journey Through Trauma, Recovery And Survival.  Michael was…
26 Nov 2019
Get into Care is a recruitment campaign that supports less advantaged young people to work in the care sector. It is a partnership of Crossreach and the Prince's Trust Scotland. Corrine Morrison-…
19 Nov 2019
Include Me 2 Club aims to change the face of social care in East Renfrewshire, by taking a person-centred, community asset-based approach. Michael McEwan interviews Paul McIlvaney, the Chair of the…
12 Nov 2019
Dorothy Neriah is a a PhD student at the University of Edinburgh who is conducting research on rethinking how we understand, evaluate and undertake foster carer recruitment. Michelle from Iriss had…