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7 Oct 2020
Lena Dominelli is Professor of Social Work at the University of Stirling and Chair of the IASSW Committee. Kerry Musselbrook from Iriss had a conversation with her about the new MSc in Disaster Interventions and Humanitarian Aid at University of Stirling, why this matters and what it means for social work. Lena also…
22 Sep 2020
Passion4Social is a web and graphic design agency which creates sustainable employment opportunities for people with disabilities, or long-term health conditions, which contribute to their feelings of inclusion, health, wellbeing, and quality of life. Michael McEwan speaks to Thiago Carmo, Marketing Manager and Senior…
9 Sep 2020
Kibble is a specialist child and youth care charity and social enterprise that empowers young people through care, education and support. In March of this year we spoke to Dan Johnson, Clinical Director and Forensic Psychologist; and William Howden, a children and young people’s care worker, about the charity's trauma…
19 Aug 2020
What are the experiences of those with disabilities working on the frontline during Covid-19? Michael McEwan interviews Scott Kennedy, Lynn Murdoch and David Ross, who speak about how they've continued to provide care and support, despite the challenging circumstances. Transcript of episode Music Credit: Make your…
4 Aug 2020
The 2020 Paralympic Games were due to be held in Tokyo this year over August and September, but have been rescheduled for 2021.   How has this affected the organisations and athletes involved? Michael McEwan gets perspectives from Gavin Macleod, Chief Executive of Scottish Disability Sport; and Stephen McGuire, an…
21 Jul 2020
June was Gypsy, Roma and Traveller History Month which aims aims to celebrate the diverse ways these communities have contributed to life in the UK, as well as amplify their voices in the telling of history and dispel some of the myths to tackle the ongoing prejudice these communities still face. Kerry Musselbrook…
7 Jul 2020
Carolyn Wyllie is Head of Community Health and Care at Clackmannanshire and Stirling Health and Social Care Partnership. On 18 June, we had a conversation with Carolyn about the Partnerships' response to Covid-19 and the interventions put in place to continue care and support in the crisis. This includes detail on the…