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7 Apr 2020
On 27 March 2020 Iriss spoke to Eona Craig, Chief Executive of Articulate Cultural Trust about its work to support care experienced young people, and how the organisation has managed to continue to deliver services in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic. Articulate works with often socially isolated care experienced…
18 Mar 2020
Is use of language something you carefully consider as a social worker? And is language important to social work practice? Sara Hitchin, Senior Lecturer in Social Work at the University of Stirling certainly thinks so and has written an article about it for the Scottish Organisation for Practice Teaching or Scopt.…
10 Mar 2020
'There’s More to Care than Caring' is a Scottish Government-led adult social care recruitment campaign which was launched in January 2020. It aims to encourage people to take up a career in care. Michelle from Iriss had a conversation with Lorraine Gray, Chief Executive of SSSC, about the purpose of the campaign, the…
28 Feb 2020
Indepen-dance creates opportunities for disabled and non-disabled people to enjoy, express and fulfil their potential through dance. Michael McEwan interviews one of the founding members, Karen Anderson, as well as Adam, a dancer involved in the project. Transcript of episode Music Credit: Make your dream a reality…
11 Feb 2020
KOR Records is an independent record label that creates music projects for young people with additional support needs and releases their output. Michael McEwan interviews Geraldine Heaney about the work of the record company.  Transcript of episode Music Credit: Make your dream a reality by Scott Holmes.
22 Jan 2020
Humans of Scotland is a campaign that highlights the voices of those with long term conditions, disabilities and those who are unpaid carers. Michael McEwan interviews Angela Millar, the campaign lead and two people who share their stories as part of the campaign, Raven Lane and Michael Byrne. Read the Humans of…
14 Jan 2020
An interview with Alistair Brown, National Director of the Scottish Association of Social Work (SASW).  Alistair grew up in Falkirk and has been practising in Scotland in statutory roles and as a Mental Health Officer and independent social worker over the last 10 years. Prior to this he practised in and managed youth…