Multimedia learning materials

Multimedia learning resources representing a wide range of materials, including social work practice case studies and topic guides.

Reflective practice

Principles and processes

Practitioner looking a bit reflective

The aim of this learning object is to introduce learners to some of the principles and processes involved in becoming a reflective practitioner.


practical guidance on how to get referencing right

Student reading and taking notes

The ability to relate one's own work to existing knowledge is an essential skill for practitioners and students alike. This interactive learning resource provides practical guidance on how to get referencing right.

Key Capabilities in Child Care Protection website

finger painting

Following the successful completion of the Key Capabilities in Child Care and Protection (2006) developed by the University of Dundee Centre for Child Care and Protection and SIESWE. The Child Care and Protection Training and Development Project aimed to track and enhance the process of embedding key capabilities across social work qualifying programmes by identifying and sharing innovative practice, and this project was concluded in 2008.

The throughcare map

Stages involved in the provision of a throughcare service to prisoners

HMP prison guard watching prisoner interview

This resource guides users through the various stages involved in the provision of a throughcare service to prisoners, from the point of sentence through to release and supervision within the community.

Iriss on Flickr

Our online image collection

Flickr logo

Iriss maintains an exciting collection of images on Flickr, the popular photo management and sharing website.

Many of the images there are drawn from or designed to accompany our social work case studies and learning resources, and most can be used freely under a Creative Commons licence.