Tools

Tools that support engagement when thinking about issues and working with other people.

Navigating evidence

A tool to support evidence use in practice

A tool that aims to equip newly qualified social workers with the skills and confidence to use evidence in practice.

The Tea-Brief

What would happen if we took five minutes, just for us?

A tea-brief is a debrief with a difference. It's an opportunity to take time for reflection, and build stronger relationships in a staff team. You can take a tea-brief after an incident, or can choose to ringfence time for a tea-brief when you're feeling overwhelmed or stressed. Tea-briefs are also about reflection and sharing positive feedback.

Continuing Care & CO

conversation openers

A tool to support practitioners, individually and in groups, reflect on their views and values when continuing to care for young people who are leaving care.

Community of Enquiry

A guide

An approach that offers space for a group of people to collaboratively explore ideas and ask rich and meaningful questions of each other.

Partnerships & CO

conversation openers

A tool that provides a framework for open, honest conversations about partnerships.

Co-production Project Planner

a resource to support co-production projects to happen effectively

Contains a project planning workbook, a guide to planning co-production projects and a suite of Iriss facilitation tools.

National Social Services Search

Search resources from Iriss, SSSC, Care Inspectorate, CYCJ, CCPS and Social Work Scotland

Search resources from Iriss, SSSC, Care Inspectorate, CYCJ, CCPS and Social Work Scotland

Outcomes & CO

conversation openers

A tool that provides a framework for open, honest conversations about personal outcomes.