Videos

Short videos filmed, commissioned or licensed by Iriss.

How early years trauma affects the brain

The child who mistrusts good care

Dan Hughes, Clinical Psychologist, from U.S.A., is the originator of dyadic developmental psychotherapy (DDP) and also attachment-focused family therapy. He is an internationally acclaimed therapist and author of ground-breaking books on attachment and emotional recovery.

Autism and acting

Liam's career four years on

In 2012 Liam Robertson, who is on the autism spectrum, told us about his passion for TV, film and theatre and his ambition to become an actor. Liam's story is inspirational, demonstrating the importance of seeing the person, not the disability.

Shaping the future

Making a successful transition from student to social worker

What's it like for a student leaving university and making the transition into the world of work?

Iriss teamed up with Glasgow Caledonian University, SSSC, the Scottish Association of Social Workers and the Scottish Government to find out. About 120 final year students as well as newly qualified social workers gathered at GCU on 22 January 2015 to share information and experience with aim of helping to shape the future direction of social work.

Building your personal learning network

People who can seek new information, make sense of it, and share it with their colleagues will be an asset to any work team

In today’s workplace we learn with and from one another. This is called social learning. Popular social media, such as Twitter and LinkedIn, offer great opportunities for connecting, conversing, collaborating... and learning from one another…

Fostering innovation: a shared learning experience

Building a culture of innovation where staff ideas, empowerment, and leadership drive change and improvement

Darren Levine is Manager of Innovation and Research for the Social Services Department, The Regional Municipality of Durham, Ontario, Canada. This role involves supporting the development, implementation, and evaluation of staff-driven innovation and research across the department's divisions - Children's Services, Family Services, Income and Employment Support, Housing Services, Long Term Care and Services for Seniors, and Business Affairs and Financial Management.

Personality disorder

A talk in seven parts presented by Dr Andrea Williams, Consultant Psychiatrist Personality Disorder and Homeless Team, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde.

Journeys back into work: Lyndsay Scott

Journeys back into work

Lyndsay Scott has a visual impairment which proved a barrier to finding employment. With support from RNIB she was able develop the skills necessary to work in cafe and subsequently become a manager,

One of a series of videos on the subject of supported employment, made by Iriss in partnership with SUSE (Scottish Union of Supported Employment).

Journeys back into work - Julie Pert

Journeys back into work

Julie Pert has systematic lupus erthymatosis. After being made redundant she found it very difficult to find employment until Cornerstone helped her secure a job as a catering assistant in a care home.

One of a series of videos Journeys back into work on the subject of supported employment, made by Iriss in partnership with SUSE (Scottish Union of Supported Employment).

Journeys back into work: Elizabeth Marr

Journeys back into work

Elizabeth Marr had severe depression until SAMH supported her into working with people with mental health problems.

One of a series of videos on the subject of supported employment, made by Iriss in partnership with SUSE (Scottish Union of Supported Employment).

For more information on this subject, please see the Journeys Back Into Work website.