Videos

Short videos filmed, commissioned or licensed by Iriss.

Der Weg aus Straftaten - Deutsche Untertitel

Was können wir von jenen Ex-Straffälligen lernen, die sich erfolgreich distanziert haben von ihrer kriminellen Vergangenheit oder "anständige Bürger" wurden?

Dieser Film wurde als Teil eines Projekts produziert, das sich zum Ziel setzt, Wissen zu teilen und das Verständnis dafür zu fördern, warum Menschen letztlich den Ausstieg aus der Kriminalität schaffen.

Road rikoksen - suomalainen tekstitetty

Mitä voimme oppia entisiltä vangeilta, jotka ovat menestyksekkäästi irrottautuneet rikollisuudesta ja päässeet kaidalle polulle?

Tämä elokuva on tuotettu osana projektia, jonka tarkoitus on auttaa ymmärtämään, miksi ihmiset irrottautuvat rikollisuudesta.

Désistant - français Sous-titrée

Quels enseignements peut-on tirer des anciens prisonniers qui ont réussi à renoncer au crime ou qui ont « retrouvé le droit chemin » ?

Ce film a été produit dans le cadre d'un projet visant à partager les connaissances que l'on a des raisons qui poussent certains à abandonner le crime et à en améliorer la compréhension.

The Road from Crime - English subtitled

What can we learn from those former prisoners who have successfully “desisted” from criminal behaviour or “gone straight?”

This film has been produced as part of a project to share knowledge and improve understanding about why people desist from offending.

SASW Social Worker of the Year 2011: Sandy Watt (Part two)

Interview April 2012

Sandy Watt

At the end of March 2012, the Scottish Association of Social Work (SASW) awarded its annual Social Worker of the Year Award 2011 to Sandy Watt, mental health officer at North Lanarkshire Council.

At the award ceremony Sandy was described as "skilled, courteous, ethical and effective" in working with people with mental health challenges.

SASW Social Worker of the Year 2011: Sandy Watt (Part one)

Interview April 2012

Sandy Watt

At the end of March 2012, the Scottish Association of Social Work (SASW) awarded its annual Social Worker of the Year Award 2011 to Sandy Watt, mental health officer at North Lanarkshire Council.

At the award ceremony Sandy was described as "skilled, courteous, ethical and effective" in working with people with mental health challenges.

Digital storytelling - Liam's video CV - Liam Robertson

Liam's video CV demonstrates how someone with autism can use video to help others see beyond the disability

Liam Robertson - star on door

Liam Robertson is 20 years old and has autism. He has a passion for film and would like to pursue a career in the theatre.

In this video Liam talks about his interests and aspirations, attending Scottish Youth Theatre and working in a Barnardo's shop, and he delivers a monologue from Citizen Kane.

Update 2015

In 2015 we caught up to find out how Liam's career in TV and film is progressing.

Digital storytelling - the parents' story - Kenny Robertson, Mary Robertson

Autism: from diagnosis to development to independence and a career…

Kenny and Mary Robertson

Liam Robertson is 20 years old and has autism. His parents talk about Liam's passion for the theatre and the support they received to help Liam develop independence and obtain an NVQ2 in customer service. They also talk about the difficulties encountered in obtaining a diagnosis and their aspirations for his future.

Digital storytelling - personalisation - David Lettice

A social worker explains how video can help us 'see beyond the disability'

David Lettice
"People with disabilities have all sort of skills and abilities and that's what needs to be promoted. We need to get beyond seeing the disability, and I think video's a really good way of doing it."

David Lettice is a social worker with East Renfrewshire Council. He became involved with Liam, a 20 year old man with autism, when his case was transferred from the transitions team to the integrated learning disability team, where David works.