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26 Nov 2021
Cop 26, the global United Nations climate change conference took place this month in Glasgow. What is the impact of the climate emergency on disabled people and how do they have their voices heard…
22 Nov 2021
The Centre for Public Impact, Healthcare Improvement Scotland and Iriss are together delivering events in November and December 2021 that will explore how a Human Learning Systems approach can…
11 Nov 2021
Cop 26, the global United Nations climate change conference is underway in Glasgow, Each country will bring their plans for reducing emissions and combatting climate change.   As a people, community…
11 Oct 2021
The Minister for Mental Wellbeing and Social Care, Kevin Stewart MSP, officially launched a recovery conversation cafe toolkit for organisations and services. Developed by the Scottish Recovery…

Iriss resources

Insight 41
A summary of the history and evidence around relationship-based practice in social work.
ESSS Outline
Explores the challenges facing local authorities when seeking to implement brokerage models of self directed support in rural Scottish communities.
conversation openers
A tool that provides a framework for open, honest conversations about partnerships.
ESSS Outline
Identifies evidence around recruitment strategies from voluntary social care and other relevant sectors and industries.
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.
ESSS Outline
Explores distributed approaches to leadership in the context of childcare and early years settings. It provides some background to Scottish policy priorities and principles of leadership and…
A conversation with Gill McIvor and Hannah Graham

Hannah Graham and Gill McIvor from the Scottish Centre for Criminal Justice Research (SCCJR) talks to Michelle Drumm from Iriss about the Iriss Insight they co-authored on the use of electronic…

a series of conversations with families supported by the team
Conversations with families and practitioners about how a social pedagogy model makes a difference to parents and children.
ESSS Outline
Identifies evidence around social work placements and the differences and similarities between statutory and voluntary placements.
ESSS Outline
Identifies evidence relating to the relationship between adults who access child sexual abuse images online and those who commit contact offences.