Latest from the podcast

24 Nov 2020
Thomas Bartlett and Casey Armstrong, two care experienced young people, talk openly about the subject of mental health as part of a project titled the ‘Mental health and care experienced children…
11 Nov 2020
Neatebox provides smart solutions based on the challenges disabled people face every day. An example is an award-winning free app which allows people to use their mobile phone to push buttons at…
2 Nov 2020
Challenge Poverty Week was held between 5- 11 October this year. The week aims to raise a unified voice against poverty and calls for a more just and equal Scotland.  We spoke to Suzi Murning,…
21 Oct 2020
Your Options Understood (Y.O.U) is an organisation that offers independent advice to those living with a disability, as well as parents and carers. It was set-up by Dr Danielle Farrel to share her…

Iriss resources

ESSS Outline
Evidence summary that provides an overview of recent evidence relating to Covid-19, stress, anxiety, and social care worker's mental health.
Explores the evolving meaning and application of this concept
Learning resource written by Sally Wassell, which explores the evolving meaning and application of attachment.
ESSS Outline
Evidence on developing guidelines and recommendations that organisations are producing with regards to domestic abuse and COVID-19.
A learning resource
Online learning resource aimed at social services practitioners who would like a short introduction into adults at risk of harm and online safety.
ESSS Outline
Examines the developing evidence with specific consideration to conversations around end-of-life care and talking to children.
ESSS Outline
An evidence summary that provides an overview of recent evidence.
Insight 52
This Insight explores policy, research and practice issues about spoken language interpreting in social work, focusing on people who speak limited English.
A short paper on the Making Recovery Real approach, with insight from Louise Christie (SRN) and Ruth Brown (Team Leader and Chair of Making Recovery Real in Dundee.
Background, approach and context

This project was established in response to a request from East Ayrshire Social Work to work with Iriss to explore case recording practice and how records can be more inclusive and…

Main project themes and principles for great recording
Part two of the report highlights key themes explored in workshops, before going on to outline the six key principles for great recording.