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

Project evaluation
Part 3 brings together the learning of the project.
ESSS Outline
An evidence summary that provides an overview of evidence relating to digital inclusion, exclusion and participation.
An online learning resource
This learning resource is for people working in social services who are looking to develop their skills in finding and using evidence.
A short paper on self-care in health and social care, with insight from a children and families social worker at North Ayrshire Council.
ESSS Outline
Evidence summary that addresses the impact of intergenerational activities on older participants.
National and international resources for social services practitioners
National and international resources for social services practitioners.
ESSS Outline
An evidence summary that provides an overview of evidence relating to adolescent to parent violence and abuse (APVA).
ESSS Outline
Evidence outline that seeks to understand how we talk about abuse from a service perspective and what are the current gaps in provision.
Insight 51
Details the immigration status of children and young people, the legislative and policy framework, the number of unaccompanied children and young people, and lessons for social work policy and…
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.