Resources

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22 Sep 2020
Passion4Social is a web and graphic design agency which creates sustainable employment opportunities for people with disabilities, or long-term health conditions, which contribute to their feelings…
9 Sep 2020
Kibble is a specialist child and youth care charity and social enterprise that empowers young people through care, education and support. In March of this year we spoke to Dan Johnson, Clinical…
19 Aug 2020
What are the experiences of those with disabilities working on the frontline during Covid-19? Michael McEwan interviews Scott Kennedy, Lynn Murdoch and David Ross, who speak about how they've…
4 Aug 2020
The 2020 Paralympic Games were due to be held in Tokyo this year over August and September, but have been rescheduled for 2021.   How has this affected the organisations and athletes involved?…

Iriss resources

A short paper on duty of candour in social services, with insight from Jackie Weston, Director of Care at Care Concern Group.
Four stories from the emerging workforce
Four stories that beautifully illustrate what everyday leadership looks like from the frontline - and the difference it can make to the lives of people that are supported.
A short paper on recording practice in social work, with insight from Sharon Laing, Service Manager Corporate Parenting, East Ayrshire Council.
Insight 49
Social pedagogy chimes with Kilbrandon’s conception of social education, but also offers a suggestive framework within which to locate current policies.
Exploring Scotland’s Health and Social Care Standards
A summary of the work of Iriss and partners in the implementation of the health and social care standards.
Insight 48
Outlines research to support practitioners working with high-risk offenders. It draws on relevant literature to inform understanding of: persons who commit sexually abusive behaviours; approaches to…
ESSS Outline
This evidence summary reports on the elements thought to contribute to a healing environment for children who have experienced trauma.
ESSS Outline
This evidence summary looks at how schools can support early intervention to prevent children and young people from entering care.
Scoping review
A summary of findings from an initial scoping review addressing how practice is recorded within social work in Scotland.
Insight 47
Explores the particularities of the rural context, the policy framework, and goes on to describe approaches that can be used to help social workers living and working in rural Scotland.