Resources

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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

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.
ESSS Outline
Explores how newly qualified social workers can be supported in their first year, with a focus on effective supervision.
Insight 46
Explores what is understood by 'social media', perceived risks of using it, opportunities, relationship to workforce wellbeing and future implications for practice.
Insight 45
Examines the impact that participatory approaches have on health, wellbeing and efficiency outcomes; highlighting implications for practice.