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4 Mar 2021
Near Me in Social Services is a project Iriss has been leading in partnership with the NHS Near Me team and the Scottish Government Technology Enabled Care (TEC) Programme over Autumn/Winter 2020/…
2 Mar 2021
With a wide network of partners and academic researchers from across Scotland and Europe, the Observatory for Sport in Scotland supports those delivering community sport and activity with…
25 Feb 2021
Near Me in Social Services is a project Iriss has been leading in partnership with the NHS Near Me team and the Scottish Government Technology Enabled Care (TEC) Programme over Autumn/Winter 2020/…
23 Feb 2021
My Support My Choice is a research project led jointly by the Health and Social Care ALLIANCE and Self Directed Support Scotland and funded by Scottish Government, with the aim of understanding…

Iriss resources

A short paper on the Safe and Together approach to tackling domestic abuse with insight from Andrea Davidson, Team Leader in a Children’s Social Work Practice Team.
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.