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7 Jun 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/…
31 May 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. The project is producing…
26 May 2021
The Fraser of Allander Institute is undertaking a year-long research project examining the relationship between people with learning disabilities in Scotland and economic outcomes for them and…
6 May 2021
Going out to see bands, clubbing, or seeing friends is part of everyday life for lots of people. However, if you have a learning disability you may need support to do this.  Stay Up Late is a…

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.