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11 Oct 2021
The Minister for Mental Wellbeing and Social Care, Kevin Stewart MSP, officially launched a recovery conversation cafe toolkit for organisations and services. Developed by the Scottish Recovery…
21 Sep 2021
The  Scottish Commission for People with Learning Disabilities (SCLD) has launched an app, Human Rights Town, to help people with learning disabilities understand their human rights.   The …
8 Sep 2021
Lifelong Links is a project led by Family Rights Group and delivered by local authorities. It supports children and young people in care to connect with and develop relationships with family members…
17 Aug 2021
The research project – Coronavirus and people with learning disabilities – is a UK wide study which has been exploring the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on people with learning disabilities. In…

Iriss resources

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.
ESSS Outline
Looks at the relationship between poverty and engagement with transitional support interventions for young people with disabilities.