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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

ESSS Outline
Summary of evidence which examines the interventions for older women experiencing domestic violence and abuse.
ESSS Outline
Explores the evidence around the impact of individual experiential therapies (e.g. animal assisted, play, arts) and EMDR, for young people who have experienced trauma.
A critical history, fifty years after the Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968
A critical history of community social work, fifty years after the Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968.
Supporting intermediary organisations
Iriss was involved in delivering workshops, alongside Corra Foundation, that helped explore with intermediary support organisations their approaches to expressing the impact and outcomes of their…
User involvement in social work education
Story of role-play sessions held between social work students at the University of Strathclyde and members of the service user and carer group.
User involvement in social work education
Olivia Ndoti from the Women's Asylum Support Housing (WASH) project talks to social work students about having No Recourse to Public Funds.
User involvement in social work education
Social work students at GCU take part in a session for their Working with Law and Ethics module, No Recourse to Public Funds.
ESSS Outline
Explores some of the less commonly included evidence from systematic reviews and literature reviews on age and social isolation.
ESSS Outline
Looks at evidence around methods for capturing the impact of social work interventions.
User involvement in social work education
Reflection by students on their experiences of how engaging directly with service users impacted on their learning.