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22 Jul 2021
In this episode we speak to Andrew Morrall, Customer Engagement Manager at Disclosure Scotland, about the organisation’s safeguarding role and the different levels of disclosure used across social…
15 Jul 2021
The social services sector is growing and this means there are opportunities for people looking for a new career, whether that’s people changing jobs or people who are just starting out. So what are…
29 Jun 2021
Care Opinion is a social enterprise which gives citizens a platform to air their views and opinions on health and care services. It aims to make care services better for everyone.  Fraser Gilmore,…
16 Jun 2021
What is the historical understanding of Gypsy/Travellers and what has the relationship been between social work and Gypsy Traveller communities?  In this webinar recording, Annie Bryant, a criminal…

Iriss resources

ESSS Outline
This Outline looks at how providers of leisure activities can improve accessibility and inclusivity for people with disabilities and their carers.
ESSS Outline
Explores the evidence around models of collaborative practice involving health and social care, social work and police services in relation to work to support and protect vulnerable adults with…
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.