Prevention

Impact of women specific interventions

ESSS Outline

ESSS Outline Impact of  women specific interventions
Summarises evidence relating to the effectiveness of women specific interventions in addressing complex needs and the role they may play as preventative strategies in children's services.

Tackling loneliness and isolation

Tackling loneliness and isolation
The subject of loneliness and isolation is one we're hearing a lot about recently. Monarch Mobility speaks about Iriss' resources on the topic.

Homelessness: Pathways and Prevention resource published

Between June 2014 and April 2015, Iriss led a project to explore the perceptions of, and approaches to, innovation in homelessness prevention in Scotland. Through engagement with a variety of partners including local authorities, third sector, health and Scottish Government, the project captured key messages from a collection of approaches which help support people affected by homelessness.

Plan P prompt cards published

We have published a set of cards that have been designed for those who work with or support older people. The cards have been produced as part of Plan P, an Iriss project focusing on preventing social isolation and loneliness amongst older people.

Understanding Resilience

Resilience and the value of protective factors in planning to support vulnerable children

Woman and child in protective embrace

The objective of this learning object is to understand the concept of 'resilience' and the value of 'protective factors' in planning to support vulnerable children. This resource contains information on risk, research evidence, protective factors and the ecological model as well as resilient children and protective environments.

Tackling volatile substance abuse in Scotland

A training programme for the social care workforce

Paint cans

This training programme for the social care workforce carries detailed information about solvent and volatile substance abuse, together with a range of materials that you can download and refer to again and again. This resource also contains audio interviews, videos, factsheets and in-depth training materials that you'll be able to take away and use in the training of others.