Risk

Social media and social service workers

Insight 46

Social media and social service workers
Explores what is understood by 'social media'; perceived risks of using it; opportunities provided; relationship to workforce wellbeing; and future implications for practice.

ISBA 2016: Anything to declare? - Jaynie Mitchell

Iriss.fm, Episode 166

Iriss.fm
Jaynie Mitchell, Director at Inspiring Inclusion (Scotland) shares the experience of her own family of accessing appropriate services and support for her son who was diagnosed with autism as a child.

Risk

Iriss on…

Walking a tightrope
This publication intends to provoke a conversation about the power of embracing risk as a natural part of decision making, and the complexity of sharing risk between professionals and people who access support.

Keeping an eye on the child

Iriss.fm, episode 25

Professor Brigid Daniel's keynote address to the 2012 SCOPT (Scottish Organisation for Practice Teaching) annual conference.

Decision-making and social work in Scotland

The role of evidence and practice wisdom

This report presents the results of a small qualitative study undertaken between February and March 2011. It considers the role of evidence in decision making around risk in social work and what affects this process.

The research aims to shed light on the relationship between evidence and practice wisdom (as an evidence type or integrating vehicle) or professional judgement, and how this relationship shapes decision making.