The stories from the Iriss and Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) leadership and supervision project have been published, alongside the detail on the process and approach used.
‘Effective Supervision is the cornerstone of safe social work practice. There is no substitute for it’
Lord Laming in his Inquiry report into the death of Victoria Climbié (2003)
This report describes the rationale, process and learning from a project led by Iriss which explored the topic of supervision with a group of six partners from across the social services sector. The purpose of this report is to share the learning gathered through the project to provide some evidence, inspiration, and pointers for those interested in improving supervision.
Iriss's Leading Change in Supervision project aimed to explore the topic of supervision with six partners from across social services, and to highlight the challenges and enablers for changing supervision.
The final report and case studies, as well as an Iriss Insight - Achieving effective supervision - have been published.
This Insight looks at intensive supervision, surveillance and monitoring of young people.
This Insight was completed in partnership with Sarah MacQueen of the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research (SCCJR) and Paul Rigby of the Criminal Justice Social Work Development Centre (CJSW).
This resource guides users through the various stages involved in the provision of a throughcare service to prisoners, from the point of sentence through to release and supervision within the community.
Mike Nellis, Professor of Criminal and Community Justice, Glasgow School of Social Work.
Recorded at Connected Practice Symposium, Human Services in the Network Society, Changes, Challenges and Opportunities. The Institute for Advanced Studies, Glasgow 14-15 September 2009.
This episode might be of interest to anyone involved in student practice learning within the workplace. Although its focus is on social work practice, the model described could be adapted for use within a wide range of other professional contexts.