Iriss looking to celebrate community social work

News story posted: 14/09/2017

Iriss logoIriss wants to celebrate community social work in Scotland, showcase what it is and what it can offer in 2017 and beyond, by creating a digital suite of multi-media case studies or stories, grounded in real life context and experience.


Iriss is a charitable company that promotes positive outcomes for the people who use Scotland's social services, by enhancing the capacity and capability of the social services workforce, to access and make use of knowledge and research for service innovation and improvement. For more information about Iriss, please visit: https://www.iriss.org.uk/about


They hope to achieve:


  • Celebration of the achievements of community social work
  • Sharing good practice and learning
  • Greater understanding of what community social work is and has to offer
  • Help influence future policy and practice around what this means specifically for the social work profession


In a second phase, Iriss plans to discuss what this means for the social work profession (and in its relationship with others) in the current context and landscape.


If you are interested in working with Iriss to help produce a case study or story, please read further information about the project and answer four questions: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/JVQPYZC


Please complete these questions no later than Wednesday, 4th October 2017.


Decisions on which stories have been selected will be communicated no later than 20th October 2017.


If you have any questions or would welcome further discussion, please email: kerry.musselbrook@iriss.org.uk or telephone: 0141 559 5062.


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