Part of the IRISS What Works: Putting Research Into Practice series, Peter Beresford discusses how user involvement in public service design and management has been widely promoted as a means of improving the quality and responsiveness of services. It focuses particularly on the role of the user in service planning. The event was held on 20th January, 2010.
Part of the IRISS Masterclass series, this podcast covers a talk by Euan Semple about embedding social media in the workplace. The event was held in Glasgow on 15 January, 2010.
A part of the IRISS Masterclass series, this podcast features David Gurteen talking about the Gurteen Knowledge Cafe. The event was held on 19 February, 2010.
Podcast of a talk by Robin Sen from the Glasgow School of Social Work on the subject of managing contact for children outside of parental care, and the challenges and possibilities involved.
A part of the IRISS What Works: Putting Research into Practice workshops, this podcast details Miles Rinaldi speaking about what evidence exists for people with mental health problems and the issue of returning to work.
Recorded as part of the IRISS Masterclass Series workshops, this podcast details what next practice can offer to people using social services. Geoff Mulgan focuses on two main areas - productivity in the workplace and tools for innovation.
Helen Minnis is Senior Lecturer in Child Psychiatry at the University of Glasgow. Her research among looked after children led to her interest in Reactive Attachment Disorder for which she has achieved an international reputation. Her work in this field has included development and validation of new standardised assessment tools.
This podcast presents Professor Richard Hugman speaking about international social work. There is also a PowerPoint presentation to accompany this podcast.
This podcast is taken from the ‘Forgotten Citizens’ Conference held in Glasgow on the 17th June. It features Dorothy Atkinson and Mabel Cooper, who share their experiences of working alongside one another to find out about Mabel’s past in long stay institutions in England. They talk about the stories Mabel’s family had uncovered and also how Mabel feels about the institutions she had been in.
This podcast is taken from the ''Glasgow School of Social Work Research Seminar Series" held on the 9th October, and features Alan Baird, President of the Association of Directors of Social Work and Director of Social Work, Dundee City Council talks about Changing Lives in the context of what the ADSW is doing to reinvigorate the agenda and progress on personalisation of services.