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Developing emotional intelligence, resilience and skills for maintaining personal wellbeing in students of health and social care

This resource sheet has been developed by the Mental Health in Higher Education project (mhhe), in conjunction with the Social Policy and Social Work Subject Centre of the Higher Education Academy (SWAP). It aims to raise awareness of the need for a focus on: developing emotional intelligence, enhancing resilience and those qualities that underpin it, and maintaining personal wellbeing for students who will become practitioners in health and social care. It outlines the rationale for highlighting these issues across the disciplines, and provides some pointers to examples of current practice and resources.

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Students as mentors: Changing the next generation

This document provides some exemplar case studies that have been extracted from data collected for a research project. The project explored undergraduate students’ experiences of volunteer mentoring as an extra-curricula activity and the influence this had on their studies. The students were participants in a scheme that provides mentoring for young people looked after by local authorities.

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Students as mentors: changing the next generation

This is a Powerpoint presentation from our part of a workshop session at JSWEC 2011. The session gave an overview of the research project with a focus on how we had drawn on Web2 technology in data collection and SWAPBox as a mode of dissemination.

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IRISS Podcast: An Inspector’s view: quantifying intervention and outcomes

Longitudinal research seminar took place The Scottish Universities Insight Institute, Glasgow, on the 20th and 21st of April 2011. The intention was to identify the core constituents of a robust longitudinal design that would be fit for the evaluation of the efficacy of everyday professional intervention aimed at improving the lives of vulnerable children. The intention was also to explore the type and range of data that is required to capture fundamental aspects of everyday multi-professional intervention and child well-being. On the basis of this we identify the most appropriate measures to capture intervention and child well-being and develop a robust analytical package for capturing outcomes over the short, medium and longer term. An Inspector’s view: quantifying intervention and outcomes. Emma McWilliam, Her Majesty’s Inspectorate for Education

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IRISS Podcast: Assessing the feasibility of linking datasets

The evaluation of everyday multi-professional intervention to safeguard and promote the well-being of vulnerable children is limited and restricts both operational planning and professional intervention. The core aim of this programme are to contribute to the development of a platform that will support better understanding of the routes from intervention to outcomes for vulnerable children through utilising administrative datasets and longitudinal research. Phil Anderson is the head of the Data Linkage Unit facilitates the development and analysis of data in order to support whole-of-government and whole-of-life approaches to policy. The Unit achieves this by investigating data linkage and analytical methods, by undertaking data linkage and analyses of linked data sets, and by providing leadership and assistance to analyses undertaken elsewhere within the AIHW in close collaboration with subject matter staff. His presentation title is: "Assessing the feasibility of linking datasets".

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IRISS Podcast: Being included

Being included - 21 years of Central Englad People First by Ian Davies, Craig Hart and Catherine O'Byrne Scottish Conference on Inclusive Learning Disability Research

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IRISS Podcast: Child protection and disabled children: lessons from a scoping study

Child protection and disabled children: lessons from a scoping study. Kirsten Stalker, Professor, University of Strathclyde. Scottish Child Care and Protection Network

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IRISS Podcast: Closing Address

Mike Devenney, Principal, University of the Highlands and Islands, Moray College. Critical Skills for Critical Times conference and workshop organised by Moray Collaborative Learning Network, held at Moray College, 17th March 2011.

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IRISS Podcast: Conference Introduction: Why Now? Imperatives for change & the role of the SSSC

As part of a programme to foster better use of technology in the social services, IRISS, SSSC and the Learning Networks have organised a conference and exhibition on Friday 25 February 2011. The conference offered a range of workshops aimed at demystifying the use and range of learning technologies. It also offered assistance in developing cost efficient and accessible solutions for the social services workforce. Anna Fowlie is Chief Executive of the SSSC. Before that she headed up the Scottish Government team improving outcomes for Looked After Children. She has also worked for COSLA.

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IRISS Podcast: Current data collection and linkage in Glasgow Child Protection Committee area

The evaluation of everyday multi-professional intervention to safeguard and promote the well-being of vulnerable children is limited and restricts both operational planning and professional intervention. The core aim of this programme are to contribute to the development of a platform that will support better understanding of the routes from intervention to outcomes for vulnerable children through utilising administrative datasets and longitudinal research. Paul is presently seconded from Glasgow social work where he works as a researcher in the child protection team. His work in Glasgow involves research and evaluation projects contributing to the development of evidence based practice in a variety of child protection areas in the city - these have included the use of computer assisted interviewing for gathering the views of children; the use of the Graded Care Profile as an assessment of neglect and the interface between child protection and criminal justice and addictions services. Paul is presently involved in the development of policy and research initiatives in relation to child trafficking in Glasgow. He has also worked in a research capacity in a Community Justice Authority and various local authorities designing and managing youth and criminal justice practice evaluations. Prior to entering the world of research Paul was a social worker and senior in a criminal justice team in Edinburgh, including a short secondment to the Scottish Executive criminal justice policy development. His presentation title is: Current data collection and linkage in Glasgow Child Protection Committee area.

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IRISS Podcast: Developing outcomes framework for monitoring and evaluation

The evaluation of everyday multi-professional intervention to safeguard and promote the well-being of vulnerable children is limited and restricts both operational planning and professional intervention. The core aim of this programme are to contribute to the development of a platform that will support better understanding of the routes from intervention to outcomes for vulnerable children through utilising administrative datasets and longitudinal research. David is Head of Performance Improvement & Consultancy for Action for children. David holds the strategic lead for safeguarding and demonstrating impact within Action for Children. He has developed an impact strategy and led the organisation’s research partnership around neglect of children. David has extensive project management experience and qualifications in delivering strategic and operational input around a variety of children’s services issues across the UK. His presentation title is: Developing outcomes framework for monitoring and evaluation

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IRISS Podcast: Discretion in local authorities

Dr Tony Evans is a national member of the SPRING steering group. He is an Associate Professor in the School of Health and Social Studies at the University of Warwick. He previously taught at Southampton, York and Oxford Brookes. Before this he worked as a social worker in mental health, and subsequently in forensic social work in the health service. Before training as a social worker he worked in policy development, and community representation in social services and the health service. His research interests focus on: practice research and professional knowledge; discretion, policy and professional practice; and community care and mental health. Tony's interests in practice research focus on: discretion and the impact of service organisation, policy and procedures on professional practice; and ethics and professional practice and service user rights, particularly in mental health. Alongside his membership of SPRING he is also involved with the Managerialism and Social Services Interest Group based at the University of Warwick.

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IRISS Podcast: Exploring outcomes: the Millennium Cohort Study (MCS)

Longitudinal research seminar took place The Scottish Universities Insight Institute, Glasgow, on the 20th and 21st of April 2011. The intention was to identify the core constituents of a robust longitudinal design that would be fit for the evaluation of the efficacy of everyday professional intervention aimed at improving the lives of vulnerable children. The intention was also to explore the type and range of data that is required to capture fundamental aspects of everyday multi-professional intervention and child well-being. On the basis of this we identify the most appropriate measures to capture intervention and child well-being and develop a robust analytical package for capturing outcomes over the short, medium and longer term. Exploring outcomes: the Millennium Cohort Study (MCS). Lisa Calderwood, Senior Survey Manager, MCS

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IRISS Podcast: Glasgow Parenting Support Framework Evaluation: school readiness and longitudinal trajectories using the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) and linked health data

Longitudinal research seminar took place The Scottish Universities Insight Institute, Glasgow, on the 20th and 21st of April 2011. The intention was to identify the core constituents of a robust longitudinal design that would be fit for the evaluation of the efficacy of everyday professional intervention aimed at improving the lives of vulnerable children. The intention was also to explore the type and range of data that is required to capture fundamental aspects of everyday multi-professional intervention and child well-being. On the basis of this we identify the most appropriate measures to capture intervention and child well-being and develop a robust analytical package for capturing outcomes over the short, medium and longer term. Glasgow Parenting Support Framework Evaluation: school readiness and longitudinal trajectories using the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) and linked health data. Lucy Thompson, Public Health Resource Unit, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

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IRISS Podcast: Good governance in data sharing and data linkage for research and evaluation purposes

The evaluation of everyday multi-professional intervention to safeguard and promote the well-being of vulnerable children is limited and restricts both operational planning and professional intervention. The core aim of this programme are to contribute to the development of a platform that will support better understanding of the routes from intervention to outcomes for vulnerable children through utilising administrative datasets and longitudinal research. Graeme Laurie is Professor of Medical Jurisprudence at the University of Edinburgh and Director of the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Research Centre for Studies in Intellectual Property and Technology Law. His research interests include the role of law in promoting and regulating science, medicine and technology. He was the Chair of the permanent Ethics and Governance Council of UK Biobank from 2006-2010 and currently the Chair of the Privacy Advisory Committee in Scotland. His presentation title is: "Good governance in data sharing and data linkage for research and evaluation purposes"

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IRISS Podcast: Health inequalities

Health Inequalities - Kathryn MacIver Scottish Conference on Inclusive Learning Disability Research

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IRISS Podcast: If you can do it in schools, could you do it for social services?

As part of a programme to foster better use of technology in the social services, IRISS, SSSC and the Learning Networks have organised a conference and exhibition on Friday 25 February 2011. The conference offered a range of workshops aimed at demystifying the use and range of learning technologies. It also offered assistance in developing cost efficient and accessible solutions for the social services workforce. In August 2010 at Cedars, Fraser successfully led the world’s first 1:1 deployment of iPads in a whole-school setting. He will explain the rationale behind the decision to invest in iPads and describe their impact on teaching and learning at Cedars School of Excellence in Greenock. Fraser Speirs is Director of Connected Flow, Ltd. He is also the Head of Computing and IT at Cedars School of Excellence in Greenock, Scotland. He has previously worked at the University of Glasgow on IT projects supporting the Large Hadron Collider experiment at CERN.

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IRISS Podcast: Improving child protection, messages for research

Robin Sen currently works as a Lecturer in Child and Family Social Work at Sheffield. Prior to that he was a Teaching Fellow at the University of Strathclyde for three and a half years. His practice background is as a children and families practitioner in Glasgow, where he had a particular focus on working with looked after and accommodated children. He is also a qualified Practice Teacher in social work. Dr Pam Green Lister is Course Director of the Masters in Social Work Course. She mainly teaches undergraduate and postgraduate students on qualifying social work courses, but is also involved in research teaching on other masters courses. Her main areas of teaching are social work theory and practice and child protection. Her research interests are in the fields of social work education and child protection. She is currently involved in an evaluation of the social work degree in England, funded by the Department of Health, having previously undertaken research funded by Social Policy and Social Work Higher Education Academy and the Scottish Institute for Excellence in Social Work Education.

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IRISS Podcast: Inspiring Desistance? Arts projects in Scottish prisons

Professor Fergus McNeill, Glasgow School of Social Work. Explores the implications for criminal justice social work of the recent report of the Independent Prisons Commission, 'Scotland's Choice'. Examines whether the idea of offenders paying back in the community represents a necessary and sufficient underpinning rationale for the use of community penalties and, more generally, for the future development of criminal justice social work. Glasgow School of Social Work Research Seminar Series: 22nd March 2011.

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IRISS Podcast: Introduction to the data linkage and mining conference

The evaluation of everyday multi-professional intervention to safeguard and promote the well-being of vulnerable children is limited and restricts both operational planning and professional intervention. The core aim of this programme are to contribute to the development of a platform that will support better understanding of the routes from intervention to outcomes for vulnerable children through utilising administrative datasets and longitudinal research. Janice McGhee teaches areas include social work and the law, psychology and human development. Current research interests are related to child welfare policy and law, the Children's Hearings system and the impact of recent child protection legislation. She has substantial practice experience in a range of settings. These include a local authority social work centre, an emergency duty team providing an out-of-hours service and as a senior social worker in a London teaching hospital.

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IRISS Podcast: Ireland's Inclusive Research Network...where we've come from... where we want to go

Ireland's Inclusive Research Network.... Where we've come from... Where we want to go.. - Marie Wolfe, Ger Minogue and Rob Hopkins

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IRISS Podcast: Karl Stern and associates

Karl Stern of Perth and Kinross Council chairs a panel discussion with Paul Henderson (Service Manager for People with Learning Disabilities) and Kim Marshall (carer).

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IRISS Podcast: Key issues for longitudinal research design: lessons from Growing Up in Scotland (GUS)

Longitudinal research seminar took place The Scottish Universities Insight Institute, Glasgow, on the 20th and 21st of April 2011. The intention was to identify the core constituents of a robust longitudinal design that would be fit for the evaluation of the efficacy of everyday professional intervention aimed at improving the lives of vulnerable children. The intention was also to explore the type and range of data that is required to capture fundamental aspects of everyday multi-professional intervention and child well-being. On the basis of this we identify the most appropriate measures to capture intervention and child well-being and develop a robust analytical package for capturing outcomes over the short, medium and longer term. Key issues for longitudinal research design: lessons from Growing Up in Scotland (GUS) . Paul Bradshaw, Scottish Centre for Social Research

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IRISS Podcast: Key issues for longitudinal research: a view from overseas, the Canadian National Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth (CNLSCY)

Longitudinal research seminar took place The Scottish Universities Insight Institute, Glasgow, on the 20th and 21st of April 2011. The intention was to identify the core constituents of a robust longitudinal design that would be fit for the evaluation of the efficacy of everyday professional intervention aimed at improving the lives of vulnerable children. The intention was also to explore the type and range of data that is required to capture fundamental aspects of everyday multi-professional intervention and child well-being. On the basis of this we identify the most appropriate measures to capture intervention and child well-being and develop a robust analytical package for capturing outcomes over the short, medium and longer term. Key issues for longitudinal research: a view from overseas, the Canadian National Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth (CNLSCY). Stephanie Lalonde, Chief, CNLSCY

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IRISS Podcast: Keys to our research: unlocking the doors to a better future

Keys to Our Research: Unlocking the Doors to a Better Future - Ian Brookes, Sylvia Archibald and Kerry McInnes Scottish Conference on Inclusive Learning Disability Research

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IRISS Podcast: Linking national health services data: ISD and the Scottish Health Informatics Programmes

The evaluation of everyday multi-professional intervention to safeguard and promote the well-being of vulnerable children is limited and restricts both operational planning and professional intervention. The core aim of this programme are to contribute to the development of a platform that will support better understanding of the routes from intervention to outcomes for vulnerable children through utilising administrative datasets and longitudinal research. Stephen Pavis joined the Information Services Division (ISD) of National Services Scotland, NHS in 2003 and currently holds the post of Head of Programmes. His portfolio includes responsibility for the development of the Scottish Health Information Service, Medical Record Linkage, NHS Information Governance, and ISD's contribution to Scottish Health Informatics Programmes (SHIP). Previous roles within ISD have included Programme Principal for the Long Term Conditions, Social Care, and Drug and Alcohol Misuse. His presentation title is: Linking national health services data: ISD and the Scottish Health Informatics Programmes.

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IRISS Podcast: Local Context

Calum MacPherson, Area Manager, HIE Moray. Critical Skills for Critical Times and conference and workshop organised by Moray Collaborative Learning Network, held at Moray College, 17th March 2011.

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IRISS Podcast: Making Sense Of Child & Family Assessment

Making Sense Of Child & Family Assessment. Contemporary issues in child protection seminar series, Duncan Helm at Perth Concert Hall

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IRISS Podcast: Making use of routine date: lessons learned from the Getting It Right For Every Child pathfinder evaluation

The evaluation of everyday multi-professional intervention to safeguard and promote the well-being of vulnerable children is limited and restricts both operational planning and professional intervention. The core aim of this programme are to contribute to the development of a platform that will support better understanding of the routes from intervention to outcomes for vulnerable children through utilising administrative datasets and longitudinal research. Presentation title: Making use of routine date: lessons learned from the Getting It Right For Every Child pathfinder evaluation.

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IRISS Podcast: Marriage, divorce or civil partnership: the evidence for integration

Alison Petch's (Director, IRISS) presentation to the annual ADSW Conference at Crieff Hydro on 20th May, 2011. Marriage, divorce or civil partnership: the evidence for integration Note: This recording is of lower than normal sound quality. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

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IRISS Podcast: National statistical data returns: linking individual data for looked after children

The evaluation of everyday multi-professional intervention to safeguard and promote the well-being of vulnerable children is limited and restricts both operational planning and professional intervention. The core aim of this programme are to contribute to the development of a platform that will support better understanding of the routes from intervention to outcomes for vulnerable children through utilising administrative datasets and longitudinal research. Gary Sutton's presentation title was "National statistical data returns: linking individual data for looked after children".

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IRISS Podcast: Nick Andrews

The Welsh perspective on personalisation from Nick Andrews of Swansea Council. At Perth & Kinross Council Personalisation Event, Perth Concert Hall

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IRISS Podcast: Opening Keynote

As part of a programme to foster better use of technology in the social services, IRISS, SSSC and the Learning Networks have organised a conference and exhibition on Friday 25 February 2011. The conference offered a range of workshops aimed at demystifying the use and range of learning technologies. It also offered assistance in developing cost efficient and accessible solutions for the social services workforce. Steph Gray, as far as we know, was the first person in central government employed to deploy and embed social media skills and techniques across the organisation. He is now Director of Helpful Technology Ltd, a digital innovation agency, helping clients to use digital tools and techniques to work more effectively and save money.

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IRISS Podcast: Public criminology: academics engaging with public life

This discussion explores the role and value of criminology, and academia more broadly, in a democratic society. The recent publication by Ian Loader and Richard Sparks, Public Criminology?, is taken as the starting point for discussion, and after outlining some of the key points of the book, participants respond with their own experiences and perspectives. Participating in this recording are: Richard Sparks, Professor of Criminology (University of Edinburgh, Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research) Sarah Armstrong, Research Fellow (University of Glasgow, Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research) Ian Loader, Professor of Criminology (University of Oxford, Director of the Centre of Criminology) Fergus McNeill, Professor of Criminology and Social Work (University of Glasgow, Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research) Jonathan Simon, Professor of Law (University of California Berkley) For further details of the book under discussion - Public Criminology? – see http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415445504/. Jonathan Simon's blog 'Governing Through Crime', discussed in the recording, is available at governingthroughcrime.blogspot.com. Note: This recording is part of a discussion series which aims to encourage and capture discussion and debate, and to share academic thinking and research findings as widely as possible. The project is supported by the Higher Education Academy: C-SAP Network, Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research (SCCJR) and the Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services (IRISS).

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IRISS Podcast: Setting the Scene for Change

Richard Murray, Senior Economic Adviser, Scottish Government. Critical Skills for Critical Times and conference and workshop organised by Moray Collaborative Learning Network, held at Moray College, 17th March 2011.

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IRISS Podcast: Social work perspective: a longitudinal study of children at risk of significant harm

Longitudinal research seminar took place The Scottish Universities Insight Institute, Glasgow, on the 20th and 21st of April 2011. The intention was to identify the core constituents of a robust longitudinal design that would be fit for the evaluation of the efficacy of everyday professional intervention aimed at improving the lives of vulnerable children. The intention was also to explore the type and range of data that is required to capture fundamental aspects of everyday multi-professional intervention and child well-being. On the basis of this we identify the most appropriate measures to capture intervention and child well-being and develop a robust analytical package for capturing outcomes over the short, medium and longer term. Social work perspective: a longitudinal study of children at risk of significant harm. Marian Brandon, University of East Anglia

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IRISS Podcast: The Improvement Service, Collaboration and Learning

Colin Mair, Chief Executive, Improvement Service. Critical Skills for Critical Times and conference and workshop organised by Moray Collaborative Learning Network, held at Moray College, 17th March 2011.

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IRISS Podcast: The Scottish context: gaps in understanding what's effective in meeting children's needs for care and protection

The evaluation of everyday multi-professional intervention to safeguard and promote the well-being of vulnerable children is limited and restricts both operational planning and professional intervention. The core aim of this programme are to contribute to the development of a platform that will support better understanding of the routes from intervention to outcomes for vulnerable children through utilising administrative datasets and longitudinal research. Phil Raines is the Head of the Child Protection Policy Team in the Scottish Government and is leading the work around the change and updating of the Scottish Child Protection guidelines. Over his seven years in the Scottish civil service and prior to his current role, he has also held posts in European Structural Funds and economic strategy implementation. His presentation title is: "the Scottish context: gaps in understanding what’s effective in meeting children’s needs for care and protection"

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IRISS Podcast: The Scottish context: scale, scope and potential

The evaluation of everyday multi-professional intervention to safeguard and promote the well-being of vulnerable children is limited and restricts both operational planning and professional intervention. The core aim of this programme are to contribute to the development of a platform that will support better understanding of the routes from intervention to outcomes for vulnerable children through utilising administrative datasets and longitudinal research. Presentation title: "The Scottish context: scale, scope and potential" Fiona Mitchell is co-ordinator for the Scottish Child Care and Protection Network (SCCPN). The Scottish Child Care and Protection Network is a collaborative network of academics and key stakeholders in child care and protection. The network fosters connections, collaboration and the coordination of activities that promote the use of research evidence in child care and protection practice in Scotland.

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IRISS Podcast: The same as you? Evaluation

The same as you? Evaluation - Steve Robertson, Sandy Galbraith, Chloe Trew, Marion Thompson and Dr Lisa Curtice, director of SCLD Scottish Conference on Inclusive Learning Disability Research

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IRISS Podcast: Using routine healthcare data for longitudinal analyses

Longitudinal research seminar took place The Scottish Universities Insight Institute, Glasgow, on the 20th and 21st of April 2011. The intention was to identify the core constituents of a robust longitudinal design that would be fit for the evaluation of the efficacy of everyday professional intervention aimed at improving the lives of vulnerable children. The intention was also to explore the type and range of data that is required to capture fundamental aspects of everyday multi-professional intervention and child well-being. On the basis of this we identify the most appropriate measures to capture intervention and child well-being and develop a robust analytical package for capturing outcomes over the short, medium and longer term. Using routine healthcare data for longitudinal analyses. Ruth Gilbert, Director, Centre for Evidence-based Child Health, Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics and MRC Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health, University College London - Institute of Child Health

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IRISS Podcast: Vicarious traumatisation or vicarious transformation?

Dr Arash Toosheh PhD Researcher in Psychotraumatology at Glasgow School of Social Work. Arash obtained his qualification in 2010. He was supervised by Dr Pam Green Lister and professor Andy Kendrick. Arash is originally from Iran and brings a unique multi-cultural perspective to social work.

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IRISS Podcast: Visualising data

The evaluation of everyday multi-professional intervention to safeguard and promote the well-being of vulnerable children is limited and restricts both operational planning and professional intervention. The core aim of this programme are to contribute to the development of a platform that will support better understanding of the routes from intervention to outcomes for vulnerable children through utilising administrative datasets and longitudinal research. Rikke Iversholt is a member of IRISS Innovation & Improvement team, she contributes to the development of tools, training and interventions that supports and enables the sustainable transformation of social services in Scotland. Rikke leads on the programme’s data visualization project, for which the objective is to provide new ways for social services staff to understand and gain insights into data that enables them to make better decisions about their service provision.

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IRISS Podcast: Welcome Back!

As part of a programme to foster better use of technology in the social services, IRISS, SSSC and the Learning Networks have organised a conference and exhibition on Friday 25 February 2011. The conference offered a range of workshops aimed at demystifying the use and range of learning technologies. It also offered assistance in developing cost efficient and accessible solutions for the social services workforce. Gavin Oattes is the owner and MD of Tree of Knowledge, Scotland’s leading motivational training organisation. A former primary school teacher and stand-up comedian, Gav is now recognised as one of the top speakers in the country. His passion for inspiring others is infectious and he’s renowned for quite literally making a difference in people’s lives. Hugely entertaining and massively thought provoking, Gav empowers his audience to believe that anything is possible.

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IRISS Podcast: Welcome and Introductions by Alison Petch

As part of a programme to foster better use of technology in the social services, IRISS, SSSC and the Learning Networks have organised a conference and exhibition on Friday 25 February 2011. The conference offered a range of workshops aimed at demystifying the use and range of learning technologies. It also offered assistance in developing cost efficient and accessible solutions for the social services workforce. Alison Petch, Director of IRISS, has spent most of her career involved with research and policy, latterly in health and social care. She welcomed and chaired the day.

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IRISS Podcast: Welcome and introduction by Alison Petch

Welcome and introduction by Alison Petch, Director IRISS Scottish Conference on Inclusive Learning Disability Research

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IRISS Podcast: Welcome and introduction from the chair, Brigid Daniel

Longitudinal research seminar took place The Scottish Universities Insight Institute, Glasgow, on the 20th and 21st of April 2011. The intention was to identify the core constituents of a robust longitudinal design that would be fit for the evaluation of the efficacy of everyday professional intervention aimed at improving the lives of vulnerable children. The intention was also to explore the type and range of data that is required to capture fundamental aspects of everyday multi-professional intervention and child well-being. On the basis of this we identify the most appropriate measures to capture intervention and child well-being and develop a robust analytical package for capturing outcomes over the short, medium and longer term. Welcome and introduction from the chair. Brigid Daniel, University of Stirling

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IRISS Podcast: Wendy Harrington and Joe Gough

A practitioner's view on personalisation at Perth Concert Hall, organised by Perth & Kinross Council Personalisation Event

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IRISS Podcast: What lessons can be learned by the police and partner agencies? A presentation on the recommendations of child abuse inquiries in respect of the police force

What lessons can be learned by the police and partner agencies? A presentation on the recommendations of child abuse inquiries in respect of the police force. Dr. Pam Green Lister, senior lecturer, University of Strathclyde.

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IRISS Podcast: Working With Men Who Are Violent In Relationships

Working With Men Who Are Violent In Relationships Contemporary issues in child protection seminar series, Dave Morran at University of Stirling

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IRISS Podcast: Working With Parental Mental Health Problems.

Working With Parental Mental Health Problems. Contemporary issues in child protection seminar series, Bryony Beresford at University of Stirling

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IRISS Podcast: Young People's Views of The Child Protection System

Young People's Views of The Child Protection System. Richard Wolfson at Perth Concert Hall. Contemporary issues in child protection seminar series - Scottish Child Care and Protection Network

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IRISS Podcast: Young runaways

Fiona Mitchell is the co-ordinator for the Scottish Child Care and Protection Network (http://www.sccpn.stir.ac.uk/). In this clip she talks about an evaluation to explore the most effective ways of delivering Return Home Welfare Interviews (RHWI) for young runaways, which Fiona was involve in along with Margaret Malloch and Cheryl Burgess (University of Stirling) and Vanessa Chan, Jane Eunson, Lorraine Murray (IPSOS Mori Scotland). The evaluation focused solely on the role of the police in delivering RHWIs so is unable to draw comparisons with delivery by other agencies. The evaluation looked at the operation of a pilot as implemented by Grampian police force in Aberdeen City and Elgin, and one area in Aberdeenshire (Fraserburgh) formed the control area for comparison with original practice in Grampian and current practice outwith the pilot areas.The principal conclusion of the evaluation is that RHWIs are an appropriate intervention; helping identify young people who require further support and referring them to an appropriate agency. Even without an onward referral, they can improve outcomes by helping young people appreciate the value of talking about their problems rather than running away. RHWIs may be of most benefit to young people not already involved with services (just under a third of those who received a RHWI during the pilot period were not already involved with social work services). When young people were already accessing other services, other professionals were less convinced of the benefits of the RHWI. However, as the evaluation highlights, even where other services were in place, the RHWIs could provide benefits by obtaining information from young people which was not already known to services; and by providing the young person with an additional opportunity to engage and to access support by doing so. RWHIs, alongside appropriate responses by other agencies, have the potential to ensure that services meet the needs of some young runaways. The full report of the evaluation discussed in this clip is available to download here - http://www.sccjr.ac.uk/pubs/Evaluation-of-the-Grampian-Police-Return-Home-Welfare-Interview-Pilot-for-Young-Runaways/275

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IRISS Podcast: what the punished think of their punishment

Beth Weaver is lecturer at the Glasgow School of Social Work, University of Strathclyde. Here she talks about research she has been working on with Sarah Armstrong (University of Glasgow) entitled 'What the punished think of their punishment'. The research involved speaking with 35 men and women ranging in age from 19 to 55 about their experiences of punishment. The aim was to accurately describe the experience for offenders of doing a short sentence, in prison or the community. Here Beth talks about the key findings from the research and the implications for policy and practice. The research being discussed is available to download here: http://www.sccjr.ac.uk/pubs/What-Do-the-Punished-Think-of-Punishment-The-comparative-experience-of-short-term-prison-sentences-and-communitybased-punishments/284, and has been awarded a prize from the Howard League for Penal Reform.

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IRISS Podcast: Anxiety and child protection - implications for practice

Anxiety and child protection - implications for practice. Janice McGhee, Senior Lecture and Lorraine Waterhouse, Professor, University of Edinburgh.

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