social workers

Evidenced-based practice in social work

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ESSS has been looking into the research around evidence-based practice (EBP) in social work. In this post, we'll be sharing some of the key issues highlighted in the literature. Generally, there is a lot of discussion around the barriers to EBP. These tend to be focused around the evidence itself, practitioners and organisations, and we've summarised some of these issues here.

Evidence Search and Summary Service launch

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Last week saw the launch of the new Iriss Evidence Search and Summary Service (ESSS). This post gives a bit of  background as to who we are, where we come from and what we’d like to achieve with the service.