I Matter Programme For Parents and Carers 

Helping You to Help Your Child 


The I Matter Programme for parents-carers is only available to those who have support from an approved I Matter Link or Lead in a member school or service.  The training runs on a half termly rolling programme.

It can be of interest for Everyday and Higher Pressure Parenting

You will need the name of an approved professional to register.

The courses run each half term. If difficulties are more escalated or complex then an initial consultation is recommended.  We offer varied levels of support with the core training based on individual needs.

Please speak to your Link or Lead Professional

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE FIRST STEPS CHALLENGE


 The I Matter Programme for Parents - Carers can support you with Everyday and Higher Pressure parenting.

HELPING YOUR CHILD  - UNDERSTANDING BEHAVIOUR - ADULT-CHILD RELATIONSHIP HEALTH - DEVELOPMENTAL THINKING - CHILDREN  WHO STRUGGLE WITH RELATIONSHIPS -  THERAPEUTIC PARENTING - PREVENTION AND CRISIS THINKING  - COMMUNITY - HAVING A CLEAR PLAN - WORKING WELL WITH OTHERS - SKILLS BUILDING - KEEPING A LONG VIEW 

i) Parent-Carer Consultations - Spotlight-Finding the Way Forward- Steady Away                                                                               CONSULTATIONS           

ii) A Taster of I Matter Thinking and (Intensive Introduction - coming soon)                                                                                             FIRST STEPS

ii) More depth - supporting children who are challenging - with a key focus on own role and own well-being                                    FOUNDATION STAGE        

iii) Supporting children with specific social emotional delays eg those with LAC, Adoption, EHCP Plans                                          INTERMEDIATE STAGE

iv) Supporting Others - working with your school or local community                                                                                                 SUPPORTING OTHERS


The I Matter Framework is intended to support joined up thinking for families within schools and Local Communities through supporting shared language

The I Matter Framework Courses - Options to Get Started

1:1 Consultations

Consultations are available to parents linked to member schools and services.  They are recommended as a first step when challenges are more complex or escalated.

In a Spotlight Consultation  (90min face to face) we will think together about your concerns and some initial recommendations about next steps priorities

In a Finding the Way Forward Consultation we will explore the concerns in more depth through some further assessments and learning and thinking.  This will lead to some recommendations about next steps.

In a Steady Away Package, we put together a bespoke plan of phone or face to face or online support that will help you as you learn new ideas and practice new ways of being with your child so that your confidence and relationship health can strengthen and deepen.

 

I Matter First Steps Challenge: Collecting Nuggets and GEMS:

The I Matter Challenge is a gentle introduction to I Matter thinking.  It can be for a full range of needs and challenges.  Consultations are recommended first when difficultes are more escalated or complex.

The Challenge offers aTaster 4-6 week Journey - You will learn in an easy way about the research on improving children's well-being think about what is involved in putting your learning into practice

Focus on Strengthening One Relationship. 

The course can be a stand alone or a preparation for more learning

Please note restrictions apply. Parents and carers must have support of a local I Matter approved Link or Lead Professional.

I Matter Journey: Foundation Stage Challenge: The I Matter Framework: From Confusion to Clarity

A Deepening 2-6 month Journey: You will gain an in depth introduction to the I Matter Framework Theory and Practice elements and be able to build your confidence with children who are struggling or challenging,

You can progress through the course stages in small steps - starting each half term.

Studying helps you keep focused on bringing about the changes you want to see

Please note restrictions apply. Parents and carers must have support of a local I Matter approved Link or Lead Professional.

Foundation A - Part 1

Foundation A - Part 2 

Foundation B 

All prices  quoted are still in BETA and subject to adjustment