I Matter Awards Details:  Parents-Carers

Our Focus is Community Well-being Through Support for Adult-Child Relationship Health

I MATTER PARENT-CARERS AWARDS: DETAILS

The I Matter Parent-Carer Awards can be of interest to parents-carers in a wide range of circumstances

Option 1: Prevention - General Interest
Option 2: Community Wheel - Skills Building
Option 3: Raised Concerns
Option 4: Complex or Longer Term Needs
Option 5: Escalated situations

The Awards are supported by professionals through the I Matter Direct team and via locally informed networks and certified professionals

PARENT-CARER AWARDS

AWARD

Meaning of the Award

PATHWAY CHOICE

The parent-carer has completed an initial registration for
+ Prevention Pathway (to Intensive only)
+ Raised Concerns Pathway
+ Longer Term Needs Pathway

I Matter First Steps
Award

The parent-carer has had a taster experience of I Matter thinking including online learning. + May join Community Wheel as Core Member

I Matter Informed
Parent-Carer Award

Parenting informed by I Matter Relationship Health Principles

The parent-carer has worked through the online Intensive course and has been introduced to the pillars of the I Matter Framework – this is an awareness level only.  It can be taught live, supported by forum, by closed discussion group or occasionally by self help.  The Award requires completion of the online course and reflective process
+ May join Community Wheel as an Active or Extended Member

The Community
Wheel Award

The parent-carer has completed the First Steps and Intensive and
+ has taken part in a self-assessment and goal setting process and
+ has worked through study and active actions on the 12 spokes over a period of 12 months to make a meaningful difference

I Matter Informed
Parent: Foundation
Stage

Parenting informed by I Matter Principles – Foundation Stage

The parent-carer has
+ worked through a period of consolidation through Foundation A and B + taken part in a minimum of 12 study support discussions/ reflections.
+ completed a period of supervised use of the ICCCM
+ they have been introduced to the use the ICCCM to inform their thinking about how to help their own child
+ this is not a professional certification
+ valued prevention level for all parents-carers

I Matter Informed
Parent: Intermediate Stage

Parenting informed by I Matter Principles – Intermediate Stage

The parent-carer has
+ worked through a period of consolidation through Intermediate A & B + taken part in a minimum of 20 study support discussions/ reflections. + they have been introduced to the use of the ICCCM/IMDev to inform their thinking about how to help their child and assess needs/goals
+ this is NOT a professional certification
+ valued award for all parents-carers of children additional needs
+ May apply to Trainee Parent Mentor

I Matter Informed: Advanced Stage

Parenting informed by I Matter Principles -Advanced stage

The parent-carer has
+ worked through a period of consolidation through Advanced A & B
+ taken part in a minimum of 30 study support discussions/ reflections
+ they have been introduced to the to use ICCCM/IMDev/Other to inform own decisions about how to help child and assess needs/goals
+ this is NOT a professional certification
+ valued award level for all parents-carers additional needs
+ May apply to Trainee Parent Mentor

Trainee/Certified
I Matter Mentor

I Matter Certified
Parent Mentor

This parent-carer has nearly completed or completed the Stage 1 certification steps and is now supporting others with forum and study support discussions
Suitable for parents-carers with an interest in supporting I Matter journeys for other parents in a voluntary capacity