I Matter Training for Business 

 I MATTER TRAINING HELPS BUSINESSES  INTRODUCE A WHOLISTIC APPROACH TO STAFF WELLBEING
AND SOCIALLY IMPACTFUL COMMUNITY ACTION

WELCOME TO I MATTER FOR BUSINESS AND SOCIAL ENTERPRISE

BECOME AN I MATTER INFORMED BUSINESS OR COMMUNITY LEADER

(Coming soon)

Here at the I Matter Practice we have been training professionals and parents in the I Matter Framework since 2010.    Now we are starting to offer a Leadership certification for those working with businesses.  This is as a direct result of a greater understanding of the interconnections between the health of relationships at work and the health of relationships at home.   

At present the core training for those interested in I Matter in Business is offered as part of the I Matter for Professionals Training.

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I Matter Training for business offers participants an opportunity to explore aspects of stress and wellbeing and the new understanding about the importance of relationship health with the multiple hats experienced at home and work.   I Matter offers an integrated theoretical approach on which to base decisions.  It explores the WHY not just the WHAT of the best approach to managing everyday challenges. . It is offered via a step-wise approach. The training steps can be used as CPD and/or can offer a route to our certification and licensed practitioner awards
We are looking for professionals who want to work with businesses and communities by taking forward an locality based programme 

In these COVID-19 times, are your business practices sensitive to and supportive of employees with children and families and  appropriately well informed about relationship health? Do your team feel equipped with the advanced insight and skills that are needed by adults who are juggling multiple roles care for the sensitive or vulnerable child and their families?  Would you like to help others?

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER INTEREST IN AN INTRODUCTION 
WHAT IS AN I MATTER APPROACH AND WHY IS IT NEEDED? 

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Why Take Part in I Matter Training for Business or Community Leadership?

As a business owner or business coach, your participation in I Matter Training will help you add specialist theoretical and practical knowledge to your everyday roles.  The I Matter Framework offers you a practical back to basics integration of the research evidence on what supports the healthy development of children and adults across the life span.  The insights of the I Matter Framework have powerful applications in the workplace.   You can join a professional community who are dedicated to working together to deliver an integrated and collaborative approach for businesses and communities  who are want to help see a healthier happier future


The Stages of Training include

1. Awareness (RED)

2. Bridging Link Role (PURPLE)

3. Stage 1 Working with Adults and Young People (YELLOW)

4. Stage 2: Supporting Adults (GREEN)

For more information on certification please click here

We are honoured to work with some amazing people who have encouraged us on this journey. Our Advisory Board and Practitioner Network are testimony to that.

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Awareness Stage: I Matter Training for Business Owners and Coaches
Help Improve the WellBeing of Your Staff Team through Improved Relationship Health
Discover the I Matter Framework and the Relationship Health Business Practice Network

Professionals taking part in I Matter Training are asked to think about two relationships: a focus adult and a focus child.   
They do not ordinarily complete the in-depth assessment unless as part of an agreed clinical intervention package or specific request.
The First Steps Nuggets and Gems Course for Professionals is reserved for member schools with Lead Professionals 

I MATTER PRACTICE INTRODUCTION AND GETTING STARTED WORKSHOP  Rethinking the Way Forward with Work Roles in Challenging Times 

The Introduction and Getting Workshop workshop is designed to encourage 
those in business roles to step back from the
everyday of practice to look at the underlying theory that informs our
practice with children who are anxious
and challenging - why exactly are so
many children struggling and what does the research evidence REALLY say?

90 minutes 
Combined with First Steps or Intensive

Application - Registration
Introduction
Getting Started Workshop

Scheduled Starts

 I MATTER  INTRODUCTION
AND  GETTING STARTED 

I MATTER FIRST STEPS  WITH
ESSENTIALS OF ATTACHMENT EMAIL COURSE FOR BUSINESS


This training is designed to be combined
with the Getting Started Workshop.  This is
a core programme usually offered by I Matter in Business licensed Practitioners  for employees in their own school or work 
setting. We sometimes offer it as an extension to inset style introduction workshops.  This is an entry level programme for supporting discussion
and engagement

4 Week Programme

Application-Brief Registration
Introduction
Getting Started Workshop
First Steps with Essentials


Scheduled Starts 

Completion of the First Steps Course is needed to join the Relationship Health Practice Network


I MATTER FIRST STEPS
AND THE NETWORK 

I MATTER FIRST STEPS AND INTENSIVE:  
GET THE BIG PICTURE ON THE I MATTER FRAMEWORK FOR BUSINESS


THE INTENSIVE SETS OUT THE CORE OF THE I MATTER FRAMEWORK It is designed to support improved multi-agency collaboration between professionals with a wide range of disciplines and roles - and better joined up thinking about the needs of employees with children .  It is delivered through live sessions and a structured online programme.  The same training is at the core of of our training for families of children with raised concerns and longer term needs.
Completion of the online I Matter for Intensive is the Gateway to the Certification and Licensed Facilitator Training.  Times given are estimates as people study at varied pace

6 Week Programme
Application Registration
Introduction
Getting Started Workshop
First Steps Course with Essentials
I Matter Intensive

I Matter Intensive:
Pillars of the Framework
MORE INFORMATION
4x75min calls - in 1 month
10 hours online study 

Scheduled Starts


 I MATTER  FIRST STEPS AND
I MATTER 30 DAY INTENSIVE

I MATTER EXTENDED JOURNEY STEPS FOR BUSINESS AND COMMUNITY LEADERS AND COACHES

If you get interested in learning more about I Matter in Business after the Awareness Stage you can progress to being a Link Professional in Business or to a n Extended Stage 1 Journey or maybe even to an I Matter Faciliator role 

In the Extended Journey we aim to provide you with a nourishing professional network that supports you in the everyday challenges of observing accurately and then embedding I Matter Principles in practice.   PLEASE NOTE: The Extended Journey can be a route to Certification but it is not a full I Matter Certification.

Our vision involves supporting new understanding through the many different roles we play in communities so that Relationship Health and the skills involved can be more actively valued as a route to improved mental health and effectiveness in many roles and situations

BRIDGING ROLES - SUPPORTING ORGANISATIONS
Bridging:  Link Role

STAGE 1 TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION - DIRECT RELATIONSHIPS
Foundation A:  From Confusion to Clarity
Foundation B:  Watching Affectionately

Intermediate A:  Thinking Developmentally
Intermediate B:  Nurturing Growth

Advanced A:  Everyday and Specialist Applications
Advanced B:  Specialist applications

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STAGE 2:  SUPPORTING OTHERS ON AN I MATTER JOURNEY
Trainee Lead Professional


THE I MATTER CHALLENGE

We often refer to the I Matter Journey as an I Matter Challenge because

i) It can be challenging to find time to fit the learning in - parents and professionals are busy people!
ii) we want to help you keep focussed on the challenge of improving relationship health with a focus child

The I Matter in Business Journey and I Matter Challenge is for you if:

  • You have a leadership position and know that some new thinking is urgently needed 
  • You want support to feel more confident about the theoretical foundations of your leadership practice
    You want opportunities to think and train with colleagues from other disciplines

  • You know that stress levels are high right now in staff, parents and young people
    You know that to offer your best you need to invest in your own understanding.
  • You know that the thinking we are doing now through the ongoing COVID period is really important
  • You want support for better joined up multiagency thinking in your setting or locality.
  • You want new thinking about how to support vulnerable children and families
  • You are committed to playing a role in your community but are not sure how to get more joined up practices
  • You want to know what the research is REALLY saying about how to help staff and young people who are struggling or challenging
  • You want to help your team move forward together based on clear understandings that can support decision making 
  • You want a positive response to the new scenarios that are unfolding daily for your organisation
  • You’ve heard a bit about I Matter but you want to give yourself time to understand
  • You have heard it will help you to improve your practices with staff, adults and with young people
  • You want to be part of a supportive community 

  • You understand that the Intensive course will be a required prerequisite for a Certification Journey

 

Is the I Matter Framework relevant to the full range of leadership needs?

Yes! Participation in I Matter Training is an opportunity to commit to understanding the foundations of your practice so that you can fine-tune your approach and confidently shift the effectiveness of your practice to a new level.

You'll learn specific skills to strengthen all relationships, as well as having opportunities to think about a wide range of interrelated issues. By the end of the Intensive Course, you'll find that you have a lot more fun and pleasure in your role and a lot more confidence that you are making the difference that matters.

 

HUNDREDS OF PROFESSIONALS AND PARENTS HAVE TAKEN PART IN THIS TRAINING OVER THE LAST 10 YEARS.  NOW WE ARE MAKING IT MORE AVAILABLE VIA AN ONLINE LEARNING OPTION AND IN A VERSION FOR BUSINESS AND COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP

What You’ll Get:

Over a one month intensive period (or over 1 week if you are feeling brave) you will be working through a carefully structured course that will help you think about elements of your everyday professional and personal experience in the context of an integration of the research evidence known as the I Matter Framework.   The online course has been developed by Dr Cathy Betoin an experienced clinical psychologist and teacher and offers audio recordings and worksheets that will support you in thinking through some very important issues.   You can join a scheduled group or progress your learning at your own pace.  You have lifetime access! The course includes:

A powerful integration of theory

Worksheets to support reflection


A supportive community