Parent-Carer Pathways

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PARENT-CARER PATHWAYS


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I Matter Training for Parents-Carers has two pathways: 

i)  For Everyday Awareness - no particular concerns
ii) For Raised Concerns and Longer Term Needs - needing an initial indepth assessment and recommendations process

Both training pathways can be accessed
i) via Member Schools and Services with support of an approved I Matter Link or Lead Professional
ii) via Independent Direct Access but requiring a reference from a professional who knows you and your child (small number of places only)

 

DATES INFORMATION

EVERYDAY AWARENESS - NO PARTICULAR CONCERNS

I MATTER FIRST STEPS - EVERYDAY AWARENESS - 30 DAY SELF PACED OR LIVE COURSE FOR PARENTS-CARERS VIA LINKS


The I Matter First Steps Course offers a taster experience of the I Matter Framework

You will be introduced to the background to the I Matter Framework and explore why it is needed. 

The lite version of the live course is run over 4 weeks with 3 webinars and a 14 day Essentials of Attachment email course
The online version of the course includes some introductory content introducing the I Matter Framework and the onli

Where possible this course is run in association with study support member schools and services

Fees: £100pp or £150 for 2 in same family
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COURSE DURATION:
  4 weeks

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OPEN TO ANYONE WHO HAS COMPLETED FIRST STEPS TRAINING

We are a small project working hard to share the insights of the I Matter Framework with more professionals and parents so as to better support more children who are struggling and their families.
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PREPARATION FOR STAGE 1 TRAINING - RAISED CONCERNS OR LONGER TERM NEEDS 

ASSESSMENT & RECOMMENDATIONS - RAISED CONCERNS OR LONGER TERM NEEDS 

INDEPTH ASSESSMENT AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR LINKED PARENTS-CARERS 

All I Matter journeys start off with an initial registration questionnaire.   
However if you are a parent of a child where there are some raised concerns or longer term needs and an interest in a supported learning journey, then a more in-depth assessment with some clear recommendations is required before you progress your training.   

We have several levels of more in depth assessment and recommendations package:
+ CONSULT ONLY online in-depth questionnaire and 90min consultation with recommendations only (First Steps not include)
+ BASIC - online in-depth questionnaire and brief discussion only before First Steps
+ CORE - online in-depth questionnaire and 90min discussion before First Steps course with review
+ COMPREHENSIVE - online in-depth questionnaire with clinic appointments and home and school visits and diagnostic guidance
+ BESPOKE SPECIALIST assessment package - Comprehensive Package plus additional 1:1 support package

Please note:  We are starting to open our services to a few applications from parents-carers who do not have an approved Link Professional but who can can provide a reference from a professional who has known them and their child over the last 6 months

FEES:  Please contact us
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DURATION:
  Assessment packages are completed over 1 day to 3 months 

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FIRST STEPS TRAINING - RAISED CONCERNS OR LONGER TERM NEEDS  

INITIAL REGISTRATION AND INDEPTH ASSESSMENT OPTIONS WITH 

I MATTER 30 DAY FIRST STEPS COURSE FOR LINKED PARENTS-CARERS
All I Matter journeys start off with an initial registration questionnaire.  Then there is a choice between an Everyday Awareness pathway or a supported learning pathway - for where there are raised concerns or longer term needs.

The assessment and recommendations and First Steps training package is designed to parents-carers started on a journey in which they start to see the role of caring for children in a very different light.  It is also course that is effective in helping parents-carers start having conversations with other family members about important things

The First Steps Course is a 30 day supported online learning programme which runs on a rolling monthly programme with 4 live workshops. Participants are asked to think about a focus child as they work through the course with a focus on the steps needed to see relationship improvements.  Participation in the I Matter First Steps programme currently requires an invitation from an I Matter Approved Link Professional

Please note:  We are starting to open our services to a few applications from parents-carers who do not have an approved Link Professional but who can can provide a reference from a professional who has known them and their child over the last 6 months

FEES:  Depends - please contact us
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COURSE DURATION:
  30 Days with online content and 4 x 90min weekly workshops 

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SUPPORTED STAGE 1 TRAINING - RAISED CONCERNS OR LONGER TERM NEEDS 

PARENT-CARER - STAGE 1 FOUNDATION

I MATTER FOUNDATION STAGE (A & B) COURSE FOR LINKED PARENTS-CARERS
The I Matter Foundation Training offers a more indepth exploration of the I Matter Framework and can be used as a consolidation course for those seeking certification.  The Foundation Stage includes three courses A B and C supported by live workshops and caaching.

Foundation A: Covers the theoretical pillars of the I Matter Framework with downloadable resources
Foundation B: Offers a 3 week theory to practice coaching intensive and Foundation C covers the details of the I Matter Process

The training is kept focussed on the needs of a focus child in a home or work role
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Prices - Depends on agreed package

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COURSE DURATION: 
Foundation A - Confusion to Clarity - 8 weeks with online content and 8 x 60min weekly workshops
Foundation B - 3 weeks Theory to Practice Watching Affectionately and the Skills of the I Matter Process
Includes 16 weeks CORE membership and 4 weeks Extended on completion of B and C

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PARENT-CARER - STAGE 1 INTERMEDIATE

I MATTER INTERMEDIATE STAGE (A&B&C) COURSE FOR PARENTS-CARERS
The I Matter Intermediate Training offers a more indepth exploration of the foundations of children's social emotional development and the dynamic process through which difficulties can emerge.  It is intended for professionals and parents who support children who are struggling or challenging as a results of social emotional challenges.  The Intermediate Stage includes three courses A B and C supported by live workshops and caaching.

Foundation A: Covers the theoretical pillars of the I Matter Framework with downloadable resources
Foundation B: Offers a 3 week theory to practice coaching intensive and Foundation C covers the details of the I Matter Process

The training is kept focussed on the needs of a focus child in a home or work role with active intention to .

Price - Depends on agreed package

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COURSE DURATION: 
Intermediate A - Thinking Developmentally - 8 weeks with online content and 8 x 60min weekly workshops
Intermediate B  - 3 weeks Theory to Practice Nurturing Growth and the Skills of Planning for the Everyday
Includes 20 weeks CORE membership

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PARENT-CARER - STAGE 1 ADVANCED

I MATTER ADVANCED STAGE (A&B) COURSE FOR LINKED PARENTS-CARERS
The I Matter Advanced Applications Training offers a more exploration of the applications of I Matter thinking to a wide range of specialist needs and challenges.  It is intended for professionals and parents who want to deepen and extend their understanding or for those who have specialist areas of interest.   .

The training is kept focussed on the needs of a focus child in a home or work role with active intention to .

Price - Depends on agreed package

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COURSE DURATION: 
Up to 12 months

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STAGE 2 TRAINING WITH CERTIFICATION FOR LINKED PARENTS-CARERS

PARENT-CARER MENTOR TRAINING

I MATTER PARENTS-CARER MENTOR TRAINING
The I Matter Parent Carer Mentor Training is for parents-carers linked to member organisations who have seen some big changes at home and now want to support others through an I Matter Learning Journey.

BY INVITATION

COURSE DURATION: 
Up to 12 months

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