Options for  Senior Leaders

The insights of the I Matter Framework can assist direct and indirect work with children and young people

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The next time you have staff. or parents or a child who is struggling or challenging, how would it be to know that YOU were well equipped with a deep understanding yourself of how to help lead your team as effectively and as much positive impact as possible?   I Matter Training offers Senior Leaders a solid and practical understanding of what the research evidence is really saying about how to improve outcomes for children and young people and families - especially those who are most vulnerable.   
Most importantly I Matter offers YOU an enriching and stimulating development process and a supportive multidisciplinary network that will help you in the many key roles that you play.  If you decide to support your organisation on a journey we can also help you with some structured steps.

REGISTRATION IS OPEN 
FOR THE EVERYDAY AWARENESS INTRODUCTORY WEBINARS OR FOR THE I MATTER FOUNDATION PROFESSIONALS COURSE

Options For Senior Leaders

We distinguish the Everyday Awareness Introductory Webinars from Supported Online Learning  needed with Raised Concerns or Longer Term Needs

Organisational Audit and Tools
I Matter tools help your team think about the needs of vulnerable children and about how to track progress 
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Everyday Awareness 

I Matter Training can help your team be more effective with children and parents. For a First Steps Course  offer an orientation to key ideas
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Raised Concerns

The I Matter Framework Foundation Course provides a powerful support for improving practice with struggling or challenging children  
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Longer Term Needs

The Intermediate Course prepares staff for effective practice with vulnerable children with developmental needs with progress tracking 
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Membership and the Organisational Awards

The Senior Network Membership helps you work with support from an informed community of support
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I Matter Training helps senior leaders to help improve practices in schools and services in relation to children and families who are struggling or challenging by ensuring that you and your team have a strong understanding of what decades of research evidence is really saying about how to improve outcomes for children, especially the most vulnerable.  The Senior Leader Training is the same training offered to professionals.  This way you get to hear a wide range of experiences.  However leadership roles are key so when you apply as a senior leader we are also able to offer you a senior leadership community for study support options.

The training takes you through a carefully designed practical integration of the research conclusions and helps engage participants in a reflective process about their own 'I Matter' role.  In an I Matter Training Journey you and your team will be learning about stress, brain development, child development and the adult role and the power of our beliefs and attitudes.  This understanding will help support you with direct work with children and will also offer the insight and a structured development process to support much more effective practice with parents and carers.

THE I MATTER JOURNEY OFFERS A STEPPED APPROACH WITH FOUR CORE LEVELS OF DEPTH FOR SENIOR LEADERS

i) AWARENESS FOR EVERYDAY PRACTICE,
ii) RAISED CONCERNS - INFORMED PRACTICE  
iii) LONGER TERM NEEDS.
iv) CERTIFIED ROLES   

BECAUSE BEST PRACTICES DEPEND UPON INDIVIDUAL AND ORGANISATIONAL AWARENESS WE OFFER THE INDIVIDUAL AWARDS AND THE ORGANISATIONAL AWARD AS A TOOL TO SUPPORT A CHANGE PROCESS OVER TIME

FOR PROFESSIONALS SUPPORTING DIRECT WORK WITH CHILDREN WITH ADDITIONAL NEEDS OR CHALLENGES MORE ADVANCED TRAINING IS ALWAYS RECOMMENDED WITH HIGHER LEVELS OF SUPPORT.   I MATTER TRAINING CAN COMPLEMENT EDUCATION HEALTH CARE PLANS, ADOPTION SUPPORT PLANS AND CHILD LOOKED AFTER PLANS