Benefits of I Matter Relationship Health Organisational Membership

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The Mission of the I Matter Relationship Health Network.  We aim to

i)  Promote the importance of Adult-Child and Adult-Adult Relationship Health for Child and Adult Wellbeing
ii) Support and equip parents and carers and professionals in their important role in a full range of essential skills
iii) Improve early access to informed support for parents and carers and professionals when difficulties are present
iv) Campaign for the need for a more developmentally sensitive and relationship skill focussed curriculum in schools.
v) Support and advocate for a new professional training discipline: Relationship Health Practitioner


The benefits of our I Matter Network Organisational membership include

Your membership will help build our ability to campaign for the widespread use of relationship health practice, raise the profile of relationship health practice  in the media and with the public and enable parents and professionals to access education and support to build the skills wherever and whenever they need it.

Our Getting Started members enjoy a range of benefits, including:

  • Monthly relationship health matters newsletters
  • Networking opportunities 
  • Access to our quarterly practitioners network
  • Reduced fees for Relationship Health Matters events
  • Exclusive access to the member’s section of the website 
  • Access to our standards for practice registration


Once you have a minimum of two staff members who have completed Five Steps online training, Network membership becomes Learning Community Membership

SCHOOL AND ORGANISATION LEARNING COMMUNITY MEMBERSHIP
+ Monthly practitioner training for under 11's and over 11's focus
+ Supportive resources to help you think about developing relationship health thinking in your setting
+ Support with progressing an Organisational Development Programme
+ 20% discount reduced fees for I Matter Five Steps online Training


All organisational who want to become registered on the practice directory must first be a member of the I Matter Network

Those organisations who hold one of the Relationship Health Matters Certifications will also be included on either the Registered Organisation, Registered Service Provider or Registered Training Provider register.

If you are interested in becoming a Registered Organisation, Registered Service Provider or Registered Training Provider? CLICK HERE


An organisational membership also provides some benefits for your practitioners without them being individual members:

Type No. of FTE staff Logins
Sole Trader 1 1
Small 5 5
Large 6+ 10








Total Amount
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Shifting a culture in a whole organisation can be a challenging thing to achieve.   

When it comes to the issue of relationship health, sometimes small tweaks are needed to some strong existing practices.  Sometimes something more substantial is needed.   

Organisation membership helps you take forward conversations with your leadership, develop a strategy and ensure that staff who have taken part in I Matter Training can stay connected with the ongoing learning process.

Organisation Membership provides a rolling monthly Q&A programme on a Tuesday 3.30-4.30pm and a resource library

+ Organisational Leadership (Week 1 - for senior leads)
+ Primary (under 11s) (Week 2)
+ Relationship Health Skills Curriculum (Week 3 for I Matter Leads)
+ Secondary (over 11's) (Week 4)

The Week 2 and Week 4 programme is open to anyone in your organisation who has completed at least Step 2

To take forward an Organisational Development Relationship Health Process
7 elements to consider:
1.  Supportive Well Informed Governance - Leadership Community Membership
2.  Core Five Steps Training - Getting Started and for your Team
3.  Extended Training - to ensure you have solid skills and expertise in your team
4.  Trainee and Certified Lead Licences - building the skills of effective inhouse facilitation
5.  Organisational Membership - to build and sustain capacity for embedding principles into practice
6.  Licence costs for training accounts for staff, for parents, for young people
7. Organisational and Individual Consultation Costs

ORGANISATIONAL LEADERSHIP - GETTING STARTED STAGES
BEFORE YOU HAVE YOUR FIVE STEPS COMPLETED

Find the Way Forward Road Map
Discussions of the issues
Networking and building a team
Inspiration and encouragement 
Encouraging you on your Five Steps Progress
Completion credits added to your chosen organisation

PROGRESSING STAGES
ONCE YOU HAVE YOUR FIVE STEPS COMPLETED

Access to Organisation Members Q&A
Organisation Discount Options - Certification Road Map
Sustaining you in your next development phase
Extending your community
Developing your expertise and local pathways
Helping you to help others

JOIN THE ORGANISATIONS:  I MATTER LEADERSHIP  COMMUNITY

Progress of Organisation Membership Flows From the Individual Progress on the I Matter Five Steps

For a Primary Care Network to implement a Relationship Health Strategy it first needs I Matter Informed Leadership
ie GP Safeguarding Lead, PCN Director, Child Mental Health Practitioner, Social Prescriber
This includes min 2 Completion of 5 Steps and progressing of a personal/professional I Matter Challenge
It also needs partnership with a minimum of 3-4 local schools

For a school to Implement a Relationship Health Strategy it first needs I Matter informed leadership
ie Head/Director, SENCO, Reception/Y7 Teacher, Governor
This includes min 2 Completion of 5 Steps and progressing of a personal/professional I Matter Challenge


For an organisation to become a Full Member it must be progressing the training of at least 1 Lead Professional
We advise working towards minimum of 1 Trainee Lead Professional per Key stage or per 180 students
Full Membership is required to take forward the Relationship Health Skills Curriculum and/or to host a Lead Educator

JOIN THE ORGANISATIONS: I MATTER LEADERSHIP FULL MEMBERSHIP COMMUNITY


ORGANISATION PROGRESS REQUIRES CERTIFICATION FOR SPECIFIC ROLES


Organisations who are funding staff for the first time can set up a Getting Started Membership to include a link with a Community Hub
Organisations can apply for full membership when they have 2 staff members who have completed Step 1-5

Staff with an organisational leadership role can apply to join the Relationship Health Leadership Academy