Overview of the Awards: Steps of an I Matter Journey

INSIGHT AND SKILLS THAT MATTER FOR RELATIONSHIP HEALTH

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Please note: the I Matter Awareness and Core Programme for Parents-Carers is run by member schools and services who have a Lead and Facilitating Team.  

THE BENEFITS OF I MATTER TRAINING:  SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES GAINED AT EACH STAGE:
As you progress, you will gain the following skills:
Fundamentals:  The ability to  spot relationship health contributors to mental health and challenging behaviour seen in children and adults and observed in home or classroom or reported in clinics
Core Step 1-2:  The ability to step back from immediate roles to understand what is happening, including own role in high intensity immediate relationship situations in professional and personal roles & to work effectively with others to support arelationship health focussed approach
Core Step 3-5:  The ability to use a systematic assessment and intervention process to develop a therapeutic action plan to support own practice decisions in direct  roles with children and adults with high intensity relationship situations in professional and personal roles
Extended Journey: The ability to apply a systematic formulation and intervention process over an extended period in a range of different needs and settings in own immediate practice roles to contribute to high quality I Matter relationship health informed service delivery
Supporting Others: Lead Facilitator: The ability to contribute to increased capacity to offer pre-early help for inhouse staff and parents who want to explore a relationship health approach to reduce needs for referrals out to specialist providers
Supporting Others: Advanced Practice: The ability to offer a relationship health focussed intervention in complex systems supporting staff and parents who are learning about the use of a relationship health approach to make a difference in escalated situations.

Steps of the I Matter Awards Scheme

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Introductions
Introduction to an I Matter Journey 
Relationship Health Matters Community

I MATTER FUNDAMENTALS: (BLUE)
Purpose: Introducing Relationship Health

I Matter Fundamentals Programme  

I MATTER CLINIC FOR SPECIALIST ASSESSMENT AND GUIDANCE
Purpose: RESTORING RELATIONSHIP HEALTH (Parent-Carer Programme)
I Matter Clinic: In depth Assessment and Priorities Guidance 

I MATTER CORE PROGRAMME (RED)
Purpose: PREPARATION, STRENGTHENING OR RECOVERY
Parents-Carers or Professionals

Foundation Stage: Confusion to Clarity 
Intermediate Stage: Thinking Developmentally
Advanced Stage: Advanced Applications

 
SUPPORTING OTHERS -  ADULTS (GREEN)
Lead Professional 
Advanced Practitioner

Extras: 
Preparation for Parenting-Caring
Couples: An I Matter Approach to Relationship Health 

  • I Matter Training

    “The Relationship Health Book and Community

    It sounds interesting and relevant and you want to learn more”

    Coming soon!

  • I Matter Training

    “REGISTRATION, INTRODUCTION, ASSESSMENT AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    All I Matter Journey's start with thinking about a focus child and with completing some brief and sometimes some more indepth questionnaires. Then we offer you some recommendations.”

    REGISTRATION AND INTRODUCTION

  • I Matter Training

    “Awareness: Introduction: This awareness session will introduce you to why the I Matter Framework is needed and what it can offer to those who work with children and adults who are struggling or challenging.”

  • I Matter Training

    “Awareness: First Steps shows you have just completed a taster introduction to I Matter Principles”

  • I Matter Training

    “Awareness: : Intensive Level Certificate. This level shows you have had a fast paced introduction to the pillars of the I Matter Framework.
    You are eligible for the Informed Practice Award”

  • I Matter Training

    “Bridging: Trainee or Approved I Matter Link Professional Certification shows that you have an understanding of the basic principles of the I Matter Framework and are working wtih us as an informed referrer and part of the locality support network to embed the principles into everyday practices in your role”

  • I Matter Training

    “Stage 1: Foundation A Certificate. From Confusion to Clarity: This level shows you have have revisited, the Principles set out in the I Matter Framework at a slower pace and with more depth that in the intensive”

  • I Matter Training

    “Stage 1: Foundation B Watching Affectionately Certificate shows that you have completed a Theory to Practice short intensive course introducing the i Matter Process in relation to your focus child”

  • I Matter Training

    “Stage 1: Foundation Level Certification. This level shows you have demonstrated a strong grasp of the concepts and applications of the I Matter Framework and that you understand how to use the I Can Control and Calm Myself Checklist to guide your practice with children you support. You have taken part in 4 supervisions over a minimum period of 4 months”

  • I Matter Training

    “Stage 1 Intermediate A Thinking Developmentally Certificate shows that you have been introduced to key developmental concepts that are vital to good practice with vulnerable children”

  • I Matter Training

    “A Stage 1 Intermediate B Nurturing Growth: certificate shows that you have been introduced to the process of assessing a child's developmental needs and to creating a focused skills development plan”

  • I Matter Training

    “Stage 1: Intermediate Certification. This stage shows you have demonstrated a strong understanding of the application of Intermediate Stage principles in everyday settings, It shows you have an understanding of how to use the I Matter Developmental Assessment as a planning tool with children you support. You will have completed a minimum of 8 supervisions over a minimum of 8 months ”

  • I Matter Training

    “The Advanced A and B Certification shows that you have demonstrated a strong grasp of the application of I Matter thinking to a wide range of specialist practice issues. You will have selected an I Matter Tool and gained experience in using it effectively. You will have completed a minimum of 12 supervisions over a minimum of 12 months.”

  • I Matter Training

    “Stage 1: I Matter Mentor Certification shows that you have worked over an extended period to support the development of your child's social emotional progress via the provision of targeted opportunities.and are now supporting others with their I Matter Journey”

  • I Matter Training

    “The Stage 2 Certification as a Trainee or Approved Lead Professional - Prevention Level certification shows that you are working with us to help offer study support to professionals and parents who are taking part in a Awareness Level Matter Journey. You will practice with the support of an Advanced Practitioner. ”

  • I Matter Training

    “The Stage 2 Certification as a Trainee or Approved Community Wheel Facilitator Professional certification shows that you are working with us to oversee the local delivery of the Community Wheel and the Relationship Health Network. You will practice with the support of an Advanced Practitioner.”

    Community Wheel Facilitator

  • I Matter Training

    “The Stage 2 Certification as a Trainee or Approved Lead Plus Professional certification shows that you are working with us to oversee he use of I Mater assessment tools in your setting. You will practice with the support of an Advanced Practitioner.”

    I Matter Lead Plus Practitioner

  • I Matter Training

    “The Stage 2 Certification as a Trainee or Approved Advanced Practitioner shows that you are working with us with a very strong grasp of the application of I Matter practice in complex scenarios and are supporting the assessment and recommendations process.”