About I Matter Informed Relationship Health Practitioner Certification
I Matter Informed Relationship Health Services offers an approach to developing relationship health that combines assessment, education and skills building through 1:1 and group and coaching support.
I Matter Informed Relationship Health Practitioner Certification
I Matter Informed Relationship Health Practitioner Certification is intended to help build a workforce that is confident about the relationship health foundations of wellbeing and the practice needs across the lifespan.
The abiliity to demonstrate a good understanding of the I Matter Framework and its implications for personal and professional decision making in the varied roles occupied by practitioners is a key part of the certification process. Practitioners are then certified to assist others on a relationship health learning journey.
Our key focus is on equipping professionals with insight and skills with a priority given to preparation for roles so as to prevent difficulties as well as early intervention when difficulties first become apparent.
Certified practitioners support learning pathways for non-professionals (parents-carers, couples and young people) and for leadership roles in organisations and communities.
Relationship Health Personal Practice Certificates - Open to All
Is open to those interested in developing their insight and skills in relationship health
Access to personal practice certificates for non-professionals is via a certified Link professonal
LEVEL 1 - LEARN I MATTER
You will develop your understanding of yourself and others through study of the I Matter Framework and vital ideas for Relationship Health as key to wellbeing
LEVEL 2 - LIVING I MATTER
FOCUS PREPARATION FOR RELATIONSHIPS
You will explore the skills and preparation and foundations needed for success in relationships across the life span with a customised approach depending on needs
LEVEL 3 - LIVING I MATTER EXTENDED
MENTOR - FOCUS DIRECT RELATIONSHIPS
You will practice the theory to practice of relationship health over time through developing specific skills in yourself and others in direct relationships
Relationship Health Professional Practice Certification - Licensed Professionals
Is open to licensed professionals or professionals in employed roles with children and families.
Practitioner Certification is a practicum based process and you will need a named supervisor.
LEVEL 4 - LEAD
You will develop your skills in supporting an Engage programme for adults-young people and parents-carers with First Course and Fundamentals and the Community Wheel with a focus on prevention and typical difficulties
LEVEL 5 - LEAD PLUS
You will develop your skills to work with your organisation to take forward an insight and skills development programme for staff, parents-carers and young people based on the relationship health skills curriculum
LEVEL 6 - ADVANCED PRACTICE
You will develop your skills in advanced practice thinking both about work with families with more escalated challenges and work with your local community to take forward joined up thinking.
PRACTITIONERS DEVELOP SPECIALIST AREAS OF INTEREST
THEY WORK WITH ORGANISATIONS IN THEIR OWN COMMUNITIES TO PROVIDE SERVICES FOR:
PREPARATION AND STRENGTHENING and FOR RECOVERY OF RELATIONSHIP HEALTH WHEN THERE ARE CHALLENGES
A relationship health practitioner approaches adult wellbeing practice by equipping clients with concepts and ideas that help them make sense of self and own relationships and how to find the way forward with challenges.
A relationship health practitioner helps prepare couples with concepts and ideas that help them make sense of the challenges of living together. When difficulties are exist they help them find the way forward
A relationship health practitioner helps prepare parents-carers with concepts and ideas that help them make sense of the challenges of caring for children When difficulties are exist they help them find the way forward
A relationship health practitioner helps young children develop the skills for success in relationships. Their practice is informed by concepts and ideas that help them make sense of the challenges of caring for children
A relationship health practitioner helps teens understand key ideas and skills needed for success in relationships. They help young people make sense of challenges and help them to figure out the way forward.
Relationship Health is an overlooked area of wellbeing practice that depends upon building specific insight, attitudes and skills. Skills emergence depends crucially on the skills of the responsible adults.
We encourage all parties to invest in their own personal skills development before trying to teach others
Level 1 Personal Wellbeing Practice
Level 2: Preparing for Relationships with Adults and Children
Level 3: Supporting Children and Adults with Challenges
Level 4: Supporting Couples-Parents-Carers-helping children
Level 5: Whole School-Organisation Practice
Level 6 Complex needs and Community Leadership