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Managing Stress in the Classroom

A Self-Reg Approach

APRIL 15, 2023 @ Acadia University, Wolfville, NS

Have you noticed an increase in stress behaviours in your classroom? Are you experiencing more stress in your role as a teacher, counsellor, educational assistant, or administrator? If you answered yes to these questions, you are not alone, and this professional learning event is for you.

Join Marie Edwards from The Mehrit Centre in Nova Scotia and Susan Hopkins (via Zoom) on April 15, 2023, to take a deep dive into the brain science of stress as it relates to student behaviour, learning, and well-being. The Self-Reg approach shared in this professional learning will give you the why, what, and how in responding to challenging scenarios evidenced in learning communities today. Learn more and register (via Acadia U.) here.

Self-Reg Summer Symposium 2023 We Are the Strategy In-Person July 4-6, 2023

We Are the Strategy

Co-Regulation with Dysregulated Kids

JULY 4-6, 2023 @ Trent University, Peterborough, ON

We are so excited to announce our 9th Annual Self-Reg Summer Symposium We Are the Strategy: Co-Regulation with Dysregulated Kids back in person at Trent University this July. Online-only access will also be available for those who would prefer to join remotely.

Join Stuart Shanker, Susan Hopkins & the TMC Team as we explore the 5 Steps of Shanker Self-Reg®, science, stories & strategies as we address the explosion of behaviour and mental health challenges in children & youth.

In-Person from $895 or Online from $495

Register today to secure your early bird pricing!


Self-Reg Presentations and Workshops

TMC has a fantastic team of Self-Reg presenters available for a range of interactive sessions to help your team learn about the brain, stress, and self-regulation. Whether you are looking for an introduction to Shanker Self-Reg® or a deeper look into Self-Reg Havens, Mental Health, or Parenting, we would love to come out and share Self-Reg knowledge with your community or team.

Currently, all presentations and workshops are being conducted online. We will resume on site presentations once we deem it safe for our presenters to do so. Contact for more information and pricing.

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Shanker Talks

#ShankerTalks Webinars

Join Drs. Shanker & Hopkins as they synthesize the latest neuroscience and re-contextualize past discoveries, philosophies, and ideologies for us to understand in today’s world. Series highlights:

What is Self-Reg and Why Does it Matter?

Caught in a Stress Cycle

The Anxieties Epidemic

Deep Brain Terrain

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Self-Reg Summer Symposium

Our annual Self-Reg Symposium (SRSS) went online from 2020 – 2022 and we welcome you to explore all the great Self-Reg luminaries from Stuart, Susan and our Self-Reggers on catch up:

Living, Learning & Linking Program (including SRSS 2020 content and more!)

SRSS 2021 Luminaries

SRSS 2022 Luminaries

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Free Webinars

We truly believe Self-Reg is a grassroots movement, and we hope to share it with families, schools and communities around the world. Feel free to share these free webinars to spark a Self-Reg movement where you are.

An Intro to Self-Reg for Parents

SRSS 2021 Parent Night

QUESTIONS-RÉPONSES Votre enfant, Self-Reg et vous : avec Stuart Shanker


Self-Reg Mentoring

For Individuals Looking to Dive Deeper

Mentoring is a new educational offering available. Participants will have a unique, guided opportunity to increase their knowledge of Shanker Self-Reg® and deepen the learning and insights gained in our online courses through one-on-one, online discussions with a knowledgeable and supportive mentor.

  • Get support in identifying your Self-Reg learning goals
  • Explore specific areas of Self-Reg that interest you
  • Extend the dialogue and reflection from any Self-Reg courses you have completed or events you have attended

Meet our mentors below and email to book today!

Feel free to reach out to us at if you have any questions.

Note that mentoring is not a clinical service and will be conducted in line with our Terms of Use

Self-Reg Consulting

For Groups, Schools, Boards or Orgs Looking to Bring Self-Reg to Their Community on a Larger Scale

Consulting is a special service offered to leaders of schools or organizations, and Self-Reg learning groups and/or their leaders. The initial steps in a Self-Reg initiative are exciting and energizing. But then it can be hard to know where to go next or how to get there. Our consultants will help you take your Self-Reg initiative or learning group to the next level with flexible consulting services tailored to your needs, such as

  • Personalized training/learning for teams
  • Development of evaluation frameworks and/or RADAR-based plans for Self-Reg initiatives
  • Integrating Self-Reg with existing programs, practices and policies

Contact to book today!

Note that consulting is not a clinical service and will be conducted in line with our Terms of Use.