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Self-Reg for GROUPS

This page contains a collection of Self-Reg resources for groups. You will find courses, resources and other hand-selected information on how you and your team can benefit from Self-Reg.


Bring Self-Reg to your community today with 10% OFF Certificate Programs for groups

For groups of 6+, either use discount code GROUPDISCOUNT at checkout or email for invoicing

Leadership for Self-Reg Schools Certificate Program| Feb 2

School leaders today are confronted with behavioural, emotional, and cognitive challenges far in excess of what their predecessors had to contend with. The Leadership for Self-Reg School Certificate Program has been developed specifically for school leaders: with the knowledge and guidelines needed for their school to become a centre of deep learning, in all its many facets.

Self-Reg in Early Childhood Development Program| Jan 19

The Self-Reg in Early Childhood Development Certificate Program explores child development from birth to age 10 and is relevant for anyone who has or works with young children, neurodiverse children, challenging children or children with special rights or needs. Learn the core underpinnings of Self-Reg and why we truly believe that there is no such thing as a bad kid.

Self-Reg Foundations Certificate Program | Jan 5

Our flagship Self-Reg Foundations Certificate Program has been a game-changer for thousands of learners, bringing them to an entirely new understanding of what makes people tick. Join Stuart Shanker and Susan Hopkins as they take you deep into the science of self-regulation and stress, including the brain/body stress system, how stress affects children’s behaviour and the importance of relationships in self-regulation and learning. 



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Self-Reg Havens 101 | $750/team

Why would you want to sign your team (or yourself) up for a course that shows you how to transform your educational setting into a place where everyone feels safe in every way: physically, emotionally, socially and culturally? How does that kind of all-encompassing safety relate to learning, good relationships, behaviour and overall well-being in your environment? Because there is definitely a connection!

Self-Reg Framework 101 | $600/team

This webinar series, hosted by Dr. Susan Hopkins, explains the science and theory behind Self-Reg, focusing on being a stress detective in the 5 Domains of stressors: Biological, Emption, Cognitive, Social & Prosocial. Explore the impact these stressors have on the stressloads of the children and staff in our care. Reducing these energy zapping stressors frees up valuable energy for learning.

Self-Reg 101 For All | $600/team

Moving away from a classroom focus, this PLS series will focus on Self-Reg 101 for any group looking to understand and manage stress. Be that corporate, law enforcement, legal, government or research teams, Susan Hopkins will guide you through both the 5 Domains (Biological, Emotion, Cognitive, Social & Prosocial) and the 5 Steps (Reframe, Recognize, Reduce, Reflect & Restore) of the Shanker Self-Reg® Framework. 

The Shanker Method 101 | $600/team

Designed to build on the Self-Reg Framework 101 series or be taken as a stand alone offering, this webinar-based course dives into the 5-Step Shanker Method® at the heart of Self-Reg Practice with the 5 Steps. Reframe the behaviour. Recognize & Reduce the Stressors. Reflect: enhance stress awareness. Restore: develop personalized strategies to promote resilience and restoration.

parenting groups

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Self-Reg Parenting | $1499/group of 16-100

Self-Reg Parenting is an online course that shows parents how to apply Shanker Self-Reg® in their day-to-day parenting.

The ten-module, video-based Self-Reg Parenting Course is designed to help parents apply Shanker Self-Reg® in their day-to-day parenting. Register at any time and take this course at your own pace.

Feeling Stressed: A Self-Reg Course for Teens | $600/parenting group

Feeling Stressed is a new TMC course that will help teenagers truly understand stress and how they are influenced by it, while giving them the tools to respond to, and even thrive in the face of the stresses in their lives.

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Self-Reg Military Parenting | $199-$1499/parenting group

Self-Reg Military Parenting is a specially designed online course that helps parents apply Shanker Self-Reg in everyday parenting while addressing the unique challenges faced by military families, such as transitions, separation and relocation. 


Meet some Change Leaders

Meet some of our fantastic community members and learn about their Self-Reg Journeys!

Explore and be inspired from other groups who are bringing Self-Reg to their community. 

Self-Reg Schools 6 x 6: School Leaders

Join Susan Hopkins in discussing the importance of School Leaders as part of the 6×6 Self-Reg Schools Video Series.

View the rest of the 6×6 series here.

Two Shining Examples of Social Engagement that Helps Parents

Blog: Two Shining Examples of Social Engagement that Helps Parents

by John Hoffman

In this Self-Reg blog John Hoffman shares some thoughts on the power of support groups in your role as a parent, and a couple of examples of groups that that do it right.

Military Family

Blog: Self-Reg and Military Families

By: The MEHRIT Centre in partnership with Trenton Military Family Resource Centre

Shanker Self-Reg® has 8 guiding values, which are very well aligned with the goals of Canada’s Military Family Resource Centres.

Graphic: When our Calm Meets their Storm

We love this graphic by Self-Regger Kristin Wiens. It shows us the power of “lending your calm” to others, a way of co-regulating.

Blog: Self-Reg, Social Justice & Democracy

by Stuart Shanker

The Future Lies in the Hands of Self-Reg Parents, Schools, and Communities.

The reality is that many children are only able to manage their stress in a way that actually blocks their prosocial drive. The demand for justice and equality ends up adding more stress to a stress-load that is already crushing.

From Seeds to Glitter

Blog: From Seeds to Glitter

by Melissa Pinnell

In this Self-Reg blog, educator Melissa Pinnell share about her Self-Reg Journey and uses glitter as a metaphor for how Self-Reg can spread within a group. Once you start, it sticks to eveything!

The 5 Steps of Self-Reg Graphic

This handy graphic by Kristin Wiens is a great reminder of the 5 Steps (aka Practices) of Shanker Self-Reg®:

  1. Reframe the Behaviour
  2. Recognize the Stressors
  3. Reduce Stressors
  4. Reflect: Enhance Stress Awareness
  5. Restore energy: Strategies to promote resilience & restoration.


RADAR – Reflect, Analyze, Design, Activate, Respond – guides the process of moving towards becoming a Self-Reg Haven. We designed this model to meet the challenges schools face with questions of “data” or “evidence based” decision making.

Coronavirus Conversations_ From “This” to “We” to “Me” and Back Again

Blog: Coronavirus Conversations: From “This” to “We” to “Me” and Back Again

by Stuart Shanker

In this Self-Reg blog, Stuart shares with us one of his biggest influencers on his thinking about Self-Reg, how Shanker Self-Reg was born, and how we can relate Self-Reg to some aspects of what we saw in people during the Coronavirus pandemic. 



Self-Reg Schools: A Handbook for Educators

Learn how to incorporate Self-Reg into classroom practices and a process of ongoing learning that will help not only your students, but yourself as an educator. Check out our Self-Reg Schools Handbook bookclubs on Facebook.


Self-Reg: How to Help Your Child (and You) Break the Stress Cycle and Successfully Engage with Life

In Self-Reg, Dr. Shanker helps us begin to recognize, not just when our child is becoming disregulated, but what to do about it. Now available in French! Votre enfant, Self-Reg et vous : comprendre l’autorégulation pour vivre mieux

Calm, Alert & Learning

The key to student success is not so much intelligence but abilities like concentration, delay of gratification and emotional intelligence: abilities which are dependent on self-regulation. Discussion guide here.

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What is Self-Reg?

Self-Reg is a pathway to calm, resilience, motivation, learning, & well-being.

Early Years



The Shanker Method

5 Domain Framework

Free Self-Reg 101 Webinar

Our Mission & Values

About Stuart Shanker

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Explore how learning Shanker Self-Reg can help your approach to behaviour, dysregulation, emotions and any of the challenges that brought you to Self-Reg as a someone who cares.

Level 1 Certificate Programs

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Early Childhood Development

Self-Reg Foundations

School Leadership

ASK Courses

Reframing Bullying

Enhancing Resilience

Self-Reg Parenting

Learning for Teams

On-Demand Webinars

Upcoming Events

Summer Symposium

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Self-Reg can be practical, community based and woven with other initiatives, movements or priorities. How can you bring Self-Reg to your community or context?

What is Applied Self-Reg Knowledge?

Blogs & Vlogs


Webinars & Upcoming Events

School Leadership Certificate

Learning Facilitator's Certificate

Living, Learning & Linking Certificate

Self-Reg Schools Handbook


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Havens are our dream for all! A Self-Reg Haven is a place where everyone feels safe in every way: physically, emotionally, socially, and culturally.

I Know a Haven When I Find One

5 Self-Reg Haven Look Fors

Havens 101: Group Learning

RADAR Project Planning Tool

Self-Reg Schools Handbook

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Enhancing Resilience In Children & Youth

Certificate Program Starts June 20th

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