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Below you will find the presentation slides as well as a compilation of resources and recommended readings to dive deeper into the Self-Reg concepts presented. Feel free to explore our website for more Self-Reg content or reach out to info@self-reg.ca if you have any questions.

 

Shanker Self-Reg 5 Domains 5 Steps Practices

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Video: What is Self-Reg?

Dr. Shanker provides a succinct and clear answer to the question, “What is Self-Reg,” by explaining the relationships between stress and self-regulation in the five domains where we experience stress.

Blog: No Such Thing as a Bad Kid

by Stuart Shanker

Children have such different ways of responding to being over-stressed. Some get physically ill. Some get nervous and anxious. Some become…

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 children are becoming dysregulated, but what to do about it: the process that will enable us to experience that calmly focused state where learning and growth can occur.

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: Develop Strategies

Blue Brain Red Brain BALANCE is the Key

by Stuart Shanker

Self-Reg will indeed make a difference in dealing with problems like explosive behaviour, aggression, defiance, tantrums, persistent crying, bouts of frenzy and constant arguing. But to address these issues we need to learn about the crucial distinction that Self-Reg draws between Blue Brain, Red Brain, and Brown Brain.

Reframe The Behaviour Infographic

This infographic presents a set of techniques for reframing common obstacles in child-parent relationships, favouring constructive methods for stress reduction, meeting needs, and teaching skills.

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Courses

Self-Reg Foundations Certificate Program

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. 

Leadership for Self-Reg Schools Certificate Program

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

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 101 For All| Professional Learning Series

This Professional Learning series will focus on Self-Reg 101 for all groups, shifting away from exclusively a school focus. 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. 

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