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Self-Reg Foundations Certificate Program | $500 - $1,695 | Aug 29

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 childrenā€™s behaviour and the importance of relationships in self-regulation and learning.

Self-Reg in Early Childhood Development Certificate Program| $745 | July 11

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.

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Self-Reg for Education Assistants | $745 | Sept 12

In the course ā€œSelf-Reg for Education Assistants,ā€ participants embark on a transformative journey spanning 12 modules over 3 months. Learners will delve into the nuances of Shanker Self-RegĀ®, refine their abilities in reframing behaviour, identifying and mitigating stressors, and enhancing brain-body state awareness. Additionally, they learn techniques for restoring energy, focus, relationships, and hope.

Self-Reg and Leadership in Schools | $850 | May 16*

*Join the May cohort anytime between now and August 31st*
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. Register anytime before Aug 31st to join the May 16th cohort.


Note, there are no prerequsites to take these courses. Likewise, these courses themselves do not qualify as Level 1 programs, and therefore cannot be used as a prerequisite for Level 2 Certificate Programs.Ā 

Enhancing Resilience in Children & Youth | $745 | Jun 20

In this Self-Reg course focused on resilience, we learn how to identify and overcome what is holding back many children and teens, we canĀ spark their ability and desire to take on new learning, new challenges and new opportunities for increased health, well-being and community building.

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Reframing Bullying | $745 | July 18


Join Stuart Shanker and Susan Hopkins in this empowering online course designed to deepen understanding of bullying behaviours in schools and communities through the lens of science and applied Self-Reg knowledge.


For graduates of our Level 1 Certificate Programs

Self-Reg Facilitatorā€™s Program | $2,195 | Nov 21

The demand for Shanker Self-RegĀ® informed learning from The MEHRIT CentreĀ is growing.Ā To meet the demand and our mission of grounding living and learning in self-regulation weĀ are offering this certificate program soĀ that champions in Shanker Self-RegĀ® knowledge translation will be widely available.

Living Learning Linking Self-Reg Program

Living, Learning & Linking Program | $1,695 | Start Today!

Recently refreshed! This self-paced 30 module facilitated program offers you a range of opportunities to go deeper into the science, the practice, and the leadership of Self-Reg with Dr. Shanker, the TMC Team & Self-Reg Community. This is a great program for those who want to continue their personal Self-Reg Journey and professional development.

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For individuals or teams of 25, our professional learning series are a low-cost, high-impact series for those looking for some Self-Reg basics.Ā 

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-RegĀ® Framework.Ā 

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 MethodĀ® at the heart of Self-Reg Practice with the 5 Steps. Reframe the behaviour. Recognize & Reduce the Stressors. Reflect: enhance stress awareness. Restore:Ā develop personalized strategies to promote resilience and restoration.

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 Havens 101 | $750/team

Self-Reg Havens 101 is a 5-module Professional Learning Series Course that gives teams a unique opportunity to learn together about Self-Reg Havens and how to build one in educational settings, workplaces and communities.

The newest addition to the PLS Series!


Self-Reg Parenting Course | $149

Gain a whole new understanding of your childā€™s behaviour, how to respond to it and learn the impacts of excess stress on childrenā€™s behaviour and mood with our video-based Self-Reg Parenting Course designed to help parents apply Shanker Self-RegĀ® in their day-to-day parenting.

Register at any time you like to take the content at your own convenience, with access forever!

Break the Stress Cycle Parenting Course

Breaking the Stress Cycle Parenting Course | $75

A self-paced,12 module parenting course that makes a great companion to Dr. Shanker’s 2016 book: ‘Self-Reg: How to Help Your Child (and You) Break the Stress Cycle and Successfully Engage with Life’. Enjoy new video content from Dr. Shanker and Susan Hopkins as they cover each chapter of the book with their latest insights into each topic.

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Self-Reg Military Parenting Course | From $149

Developed in collaboration with the Trenton Military Family Resource Centre, 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.


Feeling Stressed: A Self-Reg Course for Teens | $50 - $600

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.

Individual, full class, or full school pricing available.

The Stressed Detective: A Self-Reg Mini-Movie Course | $35

The Stressed Detective follows the story of Detective Bradford Cannon and his partner Raylee Reframer on a journey to discover the source of a mysterious flower sending the city into a stress response. Companion activities for Families, Adults and Educators encourage head (theory), heart (reflective) and hand (in action) Self-Reg knowledge.

7 Day Self-Reg Challenge | $30

Dip your toes into Self-Reg with Dr. Stuart Shanker through this unique mini-course challenge offering. This challenge is a great addition to any of our Face-to-Face workshops and presentations to tackle some Self-Reg basics, but also a fantastic stand-alone offering for those who are new to Self-Reg. Explore stressors across the 5 Domains and the 5 Steps of Shanker Self-RegĀ® with a daily video from Dr. Stuart Shanker and options to explore, practice and test your own Self-Reg.Ā 


Join our 2,500+ learners from around the globe!

We have learners in Australia, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Georgia, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, UK, United Arab Nations, USA and more!


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