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Below you will find the presentation’s 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 firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
- Rebecca Leslie’s Presentation Slides: Download here
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.
Infosheet: Self-Reg for Parents
This Infosheet helps parents recognize signs of stress, discover underlying causes, learn how to implement the 5 steps of Shanker Self-Reg®, and identify next steps on the journey to nurturing happier and healthier children.
Infosheet: Self-Reg in the Early Years
In this info sheet, we look at the early years with a Self-Reg lens including the five domains of Self-Reg and the five steps of Shanker Self-Reg.
Infosheet: Self-Reg for Elementary Teachers
Check out this great infosheet for a snapshot of Shanker Self-Reg® for Teachers. Learn what Self-Reg is all about, the 5 Steps and the roots of Self-Reg practice.
Infosheet: Self-Reg for Teenagers
This Infosheet looks at Self-Reg for teens including the unique stressors they are faced with.
Vlog by Susan Hopkins: Four Areas of Focus for Growth-Promoting Relationship Building in Schools
In this vlog, Susan Hopkins applies the Energy-Centred Teaching (ECT) model that she first developed with Dr. Stuart Shanker in 2017 to offer a fresh way of thinking about priorities for the start of the school year.
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®:
- Reframe the Behaviour
- Recognize the Stressors
- Reduce Stressors
- Reflect: Enhance Stress Awareness
- 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.
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.