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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 explore our website for more Self-Reg content or reach out to if you have any questions.


Shanker Self-Reg 5 Domains 5 Steps Practices


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Info Sheet: Self-Reg in the Early Years

Check out this great infosheet for a snapshot of Shanker Self-Reg® for the Early Years. Learn what Self-Reg is all about, the 5 Steps and the roots of Self-Reg practice in the Early Years setting.

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Info Sheet: The Five Domains of Self-Reg

In this infosheet we outline the five domains of Shanker Self-Reg®; biological, emotion, cognitive, social and prosocial.

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Illustration: The Five Domains of Self-Reg

We love the fun way that the five domains of Self-Reg are illustrated by Krisin Wiens in this graphic.

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Behaviour is Communication

This infographic shows us to always dig deeper as stress detectives to understand what stressors might be present in all five domains of Self-Reg.

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.

Info Sheet: 10 Lessons Learned

This info sheet from Stuart Shanker, he share some of the lessons he has learned about Self-Reg over the years.

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Info Sheet: Self-Reg and The Anxiety Epidemic

This info sheet from Stuart Shanker, he looks at anxiety from a Self-Reg lens.


Info Sheet: The Self-Reg View on Depression

This info sheet Stuart Shanker discusses the Self-Reg view on depression. 


Info Sheet: The Self-Reg View of Trauma

This info sheet from Stuart Shanker, he shares some thoughts on the Self-Reg view of trauma.

Video: The Triune Brain

In this video, Susan Hopkins uses The MEHRIT Centre’s Self-Reg Triune Brain glove to demonstrate the evolution -designed brain, or the triune brain.

Triune Brain Glove

This is a unisex adult glove that can be used to teach or represent the evolution-designed brain, or Triune Brain.

Energy-Centre Teaching Model

In this video Susan talks about the four frames of energy-centred teaching. 

Cuing Safety

In this video Susan talks about cuing safety as an educator. 

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Self-Reg Mentoring

Mentoring is a new educational offering available. Participants will have a unique, guided opportunity to increase their knowledge of Shanker Self-Reg.



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.