Self-Reg Challenge

7 Day Challenge

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 (or virtual) workshops and presentations to tackle some Self-Reg basics, but also a fantastic stand-alone offering for those who are new to Self-Reg.

Over the 7 days you will explore stressors across the 5 domains (biological, emotion, cognitive, social and prosocial) and learn the 5 Steps of Shanker Self-Reg®. Access a daily Self-Reg video with Dr. Stuart Shanker and options to explore, practice and test your own Self-Reg. What does the challenge include?

Daily Self-Reg video from Dr. Stuart Shanker
  • Day 1: What is Self-Reg?
  • Day 2: Reframe the Behaviour
  • Day 3: Recognize the Stressors
  • Day 4: Reduce the Stress Load
  • Day 5: Reflecting and Developing Stress Awareness
  • Day 6: Respond - Develop Strategies for Restoration
  • Day 7: Going Forward

Daily choice of options for exploring your personal Self-Reg
Daily choice of Self-Reg actions for putting what you learn into practice

Why this Challenge? Why Now?

  • 7 Days of Bite Sized Self-Reg Learning
  • Daily Videos from Stuart Shanker
  • Tools and Shareable Resources
  • Forever Access
  • Certificate of Completion

Flexible Engagement

Set aside a minimum of 15 minutes a day for your Self-Reg Challenge time and if you miss a day, just pick up with it the next day – that’s the Self-Reg way!

Head, Heart & Hands

Pick and choose the content that is of most interest to you with daily collections of Head, Heart & Hands Knowledge.
  • HEAD - the science and background information
  • HEART - reflecting on your context
  • HANDS - concrete Self-Reg actions

Dr. Stuart Shanker

Stuart Shanker is the author of the Self-Reg trilogy: Calm, Alert, and Learning: Classroom Strategies for Self-Regulation (Pearson 2012), Self-Reg: How to Help Your Child (and You) Break the Stress Cycle and Successfully Engage With Life (Penguin 2016), Reframed: Self-Reg for a Just Society (UofT Press 2020); and with Susan Hopkins, Self-Reg Schools: A Handbook for Educators (Pearson 2019). In 2012, Stuart founded The MEHRIT Centre as a Self-Reg learning and information centre for parents, educators, the leaders of today, and the leaders of tomorrow.
Patrick Jones - Course author

Susan Hopkins

Executive Director, The MEHRIT Centre 
In the past two-plus decades, Susan has worked in numerous educational contexts and roles: early years, K-12 and post-secondary, teacher, vice-principal, curriculum developer, and inclusion coordinator.
Patrick Jones - Course author