Comprehensive Training

The Zones of Regulation
Comprehensive Training

For Groups or Individuals Around the World

Comprehensive Training Course Description:

(5.5 clock hours + two 15-minute breaks + 1 hour for lunch)

In The Zones of Regulation Comprehensive Training participants will take a deeper dive into the competency of regulation and how it fits into a climate and culture of social emotional learning. This expanded version of our Basic Training webinar offers a more in-depth look into the neurological components, development of regulation, and compassionate mindset as the foundation to understanding and teaching The Zones of Regulation. Whether you are new to The Zones or are a seasoned practitioner, this training will provide you with a thorough understanding of the lessons and concepts within The Zones curriculum. Extensive exploration of regulation tools and strategies will help you teach The Zones of Regulation with fidelity and efficacy. In addition to highlighting the most recent innovations of The Zones framework, this webinar includes student work samples, classroom artifacts, and videos. It explores strategies for adapting and differentiating The Zones to help all learners, both neurodivergent and neurotypical, meet their goals across school, home, and community settings. Participants will walk away with an in-depth understanding of regulation and how The Zones makes this competency easily accessible for both teachers/practitioners and learners alike.

Participants can expect to:

  • Learn how regulation develops and underlying neurobiological components.
  • Acquire knowledge of fundamentals and essential components of The Zones of Regulation.
  • Develop a solid understanding of the scope and sequence of The Zones of Regulation curriculum.
  • Discover how to set the tone and climate to support regulation.
  • Delve into key Zones lessons to ensure implementation with fidelity.
  • Explore regulation tools and strategies in hands-on activities.
  • Review student work samples and videos that illustrate strategies for adapting and differentiating The Zones lessons and concepts for various populations.


Anyone interested in learning how to implement The Zones, including:

  • Educators
  • Administrators
  • Parents, family members, and caregivers
  • Therapists
  • Counselors
  • Social workers
  • Mental health professionals
  • Psychologists
  • Educational Assistants

Explore The Zones of Regulation Curriculum

This training focuses on using The Zones of Regulation curriculum presented in The Zones of Regulation Curriculum (Kuypers, 2011] book. When implementing The Zones of Regulation curriculum it is imperative to have access to this book for the detailed guidance, instruction, and visual materials. This will help to ensure the curriculum is implemented with fidelity.

The curriculum will be referred to throughout the webinar. Books must be purchased separately through Social Thinking.

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Comprehensive Training Agenda:

Session 1 One Hour and 45 Minutes

  • Introduction to Self-Regulation
  • What is self-regulation?
  • Development of self-regulation
  • Components of self-regulation
    • Sensory and think, pair, share on sensory lifestyle
    • Executive Functioning, Emotional Regulation, Social Cognition

Break 15 Minutes

Session 2 One Hour and 15 Minutes

  • How we view behavior
  • Assessment and Data Collection
  • The Zones of Regulation Framework
  • Integrating theories and approaches, defining the four Zones, Introducing The Zones students

Lunch Break One Hour

Session 3 One Hour and 15 Minutes

  • Zones Curriculum
  • Identifying the Zones in self and others
  • Identifying triggers
  • Zones and perspective taking
  • Explorations of tools for The Zones
    • Sensory supports, Calming techniques, Thinking strategies
    • Reflection on personal toolbox

Break 15 Minutes

Session 4 One Hour and 15 Minutes

  • Zones Content Continues
    • When and how to use tools
    • Stop, Opt and Go problem solving
  • Implementing The Zones
    • Adapting to different populations and settings
    • Using with other approaches
  • Endnotes and Questions

Training Schedule

Registration can be done individually or as a group. All times are in U.S. Central Time.


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C Comprehensive Training
Thursday, 14 December, 2023
8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Leah Kuypers

C Comprehensive Training
Wednesday, 03 January, 2024
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Leah Kuypers

C Comprehensive Training
Friday, 02 February, 2024
8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Leah Kuypers

*All times are United States Central Time

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How it Works


  • Webinars are conducted LIVE online via Zoom Webinar Format. In this format your camera and sound will be disabled. You will be able to communicate via the ‘Chat’ and ‘Q&A’.
  • A 30 day replay/recording is offered with all our trainings. This means you have 30 days after the training date you registered for to playback the webinar during a time that works for you to view to extend your knowledge.

Materials Provided:

  • Once registered you will receive a confirmation email with how to access the following support materials on our password protected webpage.
    • PPT Handouts
    • Breakout activity handout
    • Discount flyer for purchasing Zones products
    • Certificate of Completion (once webinar is complete)

Group Registration:

  • When registering as a group, you have the option to view the webinar together or as individuals remotely.
  • You will only enter one name/email on the registration page. The name and email address that you enter in the registration will be the lead contact for communication with your group.
  • If participants will be viewing remotely, as the lead contact will be responsible for sharing the information provided in the confirmation email with all participants.


  • Based on number of participants
  • Individual rates start at $220 per participant, groups of 5 or more qualify for group discounting.
  • Group Rates:
    • 5-49 – $198/per participant (10% discount)
    • 50-199 – $176/per participant (20% discount)
    • 200+ – $154/per participant (30% discount)
  • Note: All payments are in USD.

Continuing Education:

  • Although the webinars are not pre-approved for continuing education credit, a certificate of completion is provided at the end of the webinar that often can be used for continuing education credit for many licensing boards.

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