Embracing Jackal Thoughts

Trainer Tip •  2 - 3 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Trainer Tip
2 - 3 minutes

Ask the Trainer: "In trainings I say our jackals are thoughts and now I've come to wonder if all thoughts are jackals...?"


Conflict Improv: Mom Won’t Stop Bugging Me

Video •  22 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Video
22 minutes

In this poignant video, Jean Morrison and Christine King enact a role play that is posed by a participant. Christine plays the mother who asks, "Are you dating anyone?"


Poetic License

Article •  N/A
Beginner Skill Level
Article
N/A
Poetic License is a fun group exercise that's sure to incite laughter in your NVC group!

Living NVC

Video •  1 hour
Beginner Skill Level
Video
1 hour

Mair Alight and Carol Chase show, through their interaction with each other, a living model of how NVC deepens friendships. They also provide information on why giraffes and jackals were originally chosen as the NVC mascots.


Looking at Anger from an NVC Perspective

with Wes Taylor
Video •  11 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Video
11 minutes

In this vintage 1999 video, CNVC Certified Trainer, Wes Taylor leads a group of young people in a lively discussion on working with anger.


NVC in Hostage Negotiations and Hospitals: An Interview

with Wes Taylor
Audio •  21 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
21 minutes

In this inspiring interview, Wes Taylor relays a story of how Nonviolent Communication is successfully used in law enforcement, and some of his challenges and joys in infusing Nonviolent Communication into a Maryland hospital culture.


Four Ways to Respond to a "Jackal" Message

with Liv Monroe
Video •  13 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Video
13 minutes

In this lively video, veteran trainer, Liv Monroe, introduces the NVC mascots of jackal and giraffe by detailing what they represent and how they are used to teach NVC dialogue to others. Many examples are used throughout the video.


Beyond Right and Wrong (Parts 1-3)

Video (Public) •  00:44 hours:minutes
Introductory Skill Level
Video (Public)
00:44 hours:minutes
Using a Powerpoint presentation, Bridget Belgrave, CNVC Certified Trainer from the United Kingdom, demonstrates the key principles of Nonviolent Communication. Starting with needs at the center, Bridget builds a visual structure of the NVC process.

Increasing Presence Through Observations

Practice Exercise •  00:26 hours:minutes
Introductory Skill Level
Practice Exercise
00:26 hours:minutes
John Kinyon leads participants through two Observation Exercises to strengthen their ability to be present.  Through the exercises, John distinguishes the difference between feelings, which are emotions felt inside the body, and observations which are witness to our experience.

Increasing Presence Through Observations

Practice Exercises (Public) •  00:26 hours:minutes
Introductory Skill Level
Practice Exercises (Public)
00:26 hours:minutes
John Kinyon leads participants through two Observation Exercises to strengthen their ability to be present.  Through the exercises, John distinguishes the difference between feelings, which are emotions felt inside the body, and observations which are witness to our experience.

 
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