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NVC Resources on Observation


What is Nonviolent Communication?

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 10/2005
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
10/2005
Trainer tip: NVC focuses on shared human values and needs, and encourages the use of language that increases good will -- plus avoidance of language that contributes to resentment or lowered self-esteem. It emphasizes taking personal responsibility for choices and improving the quality of relationships as a primary goal. For today, focus on making observations without moralistic judgment in at...

Nonviolent Communication Basics

Article • 4 - 6 minutes • 07/2017
Article
4 - 6 minutes
07/2017
Here are some very basic forms and distinctions of NVC. It covers the 4 D's, OFNR, some NVC distinctions, tips, quotes from Marshall Rosenberg, and "feelings and needs" lists, and more. As with any art, these rudiments necessarily must be learned, practiced, understood, embodied and then let go of so as not to become rote and block creativity.

NVC “Reality TV” (4 Session Course)

with Catherine Cadden and Jesse Wiens
Audio • 3 hours, 44 minutes • 05/2009
Audio
3 hours, 44 minutes
05/2009
If role-play, hearing conversations modeled, and dialogue practice is how you learn, this 4-part telecourse recording is for you! Learn the art of entering into, staying in, and bowing out of “the dance” of communication, playing with your real-life situations using the four components of Nonviolent Communciation as the foundation.

Honest Expression: Expressing Needs Clearly, Honestly and Compassionately

with Mary Mackenzie and Mark Schultz
Video • 29 minutes • 09/26/2016
Video
29 minutes
09/26/2016
Mary explains the value of expressing ourselves honestly. Watch as Mary uses the 4-step Nonviolent Communication process to express needs clearly, honestly and compassionately. She follows with concrete examples to help you anchor your learning process to deepen your authenticity and honest expression skills.

Beyond Right and Wrong

Video • 1 hour, 4 minutes • 2004
Video
1 hour, 4 minutes
2004
In this vintage NVC video, Bridget Belgrave, CNVC Certified Trainer from the United Kingdom, uses a Powerpoint presentation to demonstrate the key principles of Nonviolent Communication. Starting with needs at the center, Bridget builds a visual structure of the NVC process. This resource has been newly remastered to a larger, higher quality video.

Neither Rioting Nor Colluding: Powerful Speaking to Create Social Change

Audio • 1 hour, 9 minutes • 05/19/2015
Audio
1 hour, 9 minutes
05/19/2015
Listen to Roxy Manning explore the barriers to speaking authentically as powerful voices for change, and practice these needed conversations about the ongoing violence in the streets of America.

Developing Compassion for Humans, Animals and All Life (4 Session Course)

Audio • 5 - 7 hours • 07/10/2012
Audio
5 - 7 hours
07/10/2012
Join LoraKim Joyner to investigate how merging science, the social and emotional intelligence of humans, animals and other species and Nonviolent Communication can bring a greater sense of belonging and wholeness to your life, and care and justice to the lives of others.

Responding to Current Escalating Issues of Our Time

with NVC Academy Staff
Audio • 33 minutes • 01/19/2015
Audio
33 minutes
01/19/2015
With the emergence of the Black Lives Matter movement and in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Roxy Manning, Francois Beausoleil and the Nonviolent Leadership for Social Justice training team explore how we can bring a needs-based consciousness, together with a critical awareness of systemic/structural inequities, to embody a new and transformative way forward.

NVC at Work: Transforming Organizations with Nonviolent Communication (6 Session Course)

Audio • 6 - 8 hours • 09/14/2016
Audio
6 - 8 hours
09/14/2016
Listen and learn how to: Talk about NVC in a way that has meaning and relevance for companies and organizations, showing a clear ROI (return on investment). Draw on different applications of NVC for the workplace: addressing change in management, management issues / styles, morale / teamwork, employee retention, etc. Create a value-based training proposal (with different service and product...