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Key Assumptions and Intentions of NVC

Learning Tool  • 3 pages • 2008
Introductory Skill Level
Learning Tool
3 pages

NVC practice is based on several key assumptions and intentions. When we live based on these assumptions and intentions, self-connection and connection with others become increasingly possible and easy, helping us contribute to a world where everyone’s needs are attended to peacefully.


Crafting Connection Requests

Practice Exercise  • 2 - 3 minutes • 10/03/2021
Intermediate Skill Level
Practice Exercise
2 - 3 minutes

Try this four step exercise for making connection requests to support understanding, and to learn what effect your words had on the listener. In this exercise you'll choose a situation where you have clarity about what outcome will really work for you (your solution request), but where you imagine your desired outcome may not work for the other person, and/or are not sure there is sufficient connection for mutual trust.


Parenting Series: The Importance of Self-Empathy

Public  • 00:14 hours:minutes • 2005
Intermediate Skill Level
Public
00:14 hours:minutes
In this pre-recorded video training, Inbal offers parents and anyone with children in their life a lucid discussion of the important role self-empathy plays in creating healthy, supportive relationships.

The Sweetest Game in Town: Contributing Without Praise

Trainer Tip  • 2-3 minutes • 05/2009
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
2-3 minutes

Inbal answers a parent's question about praise and offers a perspective on how praise translates into the NVC framework.


Introduction to Using NVC in Parenting

Video  • 38 minutes • 2005
Introductory Skill Level
Video
38 minutes

In this brief video, CNVC Certified Trainer and founder of the CNVC Parenting Project, Inbal Kashtan, offers a succinct and insightful overview for using Nonviolent Communication in your parenting role.


Parenting Series: Needs, Strategies and Partnership

Video  • 9 minutes • 2005
Beginner Skill Level
Video
9 minutes

Inbal clarifies the difference between needs and strategies, and why the distinction is important in our parenting role. She offers two questions to ask yourself if you're not certain whether something is a need or strategy.


Parenting Series: Listening for the Needs

Video  • 15 minutes • 2005
Beginner Skill Level
Video
15 minutes

Using her own and participants' examples, Inbal illuminates parents on where they might be struggling with connecting to their children's needs, especially in situations where the children are responding to the parent's request.


Parenting Series: Compliance and the “Yes” Inside the “No”

Video  • 11 minutes • 2005
Beginner Skill Level
Video
11 minutes

Inbal responds to the question "Is bribery an acceptable tool for compliance?' and helps us understand the five habitual reasons we do things.


Parenting Series: Understanding Requests and Demands

Video  • 8 minutes • 2005
Beginner Skill Level
Video
8 minutes

Inbal speaks to a group about our habit of demanding something of our children but making it sound like a request, the components of a true request and the importance of being honest when making a demand.


Parenting Series: When Your Child Only Has “No” for an Answer

Video  • 8 minutes • 2005
Beginner Skill Level
Video
8 minutes

In this video download, expert parent trainer and author of Parenting From Your Heart, Inbal Kashtan responds to the age-old question: "Why do children do things to annoy parents?"


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