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Multi-session NVC courses (Nonviolent Communication)

Understanding Arguments Against NVC

Practice Exercise •  3 - 5 minutes • 
Beginner Skill Level
Practice Exercise
3 - 5 minutes

Even those who practice NVC can repeat old patterns of thinking, believing, feeling, and behaving. If they do, but still use ‘NVC language’ others may think the issue is NVC rather than the person’s capacity. This week, notice even a small instance where someone is against something you suggest. To build trust and connection, experiment with offering empathy or asking them to share what they think, feel, or need.


Using Role Plays for Sharing NVC

Audio •  53 minutes • 
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
53 minutes

You've probably witnessed and participated in role plays that were powerful tools for inspiration, integration, or healing. You've likely also been in contexts where role plays fell flat, leaving people frustrated, confused, or disengaged. If you're sharing NVC with others – or are envisioning yourself going there in the future – you'll want to take this class, where the focus is on how to increase the chances of having role plays that serve a clear purpose, engage an entire group, and support the deepest learning possible for all.


Facilitation and Transparency

Video •  9 minutes • 
Intermediate Skill Level
Video
9 minutes

Transparency: when is it too much? Does it support connection, clarity and flow? Is being transparent supporting your needs, the group's needs, and the group's purpose for being together? Check out this thoughtful excerpt from Mary's 2020 course, Jump In Now. Good food for thought!


Facilitation and Transparency

Video •  9 minutes • 
Beginner Skill Level
Video
9 minutes

Transparency: when is it too much? Does it support connection, clarity and flow? Is being transparent supporting your needs, the group's needs, and the group's purpose for being together? Check out this thoughtful excerpt from Mary's 2020 course, Jump In Now. Good food for thought!


One World, Many Experiences: Embracing Diversity in Teaching NVC

Article •  9 - 14 minutes • 
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
9 - 14 minutes

In treating everyone the same, we perpetuate inequities. If we want NVC consciousness to spread globally, it's crucial to acknowledge how various demographics are have varying capacities, and are differentially perceived, treated and impacted. Modifying our NVC teachings can increase equity and reduce the frequent judgement, disbelief, denial, insistence, non-resonance and re-marginalization that so many experience in NVC circles.


How to Create Your Own Teaching Activities

Video •  49 minutes • 
Intermediate Skill Level
Video
49 minutes

Listen as Mary Mackenzie shares an eight step path to create your own NVC learning activities, based on your own NVC learning experience. In this session, Mary uses the value of requests and observations as teaching examples.


Using Role Plays for Sharing NVC (3 Session Course)

Audio •  3 - 4 hours • 
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
3 - 4 hours

You've probably witnessed and participated in role plays that were powerful tools for inspiration, integration, or healing. You've likely also been in contexts where role plays fell flat, leaving people frustrated, confused, or disengaged. If you're sharing NVC with others – or are envisioning yourself going there in the future – you'll want to take this class, where the focus is on how to increase the chances of having role plays that serve a clear purpose, engage an entire group, and support the deepest learning possible for all.


Starting and Maintaining a NVC Practice Group

Article •  2 - 3 minutes • 
Beginner Skill Level
Article
2 - 3 minutes

This article explores ways of starting and maintaining NVC study groups and practice groups. It offers recommended reading support materials and poses questions to consider for structuring and organizing the group.


I Want to be an NVC Trainer - What do I Need to Know?

Audio •  21 minutes • 
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
21 minutes

Veteran CNVC Certified Trainer Sylvia Haskvitz explores the phases of Knowing, Living and Teaching NVC.


NVC Life Hacks 7: Facilitation

Video •  3 minutes • 
Beginner Skill Level
Video
3 minutes

Leading an Nonviolent Communication workshop is a good way to learn and practice NVC skills. Here are Shantigrabha and Gesine's seven top tips for facilitators.


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