Training Calendar

Independent Trainer
Independent Trainers are members of the Independent Training Circle (ITC) connected to Northwest Compassionate Communication (NCC). People who join ITC choose to present and share Compassionate Communication in a way they believe would be in harmony with CNVC. For more about how the ITC assesses the quality of trainings offered through that circle, please contact

Certified Trainer
Certified Trainers have chosen to go through a training and assessment process established by the Center for Nonviolent Communication (CNVC) Please follow this link for more about Certified Trainers:

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Sat, Aug 02, 2014 to
Sat, Aug 09, 2014

Arrive 2:30 PM August 2nd Ends August 9th after lunch
10th Annual Family Camp Intergenerational Village (NCC-Family Camp - CNVC Certified Trainer) (Heartstad Farm on VASHON IS, WA)
Family Camp is where fun, connection, support, adventure, learning and transformation come together in a unique family training immersion/vacation experience.

Wed, Oct 01, 2014 to
Sun, Oct 05, 2014

Begins Wed Oct 1 at 5pm, ends 3 pm Sun Oct 5, 2014
Blackbelt Communication Skills Retreat (Kathleen Macferran - CNVC Certified Trainer, Alan Seid, Karl Steyaert, Raj Gill) (Whidbey Institute)
Gain communication skills necessary to create win-win outcomes in any situation. This 4-day intensive training will immerse you in the consciousness, skills and practice of Nonviolent CommunicationTM (NVC), a powerful methodology for interpersonal harmony and effectiveness, and for creating positive social change that includes compassion. Gather with other like-minded people at one of the Pacific Northwest’s premier sustainability retreat centers, Whidbey Institute. With a powerful focus on positive Social Change, this retreat will amplify your ability to contribute to the world by providing you with the communication skills necessary to create win-win outcomes in any situation!

Fri, May 15, 2015 to
Sun, May 17, 2015

Friday, May 15 eve- Sunday 4 PM, May 17, 2015
Meeting Life Transitions with Courage and Grace (Kathleen Macferran - CNVC Certified Trainer, Mary Mackenzie (CNVC Certified Trainer)) (Missoula, MT)
DURING THIS nurturing, experiential 2 1/2 day workshop, you will be challenged to step toward and embrace the life you want! Whether you have changed inside, but the rest of your life has not... or your life has turned upside down and you don’t know which way is up... or you simply see change on the horizon and want to be ready — this workshop will invite you to explore how to:  • Find peace amid the chaos • Get back to balance faster • Stop being hard on yourself • See beauty in the challenge • Spend less time being stressed • Speak your truth to anyone • Ask for help when you need it


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