Training Calendar

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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

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Sat, Oct 10, 2015

10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Adapting to Change Workshop (Erin Merrihew) (North Seattle)
Change is an inevitable part of life. And yet, facing transitions can be overwhelming and confusing! How do we acknowledge the personal impact of changes that happen to us, build awareness around our habitual ways of reacting, and find new ways of adapting that help us cultivate resilience and flexibility?

Sun, Oct 11, 2015

Oct 11, Oct 18
Nonviolent Communication and Racial Equity for Liberal White People (Janice Eng - Independent Trainer, Amanda Blaine) (Vashon Island-Cedar Springs Farm)
Do you dream of a world of racial equity, but are unsure of your role in creating it? Do you want to be able to better talk about race and privilege to other white people in your life? In this two part workshop we'll share tools and approaches to racism and racial justice based in compassion and nonviolence. We will explore ways to work together while being in alignment with our values, even when we are triggered, Optional follow up practice group after the initial two workshop days. People of color welcome too!

Mon, Oct 19, 2015

Mondays, Oct 19, 26, Nov 2, 9, 16, 23rd 9:30am-11:30am PT
The Power of Empathy for Supporting Connected Communication (Marcia Christen - CNVC Certified Trainer) ()
Based on Marshall Rosenberg’s Nonviolent Communication, this series will focus on increasing our own awareness and compassion as a base for relating to others, whether it be within your family, your work, in your friendships, or in groups in your community.

Wed, Jun 08, 2016 to
Sun, Jun 12, 2016

Starts with dinner (6pm) Wednesday, ends after lunch (2pm) Sunday
Creating Flow in Your Connections Using NVC (Liv Monroe - CNVC Certified Trainer, Fred Sly (CNVC Certified Trainer)) (Breitenbush Hot Springs, Oregon)
Are you longing for the essential NVC tools, practice, and capacities to create and sustain joyful, flowing relationships? We will combine fun and deep, heartfelt learning into capacities you can take home. During this workshop you will have the opportunity to work through unresolved upsets and practice the difficult conversations that could bring relief. Whether your stuck places are at work, at home, with children, friends or intimate partners, you will return to your relationships ready to shift old stuck energy and experience sweet movement in connection, even your connection with yourself.


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