Practice groups provide opportunities for learning, growth, and connection to the principles of Nonviolent Communication, within a supportive community. The consistent structure can help you apply and integrate NVC awareness in your daily life.
Local practice groups are self forming, and lead by students of NVC, with different levels of experience. Group format and structure can vary widely depending on the needs and learning levels of group participants. We encourage you to find the group that meets your specific learning needs or help to create one yourself.
The following practice groups in your area are open to new members. To learn more about a group or to join, please contact the listed group facilitator.
Compassionate Communication Circle in Coos Bay
Facilitator: rotating facilitators
Description: We practice Compassionate Communication (CC) using the NVC Workbook and CC techniques in our check-in's and dialogs.
We usually meet every two weeks.
TO REGISTER: email Bittin @ email@example.com
FOR MORE INFO: email or call Bittin 541- 269-0638
Chapter 1 began October 2007. This is our 2nd 13 month cycle to work through the book and Workbook.
Prerequisites: Some experience preferred. We are open for new comers. Interested in new circle members who want to learn and grow themselves. We will study and practice from the book.
Meeting Day/Time: Sundays, 5:00 PM–7:00 PM
Location: Downtown residence, Coos Bay, OR
Group Duration: Begins January 27, 2008, Ending undetermined
Required Books/Materials: Non-Violent Communication book and workbooks suggested.
Group Maximum: 20 Members
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, 541-269-0638
Practicing Presence in Parenting with NVC: Remaining in Resonance
Facilitator: Gloria Lybecker
Description: Helpful, but not required, reading NonViolent Communication, A Language of Life
Teleconference Series: Tuesdays, Jan 8 - Feb 26, 2013, 4:30-6pm Pacific Time or Wednesdays, Jan 9 - Feb 27, 2013 12-1:30pm Pacific time
Meeting Day/Time: Tuesdays, 4:30 PM–6:00 PM
Location: via Teleconference, online, OR
Group Duration: Begins January 8, 2012, Ending February 26, 2012
Required Books/Materials: n/a
Group Maximum: 8 Members
Compassionate Communication Basic Skills Class
Facilitator: Doyle Banks
Description: This class will provide an introduction to the basic skills of Compassionate Communication (NVC) as developed by Marshall B. Rosenberg, Ph.D. You will:
- discover the four steps to clearly communicate with another person or group
- find out four blocks that prevent us from connecting with one another
- learn four attitudes that will increase your chances of being heard
- enhance your day-to-day lives with honesty and empathy
There will be eight (8) classes. All classes will be held on Tuesdays from 6:30pm-9:00pm
Cost - $100 (incl. $25 registration, non-refundable).
RECEIVE A $20 DISCOUNT WHEN YOU REGISTER ON OR BEFORE AUGUST 31.
If you are in financial hardship and wish to learn these life-changing skills,please send an email to email@example.com to discuss scholarship possibilities. There are a limited number of scholarship spaces available.
Register at http://speak-love.com/event-registration/?ee=46 (registration required)
Meeting Day/Time: Tuesdays, 6:30 PM–9:00 PM
Location: To Be Announced, Vancouver, WA
Group Duration: Begins September 11, 2012, Ending November 6, 2012
Required Books/Materials: If you would like to prepare ahead of time, please read Marshall’s book, Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life. However, no experience or reading is required. The workshop will provide you with the skills as presented in the book. Note that an audio version of the book is also available from Sounds True Publishing. This is a suggestion, not a requirement.
Group Maximum: 15 Members
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, 503-310-2160
Start a Practice Group
For info on starting your own practice group, see Starting a Practice Group covering the following topics:
- Practice Group Considerations
- Sample Group Structures
- Host or Facilitate a Group
- Find Support
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