Jan van Koert

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General Public (Including Certified Trainers and Certification Candidates)
A. Approximately how many training days did you have this year?: 
B. Briefly list the groups and organizations you worked with this year as a trainer.: 
Judges, Prosecutors,mediators,kenyan citizens, Sierra leone military,housewives, lawyers, teachers, therapists ministery of justice, healthcare,
C. Approximately how many people did you offer NVC training to this year?: 
D. What are you celebrating about your training experiences this year? What was significant for you? What touched your heart?: 
The diversity of people in race, religion and culture
E. Would you share some difficult experiences you had while training this year and how you handled them?: 
I did not meet any special difficulty which was not solved with empathy or selfempatahy
F. How do you teach the spiritual basis of Nonviolent Communication in your workshops and training programs? : 
By bringing the participants into connection with who they really are and how they in from there can relate to who others really are.
G. Please describe your social change goals...: 
By focussing on jugdges and Prosecutors I work on changes in our justice system By working in Kenya, Rusinga Island, I focus on diminishing domestic violence within families and communities By training military men and women I work on implementing another system for solving problems in the community. From pure judgement into mediation.
J. Please describe your efforts to create, or join, an NVC circle or organization.: 
Together with Martin van der Meulen i have founded the dutch NVC circle and I am a member thereof. We grow now into about 40 members.
K. Summarize participants’ evaluations, and how their feedback resulted in new learning or growth for you this past year.: 
There are too many evaluations to really summarize. Most feedback is about food, accommodations and the need for more bodymovement.
L. What are your current growing edges or challenges as a trainer that you will be working on in the future?: 
My growing edge is to be aware that beginners do not know what i already have integrated so long for myself.Plus keeping track of the group when in dialoque with one participant.
M. If you found opportunities to work with other trainers this year, please share the most meaningful experiences for you.: 
My most meaningful experience in cooperating with other trainers is to accept other views, other ways of explaining and the wonder of making each other more complete.
N. Is there anything else you would enjoy sharing with the CNVC network?: 
I would like more trainers to be engaged in working in areas with special needs,a.o. Africa.

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