Dorset Campbell-Ross

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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.: 
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?: 
I am celebrating being a trainer at the second Indonesian IIT held in Ubud Bali this year. With 87 particpants from 23 different countries, the diversity and cross pollination of cultures created an experience where all the particpants could really see how NVC crosses all boundaries - be they political, religious, ethnic, sexual,or national - and how we connect on our shared human level, our needs, celebrating our humanity every moment.
E. Would you share some difficult experiences you had while training this year and how you handled them?: 
No difficult expreiences - just some that took more time to reach satisfactory outcmes for all concerned. Trusting in the process always pulls me through.
F. How do you teach the spiritual basis of Nonviolent Communication in your workshops and training programs? : 
Same way as I did for the past 14 years. Connecting with our humanity means connecting with what we all have in common - our "oneness" - if you like. That oneness is the source, aka divine universal energy and many other names. Living NVC, as opposed to doing NVC, is a spiritual practice because it askes us to become aware of our thoughts words and actions, every second. This is also known as mindfullness and mediation.
G. Please describe your social change goals...: 
My goals are to see the end of war, and to see peace and health spread around the world. I am aligned with the mission of CNVC to spread NVC around the world with the aim of supporting the world to return to her natural state - one of peace. In order to this I will continue to teach NVC to evermore larger groups, as I do at IITs, and create more vids on the internet to reach more people. I am also applying to become a war mediator working for the United Nations. I also enjoy collaborating with my fellow NVC trainers, which is why I like IITs so much.
J. Please describe your efforts to create, or join, an NVC circle or organization.: 
A year ago I created an Indonesian cnvc candidates group that meets every 2 weeks on Zoom to support their ongoing learning. This year the group will spread to include Hong Kong, Cambodia, Singapore and Australia. I now have cnvc candidates in all these countries.
K. Summarize participants’ evaluations, and how their feedback resulted in new learning or growth for you this past year.: 
Too much time and effort required to summarize all evaluations from 87 IIT particpants. Food and accomodations feedback was taken on board, and will be accordingly improved for next year. Personally I learned I want to improve my time management skills. I am using my alarm much more! Also I would like to see more preparation in team building for the trainer team.
L. What are your current growing edges or challenges as a trainer that you will be working on in the future?: 
How to Support the reintegration of mass murderers(soldiers) back into a society that deems murder to be the worst crime a person can possibly commit. How to heal the dichotomy? How to educate that the source of men's violence against women is the oppression of men that takes place in childhood when men are shamed into suppressing their feelings of sadness and fear. The end of domestice violence will come when men learn how to express their feelings as they arise.
M. If you found opportunities to work with other trainers this year, please share the most meaningful experiences for you.: 
Working with Liv, Jan, Shari and Simone at the 2018 Bali IIT was delightful. What was meaningful was feedback that I need to be more puctual because the choice about other people spend their time is important to them. If I have arranged to meet someone at acertain time - they have essentially 'given' me that time. They cannot use it for anything else. If I do not turn up at the agreed upon time I not only break my word and thus their need for trust is unmet, i also prevent them from using that time in way that would meet thier need best. This in turn creates disconnection. this does not meet my needs.
N. Is there anything else you would enjoy sharing with the CNVC network?: 
Let's make NVC TV. Let's make NVC movies. Let's bring NVC into government. There is no application in which it will not help everyone get their needs met MORE! Use every contact you have to further our mission. Start now! (This is a demand!)

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