The CNVC Office is closed Monday, January 21, 2019, for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday.

Training Details

Nonviolent Communication (NVC) Conference or 12th Annual NVC Conference


All Levels


General NVC


In Person




Sorrow, Rodger
Manske, Jori
Manske, Jim
Mackenzie, Mary
Finkelstein, Jared
Aguilar, Lorraine

Date and Time

Fri, Mar 29, 2019 to Sat, Mar 30, 2019 — Fri, Mar 29, 7 - 9 p.m., Sat, Mar 30, 8:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m., Sun, Mar 31, 9 a.m. — Pacific Daylight Time (GMT-7)


SBCC Wake Campus

300 N Turnpike Road
Thornton Auditorium
Santa Barbara, California 9111
United States


The Nonviolent Communication work of Dr Marshall Rosenberg is well known around the world.  Santa Barbara City College's School of Extended Leaning is hosting this year.

Would you enjoy:
More Ease in your relationships?
More authentic connection with yourself and others?
Practicing a consciousness to make life more wonderful?

The weekend begins with a NVC Introduction Saturday morning. Then Certified Trainers, Mary Mackenzie, Rodger Sorrow, Jared Finkelstein, Lorraine Aguilar and NVC presenters Shoshana Wheeler and Ariel Wrye will share their experience in using NVC in a variety of settings; from personal life, relationships, conflict, family agreements, privilege, games, transforming limiting beliefs and more. Well known for their powerful interactive workshops on several continents and service with CNVC.  If you have already attended an NVC event or class, you will know that this is a rare opportunity to dramatically expand and deepen your knowledge and skills. If you are not familiar with NVC but would like to express yourself more fully and easily, be sure to attend this event and discover the power of communicating compassionately. 

Registration will open online in late Nov 2018 at

Tuition Assistance:

Lead Trainer: Rodger Sorrow, Certified Trainer and Assessor in Training with CNVC.

Sessions being offered will be posted when available on

Who is it for

Everyone from beginner to experienced practitioners. This event has a wide range of topics and depth.


  • Introduction to NVC
  • Deepen connections with your friends, family and co-workers
  • Learn to speak from the heart and listen without judging
  • Transform conflict into compassionate dialogues
  • Create more harmony and peace at home and at work
  • Parenting with NVC
  • Intimate Relationships
  • Privilege and Connection
  • Working with Anger
  • Listening with Empathy
  • Skill building with role play
  • Learning with games
  • CNVC Trainer Certification

Registration Investment

$95 tuition and $5 materials for a total of $100 for Saturday or Sunday or both. This also applies to walk-ins.

Tuition Assistance is available but you must apply between Oct 2nd and Nov 9th, 2018. Sorry no flexibility. It's open now. It's easy.

What to Bring

Pen and paper to write with.
Layered clothing as weather and temp can vary
Lunch (An option to pre-order a lunch to be delivered will be added later and an announcement will be made.)

Registration, payment and deposit info.

Registration is done thru SBCC online or in person at the Wake Campus, 300 N Turnpike Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93111 or call (805)964-6853. Registration is not open yet but you must apply for now if you want Tuition Assistance.


More Info
Tuition Assistance

The Center for Nonviolent Communication
9301 Indian School Rd NE Suite 204
Albuquerque, NM 87112-2861 USA
Tel: +1.505.244.4041 | Fax: +1.505.247.0414 | US Only: 800 255 7696

NEW fundraising opportunity for US residents.