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NVC Level 1 Foundation Training: April 4 weekend mornings online

By: Cath Burke

AUDIENCE: beginner

Saturday, Apr 20, 2024 12:00 PM —
Sunday, Apr 28, 2024 12:00 PM
Recurring event
Timezone: Europe/London

Dates and times
Apr 20th, 21st, 27th, 28th. 4 weekend mornings 9.30am - 1.30pm BST 
Online on Zoom including 30 minutes break each session.

A 13-hour Level 1 Foundation Training combines theory and practice to give you a solid grounding in the mindset and skills of Nonviolent Communication. It covers the 4 steps of NVC: Observations, Feelings, Needs, Requests and the 3 modes of NVC: listening with empathy, self compassion & honest expression.

You will be invited to practise with imaginary scenarios and your own examples of difficult conversations, interactions and feelings, in a safe and often fun way, through interactive activities in pairs and small groups, and sometimes reflecting individually.

Online courses are limited to 12 (max 15 participants) to increase participation, communication and connection.
“I started implementing the way of communicating immediately after the training - at least towards myself - and I can already feel the change. It’s quite incredible. Highly recommended to everyone.”
— Maria, Estonia
What skills will you learn?
Listening with empathy: 

Capacity to fully take in another’s experience and perspective, however they are expressing themselves, so you enjoy the feeling of connection
Understanding the deep live-serving motivations driving what someone is saying or doing, even when you don’t like it, or don’t agree with them or they are saying ‘no’ to you
Staying grounded and open even when under attack

Understanding yourself with compassion:

Understanding your own reactivity & how to calm your nervous system in difficult moments so you can choose how to respond from an empowered place
Being naturally compassionate towards yourself so you can find compassion for others

Speaking to be heard:

Confidence to have difficult conversations that may otherwise be avoided or end badly
Clarity about what you really want and how to ask in a way you’re likely to be heard
Being honest without offending

Learning outcomes 
Individual rates (if you are paying for the training from your own pocket)
These rates are a guideline.
If you earn less than £20,000 before tax:  £160

If you earn £20,000 - £30,000 before tax:  £220

If you earn £30,000 - £45,000 before tax:  £280

If you earn more than £45,000 before tax: £350

I am willing to dialogue with you if these prices would prevent you from coming. 
Please contact me here.

Organisational rates (if your employer is paying for your place on the training)
Small Charity rate:  £250 (If you work for a charity with fewer than 15 employees).
Public sector / Large Charity rate:  £300 (If you work for a public sector organisation, such as a local council or the NHS, or a charity with more than 15 employees).
Private sector rate:  £370 (If you work for a profit making company).

Concessions available: if any of the above prices would prevent you from coming, please contact me

“This training gave me tools that will be immensely powerful in both my personal and professional life. Rather than dreading conflict situations, I now look at them as an opportunity to develop closer connection with others. This is a revolutionary change in perspective and has already been enormously beneficial to my mental health.”
— Karen, London

Cath works closely with London Certified Trainers –  Ceri Buckmaster, Carolyn Davies,  Daren De Witt and Tracy Seed.  We are a collaborative group of London-based CNVC Certified Trainers working together to offer you clear learning and progression options to suit you. We are committed to creating community and a supportive network for those learning, living and sharing NVC in London. Many of our trainings are currently online, so if you live outside of London, you are welcome to participate.  Follow this link to discover more


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