Compassionate Communication Foundations Training Weekend

Organization: CommunicationWorks

Venue: The Cloisters

Location: Lakewood, Colorado, United States

Event Date/Time: Nov 22, 2013 / 5:45 pm - (MST) End Date/Time: Nov 24, 2013 / 4:00 pm - (MST)
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Compassionate Communication  Would you like to ~ ��Express with clarity & ease?  ►Communicate with peace? ►Create win/win outcomes from conflict? ►Effectively deal with emotions?  ►Deepen your relationships? Based on the work of Marshall B. Rosenberg,PhD. in Compassionate Communication, this training offers a new model of relating that will help you have open, honest and effective communication from the heart. Skills will be built through interactive exercises throughout the weekend.  You can use what you learn this weekend to create win/win situations in any area of life: • Business management • Team building • Helping Professions • Intimate relationships • Parenting • Community relations • Public education • Conflict mediation Friday November 22 5:45 - Arrival/Registration 6:00-9:00pm - Introduction • Foundational principles • Basic assumptions • Overview of model & components  Saturday, November 23, 9am-5:00pm Using the Model: Clear Expression • Honest Expression • Understanding communication that alienates • Using the four components to make clear, honest, effective expressions • Creating connection & successful strategizing • Skill building through practice Sunday, November 24, 9:00am-4pm Using the Model: Deep Listening • The Power of Empathy • Blocks to effective listening • Skills for deep listening • Self-empathy • Sharing meaningful appreciation • Understanding the beauty of our common humanity 

Who is it for

People new to Nonviolent Communication or who have participated in an introductory workshop.  Those wanting to review or renew their foundational training.

Registration Investment

$265 Early Bird Rate, register and pay by October 15th.  $285 after Oct. 15th

Facilitator: Kathy Ziola, MA, Center for Nonviolent Communication Certified Trainer. Kathy has facilitated training, workshops, and retreats in relationships, stress mangagement and personal growth around the US over the past 30 years. She is passionate about helping people have the relationships they truly desire through communication based on authenticity and care.  



2103 South Wadsworth Blvd.
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2533 West Pinyon Ave
United States

Conference Speakers


Kathy Ziola, M.A. is a CNVC Certified Trainer and co-founder of the Rocky Mountain Compassionate Communication Center. She has facilitated workshops and retreats in Compassionate Communication, personal growth, stress management and relationships over the past 25 years. She works in private practice as a psychotherapist and communication coach, serving individuals and couples around the world.  Kathy facilitates trainer development programs in Compassionate Communication.  It is her passion to teach and support others in having the quality of relationships they truly desire; relationships based on honesty and compassion.  

Additional Information

The training will be held in Lakewood, CO at The Cloisters, 2103 S. Wadsworth Blvd.

Lakewood , Colorado 80227.