Center for Nonviolent Communicationsm
INTERNATIONAL INTENSIVE TRAINING
USA - Los Angeles CA, February 10 - 19, 2017
Discover skills that will help you improve the quality of your relationships, deepen your inner peace, and increase your contribution in the world.
Join us to be part of a compassionate community learning together how to speak from the heart;
practice deep, nonjudgmental listening; and build self empowerment from the inside out.
The purpose is to offer you the opportunity to live the process of NVC in community over an extended period of time, in order to develop the mindsets and practical tools to help you in three areas: Personal and Professional Relationships, Inner Transformation, Contribution and social change.
We intend to prioritize these areas, and at the same time invite participants to co-create the training with us: We invite your requests for specific sessions in areas that are of particular priority to you. When you register for IIT you will be invited to put forward your requests for topics and areas of interest, and together we will weave the interests and priorities into our plan day by day during the training.
1. Personal and Professional Relationships
2. Inner Transformation
3. Contribution and Social Change
Seminar Language: English.Trainer: Sarah Peyton
Sarah Peyton offers trainings focused on learning and using resonant language to transform the brain. She brings together depth work and self-compassion that integrate Interpersonal Neurobiology (IPNB) with the healing potential of Nonviolent Communication's verbal and non-verbal empathy. She is delighted by the self-compassion that arises from understanding how language and resonance change our brains, heal trauma and give us new energy, well-being and choice. She teaches and lectures internationally, teaches communication at the college level, and she has been published in North America and Europe on NVC and IPNB. Her work focuses on how we hear and understand one another, effective ways to connect hearts, and developing self-compassion and clarity. Her passion is watching people's self-understanding deepen into warmth. Her website is here.
Trainer and onsite assessor: Katherine Singer
She experienced the Korean War at the age of five, and for a long time Katherine has felt a deep commitment to bringing about a world that is peaceful both within and without, by resolving conflicts in a peaceful manner. In 1970, she moved to the United States, and, in 1997, met Marshall Rosenberg. Later, she became an NVC trainer and assessor. Presently, she is serving CNVC as president of the board.
Katherine introduced NVC to South Korea in 2003 and founded the Korean Center for NVC in 2006. Now, aided by 5 full-time staff, 5 certified trainers, 20 yet-to-be-certified trainers, and many volunteers, she is relating to many aspects of Korean society in her work. The 120 members of the NVC-Based Mediators’ Association in Korea (many of them trained by John Kinyon) are serving in courts, schools, and police departments. Katherine’s hope is to contribute to resolving the conflicts between North and South Korea peacefully with this trained team of mediators.
Her main topics in trainings are how to apply NVC in deep healing, social issues, and power dynamics.
Trainers: Jim and Jori Manske
married and working together for over 30 years, share the intentions to cooperate together in the great adventure of life, to openly and honestly share their deepest thoughts and feelings, and to honor and accept each other with ever-increasing ability. These intentions continue to frame not only their relationship together, but also all their relationships and work.
As co-creators of peaceworks, they offer training, mediation, facilitation, organizational development, consulting and mentoring. They have been working with a variety of businesses, community groups, government, NGO's, private groups and individuals since 1971.
They each have certifications as Trainers, Mediators, and Facilitators, as well as certifications in Nonviolent Communication (NVC) and Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), and individually have degrees in Communication (Jim) and Social Work (Jori).
In June 2008, they completed their year and a half term as inaugural leaders of the Global Community Circle (GCC) for The Center for Nonviolent Communication (CNVC), supporting the growth and well-being of communities in the worldwide CNVC network.
They were founding members of the New Mexico and Hawaii Network for Nonviolent Communication. and have contributed directly to many emerging NVC communities worldwide. Jori also served as Interim Director of CNVC from January 2006 until May 2007, on the CNVC Board of Directors for 3 years, as founding board member of Comienzos (a program for jail inmates and staff), and serves on the Advisory Committee for NVC Academy
Trainer: Mary Mackenzie
Mary Mackenzie, M.A., is the author of Peaceful Living: Daily Meditations for Living with Love, Healing and Compassion, co-founder of the NVC Academy, an online school for learning Nonviolent Communication; executive director of Peace Workshop, International, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting practical methods for living nonviolently; and Certified Trainer of Nonviolent Communication through the Center for Nonviolent Communication.
Mary brings extensive experience in creating and maintaining collaborative organizations and partnerships, finding a way forward that values all needs even in challenging group decision-making processes, balancing efficiency and heartfelt connection, and living authenticity and spiritual depth in all interactions.
Mary’s guiding vision is to help people learn concrete, practical tools for living peacefully day-to-day. She believes that if each of us steps up to the plate to transform our own negative behaviors and thought patterns we can create world peace, one heart at a time. Her workshops, retreats, organizational development, group facilitation, public speaking engagements, and personal daily life reflect this passion.
To reach Mary: email firstname.lastname@example.org or tel 928.380.8077 or visit: www.nvcacademy.com or www.peaceworkshop.org
Venue: Mary and Joseph Retreat Center.
The Mary & Joseph Retreat Center’s mission is to provide an environment of serenity, prayer, and natural beauty. It is surrounded by Eight Acres of Beautiful Gardens. The Retreat Center overlooks the Los Angeles Basin from its location on top of the Palos Verdes Peninsula. It is close to the city of Long Beach.
Long Beach is the closed airport with LAX being the closest International Airport.
By car or public transportation: When your participation in the IIT is confirmed we will provide you with further information about travel options to the venue.
Fee: Total IIT Fees consists of a Tuition fee and accommodation fee (payable in US Dollars to CNVC) - as outlined in the table below.
Early Bird Discount: Receive 15% off tuition on payments received in full by 10 October 2016 (5 months prior to start of IIT). Tuition Fee Payable to CNVC under this option is $1,989.
Receive 10% off tuition on payments received in full by 15 December 2016. Tuition Fee Payable to CNVC under this option is $2,106.
Other discounts: If you are a registered certification candidate with CNVC or have attended a CNVC IIT before, we offer you 15% discount off tuition (not to be combined with other offers).
Financial Assistance: The due date for Financial Assistance Applications for this IIT is 10 November 2016 (3 months prior to the start of the IIT.)
IIT Options and Fees (for 9-day training):
Tuition Fee (without discounts)
For questions please contact the IIT Department at +1 505-244-4041 or email at email@example.com or contact the local organizers of the Los Angeles:
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Friday, February 10, 2017 - Sunday, February 19, 2017 17:00 - 12:00Pacific Time
Mary & Joseph Retreat Center5300 Crest RoadRancho Palos Verdes, California USA(310) 377-4867
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