Introduction to Nonviolent Communication

Friday 7 May 2021

16:00 – 19:30

Nonviolent Communication is a practical, learnable process that helps people put their attention on shared human values, which in turn connects us more deeply, more honestly, and more compassionately with ourselves and with others. When we increase our capacity to understand human needs, we significantly increase the options available to us in how we form our relationships, and how we navigate our lives.

This interactive presentation will introduce participants to the practice of Nonviolent Communication. If you’re curious about NVC and want to better understand what it is, and what it is not, in order to determine if this is a practice you wish to cultivate in your life, this is the presentation for you.

Developed by the international peace activist Dr. Marshall Rosenberg, Nonviolent Communication is taught around the world to support people to foster compassion, improve relationships, and resolve conflicts peacefully.

Nonviolent Communication is a practical and learnable way of attuning ourselves to the life-seeking understanding and expression within us, as well as with the life-seeking understanding and expression within others. The model supports practitioners to place their attention on shared human values, where people learn to connect more deeply, more honestly, and more compassionately with themselves and with others.

Cultivating this practice nurtures peace within ourselves which ripples out into the world through our relationships.

Jared Finkelstein (USA)

Jared is Certified Trainer with the Center for Nonviolent Communication who believes that in a connected world what is most essential is the quality of our connection. As a consultant and a trainer he specializes in supporting individuals and organization that work with young people to adopt practices and processes that recognize the power differences between young people and elders, and make choices that nurture a respectful relationship in face of them. He brings over 14 years of working with children and parents, both inside and outside of classrooms, as well as 10 years of practice and training in Nonviolent Communication to his understanding of how to fine tune the qualities of connection in our relationships with ourselves and with others.

Jared currently resides in Crockett, California, where he runs his consulting services Quality of Connection as well as operates as a Collaborative Trainer for Bay Area Nonviolent Communication (BayNVC) leading workshops, practice groups, and consulting individuals and organizations. He can be reached at www.qualityofconnection.com


Jared will also offer private consultations, either one-on-one, or with couples, families, or organizations. These sessions are opportunities to look at challenges occurring in the home or workplace and unpack them with support. This may take the form of individual coaching, mediation between conflicting parties, or a facilitated group processes. For more info contact us at druna@druna.cz


The workshop is intensive: Friday 16:00 – 19:30.

Price is 40 EUR. For reservation the deposit of 20 EUR must be payed in advance.

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