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F22-703 “Why didn’t I learn this in school!!?” Nonviolent Communication (NVC) Skills to Share with Client


Total Credits: 6 including 6 Category I CE

Category:
700 Professional Growth & Development |  800 Online
Instructors:
Barbra Esher |  Chris Hartstein
Course Levels:
Intermediate
Duration:
7 Hours 30 Minutes
Target Audience:
Social Workers, LCPC, Psychologists

Dates


Description

During this workshop, participants will learn basic skills of Nonviolent Communication (NVC), also known as compassionate communication. You may be thinking that I nor my clients speak violently--why would I need that? Our language can hurt others, even when we don’t intend it or realize the impact it has. It isn’t about being nice; it is more about being authentic in a way that creates connection. You will be able to effectively teach clients how to regulate themselves in times of intensity. NVC can effectively help de-escalate family and workplace conflict.

Instructor

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Barbra Esher, Certified Nonviolent Communication Trainer by the International Center for Nonviolent Communication, CNVC

 

Barbra Esher knows it’s easy to be present when life is pleasant and can be tough when times are challenging. She dreams of a world in which we all have the capacity to stay connected with ourselves and each other in the challenging times. She specializes in untangling knots of pain, discovering the beauty locked inside of each of us, and facilitating a free flow of life energy and interconnection. Racism, addiction, and death have been her greatest teachers and favorite topics for seminars. 

Early in her son’s 10-year journey with addiction, they were introduced to Nonviolent Communication (NVC). This supported transforming their relationship from shame and blame to love and acceptance. Her capacity for saying “yes!” to life, exactly as it is, has been deeply cultivated by a Nonviolent Communication and life-long mindfulness practice.

Her relationship with Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh has animated her work in promoting peace, reconciliation, and social justice. She has pursued her aspirations with zeal, accumulating tens of thousands of hours of training all over the world in multiple modalities, including 30 years experience in the healing arts of acupuncture, shiatsu, and East Asian medicine.


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Although Chris is certified in Strategic Intervention through the Robbin-Madanes Coach Training program, she credits NVC with being able to connect at the heart level. Chris has over 300 hours of training with NVC trainers including Robert Gonzales, Miki Kashtan, Sarah Peyton, Kristin Masters, Kit Miller, Mary Mackenzie, Barbra Esher and the parenting CD of Inbal Kashtan, which she has listened to over 100 times. Chris sees herself as contributing member of a like-minded community that isn’t afraid to feel and is actively looking for opportunities to connect deeply and compassionately with all people.   Chris enjoys coaching individuals, couples, and families with their communication issues and facilitating small groups. Reflecting on the deficit of relational education schools, Chris was motivated to bring the principles and practices of NVC to a very young audience.  In the children's book An Inside Story:  A Children's Book for Grown-Ups Too!, Chris and Leland invite families to discover this simple practice of self-awareness and self-responsibility. Half of the profits from the sale of the book go to support Capital NVC's efforts to bring trainings to the area.  

Although Chris is certified in Strategic Intervention through the Robbin-Madanes Coach Training program, she credits NVC with being able to connect at the heart level. Chris has over 300 hours of training with NVC trainers including Robert Gonzales, Miki Kashtan, Sarah Peyton, Kristin Masters, Kit Miller, Mary Mackenzie, Barbra Esher and the parenting CD of Inbal Kashtan, which she has listened to over 100 times. Chris sees herself as contributing member of a like-minded community that isn’t afraid to feel and is actively looking for opportunities to connect deeply and compassionately with all people.   Chris enjoys coaching individuals, couples, and families with their communication issues and facilitating small groups. Reflecting on the deficit of relational education schools, Chris was motivated to bring the principles and practices of NVC to a very young audience.  In the children's book An Inside Story:  A Children's Book for Grown-Ups Too!, Chris and Leland invite families to discover this simple practice of self-awareness and self-responsibility. Half of the profits from the sale of the book go to support Capital NVC's efforts to bring trainings to the area.  


Agenda & Learning Objectives

AGENDA:

9:00: Welcome! Teacher introductions, logistics

9:15: Foundation of this practice- Needs

9:30: ABCs of NVC

10:00: What goes on in your patients heads when they are triggered and what can they do about it? 4 Chairs description

10:30: Break

10:45: 4 Chairs demo- Blame out, Blame in, Empathy in, Empathy out

11:00: 4 Chairs exercise

11:45: Return into circle and debrief- what are you taking with you that can be applied to your patients?

12 pm : Lunch

1:00 What do people do or say that let you know you have been heard?

          What is “Empathy” and what is our habitual way of listening?

           Return into circle and debrief

2:30     Break

2:45     Differentiating your patients’ reactivity from more life serving responses

          Incorporating NVC into your listening skills- Silently guessing feelings and             needs practice

4:30    Closing

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

Upon the completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Teach clients the 4 components of NVC- applied internally and relationally
  • Differentiate observation from evaluation.
  • Practice skills to assist clients in differentiating their powerful feelings from agitating thoughts intertwined with those feelings
  • Coach clients on how to more easily self-regulate when stimulated
  • Support clients in responding consistently from their desired values rather than unwanted outcomes

 

Late Fees and Refunds

Fee & Registration:

Cost is $130 and includes CE credit. Registering after October 13, 2022 will incur an additional $20 late fee. *Cancellations must be received 24 hours in advance prior to the live interactive webinar to receive a refund or a credit letter.

 

*All cancellations will be subjected to a $35.00 administration fee

Course Completion & CE Information

 

Category I Maryland BSWE Requirement

The Office of Continuing Professional Education at the University Of Maryland School Of Social Work is authorized by the Board of Social Work Examiners in Maryland to sponsor social work continuing education programs. This workshop qualifies for 6 Category I Continuing Education Units. The Office of Continuing Professional Education is also authorized by the Maryland Board of Psychologists and the Maryland Board of Professional Counselors to sponsor Category A continuing professional education.

 

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Target Audience

Social Workers, LCPCs, and Psychologists

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