Friday, October 18, 2019 at 5:45 PM MDT
Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 5:00 PM MDT

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The Cloisters 
- 2103 S. Wadsworth Blvd, Lakewood,
Lakewood, CO 80227

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Kathy Ziola 
Communication Works 

Compassionate Communication Foundations Level I Oct 2019 

A powerful and experiential weekend of learning Compassionate Communication/Nonviolent Communication (NVC) with Kathy Ziola, CNVC Certified Trainer. Learn to create relationships based on empathy and honesty as you build skills and consciousness with the foundations of NVC.


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 Oct. 18, 2019
5:45 - Arrival/Registration

6:00-9:00pm - Introduction
• Foundational principles
• Basic assumptions
• Overview of model & components 

Saturday, Oct. 19, 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, Oct. 20, 9:00am-5pm

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 

This location requires the ability to navigate stairs. I apologize for the limitation of this space.

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.

What to Bring

Lunch on Saturday and Sunday.
Anything you may need for your personal comfort.
Snacks to share, if you would like.

In consideration of those sensitive to scents and chemicals, including your facilitator, please refrain from using any perfumes or colognes when attending this training. Thank you.

Registration, payment and deposit info

$425 Investment
Early Bird rate $395 if Registration and Payment are both received by Friday, September 26th, 2019.

A Check to trainer is the preferred method of payment. PayPal may be used if necessary.
Please make check payable to Kathy Ziola and send to Kathy Ziola at The Cloisters 2103 S. Wadsworth Blvd. #206, Lakewood CO 80227. 

Cancellation Policy

If Communication Works cancels the event you will be refunded your full payment.
If you cancel thirty days prior to the start date of a weekend or one day event, you will receive a refund of the full amount.
If you cancel between six and thirty days of the event start date, you will be credited your tuition minus $50 for a full weekend training and your tuition minus $25 for a one day event. The credit will be good toward attending any training event for one year.
If you cancel five days or less prior to the start of the event, your tuition will be retained. Proceeding with registration indicates agreement with this policy. Thank you