Tuesday, February 22, 2022 at 6:00 PM MST
Tuesday, April 12, 2022 at 8:00 PM MDT

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Kathy Ziola 
Communication Works 

Compassionate Communication Foundations Level I ~ Feb. 22- April 12, 2022 

A powerful and experiential 8 week course 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.

Each two hour session will provide connection, information and discussion, practice exercises with coaching in breakout sessions, and sharing insights, learning, and questions. 


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 training. Following each class, practices and preparations will be sent to you for the week. 

You can use what you learn this course 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

Session 1 ~ Getting Going. Principles and Assumptions of the model

Session 2 ~ The Components of Connection

Session 3  ~ Honest Expression 

Session 4 ~ Deepening Understanding of Human Needs 

Session 5  ~ Self-empathy/Self-Connection 

Session 6 ~ Deep Listening and Empathic Responding

Session 7 ~  Expressing with Compassion and Authenticity

Session 8 ~ Introduction to NVC Dialogue

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, payment and deposit info

$425 Investment.

A Check to trainer, Venmo, or Zelle are preferred methods of payment. PayPal may be used if necessary. Venmo Kathy @Kathy-Ziola or click here https://venmo.com/code?user_id=2452490305929216222, Zelle: Kathleen Ziola 970-216-8597

If you pay by Venmo or Zelle, just select "pay by check" at check out so PayPal does not activate.

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 series or one day event, you will receive a refund of the full amount minus PayPal fees if applicable.
If you cancel between six and thirty days of the event start date, you will be credited your tuition minus $50 for a multi-date 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