Friday, March 17, 2023 at 5:45 PM MDT
Sunday, March 19, 2023 at 5:00 PM MDT

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Kathy Ziola 
Communication Works 

Compassionate Communication Foundations Level I March 2023 Online

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 March 17, 2020
5:50 - Arrive on Zoom

6:00-8:00pm - Introduction
• Foundational principles
• Basic assumptions
• Overview of model & components 

Saturday, March 18, 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, March 19, 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 

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

Please have your handouts printed and available to use during sessions.

Registration, payment and deposit info

When registering, Please check the box to be added to mailing list so that you will be added to the group communications list. Thank you!

$450 Investment per person.

$415 Early Bird Rate if register and pay by February 24, 2023.

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 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