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In-Person Trainings

Sat, Jul 23, 2016

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Intentional Communication (Cindy Zody) (Cascadia Community College)

Join me for this potentially life changing workshop . Imagine being able to say what you really mean from your heart. To be able to ask for what you need without feeling guilt or manipulation. To go from blame and attack to direct, loving connections with yourself and all those in your life.

Sun, Jul 24, 2016

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Interrupting Racism: A Practical Skills Communication Workshop (Amanda Blaine) (Vashon Island)

What do you say when your co-worker tosses out a comment that makes you cringe? How do you​ ​talk about race with a relative or friend? What is your reaction to hearing a racist joke? How do you respond to upsetting posts on Face​b​ook? What do you do when you realize you've just offended someone? Bring your difficult race conversations, scenarios, interactions, and challenges. During the workshop, we'll learn and practice reliable strategies for engaging in race conversations & acting as allies, without causing disconnection. Whether or not you have specific situations in mind, you will find the practical aspects of this workshop applicable to your everyday life.

Tue, Jul 26, 2016

Will meet both Tuesday 7/26 and Thursday 7/28 7-9 pm
Introduction to Compassionate Communication: Session 1 of 2 sessions (Cindy Zody) (Bellevue College)

Join me for this interactive workshop practicing non violent communication. We will practice developing our ability to interact through this amazing process of compassionate listening and speaking from our hearts.

Thu, Jul 28, 2016

This is the 2nd session. Thursday 7/28 7-9 pm
Introduction to Compassionate Communication: Session 2 of 2 sessions (Cindy Zody) (Bellevue College)

Join me for this 2nd session of this interactive workshop practicing Nonviolent communication. This is the 2nd of 2 sessions and a continuation of our July 26th time together. We will continue practice\ing developing our ability to interact through this amazing process of compassionate listening and speaking from our hearts.

Thu, Nov 10, 2016 -
Sat, Nov 12, 2016

Thur, Nov 10th 7-9:30pm, Fri Nov. 11th 10am-6pm, Sat Nov. 12th 10am-4pm.
THE BLAME-FREE STATE (2-DAY INTENSIVE) (Francois Beausoleil, Erin Merrihew) (North Seattle)

Francois Beausoleil, author of “Blame Free State”, will be in Seattle on Nov. 10-12, offering a two-day "Living in the Blame-Free State" Intensive on the processes he has built to explore what you personally can do to reduce the presence of blame in your life – whether it’s blaming others, yourself or the situation.

Residential Intensives

Sat, Jul 30, 2016 -
Sat, Aug 6, 2016

Saturday July 30 - Saturday August 6
12th Annual Vashon Island Family Camp Intergenerational Village (NCC-Family Camp, Barb Larson, Doug Dolstad, Rena Patty, Jefe, Elana Sabajon, Mel Sears, Kathleen MacFarran, David Weinstock, Maren Metke, Micah & Bonnie, Tarek Maassarini, Mair Alight, Amanda Blaine ....) (Cedar Spring Farm and Training Center)

Family Camp is where fun, connection, support, adventure, learning and transformation come together in a unique immersion training/family vacation experience. Join families and staff from around the world on our 26-acre family heritage farm with nearby beach access on beautiful Vashon Island, WA.

Sun, Jul 31, 2016 -
Fri, Aug 5, 2016

July 31 (4 pm) - August 5 (1 pm)
Teach for Life! NVC Educators Institute (Sura Hart, Jean Morrison, Jared Finkelstein) (near Portland OREGON)

SEE NEW HUGE TUITION DISCOUNT FOR TEAMS!! In our 15th year, TEACH FOR LIFE! draws educators from around the world into a living laboratory to co-create vibrant, compassionate classrooms and schools. Expect six days in a nurturing retreat environment, renewing your spirit, reviving your passion to teach, and learning new ways to create compassionate learning communities.

Thu, Sep 15, 2016 -
Tue, Sep 20, 2016

9/15/16 4 PM-9 PM; 9/16-19/16 10 AM-5 PM; 9/20/16 10 AM-1 PM
Life Transitions: Rediscovering the Spark Within (Kathleen Macferran, Mary Mackenzie) (Seabeck Conference Center)

DURING THIS nurturing, experiential six-day workshop, you will be challenged to step toward and embrace the life you want! Whether you have changed inside, but the rest of your life has not... or your life has turned upside down and you don’t know which way is up... or you simply see change on the horizon and want to be ready. This workshop will be using the frameworks of Nonviolent Communication and William Bridges’ Managing Transitions work. CEUs thru the CNVC for LSW, MFT, RN.


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