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February 26–28, 2016 Friday–Sunday 2 nights
Continuing Education Credits

Nonviolent Communication: Transform Your Inner Critic with Self-Compassion

Marc Weiner, Martha Lasley, and Dian Killian
Marc Weiner

Marc Weiner is a professional comedian, TV actor, puppeteer, and creator of the Empathy Labyrinth, a tool to help people foster joyful empathic Heart-to-Heart connections. Marc has worked for Nickelodeon since 1992, tours the world…
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Martha Lasley

Martha Lasley, MBA, PCC, helps people experience the alchemy of shifting blame and judgment into compassion and love. She is a founder of Leadership that Works, the home of Coaching for Transformation, a certification program…
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Dian Killian

Dian Killian, PhD, is a certified trainer with the international Center for Nonviolent Communication, president of Work Collaboratively, and coauthor of Connecting Across Differences and Urban Empathy: True Life Adventures of Compassion on the Streets…
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Program Details

For everyone.

Learn how to treat yourself with the loving-kindness and compassion that you extend to others. By integrating Marshall Rosenberg’s Nonviolent Communication techniques with coaching and empathy, you gain greater clarity about what matters most, and start making choices that honor all your needs and values.

Embrace the positive intent of your inner critic with practices that guide you to

  • Attune to core aliveness
  • Listen for feelings and needs
  • Connect more deeply with others
  • Speak from the heart
  • Develop a practice of self-empathy
  • Ask for what you really want.

Return home with practical skills that include communicating observations free of evaluations, feelings free of judgment, needs free of strategies, and requests free of demands.

Recommended reading Jane Marantz Connor and Dian Killian, Connecting Across Differences: Finding Common Ground with Anyone, Anywhere, Anytime and Martha Lasley, Virginia Kellogg, Richard Michaels, and Sharon Brown, Coaching for Transformation: Awakening Personal Transformation and Social Change.

CE Credits
This program is eligible for
  • 8 credits for Social Workers (SW), $30 additional charge