Non-violent communication (English)

Do you know what the metaphors of the giraffe and jackal stand for when we talk about connecting? With its big heart, the giraffe symbolizes openness and love and the jackal stands for all judgments and interpretations we have. Learn how to handle this in communication and contact.

Objective and contents
There are four components to the Non-violent Communication (NVC) model, as developed by Marshall Rosenberg, Ph.D. This NVC process can guide you to express how (and who) you are, or it can be used to emphatically accept how someone else behaves.

During this part 1, basic course you will learn the 4 components of Non-violent Communication and how you can use it in your daily life and as a volunteer. It is an interactive training in which you work with your own practical experience.

During the training the following subjects are discussed:

  • The ingredients of non-violent communication
  • The 4 steps of non-violent communications
  • Listening to your heart
  • The effect of judging
  • Observing emotions
  • The strength of communicating from needs

For whom?
This training is intended for buddies and volunteers who are interested in this subject and have completed the Basic training for buddies.

Time investment
10 hours (including homework)

Study material
Your will receive a handout in advance, per mail.

Number of places
The course can accommodate up to maximum 12 participants.

Certificate of attendance