Compassionate Communication Workshop

Aug 12 2006 - 10:30am
Aug 12 2006 - 12:30pm

Event Description:

Compassionate Communication is a language that serves life and which is being practically applied in educational institutions, business and industry, social service agencies and politically charged situations, as well as in families and personal relationships – all around the world.

Compassionate Communication (CC) is a way of interacting that facilitates the flow of communication needed to exchange information and resolve differences peacefully.

  • CC focuses on shared human values and needs, and encourages the use of language that increases goodwill and avoidance of language that contributes to resentment or lowered self-esteem.
  • CC assumes that enriching life is the most satisfying motivation for doing things, rather than being motivated by fear, guilt, blame, or shame.
  • CC emphasizes taking personal responsibility for choices and improving the quality of relationships as a primary goal.
  • CC  is effective even when other people involved are not familiar with the process.

To read more about Compassionate Communication or to obtain the book Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Compassion by Marshall B. Rosenberg, PhD.

Brenda Hardt, a board member of Decade of Nonviolence-Houston and the Peace With Justice Coordinator of The United Methodist Church, will give a brief introduction to this process  based on identifying universally shared standards and needs.

RESERVE YOUR PLACE:  Phone Dave  at  832-693-5710 or email him at escramble('dpatwood','igc.org'); to let us know you plan to attend.

Event Sponsor:
Houston Peace and Justice Center

Event Contact Name:
Dave Atwood

Event Phone Contact Information:
832-693-5710

Event Email Address:
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Event Fee:
A free-will donation to HPJC of $10 or whatever you can afford. No one turned away!