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Year Training: the Five Module syllabus

The syllabus for the Year Taining is described below in topics per module: you can also see how this is worked into a daily programme. In between modules, we support and maintain our connection with Community Calls. Elsewhere, find out about fees,  the training venue, or fill in the application form.

Topics by module, 2018-19

All NVC Year Training modules start with a meal at 6.30pm on the Thursday and finish at 4.00pm on the Sunday.
Module One: Knowing NVC
11-14 October 2018.

  • The NVC Tree of Compassionate Connection.
  • Embodied NVC.
  • 13 Step Inner/Outer NVC Dance Floor.
  • Introducing the Key Differentiations.
  • Introduction to the CNVC certification process.
  • Next steps.

Module Two: Living NVC
29 Nov – 2 Dec 2018.

  • The intention to live in NVC consciousness.
  • Being in groups: do I belong?
  • Regulating intensity.
  • Self-empathy NVC Dance Floor.
  • Empathy Archery.
  • NVC spirituality.
  • Exploring the NVC Key Differentiations.
  • Next steps.

Module Three: Healing past pain
7-10 March 2019.

  • Healing anger, guilt, shame and depression.
  • Mourning lost lives, loves and dreams.
  • How to enjoy bad sex.
  • Money: burning a hole in your pocket.
  • Exploring the NVC Key Differentiations.
  • Next steps.

Module Four: Transforming Conflict
9-12 May 2019.

  • Transforming inner conflicts.
  • Restorative Circles: introduction and practice.
  • Exploring the NVC Key Differentiations.
  • Next steps.

Module Five: Sharing NVC
4-7 July 2019.

  • Developing NVC facilitation skills.
  • Presentations with coaching/feedback.
  • Sharing the Key Differentiations.
  • Social change.
  • Next steps.

Daily Programme

People sat in a circle on the grass, participating in NVC discussion
Year Training participants
  • 7.30–8.30 Breakfast
  • 9.00 Remembering our collective intention and planning the day.
  • 9.30 Morning session, including tea break at approximately 11.15.
  • 13.00 Lunch and free time.
  • 15.00–16.00 Empathy Home Groups.
  • 16.15 Afternoon session, including tea break at approximately 17.15pm.
  • 18.30 Evening meal.
  • 19.30 Harvesting the day’s learning.
  • 20.15 Optional space for fun and games, including singing and dancing!

Community Calls

We offer a Community Call in between each module to support learning, integration, and connection. Participants will be invited to form Empathy Home Groups meeting daily during the modules. You will be encouraged to meet (face-to-face or by Skype) between the modules to foster community and for ongoing support.

Further information

Contact Gesine Schrader via our email contact form, or phone her on 07840 056 289.