Peace Workshop International is a non-profit educational organization that offers training in the use of Compassionate Communication (also known as Nonviolent Communicationsm or NVC). Peace Workshop is a practical process that teaches people how to communicate and resolve differences peacefully. It is used in many cultures and communities in over fifty countries worldwide.
We offer our services to all who wish to communicate more effectively, not just those whose behavior involves violence. Nonviolent Communication has successfully served:
~educational institutions ~business and industry
~social service agencies ~families and individuals
Our Nonviolent Communication training has two main goals:
- To help people develop communication skills for clear and accurate dialogue that is in harmony with everyone involved.
- To help people develop skills to accurately hear the underlying needs of others even when they express themselves in an aggressive, defensive, angry, or violent manner.
Our menu of trainings focuses on personal and professional development in a variety of areas including, but not limited to the following:
- Individualized Seminars for Organizations ~ Ranging from brief in-service workshops to comprehensive individualized programs, our trainings are designed to improve communication skills to enhance teamwork among employees, improve customer relations, and efficiency.
- Public Classes, Workshops, and Retreats ~We offer a variety of communication trainings on topics that include Basics of Nonviolent Communication, Conflict Resolution, Transforming Anger, Making Peace with our Negative Self-Talk, Transforming our Judgments, Spirituality and many more.
- Consultation ~We offer consultation on a variety of communication issues that affect management, employees or customer service in businesses, healthcare institutions, social service agencies, churches, schools, and other organizations.
- Mediation ~We help disputing parties to create enduring resolutions that consider everyone’s needs.
- Private Coaching Sessions ~We provide private coaching to individuals, couples, families, or other small groups that focus on improving communication and relationship skills using Nonviolent Communication.
We are Part of a Worldwide Network ~Peace Workshop International is an affiliate of the Center for Nonviolent Communication, a global peacemaking organization based in New Mexico, USA.