Schedule and Classes

Upcoming Classes

Class Descriptions

Basics of Compassionate Communication
This is currently the Thursday evening class at PH Community House. This is for all levels of participants. We make a plan of what we are offering for the evening. We then check to see what the participants are interested in doing before we start. Jeff has found through experience that a strong grasp of the basics is important to the practice of Compassionate Communication AKA Nonviolent Communication. More details can be found on Nonviolent Communication here. Jeff enjoys all levels of practice. The basics components cover observations separate from evaluations, expressing emotions clearly, needs or values, making requests to enrich life. The modes of operation are self-empathy, expressing honestly and empathy. Instead of just talking about love, kindness and empathy, Compassionate Communication is how to live it in your language. Cost $20 at door, $15 pre paid. Use the coupon price if prepaying online. Contact Lynn 918-955-9511 to pay by phone or go to tickets.
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Mindful Communication Retreat at the Osage Forest of Peace
hands in heart shape At this retreat you will focus on compassion, spending time with others who are interested in connecting with others in a compassionate manner. You will learn to develop skills of Nonviolent Communication (NVC) as developed by Marshall Rosenberg. NVC enhances mindfulness in thinking and speaking in a way which contributes to connection and getting everyone’s needs met. We will be doing a releasing ceremony, empathy practice, and NVC practices which include role plays, skits for “live” practice of observations; feelings; needs and requests, mindfulness exercises and guided meditations.
Dates/Times: The retreat begins with supper at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, Nov 3 and concludes at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, Nov 5. Cost: Cost per person is $260 for a double occupancy cabin and $290 for a single occupancy cabin, including meals. Register: Please call (918) 955-9511 or email jefftret@yahoo.com to reserve your place at this retreat with a deposit of $70. We need four registered by Oct 12 or retreat will be cancelled. Maximum of 12 participants. To pay: Mindful Communication Retreat

CECPD Introduction to Compassionate Communication We are approved sponsor by CECPD. This is Formal Training 3 hours. The basics components cover observations separate from evaluations, expressing emotions clearly, needs or values, making requests to enrich life. The modes of operation are self-empathy, expressing honestly and empathy. Instead of just talking about love, kindness and empathy, Compassionate Communication is how to live it in your language. This is geared toward classroom situations and is applicable for all relationships. Teacher - student, staff - teacher, teacher - parent will be our focus. Cost $25, contact Lynn 918-955-9511 to pay by phone or go to tickets and use the CECPD price. Class is reserved for teachers until October 20th and then will be open to public. Limited to 20 people. Let us know if you are requesting Continuing Education credits.
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Sincerity and competence is a strong combination. In politics, it is everything.
Peggy Noonan
Jeff's note: This is especially true with empathy.

 
 
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