Course curriculum

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    Lesson 1. The Purpose of NVC

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    Lesson 2. Tree of Compassionate Connection

    • Introduction and Arriving Exercise

    • Introducing the Tree

    • More about the Tree of Compassionate Connection

    • Quiz: the Tree of Compassionate Connection

    • Assignment: Draw your own tree!

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    Lesson 3. Understanding conflict

    • Introduction and Arriving Exercise

    • Understanding conflict

    • Reflecting on Jo and Maureen's text conversation

    • Quiz: Jo and Maureen

    • Is there a different way of doing this?

    • How could Jo and Maureen do things differently?

    • Survey: How would it affect the relationship?

    • Quiz: how could Jo and Maureen do things differently?

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    Lesson 4: The Stick Men

    • Introduction and Arriving Exercise

    • The Stick Men

    • Take the quiz!

    • Reflecting on the lesson

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    Lesson 5. Jackal and Giraffe Language

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    Lesson 6. OFNR: Observations

    • Introduction and Arriving Exercise

    • What are observations and why are they important in NVC?

    • Take the observation quiz!

    • Observation exercise: what can you see in the room?

    • What can you see in the room?

    • Observation exercise: what can you hear in the room?

    • What can you hear in the room?

    • Take the quiz: Is this an Observation?

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    Lesson 7. OFNR: Feelings

    • Introduction and Arriving Exercise

    • Our feelings come from our needs

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    • Take the quiz: feelings come from needs!

    • Building a feelings vocabulary

    • Exercise: building a feelings vocabulary

    • Taking responsibility for how you feel

    • Exercise: taking responsibility for how you feel.

    • Pseudo-feelings

    • Translating pseudo-feelings

    • That's it for this lesson

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    Feelings Visual Library

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    Lesson 8. OFNR: Needs

    • Introduction and Self-empathy guided reflection

    • What are needs?

    • Quiz: what are needs?

    • Our feelings come from our needs

    • Quiz: feelings come from needs

    • More about needs: is there a hierarchy of needs?

    • Quiz: more about needs

    • Guided reflection: the Feelings and Needs Wheel

    • Quiz: guided reflection on the Feelings and Needs Wheel

    • The Needs Café

    • Quiz: the Needs Café

    • Tasting the needs

    • Guided audio reflection: tasting your needs

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    Needs Visual Library

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    Lesson 9. OFNR: Requests

    • Introduction and Self-empathy guided reflection

    • How to make compassionate requests

    • Quiz: how to make compassionate requests

    • Connection request or action request?

    • Quiz: connection request or action request?

    • Turning demands into requests

    • Quiz: turning demands into requests

    • Fill-in sheet: Making a compassionate request

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    Lesson 10. Self-empathy

    • Introduction and Self-empathy guided reflection

    • The power of self-empathy

    • Quiz: the power of self-empathy

    • Self-empathy v. wallowing and self-pity

    • Quiz: Self-empathy v. wallowing and self-pity

    • Self-empathy guided reflection

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    • Self-empathy fill-in sheet instructions

    • Assignment: Self-empathy-fill-in-sheet

    • Demo: coaching a self-empathy dance

    • Quiz: coaching a self-empathy dance

    • Further watching

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    Lesson 11. Empathy

    • Introduction and Self-empathy guided reflection

    • How not to empathize!

    • Quiz: how not to empathize!

    • Introducing Empathy Archery

    • Quiz: introducing Empathy Archery

    • Exploring the rings of the Empathy Archery diagram

    • Quiz: exploring the rings of the Empathy Archery diagram

    • Demo: coaching empathy on the 13 Step Inner Outer Dance Floor

    • Quiz: coaching empathy on the 13 Step Dance Floor

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    Lesson 12. Self-expression

    • Introduction and Self-empathy guided reflection

    • Saying what’s alive in us

    • Quiz: saying what's alive in us

    • Demo: coaching self-expression

    • Quiz: coaching self-expression

    • Further video resources

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    Lesson 13. Fluency

    • Introduction and Self-empathy guided reflection

    • What fluency means in NVC

    • Quiz: what fluency means in NVC

    • Coaching fluency on the 13-Step Inner/Outer Dance Floor

    • Quiz: fluency on the 13-Step Inner/Outer Dance Floor

    • Round table discussion of NVC learners

    • Quiz: Round Table discussion

    • Quiz: Translating static language into process language

    • Closing the lesson and the module

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