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Trainings listed here take place in the Maine region. Please note that both certified and non-certified trainers (who are willing to follow certain requirements of the Center for Nonviolent Communication) may be leading the posted trainings. Listing here is not an endorsement of the trainer or the event by the Maine NVC Network.

Special Opportunities:

March 23-25, 2017, Hutchinson Center, Belfast, ME
Transforming Adverse Childhood Experiences:
What Neuroscience and Nonviolent Communication Have to Offer
with Sarah Peyton, CNVC Certified Trainer and internationally published author

PLEASE NOTE: Some people have been experiencing difficulties with the online registration process for this event. Our apologies. If you have had or are having such difficulty, please either utilize the mail-in registration option, or email the Registrar, Betsy, [aurelia37 at] for an email version of the registration. Thank you.
Online registration, followed by online payment option.
Link to payment page, if you need it at a separate time from doing the registration form.
Mail-in registration option (printable pdf).
Details (printable pdf flyer)

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Registration is now OPEN for the 2017-18 program.

Details and mail-in registration form

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Level 1/ Introductory Offerings

     This level is for the beginner, as well as those who have read books and seen tapes of the process and now want to have an experience trying it out with others. For a more detailed description of what is offered in a Level 1 please go here.

  • Feb 11, 2017, Hallowell, ME
    Speaking Peace
    One day introduction to Nonviolent Communication
    with Leah Boyd, CNVC trainer
    Please register by Feb 7th.

  • Feb. 18-19, 2017, Bangor, ME
    Registration in this workshop is limited to the first 16 people who complete the registration process, including payment.
    Online registration here.
    Details (printable pdf document), with a mail-in registration option.

  • Feb 25-26, 2017, Lewiston, ME
    Speaking Peace
    Two day Level 1 Nonviolent Communication Training
    with Leah Boyd, CNVC trainer

  • April 1-2, 2017, Belfast ME
    Connecting Through Conflict: the Art of Nonviolent Communication
    with Peggy Smith
    This is a fundraiser for WERU-FM Community Radio.
    Online registration here.
    Details and mail-in registration here. (printable pdf document)

Contact the Maine NVC Network to schedule a Level 1 workshop in your area.

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Level 2/ Intermediate Trainings

For a description of what is offered in a Level 2 please go here.

  • March 17 and 18, 2017
    South Portland, ME
    Online registration here.
    Details (printable pdf document), with a mail-in registration option.

  • Contact the Maine NVC Network to schedule a Level 2 workshop in your area.

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  • Monthly Empathy Circle:
    Belfast, ME

    Second Friday of each month, 10am-1pm (formerly first Friday)
    Open Communication office, 243 High Street, Belfast
    You are welcome to come when you can. If this is your first time coming, please contact Linda beforehand:
    Phone 207-322-2122 / email: chezcote5 at

  • Authentic Communication Groups
    Falmouth, ME

    with Andrea Ferrante, trainer and coach
    Two groups meet biweekly, one on alternate Wednesdays; the other on alternate Mondays.
    Authentic Communication Groups are coaching groups designed to open you up to an approach to living that offers greater peace, personal empowerment, and conscious connection to that which sustains and enriches life.
    pdf icon FMI

  • See also the Practice Groups page.

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