Please join us as we welcome Roxy Manning, Ph.D. and certified Nonviolent Communication (NVC) trainer, to Houston!

As lead trainer with the San Francisco Bay area (BayNVC) Leadership Program, Roxy has helped participants from five continents deepen their understanding of NVC and learn how to more effectively share it with their communities. She has been lead organizer of the Nonviolent Leadership for Social Justice Retreat (formerly the NVC and Diversity retreat), a trainer since its inception in 2007, and a main organizer for the New York Intensive, which just completed it’s 11th year.

Roxy offers advanced training and coaching focused on NVC in clinical settings through BayNVC and the NVC Academy. These programs are tailored to the needs of mental health agencies and professionals such as psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers. In addition, Roxy has worked with Bay area businesses and non-profits to increase their ability to function more cohesively as a team and to better understand and respond to client needs and requests.

Continuing education units (CEUs) available for Mental Health Workers and Family and Marriage Counselors. 

Day 1: What Are the Stories We Carry?

Day 2: How Can We Use the NVC Model to Create Social Change?

Light breakfast and vegan lunch served. Parking is free in the Christ Church Cathedral parking lot, 511 San Jacinto in downtown Houston. (Bring your parking pass with you for validation at the Center.)

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For more information on local Nonviolent Communication events, classes and practice groups go Nonviolent Communication Houston.

Saturday April 8 and 9, 2017, 9:30am to Sunday, 3:30pm. Pricing: $250 for full two days; $150 for one-day only.

NOTE: Hines Center MEMBERS have been offered a 10% discount off the two-day and one-day pricing. For assistance in claiming this discount and registering for the conference, write or call conference organizer Karen Starz, (281) 910-2921 or email [email protected]

And if you’re NOT a member, now is a great time to become one. Click on our “MEMBERSHIP” button above.