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Nonviolent Communication Analysis

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As a volunteer at the Palmer Munroe Teen Center I received the opportunity to return to the community, in which I spent most of my childhood, and work with the at risk teens in the Nonviolent Communication (NVC) Program. I volunteered twice a week for 12 weeks, helping to teach teens new methods of handling conflict, recognizing, and understanding their own emotions. By pairing one-on-one with a different teen each class, each teen had the chance to verbally release their frustrations. After doing this, the teen and I would then search for a word that best described the feeling that they were experiencing, and then deduce better ways they could have responded to the situation. This experience is meaningful, firstly because I not only was a
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