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LIVE VIRTUAL Managing Difficult Phone Calls

Mar 30, 2022 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Central Time)

Online Live Virtual

Trainer: Christina Reimer

Price: $229.00 CAD (*early rate) $259.00 CAD (regular rate) + tax
*early rate expires March 09, 2022

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Workshop Description

This is a live virtual event using Zoom, an online meeting platform. Please check system requirements prior to registering.

Handling difficult interactions on the phone is a challenging task, especially if the caller is in a heightened state of emotion. For many, the ability to navigate difficult phone conversations with respect and professionalism is an essential workplace skill. This workshop is designed to provide practical strategies for dealing with clients and customers over the phone who are in a heightened emotional state. Participants will learn over-the-phone techniques for de-escalating anger, resolving conflict, and communicating effectively.

About This Workshop

Some of the Topics Included

  • The Complexity of Phone Communication
  • Qualities of a Skilled Communicator
  • Key Skills for the Phone – Tone, Volume, and Inflection
  • Communication Style Test
  • Practical Tips for Calming the Distressed Person
  • Identifying and Prioritizing Issues Raised
  • Delivering Bad News
  • Effective Notetaking
  • Politely Ending the Conversation

Target Audience

This is an introductory-intermediate level workshop.

Method of Delivery

Presentation, video, experiential practice, personal reflection, and small group discussions.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this workshop, participants should be able to:

  • Apply effective listening skills to enhance understanding
  • Support emotionally heightened clients over the phone
  • Problem-solve with clients for best outcomes
  • Demonstrate a plan for delivering bad news

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About the Trainer

Christina Reimer

Portrait of Christina Reimer

Christina has a diverse background as a leadership trainer, director and team building and conflict resolution facilitator. With a PhD in religion, she teaches university courses on ethics, the world’s major religions, and other topics. Christina has travelled extensively and worked internationally for non-profit organizations that focus on peace-building and community development. She values workplaces that promote diversity and equity and strive to resolve corporate and interpersonal conflict in productive ways. She believes that communicating well is one of the keys to creating healthy working environments. Christina has an enthusiastic and engaging presentation style and uses storytelling and humour to make workshops interesting as well as informative.

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Managing Difficult Phone Calls Live Virtual (early rate expires 3-9-22)
Live Virtual - Mar. 30, 2022; 9am-4pm Central Time
$ 259.00 CAD $ 229.00 CAD

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Cancellation Policy

Registrations cancelled seven or more days prior to the workshop/live stream are refundable, minus a $50.00 administrative fee. Alternatively, you may receive a credit to attend a future training. Cancellations less than seven days prior to the workshop are non-refundable. If at any time you are unable to take part in the event, you are welcome to transfer your registration to another individual at no extra cost. In this case, please notify ACHIEVE of the name of the alternate person.

We reserve the right to cancel an event due to unforeseen circumstances or under-enrolment. Liability is limited to a refund of workshop/live-stream fees only.

You Will Receive

Login details approximately 3-4 days prior to the event date, as well as a PDF e-manual, and a PDF workshop certificate.

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Concerns and Grievances

If concerns arise at any time throughout the registration process, please contact the ACHIEVE office directly at 204-452-0180, or email [email protected].

Special Accommodations for Disabilities

Please contact the ACHIEVE office directly at 204-452-0180 or [email protected] to discuss any special needs or accommodations you may require in order to have a positive learning experience.

Continuing Education Credit

While many associations and licensing bodies accept ACHIEVE workshops for continuing education credits, questions about approval should be directed to the specific association or licensing body for which you are requesting the credits. Credit hours: There are six continuing education credits earned for each day of training. For example, a one-day workshop earns six continuing education hours, while a two-day workshop earns 12 hours. A certificate will be awarded upon the completion of the workshop.
See our Continuing Education Credits page for more information.

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