Managing Challenging Interactions

Managing Challenging Interactions

This workshop is designed for frontline workers including but not limited to retail, call centre, collections, customer services, complaints handling and escalations staff, case managers or anyone exposed to challenging interactions in the workplace.

This training aims to provide participants with practical skills and knowledge to deal with people who may present with challenging, abusive or aggressive behaviour. Participants will be provided with the communication skills and processes to support challenging interactions and learn to use objective, measured approaches to alleviate distress while building their own coping skills and resilience.


Total Course Duration 4 hours

  • Structure Facilitator led Outcome
  • What background factors may be causing distress Communication skills and grounding techniques to assist challenging and/or emotional conversations
  • Strategies for dealing with Anger
  • What to do if customers/colleagues are at risk of suicide
  • Self-care strategies to use during and after difficult calls.

This workshop is also relevant for Team Leaders managing these teams. Corporate Training Delivery Interactive Facilitator-led session (virtually or face to face) and it's intended for 12-20 participants.

To book a course or make an enquiry about any training with Lifeline WA please click the enquiry form below and complete the prompts, we will get back to you within 48 hours. For general enquiries, please email