Phone Etiquette: Successfully Conducting an Initial Phone Call
Objectives: Describe the importance of successfully conducting an initial phone call. Describe characteristics of callers reaching out with an initial phone call. Identify effective techniques for successfully conducting an initial phone call.
Description: People calling with questions about your agency’s services may be unsure of how you can help them. They may even be unsure of their own needs. During these initial calls, it is imperative to listen to the caller to determine what they need, make them feel heard, and guide them to the best solution for their unique situation. Conducting these calls effectively can lead to a new client for your agency and the privilege of helping another family. In this class, you will learn techniques for successfully conducting these initial phone calls.