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De-escalation Skills Workshop – This session is full!

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May 29, 2024 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm MDT

This session is full. If you would like your name added to the waitlist, please email Christine Kreger at kreger_c@cde.state.co.us.

This interactive workshop is designed to equip you with the necessary skills and tools to confidently handle tense situations in your daily library work.

In this interactive workshop, we will explore how to balance customer service, while at the same time adhering to organizational policies and interests. You will also learn strategies for promoting personal emotional management and reflective listening tools for acknowledgment and alignment with escalated parties.

We will also cover strategies for explaining your needs while minimizing defensiveness by utilizing basic conflict psychology in de-escalating conflicts. We hope you will join us for this great learning opportunity!

  • This interactive session is geared toward frontline staff.
  • Space for the Zoom class is limited to 20 and is reserved for Colorado library staff only.
  • Due to anticipated demand, the workshop will be limited to 3 individuals per library organization. (We will maintain a wait list for cancellations).
  • To allow for open dialogue, the Zoom class will not be recorded.


About the presenter:

Luke Wiesner headshotLuke Wiesner has been a Conflict Specialist since 2014, providing mediation, coaching, training and facilitation to workplaces, families, neighbors, community organizations and individuals. He has worked internally with non-profit organizations and higher education institutions to create and design conflict management systems and programs. Working as an external consultant, Luke has worked with local government agencies, higher education institutions, assisted living communities, hospitality businesses, non-profits, boards of directors and many other complex teams to support conflict transformation.


May 29, 2024
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm MDT