Argosy University Newsroom
Argosy University Newsroom

Press Release

An Introduction to Grief and Loss Counseling: Complimentary Continuing Education Event for Mental Health Professionals Hosted by Argosy University, Sarasota

Please join us on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 for

An Introduction to Grief and Loss Counseling: A Complimentary Continuing Education Event for Mental Health Professionals Hosted by Argosy University, Sarasota


Argosy University, Sarasota | 5250 17th Street | Sarasota, FL 34235

See our Eventbrite page to reserve your seat


Coping with loss and grief is a normal part of living. Counselors, in working with clients, are often confronted with issues that result from current or past losses, which are impacting on their lives. Emphasis in this course will be on developing an understanding and awareness of the effect of loss on one’s life.


Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to identify:

1) The concept of Uncomplicated Grief

2) Categories of losses

3) Myths about grief and loss

4) Affective, cognitive, physical and behavioral responses to loss

5) Worden's model of grief facilitation

6) Internal and external factors that affect the grief process

7) Grief facilitation strategies


Please be aware: This event is designed specifically for licensed mental health counselors and supervisors. Registering presumes a previous knowledge and clinical experience in this area.



8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Registration

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Session 1

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM Break

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM Session 2


To request accommodations in connection with these events, contact the Student Affairs Department or program organizer in advance at 941.379.0404.




Beverly Mustaine, Ed.D., LMHC, NCC

Dr. Mustaine joined Argosy University in 2006 and serves as a professor in the College of Counseling, Psychology and Social Sciences at Argosy University, Sarasota. She is a national certified counselor, a certified clinical mental health counselor, a certified bereavement facilitator, and a licensed mental health counselor in Florida. She is also an approved clinical supervisor through the Center for Credentialing. Dr. Mustaine has worked in outpatient mental health facilities, community counseling agencies, private practice, and college counseling centers. She currently has a small private practice in Sarasota specializing in grief and loss counseling.


See for program duration, tuition, fees and other costs, median debt, salary data, alumni success, and other important info.


Request Info