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IN PERSON: Grief 101
IN PERSON: Grief 101

Fri, Mar 31


W.E.D.G.E. Training Room

IN PERSON: Grief 101

Mar. 31

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Time & Location

Mar 31, 2023, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM CDT

W.E.D.G.E. Training Room, 204 S 24th St, Rogers, AR 72758, USA

About the event

[6 NBCC Credit Hours]

** If you are seeking the virtual option, please refer to the "LIVE WEBINAR: Grief 101" page **

CE Credit will not be awarded to those who are not mental health professionals. Completed evaluation will be required for credit for all participants.


Kaylin Parsons LMSW, MT-BC

Due to the presenter's credentials, this training will be conducted under the AAMFT Code of Ethics.


This workshop investigates theories, concepts and practical tools related to grief and loss. It will introduce concepts important in conceptualizing grief. Participants will learn basic truths and myths about grief, types of grief and the potential impact on individuals, a grief theory overview, multicultural considerations, approaches in counseling the bereaved, assessment and diagnosis, and intervention and activities to use with clients.


1. Identify different types of loss and grief as well as styles of grieving

2. Differentiate and apply various models for conceptualizing the grief experience

3. Address predictors and mediators of mourning

4. Apply a basic, adaptable approach to grief counseling

5. Learn DSM updates on diagnosis of Prolonged Grief Disorder

6. Learn appropriate interventions to use with grieving individuals


Kaylin Parsons is a Licensed Master’s Social Worker under Clinical Supervision, and currently serves as Community Education Director. She additionally holds a Bachelor of Music and is a Board Certified Music Therapist. Kaylin has a passion for working with grief and loss. As an intern at Arkansas Children’s Hospital, she started multiple new programs including her personal favorite, Hematology and Oncology outpatient music therapy.


Workshop Withdrawal:

Withdrawal requests should be submitted by email to no later than 7 calendar days prior to the  scheduled workshop date in order to receive a full refund of the paid workshop fee.  Withdrawal requests that are submitted after 7 calendar days prior to the scheduled workshop date will result in a refund of the paid workshop fee minus a $50  administrative fee for 2 day training, and a $25 administrative fee for a 1 day training.

Participants who do not attend a workshop and do not submit a withdrawal request as  outlined in the previous section prior to the completion of the workshop will receive a  refund of the paid workshop fee minus a $100 administrative fee. Refunds are  processed within 7 business days of the completion of the workshop.

Workshop Cancellation:

Water’s Edge Counseling, Play Therapy & Training reserves the right to cancel a workshop due to insufficient enrollment. Water’s Edge Counseling, Play Therapy & Training will email workshop students at least 5 calendar days in advance of the scheduled workshop date to notify students of the cancellation. Notice will be provided  with the option to reschedule for a future course date or to receive a full refund of paid workshop fees.

Water’s Edge Counseling, Play Therapy & Training reserves the right to cancel a workshop due to inclement weather, instructor illness or instructor family emergency. If  a workshop is canceled, students will be notified via email prior to the workshop start  time. Water’s Edge Counseling, Play Therapy & Training will notify the students of a reschedule date for the workshop within 10 calendar days of the cancelled workshop or  as soon as the reschedule date is known.. Notice will be provided with the option to reschedule for the future course date or to receive a full refund of the paid workshop fee.

Grievance Policy:

Concerns should be addressed to Water’s Edge Counseling, Play Therapy & Training, 204 S. 24th Street, Rogers, AR 72756 or 1-479-621-0301. or emailed to When a complaint, either verbally or written is filed with The WEDGE, the following guidelines are followed with respect to achieving resolution.

Complaints relative to a speaker or workshop leader, contents of instructional materials being presented, or an individual education style being utilized, the person bringing the complaint should first address concerns with the presenter. If the presenter is not available, all comments should be placed in writing and sent to If complaints concern the facility, or CEU's, they should be emailed to or mailed to 204 S 24th Street, Rogers, AR 72758. The CEO and Director of Operations(DO) will attempt to resolve the matter in a timely manner. If the offer of resolution is not satisfactory to the person filing the complaint, then further action may be taken. In this instance, a written request for reconsideration can be sent to attention of the CEO and DO. The complaint will then be reviewed by the CEO, DO and members of the training committee. A written response will be issued within 30 days of receipt of the written complaint. The decision of the CEO and DO is final.

ADA Needs:

We would be happy to accommodate your ADA needs; please call our office for more information at 1-479-621-0301 or send an email to


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