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Duane T. Bowers, LPC, CCHt Duane T. Bowers, is a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist, a Licensed Professional Counselor, and a Reiki Master in private practice. His work includes working with individuals and groups. He teaches workshops, seminars, and courses nationally and internationally, and through a variety of media. He is author of “Guiding Your Family Through Loss and Grief” and “A Child is Missing: Providing Support for Families of Missing Children” Duane Bowers ranks among the very few professionals globally who specialize in working with and providing support for families of missing children and missing adults.

Upcoming Events


National Center for Missing and Exploited Children Family Reunification Retreat – April 17-19, 2015 – Warrenton VA

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children Family Reunification RetreatStill in the planning stage, the Family Advocacy Division is working on NCMEC’s first family reunification retreat for families whose missing child has been recovered. I will be one of the facilitators.

 


National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, Team HOPE Active Volunteer Training – April 24-27, 2015 – Dallas, TX

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children Team HOPE Active Volunteer TrainingOnce again I am fortunate to be able to provide two self-care trainings to parents of missing and exploited children who are actively volunteering to support other parents.

 


Saskatchewan Hospice and Palliative Care Association Annual Conference – May 12 & 13, 2015 – Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada

Saskatchewan Hospice and Palliative Care Association Annual ConferenceI am honored that Greystone Bereavement Center in Regina has asked me to present about First Responders’ Impact, and Traumatic Loss on the conference and pre-conference days which they are hosting.

 


Government of Saskatchewan Ministry of Justice – Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada

Government of Saskatchewan Ministry of JusticeThe Ministry of Justice has invited me back to Regina to present on two topics to some of their agencies:
5/11/15 Supporting Families of Missing Persons
5/14/15 Creating a Trauma Informed Agency

 


Washington Regional Transplant Community – May 30, 2015, 9:30-11:30am – Annandale, VA

Washington Regional Transplant CommunityI will be facilitating an open discussion on “SUPPORTING SURVIVORS OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE DEATHS”. Families and friends of loved ones who have died as a result of substance abuse, and those who support them are welcome to attend.

 


George Washington University Summer Institute – July 9th, 2015 – Washington D.C.

George Washington University Summer InstituteOnce again I’ve been honored by being asked to present to this annual event. This year the institute is titled LIFE BEYOND TRAGEDY. I will be presenting on the traumatic response after a variety of experiences.

 


Project Jason ‘Keys of Healing Retreat’ – July 31-August 2, 2015 – Dayton, Ohio

Project Jason ‘Keys of Healing RetreatI am privileged to again facilitate this weekend retreat for families with missing family members.


National Center for Missing and Exploited Children – August 17, 2015 – Tustin, CA Field Office

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children Team HOPE Active Volunteer TrainingI will be visiting the staff of the Exploited Child Division.


National Center for Missing and Exploited Children – August 31, 2015 – Rochester, NY Field Office

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children Team HOPE Active Volunteer TrainingI will be visiting the staff of the Exploited Child Division.


National Center for Missing and Exploited Children – September 21, 2015 – Lake Park, FL Field Office

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children Team HOPE Active Volunteer TrainingI will be visiting the staff of the Exploited Child Division.