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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 Industry Conference – October 30-31, 2014 – Palo Alto, CA

National Center for Missing and Exploited ChildrenI will be co-facilitating a two day conference to many of the major Electronic and Internet Service Providers. The training will work with their front line staff who work with and take down objectionable materials that have been posted on line, resulting in creating their own resiliency plan. We will also be working with the managers of these staff to help them create or expand their programs to support their staff.

 


Speaking of Children Conference – March 6, 2015 – Omaha NE

Speaking of Children ConferenceProject Harmony, the US Attorney’s Office and several other agencies sponsor this conference every year which focuses on crimes against children. I will be presenting on “First Responder Trauma”.

 


Washington Regional Transplant Community – March 14, 2015

Washington Regional Transplant CommunityI will be facilitating the bi-annual one day grief retreat.

 


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.

 


Trauma, PTSD, and Traumatic Grief – Ongoing Trauma, PTSD, and Traumatic Grief

Since 2002, I have been teaching seminars for Professional Educational Seminars Inc. (PESI) and its subsidiary, CMI Education. The current class is presented to mental health and other professionals who work with and/or support persons who have experienced a trauma or traumatic loss. This seminar is offered one week per month in different parts of the U.S.  Please check the CMI Education web-site for the current schedule.