Duane T. Bowers is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Trauma and Wellness Educator, 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.

Justice Clearinghouse – Intergenerational Trauma and the Role of Family Culture – Webinar – March 14, 2023

This will be the seventh year I have presented for Justice Clearinghouse. I enjoy working with them as it always pushes me to think of new topics in trauma.

Marist Fathers and Brothers, USA – “Meditation; We do it every day.” – Remote – Northeastern Region – March 16, 2023

I have been providing a variety of trainings for the Northeastern Region of the Marists ten years ago. This training is designed to look at the physical and emotional impact of meditation. The presentation will also look at meditation as an activity that that we do in our daily life, but may not recognize it. I look forward to working with this group again.

Maryland Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Taskforce – Wellness Conference – Columbia, MD – March 22, 2023

I have been fortunate to present this conference annually since 2016. During the conference we discuss the impact of secondary trauma on one’s body, brain and behavior. We also look at interventions that law enforcement personnel can use to mitigate that impact. I look forward to meeting the new task force members as well as interacting with longer-term members.

Team HOPE of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
Volunteer Training – Alexandria, VA – April 13-17, 2023 

I have been fortunate to do trainings with the volunteer parents and family members of missing and exploited children, as well as adult survivors themselves volunteering to support other parents, family members and adult survivors for more than 20 years. This will be our first in-person training in the past three years, and I’m looking forward to being there.

Justice Clearinghouse – Wellness as a Survival Mechanism: Changing skills for changing times – Webinar – May 16, 2023

This will be the seventh year I have presented for Justice Clearinghouse. I enjoy working with them as it always pushes me to think of new topics in trauma.