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Duane T. Bowers, LPC, CCHt

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.

Morgan Nick Foundation – Family Gathering – September 19-20, 2020 – University of Central Arkansas, Conway Arkansas

I’m looking forward to returning to work with the Morgan Nick Foundation. The first day I will be working with the families of the missing from Arkansas discussing traumatic response, ambiguous loss and other related topics. The second day I will be working with the MNF staff on wellness and self-care issues.

Washington Regional Transplant Community – Sudden Loss Grief Seminar – September 26, 2020 – Virtual

I am looking forward to presenting this seminar again for WRTC, and for their donor families. This will be the first time we have presented it virtually. We will discuss how sudden loss affects our mind, body and spirit, and what we can do to support a healthy grieving process.

White Buffalo Youth Lodge – Providing Trauma Informed Care – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada – October 29 & 30, 2020 – Virtual

I have had the great experience of providing training for White Buffalo on a couple of occasions in person. This will be the first virtual experience and I am very happy to have the opportunity to work with these dedicated people again.

University of Maryland – Business Writing Course – Stress Management Through College, to Business and in Life –December 1, 2020 – Virtual

This is the first invitation I have received to guest lecture at the University of Maryland, and I’m looking forward to the opportunity to talk about universal stress management information that will be practical for students throughout their career.

Justice Clearinghouse – Change and Acceptance: Why we Succeed, Why we Fail – February 11, 2021

This year I am doing two webinars with JCH. This first one will look at the process of change and acceptance, and how the brain and mind function in that process. We will also discuss the most successful ways to affect change and acceptance.

Team HOPE – New Volunteer Training -National Center for Missing and Exploited Children – Alexandria, VA – April 16-19, 2021

We are planning to meet in person for this training of parents of missing and exploited children. They will be trained to be telephone buddies and support to other parents of missing and exploited children. I have been honored to be part of this training for 17 years.

Justice Clearinghouse – Long Term Coping Skills – April 27, 2021

With all of the change, stress and uncertainty of the past year, it has become apparent that the coping skills we normally rely upon may not have been adequate. This second webinar I am presenting for JCH this year will present a new way of looking at coping, with a focus to endure whatever may be ahead.

Team HOPE – Active Volunteer Training -National Center for Missing and Exploited Children – Alexandria, VA – August 6-9, 2021

The plan is for these dedicated volunteers to meet in person for this training. It is a time to renew friendships, refresh skills and learn new information to assist in supporting parents of missing and exploited children.