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Shattered Lives: Welcome Back, Duane Bowers!

SHATTERED LIVES with Donna R. Gore, “LadyJustice” Examining the effects of those who have survived violent crime and how it has impacted their lives. Real people, real tragedy, real help. Saturdays at 5pm ET Listen LIVE or podcast:  CLICK HERE Listen to the podcast of the first show with Duane Bowers from May, 2012: CLICK HERE Duane T. Bowers, LPC, CCHt is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Educator, and a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist in private practice.  He is the author of Guiding Your Family Through Loss and Grief, and A Child is Missing: Providing Support for Families of Missing Children. He has been an integral part of the annual Keys to Healing Retreat sponsored by Project Jason for the benefit of families with missing loved ones, as well as participated in the CUE Center for Missing Persons National Conference, and several other relative conferences.  His expertise is well-known and appreciated by the families of the missing. About Duane T. Bowers: As a therapist Duane’s specialty is working with survivors of traumatic death and suicide, which includes assisting families who must identify loved ones at …

Omaha’s Project Jason Sponsors the “Keys to Healing” Retreat for Families of the Missing

Nebraska Missing Persons Organization Holds Annual Retreat The Project Jason Board of Directors is pleased to announce that the 3rd annual Keys to Healing Retreat will take place August 12-14, 2011. The retreat is open to family members of missing persons whose cases are listed with law enforcement agencies in North America. Classes offered during the retreat will cover all aspects of living in the “not knowing,” with a focus on mental, spiritual, and physical healing. The Keys to Healing will again take place at the Swanson Center, a spacious, comfortable, and scenic retreat center near Omaha, NE. The entire center has been booked to ensure the most private and peaceful of experiences for the attendees. Founder and President of Project Jason, Kelly Jolkowski, says, “We who live with the unique reality of having a missing loved one know the difficulties we face in this situation. We know the emotions and the frustrations. None of us living with what is called “an ambiguous loss” knows how long this journey will last, so it’s important that …

Ward Foley aka “Scarman” Presenter at National Missing Persons Retreat

Project Jason’s 3rd Annual “Keys to Healing” Retreat Welcomes Ward Foley as a Speaker Ward Foley, Author of Thank My Lucky Scars, will be giving his presentation, “A Different Hope”, at the 3rd annual “Keys to Healing” retreat sponsored by Project Jason, an organization which supports families who have missing loved ones.  The “Keys to Healing” retreat will, once again, take place at the Swanson Center near Omaha, NE on August 12-14, 2011.  Registration for the Retreat is now open and  eligible family members of missing persons who wish to attend may now register.  http://projectjason.org/forums/index.php?topic=9406.0 Project Jason was founded by Kelly Jolkowski after her son, Jason, 19, vanished on June 13, 2001 from Omaha, Nebraska. Project Jason continues to accomplish many things since its inception, including awareness campaigns, changes in legislation, online counseling for families, and the “Keys to Healing” retreat for the support and well being of any family with a missing loved one. Jolkowski says, “I have been blessed during the years since Jason’s disappearance to have had a good support system, faith …