5th National Prisoner’s Family Conference
Barb was a presenter at this 5th Annual National conference, and was available for ministry and book signing held on February 19, 2013. The conference was held at the Hilton Southwest Hotel in Houston, Texas.
Wing's Prison Party - Houston, Texas
Saturday, 02/23/2013 Volunteers interacted with the inmates and their families by: Playing games, Helping with crafts, Singing, Acting out a Bible story, and treating everyone as a child of God. Pizza was also be served. Stringfellow Unit, TDCJ Men's Prison.
17th International Conference on Violence, Abuse & Trauma - San Diego, California
Day: SaturdayDate: 09/08/2012Time: 9:00 AMLocation: Town & Country Resort & Convention Center- San Diego, CaliforniaDescription: Barbara & her Book Promoter, Bernice will present a Poster Session titled, "Exploring the Complexities of Domestic Violence& Co-Dependancy". Barbara will be featured with other presenters. The Poster Abstract is: Survivors of Domestic Violence & Sexual Trauma often become enablers because of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Barbara's personal, vulnerable journey resulted in poor choices she made but helped her understandthe "why's" of her experiences as she climbed outof the pit of shame.Barbara & her Book Promoter, Bernice McNeaney will promote her book at her Exhibitor's Booth from 9/8to 9/12.Contact: www.IVATcenters.orgFor more information: www.IVATcenters.orgBarbara & Bernice won the Poster Presentation (see attachment) out of 42 Presenters & 1,500 votes! At the closing banquet we humbly accepted our award (see attachment).
Good Life Broadcasting Network - Lake Mary, Florida
Hosts Ken Mikesell & Barbara Beck of The Good Life TV program, interviewed Barb and Bernice McNeaney, Barb Hansen's book promoter. The subject was about how God set them free from the shame relating to domestic violence, addictions, and the poor choices they made. Bernice and Barb are in full time ministry. March 22, 2012.
Women's Recovery Academy - Albuquerque, New Mexico
Barbara & her Book Promoter, Bernice spoke to 50-80 women about their personal journey & their co-dependancy addictions. The women will break into small groups, ask questions & share what they learned. February 27, 2012
Wings Prison Party - Albuquerque, New Mexico
Volunteers interacted with the prisoners and their families by: Playing games, Helping with crafts, Singing, Acting out a Bible story, and treating everyone as a child of God. Pizza was also be served. February 25, 2012.
4th Annual National Prisoner's Family Conference - Albuquerque, New Mexico
In this workshop, addressed her personal journey and her codependancy addiction involving a heroin addict. Survivors of domestic and sexual violence often become enablers when boundaries are not clear. This insane behavior sets us up for shame, as destroyed human beings who have no idea who we are, and sets the stage of a play we do not want to participate in. February 22, 2012. For more information: www.solutionsforelpaso.org
Milford Daily & Metro West Daily News
'Sharing Her Cry'Barbara's interview with Julia Spitz admits her co-dependancy with a male heroin drug addict & that she was a 'rescuer'. To read Barbara's story, click or past the link.http://www.milforddailynews.com/news/x58614953/SPITZ-Sharing-her-CrySunday January 15, 2012
International COPE Conference
Tuesday, 11/01/2011 4:30 PM Barb was available for ministry with her book, DVD's, Beauty Out Of Ashes support material, and addiction booklets November 1st thru 5th 2011 in Melbourne, Florida. The conference was held at the Hilton Melbourne Beach Oceanfront.
Prision Fellowship Newspaper
Barbara's story "Surviving A Secret Shame" was offered to inmates on Saturday 10/01/2011 in Correctional Institutions world wide. Barbara was interviewed by Alyson Quinn about sexual abuse "inside the wall" and how to heal. Chaplains can obtain free copies by contacting Alyson by phone at (703) 554-8598 or email: Alyson_Quinn@pfm.org. Provide your name, name of the correctional institution, and address. Specify the number of copies you would like, up to 1,500 copies per institution.Contact: Alyson Quinn Additional Information: Alyson_Quinn@pfm.org
Christian Writers Workshop
Delta Lake Bible Conference Center - Rome, N.Y. Thursday 07/07/2011 At 1:00PM. Barbara shared at this workshop, how God has called her into full time domestic violence & prison ministry giving hope to motorcyclists, drug addicts, alcoholics, prostitutes & the underdog, one soul at a time. http://www.deltalake.org/374666.ihtml
Emerging From The Shadows - May 2011
Barb was invited to share her story at the Fifth International PASCH conference, sponsored by Peace And Safety In The Christian Home. The conference theme was Loving, Reflecting, and Pursuing Justice Together, to address domestic violence and abuse in Christian homes and the church. The conference was held at Columbia Bible College - Abbotsford, British Columbia Canada.
COPE - South Central Conference - April 2011
Barb & her book promoter, Bernice represented "His Mission" at the COPE conference, Miracle Place Church - Baker, Louisiana. At the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, La, they heard inmate speakers, panel discussions & bands and have a prison tour & cell to cell ministry. On Saturday. they returned to Angola Prison for a Rodeo put on by the inmates & to visit the Angola Museum.
National Prisoner's Family Conference - Feb 2011
Barb was a presenter at this 3rd Annual National Conference. The conference dates were Wednesday Feb 23rd to Friday Feb 25th, 2011. The conference was held at the DoubleTree Inn at Lloyd Center, Portland, Oregon.
Massachusetts Chaplains Luncheon
Thursday February 10, 2011. Barb shared about her ministry with victims and sex offenders at the Greater Grace Christian Fellowship in Marlboro, Massachusetts. This was organized by Chaplain Orlando Jardin, who serves at Bridgewater State Prison.
Parables Magazine - Florida
Barb's testimony appeared as an Inspirational Essay in the October 2010 issue of PARABLES MAGAZINE. The magazine is produced by Pecan Tree Publishing. The bi-monthly digital and print-on-demand publications are designed to provide ministry, edification and empowerment in an educational, entertaining, creative and literary fashion. PARABLES MAGAZINE features short Christian fiction, Inspirational Essays and Devotionals. This publication is ideal for book clubs, ministry teaching settings and general discussion groups. The contact info is: www.pecantreepress.com/parables.aspx Phone: (877) 207-2442
COPE - UK Scotland - June 2010
Barb presented a workshop at this Coalition Of Prison Evangelists Conference. The format was Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuses. Her testimony "Setting The Captives Free" is her own story of healing from 38 years of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. This led to Barb facilitating faith-based support groups for victims of sexual abuse and in-prison ministry for sex offenders, and offers insight from the perspective of the victim. Additionally a domestic violence skit was presented.
COPE - Northeast Regional Conference - May 2010
Barbara's ministry to the brokenhearted in mind, body, and soul, was presented at this conference. The conference was held at the Eastern Hills Wesleyan Church at 8445 Greiner Road in Willaimsville, New York.
Good Life Broadcasting Network
Hosts Ken Mikesell & Barbara Beck of WTGL TV 45 in Lake Mary, Florida, interviewed Barbara Joy Hansen on the subject of incest and clergy sex abuse. The producer is: Michelle Pettitt. The show was taped on March 4th, 2010, and was aired several times the next week.
First Alliance Church - Orlando, Fl.
Barb spoke at both the Sunday School hour and morning worship service on February 28, 2010.
Second Annual - National Prisoner's Family Conf
On Friday February 26, 2010, Barb presented at a workshop. The format was Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuses. Her testimony "Setting The Captives Free" is her own story of healing from 38 years of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. This led to Barb facilitating faith-based support groups for victims of sexual abuse and in-prison ministry for sex offenders, and offers insight from the perspective of the victim. Additionally a domestic violence skit was presented. A list of workshop presenters can be found on this website link: http://solutionsforelpaso.org/?page_id=196 Look at the "Presenters & Special Features" at lower left, and Click underneath for Conference Listings of Workshops.
The Prisoner's Family Conference
On Friday Feb. 27th 2009. A First-ever joint presentation from a victim and a perpetrator of sexual abuse provided a unique perspective for those serving the Prisoner's Family. The presenters uniquely reminded us of why we are serving families of prisoners.Barbara JOY Hansen has obtained victory over sexual abuse. She provides a radical testimony of having been healed set free after suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder for 38 years. A nationally recognized speaker and published author, she facilitates "Beauty Out of Ashes" support groups for victims of sexual abuse. Barbara speaks straight from her heart after forgiving the pastor who abused her as a pre-teenager. She has been interviewed on Focus on the Family and has had many radio and newspaper interviews.Bob Van Domelen, Director of Broken Yoke Ministries, himself a convicted sex offender has been serving God in ministry to other sex offenders for almost 20 years. He is a published author and nationally recognized speaker and has appeared on numerous popular Christian television and radio programs. He was appointed by former Gov. Tommy Thompson to serve on the Wisconsin Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Board.
Coalition Of Prison Evangelists
Barb represented "His Mission" and ministry with her husband Wayne at this COPE 3 day conference. November 20, 2008.
Bristol House of Correction
Barb presented a skit about Domestic Violence and shared her testimony of forgiveness in North Dartmouth,, Mass. on November 1, 2008.
Bridgewater State Prison
Chaplain Orlando Jardim invited Barbara to preach in Chapel to sex offenders. Her sermon, was based on 2 Samuel Chapter 9 "Carried to the Table", a message of hope and deliverence. This took place on September 14, 2008.
COPE Northeast Regional Conference New London, CT
Thursday 05/01/2008 7:00 PM Barbara gave her testimony in New London Connecticut, at the Coalition of Prison Evangelists and was present during the conference with her books & ministry. COPE has added her book & Beauty Out of Ashes to their Online bookstore at www.copeconnections.org
Mass. Dept Of Social Services Whitinsville, Mass
Friday, 04/02/2008 10:00 AM Barbara was invited to share her story with 80 staff members of D.S.S.
Prison Living Magazine
Published in Phoenix, Arizona March 1, 2008 WOUNDS that heal: Beyond Betrayal, Barb's testimony at www.prisonliving.org
HUGS (Help Us Get Safe) Support group
Presentation to HUGS domestic violence group on Wednesday February 20, 2008. Group composed of HUGS, Foxboro Police Dept, and local schools.
WCLY AM 1550 Live Radio
"Serving The Total Man" Radio Program With Shiela Wilson. Raleigh, North Carolina. Friday February 14, 2008.
The Soul Sanctuary The Awakening
January 12, 2008 The Soul Sanctuary The Awakening - Domestic Violence Conference. Barb was a key speaker at the Sheraton Airport Hotel, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Her topic was “Hear the Cries of the Child”. DVD's are Available for $15.00.
The Good News Today Newspaper
Barbara was interviewed by Ralph Davis on Saturday December 15, 2007. who is a reporter for The Good News Today Newspaper. Her article “Shattering the Silence” appeared in the January 2008 edition. Read online at www.thegoodnewstoday.org and click on Jan.
Planting Seeds, Growing Families
Adoption/Foster Care Conference at Triumphant Cross Lutheran Church, Salem, New Hampshire on November 3, 2007. Barbara was a Key Note Speaker, an adopted mother and workshop presenter at this Conference.
Laboring Together To End Violence
A domestic violence conference in Oakland, California on October 26 & 27, 2007. Barbara was a featured speaker and gave her testimony of sexual abuse healing. Barb was available for counseling and signing her book.
ComCast Cable TV Interview
On October 20, 2007 at Fairhaven, Massachusetts. Eleanor Hubbard interviewed Barbara for the "Catch A Vision" program at WARU - Warwick, R.I. Allison Vigna is producer of the program.
C&MA General Council - Orlando, Florida
Christian & Missionary Alliance General Council meetings. Barb's book was at the book store area of these meetings May 22 to 26, 2007.
New England O.D.S. Adoption Conference
April 8, 2006 33rd New England O.D.S. Adoption Conference, Bellingham High School, Bellingham, Massachusetts. Sign Books.
International Christian Retailers Show, Denver, Co
July 8-12, 2006 International Christian Retailers Show (ICRS), Denver, Colorada. - Sign Books & Network.
PASCH Conference - Gordon Conwell Seminary
PASCH - Creating Peace And Safety In The Christian Home - Barb's books were available at this second conference of the PASCH organization on April 20 to 22, 2006. Visit their website at www.peaceand safety.org
W.V.N.H. Radio Interview - 91.1 FM
May 3, 2006 W.V.N.H. 91.1 FM. Moody Broadcast Radio Interview with Barb by Al LaMorey, Prison Chaplain.
Boston Globe Newspaper Article
January 15, 2006 Boston Globe Newspaper Article - "Writing and Talking to Heal Scars of Abuse"
Beyond Abuse Conference - PASCH Organization
St. Andrews Presbyterian Church - Newport Beach, Calif. - Creating Peace And Safety In The Christian Home - Barb was one of 40 presenters, and spoke on Friday February 25, 2005 during a session titled "Victims Tell Their Stories". An estimated 200 people attended this first conference of the PASCH organization. Visit their website at www.peaceand safety.org
Jump Start Radio Interview
Sunday December 19, 2004. Barb was a guest on a weekly radio program called "Jumpstart". The host is Marcus Brown, Pd.D., and the station (WJMJ) is located at St. Thomas Seminary in Bloomfield, Connecticut. The station is owned and operated by the Archdiocese of Hartford, Connecticut.
Interview - Talk Net Radio
Sunday June 3, 2004. Barb had a live interview on TalkNet Radio. Host is Kevin Wayne Johnson - http:www.talknetradio.com
31st Annual New England Adoption Conference
May 8, 2004 Milford, Massachusetts. Barb is leading a workshop titled "Sexual Abuse, Infertility & Adoption". This hour long workshop will provide a sharing of experiences and an explanation of the connections between sexual abuse, infertility and adoption. She will share her personal and painful journey of infertility because of sexual abuse, to the exhilaration of adopting a child and then conceiving. The author is an adoptive mother and support group leader for sexual abuse survivors.
WEZE Radio AM 590
January 13, 2004 WEZE Radio 590AM, "Hot Spots", Nicole Pennio Producer, Quincy, MA. Interview
WMRC Radio AM 1490
November 10-14 2003 WMRC Radio, Ed Thompson, Milford MA "Conversations" 5 taped Interviews
WBZ Radio Spots AM 1030
November 21, 2003 WBZ Radio Spots (live), Jordan Rich Talk Show, Boston, Massachusetts, Interview
October 16-17, 2003 LeTourneau University, Longview, Texas, Testimony-Women's Residents Human Growth & Development Psychology Class, Faculty & Staff & Bookstore book signing/individual counselling
Focus on the Family - Weekend Magazine
July 15, 2003 Focus on the Family Weekend Magazine Audio Parenting taped interviews with Producer Dianna Williams, Orlando, Florida C.B.A.