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Gregory Don Little

Gregory Don Little, American mental health services professional. Certified therapeutic recreational specialist.

Background

  • Little, Gregory Don was born on November 10, 1954 in Corinth, Mississippi, United States. Son of Howard Henry and Annie Earling (Setliff) Little.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Mississippi State University, 1977. Master of Education, University Southern Mississippi, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy, University Southern Mississippi, 1992.

      Postgraduate, Mississippi State University. Postgraduate, University Mississippi.

    Career

    • Recreational therapist, unit director Mississippi Bureau Mental Retardation, Jackson, 1977-1984. Health facilities surveyor Mississippi State Department Health, 1984-1989. Expressive therapist Pine Grove Recovery Center, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 1989-1993.

      Quality assurance coordinator Ellisville (Mississippi) State School, 1994-1995. Coordinator restorative therapy Mississippi State Hospital, Whitfield, since 1995. Professional speaker, motivator Therapeutic Consultant Group, Ellisville, since 1989.

    Major achievements

    • Certified therapeutic recreational specialist.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Contributing author: Therapeutic Recreation: Cases and Exercises, 1992.

    Politics

    The diversity inside the Church should be respected and supported. Open debate within the Church on certain political and social issues should be encouraged.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    The sole basis for faith is the Bible and it is infallible.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    Christians with differing approaches should be engaged with each other to discuss how the Bible should be applied to issues in our contemporary world.

    Membership

    Member Ellisville Toastmasters (president 1994-1995), Mississippi Recreation and Park Association (Professional of Year 1987, president 1986-1987), Mississippi Therapeutic Recreation Society (chair 1985, Therapeutic Recreator of Year 1985, 86), Compassionate Friends (board directors since 1996), Mississippi Head Injury Association, Mississippi Gerontological Society.

    Connections

    • Married Pamela Regina Zumwalt, March 9, 1985. Children: Patrick Gregory, Drew Christopher (deceased).
    • father: Howard Henry Little
    • mother: Annie Earling (Setliff) Little
    • spouse: Pamela Regina Zumwalt
    • children: Patrick Gregory Little
    • Drew Christopher Little (deceased)
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    Born November 10, 1954
    (age 63)
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