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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, Jackson, 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 Eastern State Hospital, Whitfield, since 1995. Professional speaker, motivator Therapeutic Cons. Group, Ellisville, since 1989.

Religion

Creed or other statements should be rejected as they may compromise each believer’s obligation to interpret Scripture under the guidance of the Holy Spirit and within the community of faith.

Politics

The Church is after all a movement which sought to inject passion, direction and purpose into the spiritual lives of the people.

Views

Holiness is not just about personal spirituality and prayer. It will also be expressed through a commitment to social justice and to enabling other people to become followers of Jesus.

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).