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James Terry Parker, American counselor, consultant. Certified health education specialist, school health educator, Texas; certified professional counselor; licensed athletic trainer, Texas.


Parker, James Terry was born on March 1, 1958 in Dallas, Texas, United States. Son of Paul J. and Dora Mae (Turner) Parker.


Bachelor of Science, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1980. Master of Science, East Texas State University, 1985. Graduate Drug and Alcohol Studies, Rutgers University, 1986.

Doctor of Philosophy, Texas Woman's University, 1990.


Classroom teacher, athletic trainer, Plano (Texas) Indiana School District, 1981-1987;graduate, School Drug and Alcohol Studies Rutgers University, 1986;head athletic trainer, United States National Youth Soccer Team, 1988-1989;consultant, Adolescent Health Promotion Consultants Ltd., Texas, since 1984;school counselor, teacher health, Waxahachie (Texas) Indiana School District, since 1989. Adjunct instructor division social science Cedar Valley College, since 1991.


National peer reviewer Comprehensive School Health Education Programs United States Department of Education. Member American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (certified professional development counseling at-risk youth, national distinguished service registry counseling and development), Sexuality Education Council, Research Council, American School Counselor Association, American School Health Association (council health behaviors, council sexuality education, chairman committee gay youth in schools), Texas School Health Association (board governors since 1992), National Athletic Trainers Association (certified), Chi Sigma, Eta Sigma Gamma, Phi Delta Kappa.


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    Avocations: reading, cooking, entertaining, professional writing.