Dr. Twinet Parmer
Professor, Counselor Education
Director of Global Campus M.A. in Counseling
Counseling and Special Education
Spring 2014 Office Hours:
Tuesday 9:00am-11:00am & 6:00pm-7:00pm
Ph.D. The University of Iowa, Counselor Education
Specializations: Couple and Family Therapy and Family Studies
Graduate training in human sexuality and sex therapy
Licensed Professional Counselor
AASECT Certified Sex Therapist
Certified Sexual Addiction Therapist-1
Domestic Family Mediator
My research interest focus on work/career, sexuality issues, and marriage and family relationships with a special focus on African American families. The research on these topics is based on the premise that in order to have a quality of life, individuals must be understood within the context of holistic wellness.
Parmer, T. (2013). The Intersection of Culture and Sex in Sexuality Counseling (You Want Sex and I Want You). [DVD and manuscript]. NY: Insight Media.
Parmer, T., Pimpleton, A., Drake, J. R. (2013). Hope, locus of control, and beliefs about HIV/AIDS prevention among African American high school students. Manuscript in preparation.
Parmer, T. (2013). The disproportionate attack of HIV/AIDS on African Americans: A call to action. National Black Family Conference, Louisville, KY.
Parmer, T. & Coleman, V. (2012). Sexual attitudes and perceptions of African American boys and girls: Implications for prevention and wellness. The CFLE National Sex Education Conference, Somerset, NJ.
Parmer,T. & Coleman, V. (2012). Synergy and continuity in African American sexuality: A multicultural perspective. American Association Sexuality Education Counselors Therapists 44th Annual Conference, Austin, TX.
Parmer, T. (2012). Holistic wellness in African American communities: Seeking a new paradigm for self-management. National Black Family Conference, Louisville, KY.
Do it right. Do it once. My dad.