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Presentations

Stephen A. Zanskas, Ph.D., CRC, LPC

Assoc Professor

Counsel Educations Psych Research

Office Location: 119 D Patterson Hall

Phone: (901) 678-4021

Email: zanskas1@gmail.com

  • Duerr, R., Neely-Barnes, S., Zanskas, S., & Lustig, D. Transition to adulthood in a fragmented service system for youth with disabilities. Poster presentation at the Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education, Dallas, TX, November 3, 2013.
  • Kuo, H.J., Vaughn, M., Zanskas, S. A., & Chen, R. Scholarly Productivity in Rehabilitation Counseling. Presentation at the Annual National Council on Rehabilitation Education (NCRE) Conference, San Francisco, CA, April 18, 2013.
  • Elswick, S., Casey, L., Zanskas, S., & Black, T. The good behavior game is no longer just an effective intervention for students: An examination of the reciprocal effects in an urban classroom. Presentation at the 2012 American Educational Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, April 14, 2012.
  • Zanskas, S. A. & Tarvydas, V. M. Legislative advocacy: Rehabilitation educators’ role in the licensure and behavioral health movements. Presentation at the Annual National Council on Rehabilitation Education (NCRE) Conference, San Francisco, CA, April 12, 2012.
  • Lustig, D. & Zanskas, S. A. Medical Aspects of Disability & Ethics & Boundary Issues,Tennessee Department of Rehabilitation Services District Training, Smyrna, Tennessee, December 6-7, 2011
  • Lustig, D. & Zanskas, S. A. Medical Aspects of Disability & Ethics & Boundary Issues,Tennessee Department of Rehabilitation Services District Training, Knoxville, Tennessee, November 15-16, 2011
  • Zanskas, S. A. & Strauser, D. Rehabilitation counselor tasks and role expectations: A mixed methods analysis. Presentation at the Annual National Council on Rehabilitation Education, Rehabilitation Services Administration, and Council on State Administrators of Vocational Rehabilitation Conference, Arlington, VA, October 31, 2011.
  • Perkins, A., Soldner, J. A., Zanskas, S., & Milington, M. Reviving vocational evaluation: Teaching, practice, and research. Presentation at the Annual National Council on Rehabilitation Education, Rehabilitation Services Administration, and Council on State Administrators of Vocational Rehabilitation Conference, Arlington, VA, October 31, 2011.
  • Lustig, D. & Zanskas, S. A. Interview Skills for Rehabilitation Counselors, Tennessee Department of Rehabilitation Services District Training, Memphis, Tennessee, July 15, 2011.
  • Casey, L., Zanskas, S., Parra, G., Cogdal, P., & Powell, K. Symptoms of posttraumatic stress in parents following a child's diagnosis of an autism spectrum disorder. Presentation at the annual meeting of AERA, New Orleans, LA, April 11, 2011.
  • Jensen, R. & Zanskas, S. Measuring the level of functioning and obstacles to treatment in addiction: The addiction level of functioning assessment (ALFA). Presentation at the 53 rd Annual Conference of the Tennessee Counseling Association, Nashville, TN, November 22, 2010.
  • Jensen, R. & Zanskas, S. Moving away from the medical model in addiction treatment and towards a developmental/systems orientation: The domain theory of addiction. Presentation at the 53 rd Annual Conference of the Tennessee Counseling Association, Nashville, TN, November 22, 2010.
  • Jensen, R., Zanskas, S. Combs, R., Harvey, A., Maritim, H., Richardson, S., Gilbert, L., & Thomas, S. The University of Memphis Student Rehabilitation Association Service Learning Project: Gaining experience while providing services to underserved populations. Presentation at the 53 rd Annual Conference of the Tennessee Counseling Association, Nashville, TN, November 22, 2010.
  • Jensen, R., Zanskas, S. Combs, R., Harvey, A., Maritim, H., Richardson, S., Gilbert, L., & Thomas, S. Is there a need for continuing education opportunities for counselors in Memphis: The University of Memphis Student Rehabilitation Association continuing education initiative. Presentation at the 53 rd Annual Conference of the Tennessee Counseling Association, Nashville, TN, November 22, 2010.
  • Zanskas, S. A. & Lustig, D. Medical Trauma and Brief Rehabilitation Counseling Techniques. Presentation at the National Rehabilitation Association (NRA) Conference, New Orleans, LA, October 16, 2010.
  • Zanskas, S. A. Think Employment Ethics. Presentation at the 8th Annual Conference of the Volunteer State Rehabilitation Association (VSRA), Smyrna, TN, September 23, 2010.
  • Zanskas, S. A. Ethics and Diversity. Tennessee Department of Rehabilitation Services Annual Training, Falls Creek Falls State Park, Tennessee, August 31, 2010.
  • Zanskas, S. A. Ethics and Diversity. Tennessee Department of Rehabilitation Services Annual Training, Paris Landing State Park, Tennessee, August 3, 2010.
  • Zanskas, S. A., Jensen, R., & Harvey, A. Gaining Experience While Providing Services to the Under Served: A Service Learning Project at The University of Memphis. Presentation at the 17th Annual Conference of the National Association of Multicultural Rehabilitation Concerns (NAMRC), Las Vegas, NV, July 21, 2010.
  • Lustig, D.  & Zanskas, S. A. Vocational Implications of Psychiatric Disorders Training, Tennessee Department of Rehabilitation Services District Training, Johnson City, Tennessee, May 21, 2010.
  • Lustig, D.  & Zanskas, S. A. Vocational Implications of Psychiatric Disorders Training, Tennessee Department of Rehabilitation Services District Training, Knoxville, Tennessee, May 20, 2010.
  • Lustig, D.  & Zanskas, S. A. Vocational Implications of Psychiatric Disorders Training, Tennessee Department of Rehabilitation Services District Training, Chattanooga, Tennessee, May 19, 2010.
  • Lustig, D.  & Zanskas, S. A. Vocational Implications of Psychiatric Disorders Training, Tennessee Department of Rehabilitation Services District Training, Memphis, Tennessee, March 19, 2010.
  • Lustig, D.  & Zanskas, S. A. Vocational Implications of Psychiatric Disorders Training, Tennessee Department of Rehabilitation Services District Training, Smyrna, Tennessee, December 9, 2009.
  • Lustig, D.  & Zanskas, S. A. Vocational Implications of Psychiatric Disorders Training, Tennessee Department of Rehabilitation Services District Training, Jackson, Tennessee, December 8, 2009.
  • Zanskas, S. A.           Poster Presentations. Chi-Sigma. The University of Memphis, November 2, 2009.
  • Zanskas, S. A. Ethics and Rehabilitation Practice in a Diverse Society. Presentation at the 7th Annual Conference of the Volunteer State Rehabilitation Association (VSRA), Smyrna, TN, October 15, 2009.
  • Zanskas, S. A. & Stevens, M. Disability and Diversity in Higher Education. Presentation at the 16th Annual Conference of the National Association of Multicultural Rehabilitation Concerns (NAMRC), Memphis, TN, July 25, 2009.
  • Lustig, D., Strauser, D. R., & Zanskas, S. A. The Case for Counseling in VR: It’s Good for Recruitment, Retention, and Clients. Presentation at the 9th Annual NCRE Conference, San Antonio, TX, February 21, 2009.

  • Zanskas, S. A. & Strohmer, D. The Importance of Setting: Counselor-Environment Congruence. Presentation at the NCRE/RSA/CSAVR National Training Conference on VR Education, Washington, D.C., November 6, 2008.

  • Jackson, A., Petrowski, M., & Zanskas, S. Disability and Diversity in Higher Education. Presentation at the NRA Annual Conference, St. Louis, MO, October 25, 2008.
  • Zanskas, S. A. & Lustig, D. Poster Presentations. A Rehabilitation Counseling Research Colloquium. The University of Memphis, October 3, 2008.

  • Zanskas, S. A. Rehabilitation Counseling: Ethical Decision Making in Context. Invited presentation at the Southeast Regional National Rehabilitation Association’s 60th Annual Training Conference, Nashville, TN, April 29, 2008.
  • Dunn, P. L. & Zanskas, S. A. Current Students Will Take Charge. Invited presentation at the 60th Annual Southeast National Rehabilitation Association Training Conference, Nashville, TN, April 28, 2008.
  • Zanskas, S. A. Perceptions of Consultation: Rehabilitation Counseling & Professional Identity. A poster presentation at the Eighth Annual National Rehabilitation Educators Conference, Sponsored by the National Council on Rehabilitation Education, San Antonio, TX, February 14, 2008.       
  • Zanskas, S. A. Corporate Culture, Diversity & Employment of Persons with Disabilities. Invited presentation at the I.A.M.  C.R.E.S.T.
    Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors Conference, Las Vegas, NV, November 15, 2007.

  • Zanskas, S. A. & Schoen, B. Creating an Effective Outreach Program for Rural Consumers with Disabilities: A Toolkit for Meeting Rural Consumer Needs. A poster presentation at the Seventh Annual National Rehabilitation Educators Conference, Sponsored by the National Council on Rehabilitation Education, San Diego, CA, February 23, 2007       


  • Zanskas, S. A., Campbell, D., & Browde, K. Expert Panel: Vocational Rehabilitation. A
    presentation at the Follow-up Program for CWCPs. Workers' Compensation Center, School of Labor & Industrial Relations, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, May 12, 2006.

  • Zanskas, S. A., Coduti, W., & Perkins, A.  The Development of a Business-Minded Rehabilitation Counselor. A workshop presented for the        
    Michigan Rehabilitation Conference, Grand Rapids, MI, November 9, 2005.

  • Zanskas, S. A., Coduti, W., Johnston, S. & Perkins, A. Approaching
    Rehabilitation Counseling from a Business Perspective. A workshop presented for the Northeast Rehabilitation Association's Regional Conference (NERA), Newport, RI, April 18, 2005.


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