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Stephanie Lisanne Lusk

Stephanie Lisanne Lusk

Associate Professor of Counselor Education

Director of Diversity

College of Education and Health Professions

(RHRC)-Rehabilitation, Human Resources, and Communication Disorders

Phone: 479-575-4817

Fax: 479-575-3319

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Access to drug treatment among individuals with disabilities 

Medicinal marijuana and cannabinoids 

Opioid use disorders

Counseling and Human Diversity

Job Placement

Medical Aspects of Disability

Rehabilitation Case Management

Theories and Foundations of Addiction

Vocational Rehabilitation

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas

             Ph.D., Rehabilitation Education & Research

            Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, Arkansas

M.R.C., Rehabilitation Counseling

           University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas

            B.A., Psychology

Peer Reviewed Articles

Lusk, S., & Stripp, A. (2018). Opioid use disorders as an emerging disability. Journal of Rehabilitation, 48, 345-358.

Lusk, S. (2018). Predictors of successful vocational rehabilitation closure among individuals with substance and alcohol use disorders: An analysis of RSA 911 data 2010-2014. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly, 36, 1-14.

Lusk, S., & Veale, F. (2018). Increasing successful vocational rehabilitation outcomes for individuals with substance use disorders. Journal of Applied Rehabilitation Counseling, 49, 4-10.

Lusk, S., & Owen, T. (2017). The inclusion of cannabinoids and medicinal marijuana as a treatment option for individuals with disabilities in life care plans. Journal of Life Care Planning, 15(2), 27-34.

Lusk, S., & Paul, T. (2017). Rehabilitation professionals’ attitudes toward medicinal marijuana use. A pilot study. Journal of Applied Rehabilitation Counseling, 48(1), 25-30.

Paul, T., Lusk, S., Becton, A., and Glade, R. (2017). Exploring the impact of substance use, culture, and trauma on American Indian adolescents. Journal of Applied Rehabilitation Counseling, 48(1), 31-39.

Lusk, S., & Sanchez, J. (2017). Introduction to the special issue on psychiatric rehabilitation: The impact of substance use on rehabilitation consumer success. Journal of Applied Rehabilitation, 48(1), 3-5.

Sanchez, J., & Lusk, S. (2016). Introduction to the special issue on psychiatric rehabilitation: Improving recovery, community integration, and quality of life of individuals with serious mental illness. Journal of Applied Rehabilitation Counseling, 47(3), 3-5

Koch, L., Donnell, C., & Lusk, S. (2016). Introduction to special issue on psychiatric rehabilitation. Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 30(3), 198-203.

Lusk, S., Koch, L., & Paul, T. (2016). Recovery-oriented VR services for individuals with co-occurring psychiatric disabilities and substance use disorders. Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 30(3), 243-258.

Hughes, C., & Lusk, S. (2016). Recognizing and accommodating employees with PTSD: Intersection of human resource development, rehabilitation, and psychology. New Horizons in Adult Education and Human Resource Development, 28(2), 27-39.

Lusk, S., Paul, T., & Wilson, R. (2015). The potential impact of the legalization and decriminalization of marijuana on the vocational rehabilitation process. Why the buzz? Journal of Applied Rehabilitation Counseling, 46(2), 3-12.

Lusk, S., & Cook, D. (2009). Enhancing career exploration, decision making, and problem-solving of adolescent girls with disabilities. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 31, 145-153.

Book

Lusk, S., (Ed.). (2015). Counseling the addicted family: Implications for practitioners. Linn Creek, MO: Aspen Publishing.

Select Book Chapters

Koch, L., & Lusk, S. (2016). Emerging populations and practices in psychiatric rehabilitation. In L. Koch and P. Rumrill (Eds.). Medical, psychosocial, and vocational aspects of emerging disabilities: Implications for rehabilitation counselors. New York: Springer.

Lusk, S. (2011). Opioid dependence and addiction: Clinical components. In J. F. Stano (Ed.), Substance abuse: Treatment and rehabilitation. Linn Creek, MO: Aspen Professional Services.

Lusk, S. (2011). Crack & cocaine addiction: Clinical components. In J.F. Stano (Ed.), Substance abuse: Treatment and rehabilitation. Linn Creek, MO: Aspen Professional Services.

Lusk, S., Blalock, K., Boston, Q., & Lyde, M. (2011). Alcohol dependence and addiction: Clinical components. In J.F. Stano (Ed.), Substance abuse: Treatment and rehabilitation. Linn Creek, MO: Aspen Professional Services.

Lusk, S., & Paul, T. (2009). Substance use disorders and disability: A Nigerian perspective on co-occurring disorders. In C.A. Marshall, E. Kendall, M.E. Banks, & R. Mariah (Eds.), Disability: Insights from across fields and around the world. Westport, CT: Praeger.

Academic

Assistant/Associate Professor - North Carolina A&T State University

Assistant Professor - University of Arkansas, Pine Bluff

Industry

Director of Career Development and Job Placement - Mid-South ARC

Vocational Coordinator - Youth Bridges

Consulting

United Nations Office on Crime and Drugs (UNODC)

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Langston University

Colombo Plan

North Carolina University Systems

National Council on Rehabilitation Education (NCRE) Teacher of the Year - 2015