Dr. Lesnik-Emas' publication history contains 8 years of proprietary training and research material completed for a national Rehabilitation Company between 1996 - 2004.
Lesnik-Emas, Susanne (2008). On my way up Jones. Pennsylvania Parks & Recreation Quarterly,39, (9), 10-14.
Lesnik-Emas, S. (1999). Maximizing the Integration of Recreation & Rehabilitation: Research in Long Term Care. Unpublished manuscript Genesis Rehabilitation Services, Kennett Square, PA.
Shank, J. Coyle, C. & Lesnik-Emas, S. (1999). Life skills through horticulture: A manual of recreation activities for life skills teachers in Philadelphia public schools. Unpublished curriculum manual. Supported in part by a grant from the US Dept. of Education, Rehabilitation Services Administration.
Lesnik-Emas, S. (1997). The effects of a leisure activity training program on perceived stress of paraprofessional home care providers working within homes of persons with Alzheimer's Disease or other dementia related disorders.Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.
Coyle, C.P., Lesnik-Emas, S., Kinney, W.B. (1994). Predicting life satisfaction among adults with spinal cord injury. Rehabilitation Psychology, 39(2), 95-112
Recent presentations include:
July 26, 2011. Using Recreation Activities to Find Meaning in the Face of Loss. Senior Center at Home, Senior Community Services, Folsom, PA
June 24, 2011. Active Living for Persons with Aphasia. 2011Social Communications: Adult Forum. Philadelphia, PA
March 8, 2011. Recreation Tools/Props for Healthy Eating: A Tool for Healthy Living. Co-presenter: Rachael Moore, BS, CTRS. 2011 ATRA Mid-Year Conference, Providence, R.I.
November 9, 2010. Recreation Tools/Props for Healthy Eating: A Tool for Healthy Living. Co-presenter: Rachael Moore, TR student. 2010 Annual New Jersey-Eastern Pennsylvania Therapeutic Recreation Association. Princeton, NJ.
March 4, 11, 20 2010. Healthcare Disparities & Cultural Competence. RecCare, Inc., Jenkintown, PA
March 11, 2010. In-home Recreation Approaches & Activities for Older Adults. Senior Center at Home, Senior Community Services, Folsom, PA
November 10, 2009. Fostering Creativity within yourself & clients: Working your Right Brain. NJ/EPA TRA Fall Conference, Princeton, NJ.
March 11, 2009. Depression & Dementia: Understanding the causes, differences and potential approaches. Senior Center at Home, Senior Community Services, Folsom, PA
July 2, 2008. Providing in-home recreational activities for elders. Senior Community Services, Folsom, PA
June 3, 2008. Understanding Dementia Related Behaviors & Recreational techniques(invited); Senior Care of the Northeast ADC