Lois Condie PhD

Lois O. Condie, PhD

Neuropsychologist

Assistant Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

  • Contact: 617-355-7983

Medical Services

Specialties

  • Neuropsychology
  • Clinical Psychology

Departments

  • Neurology
  • Newborn Medicine

Languages

  • English
  • French
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Lois Condie PhD

Personal Biography 

Dr. Condie entered the field of psychology out of interest in developmental neuropsychological assessment, entitlement legislation for children with neurodevelopmental disorders, neurodevelopmental services for vulnerable populations internationally, children’s rights in international law, psychological and legal conceptions of medical privacy, and ethics in psychological practice.  She has served on and chaired national committees relevant to neuropsychology, ethics and standards of practice, family law, and forensic psychology. She is the author of many journal articles and book chapters.  She has taught on an adjunct basis at Boston College, Boston University, Brandeis University, and Harvard University.

Experience and Education

Education

Undergraduate Degree

University of South Dakota, 1985

Vermillion, SD

Graduate Degree

University of Nebraska, 1988

Lincoln, NE

Doctorate - PhD

University of Nebraska, 1990

Lincoln, NE

Post-Doctoral Fellowship

University of Massachusetts Medical School, 1991

Worcester, MA

Certifications

  • Clinical Psychology

  • Forensic Psychology

  • National Register of Health Care Providers in Psychology

  • Pediatric Neuropsychology

Professional History

Lois Oberlander Condie, Ph.D., affiliated with the Department of Neurology at Boston Children’s Hospital Boston / Harvard Medical School, where she conducts developmental neuropsychological assessments, consultations and research.  Her research addresses service provision to vulnerable populations, and her practice is devoted to infants and young children with brain and vascular malformations, cerebral palsy, agenesis/dysgenesis of the corpus callosum, genetic syndromes, autism, infantile seizures and hemispherectomies, Dandy Walker syndrome, intraventricular hemorrhage, and other brain conditions.  Dr. Condie is board certified in neuropsychology with the American Board of Pediatric Neuropsychology, and dually board certified in clinical psychology and forensic psychology with the American Board of Professional Psychology.  She is the developer of an assessment measure for children with visual, hearing and significant motor impairments called the Adapted Developmental Assessment.  She is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and the National Academies of Practice.

Publications

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  1. Drogin, E., Piechowski, L., & Condie, L. Symposium: International comparative practices in clinical forensic psychology. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Toronto, Canada. 2009.
  2. Condie, L. Early intervention for toddler self-injurious behavior. Infant Follow Up Research Digest, 2(1). 2009.
  3. Condie, L. Reading fluency and connect text reading. Perkins Desk Reference, 2(1). 2009.
  4. Condie, L. Neurodevelopment in IVF children and adolescents. Infant Follow Up Research Digest, 1(3). 2008.
  5. Condie, L. Splelling success…oops, spelling success. Perkins Desk Reference, 1(6). 2008.
  6. Condie, L. Language domains and reading success. Perkins Desk Reference, 1(5). 2008.
  7. Condie, L. Evaluating attention skills in very low birth weight preschoolers. Infant Follow Up Research Digest, 1(2). 2008.
  8. Condie, L. Long term outcomes. Infant Follow Up Research Digest, 1(1). 2008.
  9. Condie, L. Maltreatment and mental illness. Perkins Desk Reference, 1(4). 2008.
  10. Condie, L. Diagnosis and treatment of reading disabilities. Perkins Desk Reference, 1(3). 2008.
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  12. Condie, L. The effects of pharmacologic therapies on cognition in first-episode schizophrenia patients. Perkins Desk Reference, 1(2). 2008.
  13. Condie, L. The effects of depression on executive functions, perspective taking, and processing of humor. Perkins Desk Reference, 1(1). 2008.
  14. Condie, L. The concept of parental neglect across international jurisdictions. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Toronto, Canada. 2007.
  15. Condie, L., & Condie, D. Parents with brain impairment: Care and protection matters. In H. Hall (Ed.,) Forensic psychology and neuropsychology in civil and criminal cases,. 2007; pp. 131-167..
  16. Condie, L., & Koocher, G. P. Children's comprehension of confidentiality limits. Journal of Child Custody,. 2007.
  17. Condie, L. & Condie, D. Termination of parental rights. In A. M. Goldstein (Ed.), Forensic psychology: Emerging topics and expanding roles. 2006; 294-330.
  18. Condie, L. Evaluating the impact of domestic violence on children. In G. Koocher & S. Sparta (Eds.), Forensic assessment of children and adolescents: Issues and applications. 2006; 149-174.
  19. Goldstein, N. E. S., Condie, L., & Kalbeitzer, R. Instruments for assessing understanding and appreciation of Miranda rights. In T. Grisso, G. Vincent, & D. Seagrave (Eds.), Handbook of screening and assessment tools for juvenile justice. 2005; 357-369.
  20. Larson, K., Goldstein, N., & Condie, L. Does simplification of the Miranda warning improve youths' comprehension. Paper presented at the International Association of Forensic Mental Health Services, Stockholm, Sweden. 2004.
  21. Goldstein, N.E., Condie, L., Mesiarik, C., Kalbeitzer, R., & Osman, D. The psychometric properties of the Miranda Rights Comprehension Instruments-II. Paper presented at the conference of the American Psychology-Law Society, Scottsdale, AZ. 2004.
  22. Goldstein, N.E., & Condie, L. Comparison of juveniles' Miranda rights comprehension: 1970s vs. today. Paper presented at the conference of the American Psychology-Law Society, Scottsdale, AZ. 2004.
  23. Goldstein NE, Condie LO, Kalbeitzer R, Osman D, Geier JL. Juvenile offenders' Miranda rights comprehension and self-reported likelihood of offering false confessions. Assessment. 2003 Dec; 10(4):359-69.
  24. Goldstein, N. E., Kalbeitzer, R., Oberlander, L., & Geier, J. Juveniles' comprehension of legal safeguards to invalid confessions. Paper presented at the interdisciplinary conference of the American Psychology-Law Society and the European Association of Psychology and Law, Edinburgh, Scotland. 2003.
  25. Condie, L. Parenting evaluations for the court. (Volume 18, Perspectives in law and psychology). 2003.
  26. Goldstein, N. E., Condie, L., Kalbeitzer, R., Osmon, D., & Geier, J. Juvenile offenders' Miranda rights comprehension and self-reported likelihood of offering a false confession. Assessment,. 2003; 10:359-369..
  27. Osman, D., Thomson, M., Goldstein, N. E., Weil, J., Oberlander, L., & Geier, J. Adolescent offenders' demographic characteristics, Miranda rights comprehension, and false confessions. Part of a symposium: The Miranda Rights Comprehension Instruments-II and Adolescent Offenders' Miranda Comprehension. Paper presented at the biennial conference of the American Psychology-Law Society, Austin, TX. 2002.
  28. Goldstein, N. E., Oberlander, L., & Geier, J. Adolescent offenders' demographic characteristics, Miranda rights comprehension, and false confessions. Part of a symposium: The Miranda Rights Comprehension Instruments-II and Adolescent Offenders' Miranda Comprehension. Paper presented at the biennial conference of the American Psychology-Law Society, Austin, TX. 2002.
  29. Goldstein, N. E., Thomson, M. R., Osman, D., & Oberlander, L. Advocating a functional approach to determining adjudicative competency in juveniles. Journal of Forensic Psychology Practice,. 2002; 2:89-97..
  30. Oberlander, L., Goldstein, A., & Goldstein, N. E. Competence to confess: Evaluating the validity of Miranda rights waivers and trustworthiness of confessions. In A. M. Goldstein & I. B. Weiner (Eds.), Handbook of psychology (Volume 11, Forensic psychology). 2002; 11:335-357.
  31. Oberlander, L. (2001). Juvenile competence to stand trial and criminal responsibility. In Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (Ed.), Juvenile delinquency conference 2001: Spend a day with the experts. 2001; 46-67.
  32. Oberlander, L., & Goldstein, N. E. A review and update on the practice of evaluating Miranda comprehension. Behavioral Sciences and the Law,. 2001; 19:453-471..
  33. Oberlander, L., Goldstein, N. E., & Ho, C. N. Preadolescent adjudicative competence: Methodological considerations and recommendations for practice standards. Behavioral Sciences and the Law,. 2001; 19:545-564..
  34. Olubadewo, O., Simpson, L., Goldstein, N., & Oberlander, L. Juvenile confessions: Predictors of false confessions in adolescent offenders. Paper presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA. 2000.
  35. Oberlander, L. Ethical responsibilities in child protection evaluations: Implications for evaluation methodology. Paper presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA. 1999.
  36. Oberlander, L. Miranda comprehension and confessional competence. Expert Opinion,. 1998; 5(4):11-12..
  37. Oberlander, L. & Grudzinskas, A. Juvenile justice reform enacted by legislature. Expert Opinion,. 1997; 4(3):7-12..
  38. Hoge, S. K., Poythress, N., Bonnie, R., Eisenberg, M., Monahan, J., Feucht-Haviar, T., & Oberlander, L. Mentally ill and non-mentally ill defendants' abilities to understand information relevant to adjudication: A preliminary study. Bulletin of the American Academy of Psychiatry and Law. 1996; 24(2):187-197..
  39. Oberlander, L. Psycholegal issues in child sexual abuse evaluation practices. Child Abuse and Neglect: The International Journal,. 1995; 19(4):475-490..
  40. Oberlander, L. Ethical responsibilities in child custody evaluations: Implications for evaluation methodology. Ethics and Behavior,. 1995; 5(4):311-332..
  41. Oberlander, L. The assessment utility of codes of ethics and standards of practice in child custody evaluations. Paper presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Los Angeles, CA. 1994.
  42. Poythress, N., Bonnie, R. J., Hoge, S. K., Monahan, J., & Oberlander, L. Client abilities to assist counsel and make decisions in criminal cases: Findings from three studies. Law and Human Behavior,. 1994; 18(4):437-452..
  43. Oberlander, L. Refining the assessment of abilities related to competence to stand trial. Paper presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC. 1993.
  44. Bonnie, R. J., Hoge, S. K., Nicholson, R., Oberlander, L., and Poythress, N. Competence to stand trial. Paper presented at the annual convention of the American Psychiatric Association, San Francisco, CA. 1993.
  45. Gardner W., Hoge, S. K., Lidz, C., & Oberlander, L. Process and perceived coercion in psychiatric admissions. Paper presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC. 1992.
  46. Nicholson R., Bonnie, R. J., Hoge, S. K., Monahan, J., & Oberlander, L. Advances in forensic mental health assessment. Symposium presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC. 1992.
  47. Oberlander, L. Recommendations for standards of practice in child sexual abuse evaluations. Paper presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC. 1992.
  48. Oberlander, L. The normative evaluation and testimony practices of mental health professionals in cases of alleged child sexual abuse. Paper presented at the annual Symposium on Mental Health and the Law; Institute of Law, Psychiatry, and Public Policy, Charlottesville, VA. 1992.
  49. Oberlander, L. Child sexual abuse evaluation practices: A survey of mental health professionals. Paper presented at the American Psychology and Law Society Biennial Meeting, San Diego, CA. 1992.
  50. Melton, G. B., Limber, S., Jacobs, J., Oberlander, L., Berliner, L., & Yamamoto, M. Preparing sexually abused children for testimony: Children's perceptions of the legal process. 1992.
  51. Yutrzenka, B., & Oberlander, L. Sources of stress for the nontraditional undergraduate student. In R. L. Emans (Ed.), Understanding undergraduate education. 1990.
  52. Oberlander, L. Work satisfaction among community based mental health service providers: The association between work environment and work satisfaction. Community Mental Health Journal,. 1990; 26(6):517-532..
  53. Melton, G. B., & Oberlander, L. The health of rural adolescents. Report to the Office of Technology Assessment, United States Congress (NTIS No. PB 91-154 385/AS). 1990.
  54. Oberlander, L., Hargrove, D., & Sullivan, M. Cognitive schemata and clinical judgment. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council of Community Mental Health Centers, New York, NY. 1989.
  55. Oberlander, L. Cognitive Schemata and Clinical Perspectives on Psychiatric Patients with Comorbid Diagnoses. 1989.
  56. Hargrove, D., Merz, G., Oberlander, L., & Schreuers, L. Human services in transition. 1989.
  57. Merz, G., & Oberlander, L. A needs assessment of mental health service providers working in the context of pervasive economic decline. Paper presented at the annual Working with Families conference, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS. 1988.
  58. Merz, G., & Oberlander, L. Issues in mental health services staff development. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association for Community Mental Health, Billings, MT. 1988.
  59. Hargrove, D., Merz, G., & Oberlander, L. Great Plains Mental Health: A model for staff development. Report presented at the annual National Human Resource Development Assembly, National Institute of Mental Health and the Ohio Department of Mental Health, Columbus, OH. 1988.
  60. Hargrove, D., Oberlander, L., & Montoya, H. The impact of traditional clinical methods on community-based service delivery for underserved groups. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council of Community Mental Health Centers, Boston, MA. 1988.
  61. Oberlander, L. The influence of behavioral sciences research on public mental health service delivery. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Schizophrenia Research Consortium, Menninger Clinic, Topeka, KS. 1988.
  62. Oberlander, L. Work Satisfaction in the Community Mental Health Service Delivery System. 1988.
  63. Oberlander, L. Stress responses in undergraduate education: Differences between traditional and nontraditional students. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL. 1986.
  64. Yutrzenka, B. A., & Oberlander, L. Sources of stress for the undergraduate student. Paper presented at Understanding Undergraduate Education conference, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD. 1985.
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