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Lisa A. Hain, PsyD, NCSP, ABSNP

Dr. Hain joined the school psychology core faculty in May 2010 in the roles of Assistant Professor and Practicum Coordinator for the Ed.S. program. Prior to this position, Dr. Hain worked in the public schools as a PA and Nationally Certified School Psychologist.  Dr. Hain holds dual licenses in the state of PA as a Professional Counselor and as a Psychologist in independent practice.  Most recently, Dr. Hain earned a Diplomate from the American Board of School Neuropsychology. She teaches courses in physiology and health psychology, neuropsychopathology, neuropsychology, and research design and statistics.


Selected Publications


Hale, J. B., Hain, L. A., Murphy, R., Cancelliere, G., Bindus, D., & Kubas, H. (2013). The enigma of learning disabilities: Examination via a neuropsychological framework. In C. Noggle & R. S. Dean (Eds.), The Neuropsychology of Psychopathology. New York, NY: Springer Publishing.

Hale, J. B., Reddy, L. A., Semrud-Clikeman, M., Hain, L. A., Whitaker, J., Morley, J. et al. (2011). Executive impairment determines ADHD medication response: Implications for academic achievement. Journal of Learning Disabilities,44 (2), 196-212.


Hain, L. A., & Hale, J. B. (2010). Nonverbal learning disabilities or Asperger's Syndrome: Clarification through cognitive hypothesis testing. In N. Mather & L. Jaffe (Eds.), Comprehensive evaluations: Case reports for psychologists, diagnosticians, and special educators. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.


Hain, L. A., Hale, J. B., & Kendorski, J. G. (2009). The enigmatic population of specific learning disabilities: Comorbidty of psychopathology in cognitive and academic subtypes. In S. G. Feifer & G. Rattan (Eds.), Emotional disorders: A neuropsychological, psychopharmacological, and educational perspective. Middleton, MD: School Neuropsych Press.


Hale, J. B., Metro, N., Kendorski, J. G., Hain, L. A., Whitaker, J., & Moldovan, J. (2009). Facilitating school reintegration for children with Traumatic Brain Injury. In A. Davis (Ed.), Handbook of pediatric neuropsychology. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.


Hale, J. B., Reddy, L. A., Wilcox, G., McLaughlin, A., Hain, L. A., Stern, A. et al. (2009). Best practices in assessing and intervening with ADD/ADHD children and children with other frontal-striatal circuit disorders. In D. Miller (Ed.), Best Practices in School Neuropsychology: Guidelines for effective practice, assessment, and evidence-based intervention. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.


Selected Presentations


Hain, L. A., & Sweitzer, S. (2013, May). Placing a lens on Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders. Invited presentation for the New Jersey Association of School Psychologists (NJASP) Annual Conference, Jamesburg, NJ.

Sweitzer, S., & Hain, L.A., (2012, February). Raising awareness of Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders associated with Strep in School-Aged Children. Mini skills presentation presented at the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA.


Hain, L. A. (2011, May). School reintegration for children with traumatic brain injury. Rovinsky Lecture for the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.


Hale, J. B., & Hain, L. A. (2010, February). SNAP-FIT: Combining RTI with cognitive assessment for SLD service delivery. Paper presented at the Learning Disability Association of America (LDA) Annual Conference, Baltimore, MD. 

Last Updated: 1/20/15