Personal Information

California School of Forensic Studies

Forensic Psychology

Los Angeles Campus

Professor

Professor

Alliant International University Los Angeles
1000 South Fremont Ave, unit #5
Alhambra CA 91803

626-270-3288

Courses, Research Interests, Publications

Dissertation Development

Advanced Neuropsychological Assessment

Assessment

Malingering, neuropsychological assessment, neuropsychology

Academic History and Background

PhD, California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University, 1984

Licensed in California and Hawaii

Board Certified in Clinical Neuropsychology (ABPP)

Member, Editorial Board, Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 2009-Present

Member, Editorial Board, Psychological Assessment, 2008-Present

Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, September, 2006-Present

Board of Directors, American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, 2005-2010

Member, Editorial Board, The Clinical Neuropsychologist, November, 2002-Present

Committee on Practice Standards, American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology

Member, Advisory Board, University of Minnesota Press MMPI-2/MMPI-2-RF

Fellow, American Psychological Association (Division 40)

Professional Practice and Community Service

Workshop Presenter, "Assessment of response bias: Further evolution", Neuropsychology Service, Tripler Army Medical Center, May 20 and 21, 2010

Workshop Presenter: "The quest for continuous measurement of response bias: update on use of embedded effort indicators, "9th Annual Conference of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, Washington, D.C., June 11-2011

Invited Speaker: "Embedded symptom validity indicators and recommendation for using multiple symptom validity indicators," The Second European Symposium on Symptom Validity Assessment, London, May 20-2011

Panel Member: "Forensic Grand Rounds," National Academy of Neuropsychology, Marco Island, Florida, November 17-2011

Guest Speaker: "Testing for Suspect Effort in a Cognitive Evaluation," Association of Test Publishers: Innovations in Testing, Phoenix, March 2-2011

Workshop Presenter: "Six Major Flaws in Neuropsychological Medical-Legal Reports," 39th annual meeting, International Neuropsychological Society, February 2-2011

Panelist: "Forensic Grand Rounds," National Academy of Neurpsychology, October 15-2010

Continuing Education Workshop Presenter: "Evidence Based Approach to Disentangling Malingering from Somatization and Factitious Disorder," National Academy of Neuropsychology, October 14-2010

Invited Address: "Need for continuous and comprehensive assessment of response bias," American Psychological Association (Division 40), August 14-2010

Workshop Presenter: "Assessment of Response Bias: Further Evolution," Walter Reed Army Medical Center Psychology Program, March 31 and April 1-2011

Invited Speaker: "Diagnostic frameworks in the assessment of noncredible symptoms," The Second European Symposium on Symptom Validity Assessment, London, May 20-2011

Neuropsychological expert in civil and criminal cases

Bio and Links

Dr. Boone is currently a full professor in the California School of Forensic Studies at Alliant International University, and a full Clinical Professor in the UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences. She has published over 100 peer-reviewed research articles, including many in the area of development and validation of testes to detect feigned cognitive symptoms. She has also edited a book on this topic (Assessment of Feigned Cognitive Impairment: A neuropsychological perspective), and has published two tests to detect non-credible cognitive performance: The Dot Counting Test and the b Test. Dr. Boone served on the committee that developed practice guidelines for clinical neuropsychology that were subsequently published by the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology in 2007, and she was an invited attendee of the 25-member consensus conference that developed practice guidelines for the use of symptom validity tests, subsequently published by the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology in 2009. She is board certified in clinical neuropsychology (ABPP/ABCN) and is a fellow of the American Psychological Association.