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37th Annual Forensic Psychology Symposium

Hosted by the American College of Forensic Psychology
in collaboration with Fielding Graduate University.

Fielding Graduate University is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Fielding maintains responsibility for this pro-gram and its content. This program will offer a maximum of 22 hours of Continuing Education credits.

The American College of Forensic Psychology certifies that this activity is pending approval for 22 hours of MCLE from the State Bar of California.

Brenna Dee Tindall, PsyD

37th Annual Forensic Psychology Symposium / Brenna Dee Tindall, PsyD
Brenna Dee Tindall, Psy.D.

Brenna Dee Tindall, PsyD


Brenna Tindall, Psy.D. is a Licensed Psychologist, Full Operating Sex Offender Management Board (SOMB) and Domestic Violence Management Board (DVOMB) evaluator, and Certified Addiction Counselor III — all in the State of Colorado. She has extensive experience evaluating and treating adult and adolescent clients who are involved with the criminal justice system. She is also a Full Operating Evaluator for Offender’s with Intellectual Disabilities. Dr. Tindall is a Certified Trainer for the SOTIPS and VASOR-2 adult sex offender risk assessments as well as a Certified Trainer of the J-SOAP-II for juvenile sex offenders. She is also a Certified Child Contact Screen (CCS) Evaluator. Dr. Tindall was appointed by the Colorado Attorney General in 2018 to be the mental health representative on the Domestic Violence Fatality Review Board. Dr. Tindall specializes in forensic evaluations of individuals in the criminal justice system to include psychological evaluations, insanity evaluations, competency evaluations, sex offense specific evaluations, domestic violence evaluations, dual diagnosis evaluations, substance abuse evaluations, cognitive evaluations, and Child Contact Assessments. Of particular importance to Dr. Tindall is the application of the Risk Need Responsivity Principle as it applies to the assessment and identification of needs of offenders. Dr. Tindall has presented at conferences and trainings for the past nine years on topics including adults sex offender risk assessments; juvenile sex offender risk assessment instruments; cumulative career traumatic stress/vicarious trauma; the “ins-and-outs of psychosexual evaluations;” juvenile and adult SOMB Standards; and psychological evaluations as possible mitigation in criminal cases. Dr. Tindall is the co-owner of Tindall, Bartels & Associates, a Forensic Consulting/Training/Evaluation practice in Colorado. She has presented annually at the ATSA conference for the past two years; annually at the SOMB conference in Colorado for the past five years; annually at the MASOC conference in Massachusetts for two years; annually at the ATSA/Alliance Conference in New York for the past two years; and the CSOT conference in Texas in 2019.


The Life Cycle of Sex Trafficking and the Sex Trafficking Offender Prevention (STOP) screening measure for juveniles

“Is sexual contact ever consensual when there is intimate partner violence (IPV) in a relationship?” relationship: An evaluation protocol to assess risk in cross-over sex offender/domestic violence offenders.”