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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.

Christian Gardner-Wood, JD

37th Annual Forensic Psychology Symposium / Christian Gardner-Wood, JD
Christian Gardner-Wood, J.D.

Christian Gardner-Wood, JD


Christian Gardner-Wood is a Senior Deputy District Attorney for the First Judicial District, which includes Jefferson and Gilpin Counties. Christian graduated from the University of Colorado Law School in 2007 and has spent his career as a Deputy District Attorney in the First Judicial District. In his time at the DA’s Office, Christian has taken well over 100 cases to trial. Christian is currently the Human Trafficking Prosecutor for the First Judicial District. In that position, he prosecutes all human trafficking cases for the district, works on legislation and policy regarding human trafficking, and presents to the community about human trafficking. The vast majority of Christian’s casework for the last six years has been focused on the prosecution of child sex offenders. Additionally, Christian is an instructor at both the Red Rocks Law Enforcement Academy and the Colorado State Patrol Academy. He is a frequent presenter for the Colorado District Attorney’s Council on the Role of Deputy DAs, Sexual Assault, and Child Abuse. Christian is also a member of several subcommittees of the Sex Offender Management Board and previously presented at the SOMB Conference on offender contact with children. Christian also serves, by appointment from Governor John Hickenlooper, as the statewide District Attorney representative to the Colorado Human Trafficking Council. Dr. Tindall has previously worked in a variety of settings including Craig Hospital, Arapahoe Douglas Mental Health Network, and the Colorado State University Counseling Center. She also worked as a researcher at the VA Hospital in Denver.


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