Note: There will be no chapter meeting in September.
The next RMMWA monthly meeting will be held October 13, 2022 at the Colorado Automobile Dealers Association (290 Speer Boulevard in Denver) and we’ll also broadcast a live, interactive hybrid meeting via Zoom. Please join us in-person or via Zoom for a presentation by Dr. Jennifer Bundrick on Competency and Sanity in the Courts.
The meeting at CADA will start at 6:15 p.m. (MT) with drinks and networking, and dinner will be served at 6:30. Zoom attendees may sign on shortly before 7:00 for the start of the program. See the full agenda below.
To register to attend in person, please use the link below.
Zoom attendance is free and there is no need to register. Members will receive the meeting link via email. Non-members, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to request access.
- Lightly grilled chicken breasts in green chili cream sauce
- Rice pilaf
- Warm corn and sweet pepper salsa
- Seasonal greens salad
- Baked rolls and butter
- Dessert tray
- 6:15 Networking and drinks
- 6:30 Dinner
- 7:00 Introductions and Member News
- 7:30 Mystery Minute
- 7:40 Program
Assessing the Tell-Tale Heart: Competency and Sanity in the Courts
by Dr. Jennifer Bundrick
Dr. Bundrick will briefly describe the training and role of forensic psychiatry in the criminal justice system. Then, we will examine the approach to assessing competency to proceed in the Colorado court system with historical perspectives. We will explore the difference between assessing competency and assessing legal insanity at the time of the alleged crime, again with the background of historical understanding. We will discuss a few more well-known cases within Colorado, along with some of Dr. Bundrick’s personal experiences over the last five years.
Dr. Jennifer Bundrick graduated with a BA from the University of Oklahoma with a major in Sociology/Criminology in May 2006. She completed medical school at the University of Oklahoma in May 2011, and she moved to Shreveport Louisiana for general surgery residency. After two years in the surgery program, she switched paths and completed general psychiatry residency in December 2016. Dr. Bundrick moved to Denver Colorado and completed a one-year forensic psychiatry fellowship with the University of Colorado Denver Medical School. She has been in clinical practice with the Colorado Department of Corrections and as a faculty member of the University of Colorado Denver Medical School since January 2018. Dr. Bundrick has provided private forensic psychiatric consultation and evaluations since May 2018, along with court-ordered competency, mental condition, and sanity evaluations. She was an Associate Program Director for the University of Colorado Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship Program from July 2019 through June 2021 and remains on faculty as a senior instructor. In her spare time, she spends time with her husband and two children.