Forensic Psychiatry

Our Services

Forensic Psychiatry works closely with the judicial system, providing the following:

  • Determination of competency to stand trial
  • Determination of mental status at the time of the offense for criminal trials
  • Determination of competency for testaments and contracts
  • Determination for guardianship and capacity for medical decision making
  • Evaluation of care givers involved in custody disputes
  • Fit for duty exams
  • Assessment and treatment for inmates in Denver city and county jails
  • Consultation in civil litigation
  • Refugee evaluations


Training in Forensic Psychiatry

In collaboration with the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Denver Health offers a one-year accreditation council of a graduate medical education certified training program for psychiatrists interested in forensic psychiatry sub-specialty training.


Additional Resources

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