The results are shocking but will not surprise those of us who assist families in the justice system, but Channel 4’s investigation into expert witnesses reveals that Around 20 per cent of psychologists acting as expert witnesses for the family courts may not be qualified. You can view the report by Professor Ireland, here.
The programme was aired last night and comes after Channel 4 made its media request for families and practitioners to get in touch with them. It may be the case that Channel 4 news will be releasing another programme shortly on Residential Assessment Units for Families, so we’ll look out for that, too.
To watch the programme last night, simply click on the image below…..