Divorcing couples can also have their children made a ward of state during the custody battle. Social workers can cite emotional harm. Judges who preside over care proceedings also preside over all family matters brought before the court. The issue of a mandatory psychology assessment affects all family matters.
What is a Psychology Assessment?
A psychology assessment is a way for the Psychologist to get information together. Information is gathered on the intellectual, emotional and social development of a person. The older a judge gets, things can start going downhill. Also the length of time a judge has spent presiding over family matters is an important factor this in turn can lead to burn out.
Should Judges who preside over care proceedings have a mandatory psychology assessment ?