Hi, I made a throwaway for this because it may come off as a little controversial. I was browsing private practices in the area to refer a client to and came across one that a former colleague works for. I am doing a practicum at a non-profit clinic that's popular with students from my (very reputable) program so I always kind of brushed aside the fact that she got her degree from an online only program that rhymes with "shmafella." Given the fact that there are a lot of clients and we have a long waiting list, I always brushed aside the fact that this person didn't have a great degree because people need services. However, I just found out that they are now working for a private practice doing forensic evaluations for child services. Their CV is posted on the website and they seemed to do a lot of assessment-based practica at local private practices during their time in this online program, but is it ethical for her to do forensic evals (aka would they stand up in court if someone challenges their education)? I work on a research project involving ethics of forensic assessment but no one can really give me a straight answer. I mean, sure one learns a lot while in practice, but this person's classroom experiences are completely online. It doesn't sit well with me. The practice has plenty of others from great doc programs on their staff, but this person with an online degree sticks out to me like a sore thumb.