Watch Webinar: Long-term Effects of Child Maltreatment

Recorded Webinar


October 28th




Dr. Marti Erickson

In a long career at the University of Minnesota, Marti served as founding director of the Children, Youth & Family Consortium, director of the Irving B. Harris Training Programs in Children’s Mental Health and co-chair of the President’s Initiative on Children, Youth & Families.

Dr. Marti Erickson presented interview on findings about the long-term effects of child maltreatment, particularly in infants and toddlers, from a longitudinal study she worked on since 1976, plus her STEEP program for breaking the inter-generational cycle of abuse.


Dr. Marti Erickson

PHD, Owner & Co-Host of Mom Enough and Public Speaker

Building on her research on the long-term consequences of child maltreatment and attachment-based interventions for children and families at risk, Marti has written for many academic publications and speaks and consults frequently throughout the U.S. and abroad. She currently is doing ongoing work in Germany and Ireland, where the STEEP® preventive intervention program she developed with colleague Byron Egeland is used widely. In the 1990s, Marti’s work caught the attention of Vice President Al Gore, who tapped Marti to help lead his nonpartisan family policy initiative, Family Re-Union

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