Dr. Maltby has been working clinically in the area of child maltreatment since 2008. Her pre-doctoral clinical internship at UC Davis Children’s Hospital and her post-doctoral clinical fellowship at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center both focused on assessment and treatment of child abuse. Since becoming licensed, Dr. Maltby has obtained board certification in the area of Child and Adolescent Psychology, and is an endorsed early childhood mental health specialist.
Dr. Maltby was trained in forensic interviewing by Dr. Thomas D. Lyon at USC Gould School of Law, and now teaches and trains forensic interviewers throughout California using the CFIT model (Child Forensic Interview Training), the state-wide standard. She continues to conduct forensic interviews of children in cases of suspected abuse or witnesses to violent crimes; and supervises a forensic interview program at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. She has provided exert testimony in the areas of false allegations, recantation, forensic interviewing, impact of trauma and abuse, and numerous issues related to sexual abuse more specifically (delayed disclosure, piecemeal disclosure, helplessness and accommodation, etc.).
Dr. Maltby works at both the state and national level. She is currently the president of the California chapter of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (CAPSAC), and serves with the American Board of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology as both a mentor and an examiner for applicants.
Her complete academic CV can be found here.