Guterman is one of the nation’s leading experts on child abuse and neglect and children’s exposure to violence more broadly. The primary focus of Guterman’s most recent research has been on advancing services to prevent children’s victimization before it occurs. He is the author of Stopping Child Maltreatment Before it Starts: Emerging Horizons in Early Home Visitation Services (2001), and co-editor of the forthcoming reference volume, Child Maltreatment Prevention.
Guterman has served as Principal Investigator for numerous federally and privately funded research studies, is the director of the Beatrice Cummings Mayer Program in Violence Prevention in the School of Social Service Administration, and is a faculty associate at Chapin Hall. He has advised the U.S. Surgeon General’s Office, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, Prevent Child Abuse America, and the National Conference of State Legislatures about issues related to child abuse and neglect.