Instructor: Tom Freeman
Thomas Freeman, M.S., BCBA, earned a Master of Science in ABA from Florida Tech in 2000 and became a BCBA in 2001. He is currently the senior vice-president of ABA Technologies, Inc., where he focuses on the dissemination of behavioral science, in part by helping create curriculum and instructional materials for the Florida Institute of Technology ABA Online program. With nearly 40 years of experience in ABA, he has held various clinical, supervisory and administrative positions in both Massachusetts and Florida.
Tom has also participated in university-based animal behavioral studies with included work with orangutans in Borneo and Hawaiian spinner dolphins, as well as nine years of seasonal field work with the University of Hawaii Marine Mammal Laboratory's Humpback Whale Research Project, where he served as field director for his final three seasons.
He has produced a number of publications and presentations in behavior analysis, including co-authorship of a chapter titled, "Ethical Considerations for Applied Behavior Analysis" in Cooper, Heron and Heward's (2007) Applied Behavior Analysis, 2nd ed. (with the 3rd edition in press).
Classes by this instructor
COORDINATING BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS AND PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES - BEHP1054 Explores the history of the use of psychotropic medication, related social and political influences and some key side effects. Includes peer-reviewed literature on their effect on specific behaviors. Outlines the practical and ethical issues involved in coordinating behavioral and psychiatric services and provides specific best-practice recommendations.July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022, Canvas 2
EVALUATING THE EFFECTS OF SUPERVISION - BEHP1194 Explores the process of supervising upcoming behavior analysts. evaluation, including whether practices are effective and why supervisees may not be performing as expected. Includes a worksheet to guide students through the BACB's recommendations on evaluating the effects of supervision practices. Covers client outcomes, supervisee behavior and supervision fidelity measures. Delves deeply into performance monitoring of supervisees and how to reduce reactivity and increase acceptability of being monitored.July 1, 2021 to August 30, 2022, CourseWebs
July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022, Canvas 2