Tom is currently the senior vice-president of ABA Technologies Inc., where he is dedicated to ABA Tech’s mission to disseminate the benefits of behavior science to the world at large. As part of that mission, he helps to create and present instructional content for the online program in ABA at Florida Institute of Technology, in both online classes and CE presentations. He also writes and provides live presentations on such diverse topics as the evolution of ethics in human services, behavioral pharmacology, grief and other end-of-life issues in relation to ABA, and coordinating ABA services with other professionals. Tom began working in behavior analysis in 1979 at the Walter E. Fernald State School, a large state residential institution in Massachusetts. He has broad experience working with both adults and children with intellectual delays and other physical challenges, many of whom exhibited significant problem behavior. He moved to Florida in 1995, where he became a Florida certified assistant behavior analyst (CABA). While continuing to provide clinical services in Florida, he earned his Master of Science in applied behavior analysis in 2000 from Florida Institute of Technology. He became a BCBA in 2001.
Tom Freeman is interviewed in this new blog titled, 𝐏𝐬𝐲𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐩𝐡𝐚𝐫𝐦𝐚𝐜𝐨𝐥𝐨𝐠𝐲 𝐢𝐬 𝐁𝐞𝐡𝐚𝐯𝐢𝐨𝐫 𝐏𝐡𝐚𝐫𝐦𝐚𝐜𝐨𝐥𝐨𝐠𝐲. Freeman discusses recent increases in the diagnosis of ADD and ADHD, especially in boys under the age of 17, and the rampant use of medication to treat these individuals.