Jeron Trotman is a highly skilled and dedicated professional in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). With a strong educational background and extensive experience, Jeron has made significant contributions to the field, particularly in the area of increasing diversity and representation.
Jeron Trotman completed his Master of Science in Psychology with an emphasis in ABA from Purdue University in August 2016. Prior to that, he earned a Bachelor of Science in Sociology from the University of New Hampshire in May 2013. Jeron’s educational foundation in both psychology and sociology provides him with a comprehensive understanding of human behavior and social dynamics.
Jeron Trotman has accumulated a wealth of experience through his various roles in the field of ABA. One of his significant achievements is the establishment of Black Men in Behavior Analysis (BMBA) in June 2022. As the President and Founder of BMBA, Jeron aims to enhance the presence and representation of Black men in the behavior analysis profession, promoting diversity and inclusion.
Currently, Jeron serves as a BCBA (Board-Certified Behavior Analyst) at Golden Steps ABA in Atlanta, GA, a position he has held since June 2020. In this role, he works in both home-based and school-based settings, overseeing the training, supervision, and evaluation of Registered Behavior Technicians (RBTs) responsible for program implementation. Jeron takes a hands-on approach to design, implement, and monitor skill acquisition and behavior reduction plans, ensuring that the goals and objectives of each individual's treatment plan are met. He also acts as a direct consultant to caregivers and other service providers, maintaining open lines of communication and collaboration.
From July 2017 to June 2020, Jeron Trotman worked as a BCBA at Southern Behavioral Group, also based in Atlanta, GA. During this time, he provided consultation services to school districts, families, and other team members. Jeron played a crucial role in designing and implementing behavior acquisition programs in both school and home settings. He facilitated positive change through the collaboration and support he offered to families and the broader team.
Prior to his tenure at Southern Behavioral Group, Jeron served as a BCBA at Birchtree Center in Newington, NH, from September 2016 to July 2017. In this multifaceted role, he supervised, trained, and evaluated instructional staff in the implementation of ABA techniques. Jeron designed and monitored behavior programs in various settings, including schools, homes, and the community. He also provided consultation services to families, school districts, and other team members, ensuring a holistic approach to treatment.
Before becoming a BCBA, Jeron Trotman worked as a Senior Clinical Instructor at Birchtree Center in Newington, NH, from August 2015 to September 2016. During this time, he contributed to the development of positive behavior support plans and behavior intervention plans, helping students achieve their goals. Jeron also oversaw the collection, tracking, and graphing of data, providing valuable insights for ongoing assessment and program refinement.
Jeron’s professional journey began as a Behavior Specialist at Applied Behavior Concepts in Huntsville, AL, from August 2013 to July 2015. In this dynamic position, Jeron provided therapeutic behavioral and educational intervention services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, employing the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) to teach and support individuals across various settings.
Jeron Trotman possesses a range of skills that contribute to his success in his profession. Notably, he excels at building strong relationships with clients and caregivers, fostering a comfortable and supportive environment for all parties involved. Additionally, Jeron is highly proficient in conducting Functional Behavior Assessments, a critical process in understanding the underlying causes of challenging behaviors. He is skilled in developing and implementing Behavior Intervention Plans, utilizing evidence-based strategies to address specific behaviors and promote positive change. Furthermore, Jeron's expertise lies in training caregivers and staff, equipping them with the necessary knowledge and tools to implement Applied Behavior Analysis principles effectively.