Calendar of Upcoming Live JCS Sessions

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JCS is an interactive live online journal club. Participants will receive Learning CEUs for completing all journal club activities. Journal club discussions are run by Nicole Bank, Ph.D, BCBA, creator and owner of The Partnership, LLC and its flagship product, Current Contents in ABA. Sessions will include article details, article results, and implications for practice. BDS is interested in increasing scholarly activities and discussion among BCBAs and BCaBAs. Check out this category page often for future CE events in the BDS Journal Club Series! All JCS sessions are scheduled by you with Nicole, so you never have to worry about whether or not a session will fit in with your schedule. 

Here’s how it works:

  1. Purchase the journal club meeting you would like to attend.
  2. Follow instructions for downloading a copy of the article.
  3. Add the following emails to your contacts in order to avoid important emails going to spam: AND

  1. Receive an email with instructions on scheduling your online discussion at a date and time that is most convenient for you.
  2. If the product page indicates that a session is already scheduled, you may be able to join it; or, you could pick a different time.
  3. Once the online discussion is scheduled, you will receive a link for the online discussion.
  4. Read the article in it’s entirety.
  5. Join the journal club meeting at the scheduled time. Please mute your microphone upon entry.
  6. Stay online and involved for the 1-hour journal club meeting.
  7. Receive a link to the content quiz. Quizes are accessible on the BDS online learning platform.
  8. Complete the content quiz to 80% accuracy.
  9. Receive 3 CEUs.


Descriptive and Normative Ethical Behavior Appear to be Functionally Distinct | Journal Club Series
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Hosted by Dr. Nicole Bank, BCBA, LBA-TX

This session will be held Tuesday, August 23 at 8:00pm EST

Earn 3 Ethics Learning CEUs

This installment in our Journal Club Series will cover the article, “Descriptive and normative ethical behavior appear to be functionally distinct,” authored by David Cox and published in Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis. CEUs are provided for reading the article, participating in an online discussion, and completing an article content quiz.

Log into your account with the BACB and click on resources for a free copy of this article! Need help with accessing free articles via your BACB account? Visit our handy how-to guide here!