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The Journal of Pastoral Care and Counseling
(Fall 2005, Vol. 59, No. 3)

[Answer 7 of 10 questions correctly to receive 6 hours of Continuing Education credit]
The Locus Theological (Meza)
1. Local theology should begin with
a. the questions of people in a concrete place.
b. church doctrine and catechism.
c. logic and reason.
d. ordained priests and ministers.

Same-Sex Attraction (Yarhouse)

2. Of the following populations, which is the SMALLEST?
a. those claiming same-sex attraction.
b. those claiming homosexual orientation.
c. those claiming a gay/lesbian identity.

3. According to Laumann’s sexuality study, what percent of males and females identified themselves as having a homosexual orientation?
a. 0.2% of males and .09% of females.
b. 2.0% of males and 0.9% of females.
c. 12% of males and 1.9% of females.
d. 20% of males and 19% of females.

4. Counselors working with people who experience same-sex attraction should
a. use the descriptive language of “same-sex attraction”, “homosexual orientation”, and “gay/lesbian identity.”
b. equate “homosexual” with “gay”.
c. view teenage sexual identity confusion as pre-homosexual behavior.
d. refrain from discussing sexual ethics.

Compassion Fatigue and Burnout of Responders to September 11th (Flannelly)

5. The main factor influencing compassion fatigue among responders and non-responders, alike, was
a. the age of the responder and non-responder.
b. whether of not they had Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE).
c. the number of hours per week they worked with trauma victims.
d. whether or not they worked in a hospital.

People of Color Living with AIDS (Moran)

6. In response to the question, “Did your relationship with God change after your HIV/AIDS diagnosis?”, 95% of the participants
a. declined in their faith.
b. blamed God for allowing their illness.
c. either stayed the same or improved in their relationship with God.
d. stopped attending religious services.

7. In providing pastoral care to people of color living with HIV/AIDS, all of the following were recommended EXCEPT
a. teaching them to keep a prayer journal.
b. reading with them from their Holy book.
c. encouraging their families to be more involved.
d. praying with them.

Grief and Critical Care Nursing (Weir)

8. Which was TRUE about most older (veteran) critical care nurses?
a. They felt their grief work was valued by their hospital.
b. They said they had been changed by their grief experiences.
c. They were eager to join a grief support group.
d. They tended to resolve grief quickly at work with others.

A Teaching Project (Ritter)

9. To teach what a hospital chaplain actually does, this project required family medical residents to
a. read a biography of a chaplain.
b. accompany a chaplain on an overnight call.
c. complete and pass an online course.
d. interview a chaplain regarding daily duties.

Programmatic Staff Care (King)

10. The question, “What do you believe happens to you when you die?” is presented in the _______ program.
a. Finding Soul
b. Existential Expedition
c. After Book
d. Labyrinth