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The Journal of Pastoral Care and Counseling
(Fall 2007, Vol. 61, No. 3)

[Answer 7 of 10 questions correctly to receive 6 hours of Continuing Education credit]
Diversity: CPE in the Hinterlands (Hover)
1. Which is TRUE of Midwestern small town clergy?
a. They are overwhelmed with growing populations.
b. They are demoralized.
c. They are isolated from support.
d. They are unskilled.

Clergy in Crisis (Muse)

2. Clergy are more likely to become “burned out” when they
a. are extroverts.
b. pastor large congregations.
c. are married.
d. work too hard and neglect their needs.

3. What happens when clergy forget that their real selves are “hid with Christ in God”?
a. They become more emotionally isolated.
b. They replace authenticity and vulnerability with compulsive activity and addictions.
c. The become unaware of their limitations and longings.
d. all of the above.

Adolescent Psychiatric Inpatients (Grossoehme)

4. For which of the following INSPIRIT items did the inpatient adolescents score higher than the healthy adolescents?
a. spending time on religious practices.
b. feeling close to God.
c. God dwelling within you.
d. an experience with near death.

Readiness for Commitment (Galea)
5. ______ is the sympathetic involvement with the other as a person, such that the other becomes irreplaceable.
a. Attachment
b. Trust
c. Maturity
d. Investment

Liminality (Franks)
6. Finding one’s home in God and not in one’s culture, family, or community happens while experiencing the biblical metaphor of
a. the tomb
b. the wilderness
c. exile
d. the ark

7. The best way to respond to someone experiencing the dislocation of liminality is to
a. advise them how to become cheerful again.
b. accept what they are going through as normal.
c. encourage them to confess sin.
d. withdraw from them; they need privacy.

Letting the Ghosts Out (Jones)
8. When did the author decide that she had to begin coping with Hiram in a new way?
a. when people started leaving the church.
b. when she started having minor health problems.
c. when she was told she might be reassigned.
d. when Hiram’s son died of a heart attack.

9. What happened after the author first told Hiram that she felt attacked by him, scared, and not respected?
a. He defended his behavior.
b. He never attacked her again.
c. He softened and almost apologized.
d. He left the church.

Paradoxical Counseling (L’Abate)
10. Which behaviors should never be positively reframed?
a. depression
b. marital problems
c. adolescent difficulties
d. addictions