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The Journal of Pastoral Care and Counseling
(Fall 2014, Vol. 68, No. 3)

[Answer 7 of 10 questions correctly to receive 6 hours of Continuing Education credit]

Pastoral Care and Counseling in Prison (Brault)
1. In prisons, which intervention is most effective in producing change?
a. non-directive approach
b. biblio-therapy
c. talking therapy
d. cognitive-behavioral

2. Research by Warren and Scott show that 40% of the reason why someone changes is due to
a. the content of the therapy program.
b. the person's ability and readiness to change.

c. the person's relationship with the chaplain.

d. the placebo effect.

3. All of the following are helpful religious coping strategies EXCEPT

a. seeking forgiveness.
b. having a sense that God is helping one through this.
c. believing that control is centered in God and not oneself.
d. viewing stressful situations as punishment from God.

The Chaplaincy Experience (Eccles)
4. "Spirituality" can be described and summarized by all of the following EXCEPT
a. the need to give and receive love, and to be understood.
b. the need for forgiveness, hope, and trust.
c. the need to find meaning and purpose in life.
d. the need to belong to a religious affiliation.

5. With increasing secularization and lower church attendance, hospital chaplains are LEAST likely to be found performing their duties
a. in the waiting room.
b. in the chaplain's office.
c. in the chapel.
d. at the cemetery.


Healing and Belonging: Godly Play (Eddins)
6. After listening to the story of David and Goliath, Bobby identified with David's bravery during the ____ stage of spiritual intervention of Godly Play.
a. sacred story
b. wondering
c. art response
d. re-telling the story


7. Which of the following tends to limit children with disabilities?
a. Considering them as "designated receivers" of hospitality.
b. Approaching them as ordinary individuals.
c. Asking them if they can see themselves in the story.
d. Getting them together with other disabled children.

Canadian Licensing Changes (Isgandarova)

8. Which is NOT a stated contribution of the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO) to the practice of Islamic spiritual care and counseling?
a. Teaching Muslim caregivers to observe other faith practices.
b. Teaching ethics: how the values and attitudes of Muslim caregivers might impact their Muslim clients.
c. Teaching counseling theories and intervention methods.
d. Teaching evidence-based practices (EBP).

Sticks and Stones (Seitler)
9. Which statement was NOT made in this article?
a. Most psychiatric diagnoses are grossly inaccurate.
b. Diagnoses rely heavily on vagaries and subjectivities.
c. The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory is NOT a statistically sound measuring tool.
d. After the creation of the DSM-III, there was an incredible upsurge in children being diagnosed with ADHD or pediatric bi-polar disorder.

10. The author's objections to the new DSM-V include:

a. The DSM-V introduces many new and unproven diagnoses, like "grief" and "shyness", that medicalize normal responses to everyday living, resulting in a glut of unnecessary and harmful drug prescriptions.
b. The American Psychiatric Association refused to subject the proposed diagnoses of the DSM-V to independent scientific review.
c. How can pathology be meaningfully defined when we have no consensus on what constitutes "normality"?
d. All of the above.