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The Journal of Pastoral Care and Counseling
(June 2015, Vol. 69, No. 2)

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

When Violence Hits the Religious Home (McMullin)
1. Researchers found that religious men who appealed to the Bible to justify their violence said that their wives would not ___ them.
a. respect
b. obey
c. submit to
d. honor

2. For religious leaders, their number one priority in responding to domestic violence should be
a. promoting the forgiveness of the abuser.
b. meeting with the abused spouse without the abuser.
c. ensuring the safety of the abused spouse and the children.
d. not violating the family's confidentiality through announcing prayer requests.

3. Which is NOT true?
a. The RAVE project (Religious and Violence e-Learning) is a web-based training model to help pastors and their congregations respond appropriately to domestic violence.
b. The safest place in a church for a woman to pick up a brochure on domestic violence is in the women's washroom.
c. When a religious leader encourages a violent man to attend his intervention program, completion rates are higher than if a judge alone mandates his attendance.
d. Immigrant women who are abused are more likely than non-immigrant women to seek refuge in domestic violence shelters.

Effects of CPE on Primary Relationships (Strehlow)
4. In which two areas of CPE students' primary relationships did CPE make the greatest improvement?
a. Communication and Conflict Management
b. Conflict Management and Shared Goals
c. Shared Goals and Experience of Intimacy
d. Experience of Intimacy and Finance

Licensed Professional Counselors' Perceptions of Pastoral Counseling in the African American Community (Jackson)
5. Which is NOT true?
a. Generally, LPCs are less religious than those they help.
b. Conservative churchgoers view secular counselors as less empathetic than pastoral counselors.
c. Pastors usually see clients who have less serious problems than clients who see LPCs.
d. According to the research of Blanton and Peale, religion and psychiatry are natural allies, not enemies.

6. In the rare cases where a pastor does refer a church member, it is usually to a professional counselor who
a. is a member of that pastor's church.
b. has a similar faith-based background to the pastor.
c. is covered by the church member's health insurance.
d. has first been interviewed by the pastor.

7. As a way for pastors to be more professional, LPCs suggested that pastors
a. not share private conversations they have with parishioners in their sermons.
b. not talk so much about the Bible.
c. admit that psychology has greater value than spirituality.
d. limit their counseling sessions to one hour.

Experience of Spiritual Care in Cardiac Rehabilitation (Hosseini)
8. Which is NOT true?
a. The aim of this study was to find out the perception of spiritual care among the cardiac rehabilitation team in Iran.
b. Nurses believed they were well-qualified to provide spiritual care.
c. "
Meaning therapy" focuses on the positive psychology of making life worth living in spite of sufferings and limitations.
d. Religious patients have lower rates of depression than others.

Choreographing Compassion (Yopst)

9. How did the author communicate compassion to Elsie?
a. He provided materials with which she could paint and draw.
b. He read her an engaging story in a calm, soothing voice.
c. He played different musical pieces and could tell from her facial expressions which ones she enjoyed the most.
d. He drew articles with various textures across her arm and asked how each felt.

10. Compassion flows from
a. the cognitive conclusion that every person has worth.

b. recognizing our own frailties in others.
c. synchronizing with other persons' rhythms of emotions and feelings and affect.
d. having intimate conversations with others.