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The Journal of Pastoral Care and Counseling
(March 2018, Vol. 72, No. 1)
[Answer 7 of 10 questions correctly to receive
6 hours of Continuing Education credit]
  Alternative Medicine in North America (Warren)
1. The gold standard in summarizing medical research for biologically-based therapies is _____. For example, sufficient evidence was found for the efficacy of St. John's Wort against major depression.
a. the Canadian Medical Association.
b. the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.
c. the U.S. National Institute of Health.
d. the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health

2. Which is NOT true?
a. The founder of homeopathy was a Freemason.
b. Yoga therapy originated with Hinduism and is based on beliefs in the self as divine.
c. The author believes it is not harmful for Christians to embrace any CAM purely for health reasons.
d. Mindfulness relates to the Buddhist idea of dispelling of illusions and is the seventh of eight steps on the Buddhist path.

Cancer Storytelling(/Brown)
3. The most common metaphor cancer patients used to describe their disease was
a. completing a long bike race.
b. running a marathon and crossing the finish line.
c. a punishment for former sins.
d. an enemy in battle who had to be killed.

Chance Encounters: Rap Music as a Relational and Pedagogical Resource (Gilmore)
4. In what way did the author suggest that Chance the Rapper's mixed tape "Coloring Book" could be used to engage CPE students?
a. Watch the music video "Angels" and ask students if they have ever experienced a time when they wanted to fly.
b. A chaplain could play the song "How Great" during a chapel service.
c. A CPE educator may list the lyrics to "D.R.A.M. Sings (Special)" on the board and ask students to create a backstory to the lines.
d. All of the above.

Examination of Spiritual Needs in Hurricane Sandy Disaster Recovery (Kestenbaum)
5. What is the most significant part of the "Pastoral Visitation Verbatim", where the greatest learning takes place?
a. the Background of the Patient.
b. the Spiritual Assessment.
c. the Conversation.
d. the Conclusion.

Spiritual Counseling Program for Children with Anxiety Disorders (Pandya)
6. BEFORE the test, children had LOWER anxiety
a. if they were girls.
b. if they were from the the elite-class, not the middle-class.
c. if both parents worked outside the home.
d. if they had one or two siblings.

7. AFTER the test, children had LOWER anxiety
a. if they were girls.
b. if they were middle-class.
c. if they had one stay-at-home parent.
d. all of the above.

Transforming Chaplaincy Requires Transforming Clinical Pastoral Education
8. The author refers to extensive research that has been done by psychiatrist Dr. Harold Koenig and psychologist Dr. Ken Pargament. Their research is about
a. how chaplains can improve their self-awareness.
b. how eight rival religions all lead to the same God.
c. the impact of religious/spiritual beliefs on patients' physical and mental health.
d. increasing the religious literacy of CPE students.

Voice of the Clergy Wife: A Phenomenological Study
9. Those clergy wives who _____ had more freedom to be themselves, could choose their own areas of ministry, and allowed others to take on tasks that are left undone.
a. came from a larger congregation
b. had fewer children at home
c. had spent more years in the ministry
d. had a stronger faith in God.

10. Clergy wives often experience loneliness because
a. some church women want to befriend the pastor's wife just to be popular.
b. the pastor's wife has to be extra-guarded because of confidential information.
c. pastors' wives know they will be changing churches every 4 to 6 years.
d. all of the above.