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The Journal of Pastoral Care and Counseling
(Spring 2013, Vol. 67, No. 1)

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

Translating Spiritual Care (Cramer)
1. Which was NOT a challenge encountered by chaplains?
a. Patients wondered what was wrong with them that they needed a visit from a chaplain.
b. Patients worried that a chaplain was trying to replace their own minister.
c. Patients worried that a chaplain would pressure them to convert.
d. Patients worried that a chaplain would quote the Bible
.

2. Which was NOT a proposed communication strategy to increase a chaplain's credibility on the medical team?
a. speaking up assertively during team meetings.
b. beginning each medical team meeting with prayer.

c. educating medical staff as to how a chaplain provides spiritual care to the patient.

d. developing the chaplaincy profession itself.

Interpersonal Criticism and the Clergy (Garner)

3. Most of the 22 pastors in this study reported being
significantly criticized ___.
a. every month
b. every 2 to 3 months
c. at least every 6 months
d. once each year

4. All of the following Scriptural references were mentioned by the pastors as being salient to this issue of criticism EXCEPT
a. Proverbs 15:1
b. James, chapter 1
c. Matthew 7:1-5
d. John 8:7

Clergy Burnout and Resilience (Jackson-Jordan)

5. All recent studies show that ___ was the most common lesson learned by clergy in avoiding burnout.
a. having strong family relationships which include laughter and play
b. regular contact with peers and mentors
c. reliance on God through the good and difficult experiences of ministry
d. maintaining outside relationships and interests

Take Heed, Take Care (Marsay)
6. What question did the author NOT ask?
a. Did Jesus himself not model to us that there are times to go away and rest?
b. Did I engage in effective self-care techniques?
c. Did I spend enough time meditating and reflecting?
d. Does God really love me and the people I help?


7. What did the author learn about managing Compassion Fatigue?

a. to interact more with colleagues.
b. to take the time to replenish her spiritual reserves.
c. to say No to helping family and friends when on holiday.
d. All of the above.

Hospitalized Young Adults' Expectations of Pastoral Interventions (Piderman)

8. The
major reason why young adults (18-35 year old) wanted to see a chaplain was
a. to confess sin they couldn't tell anyone else.
b. to be reminded of God's care and presence.
c. to ease their anxiety.
d. to provide support for their family and friends.

Teaching Research in CPE (Tartaglia)

9. In the history of formal research education in CPE, who taught his or her students to be "empirical theologians" working with "living human documents"?

a. Anton Boisen

b. Jim Gibbons
c. Margot Hover
d. Larry VandeCreek

10. Which is NOT true of the eleven CPE centers which taught research in their CPE residency programs? (see Tables 1,2,3)
a. No program has fewer than 5 students per year.
b. No program offers less than 10 structured contact hours in teaching research.
c. Four of the eleven centers teach evidence based practice.
d. Seven of the eleven centers involve staff chaplains in their programs.