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The Journal of Pastoral Care and Counseling
(Winter 2013, Vol. 67, No. 4)

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

Do You Want Some Spiritual Support? (Martinuz)
1. Acceptance of the offer for spiritual support was high
a. when chaplains made the offer of spiritual support.
b. among married patients.
c. among widowed patients.
d. All of the above.


2. In contrast to the United States, what is true about Switzerland that made a higher number of patients accept the offer for spiritual support from chaplains than from nurses?
a. Switzerland has a greater percentage of Christian population than the United States.
b. Nurses are less trusted in Switzerland than in the U.S.

c. Switzerland has a higher ratio of chaplains per patient.

d. Swiss patients are reluctant to make a public statement of their religious affiliation to a nurse.

From Bedside to Graveside (Carter)

3. Which is NOT true about the stress level from funerals for chaplains?
a. Stress level was higher if the deceased was a child.
b. Female chaplains recovered their physical and emotional energy quicker than male chaplains.
c. About half of the male and female chaplains reported using periods of solitude and inactivity as their self care method.
d. The more experienced chaplains experienced greater stress than the less experienced chaplains.

4. Which self-care method was chosen the most by the more experienced chaplains?
a. Periods of solitude and inactivity.
b. Debriefing with a friend or colleague.
c. Spending time with spouse and family.
d. Engaging in some type of vigorous physical activity.

Unrepaired Shame (Severino)
5. Mary Shelley's main concern in writing Frankenstein is
a. accepting someone who is rejected by others.
b. parental alienation from a child.
c. the difficulty of finding a compatible, life-long companion.
d. forgiveness and reconciliation.

6. The best way for a sufferer to experience love despite feeling disgusted is for a helper to
a. rescue him from being a victim.
b. be present to the sufferer without rescuing him.
c. shame him into giving up his victimhood.
d. get him involved in his community.

Christian Pastoral Care and Psychotherapy (Woldemichael)

7. Which is NOT characteristic of Rational-Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT)?
a. Unconditional self-acceptance
b. Unconditional acceptance of others
c. High frustration tolerance
d. Relationship with God.

8.Which is NOT characteristic of Christian pastoral care?
a. Eros as the highest form of love.
b. Glorifying God as the ultimate goal of human life.
c. Salvation is given to all who believe in the death of Jesus Christ for one's sins.
d. Asking God to forgive us for our sins against Him and others.

With Doug (Alexander)
9. What do Gestalt and the Orthodox view have in common?
a. Reversing the fragmentation between one's heart and mind.
b. Living in the present moment, not the past nor future.
c. Not depending entirely on cognitive therapy.
d. All of the above.

10. What technique did the therapist use to help Doug verbalize his true feelings toward his ex-wife, when she accused him of making up all the stories of having been sexually abused by his mother?
a. Body reading
b. Rehearsals in the I-Thou paradigm
c. Preparing for forgiveness in unfinished business
d. Object relations therapy