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The Journal of Pastoral Care and Counseling
(Fall 2008, Vol. 62, No. 3)

[Answer 7 of 10 questions correctly to receive 6 hours of Continuing Education credit]
Hidden Realities (Rodgerson)
1. Counselors can develop their subsidiary awareness by
a. doing extensive reading and research.
b. encouraging emotional expression.
c. challenging their own basic values.
d. paying attention to their intuition and hunches.

Praying with Those Who Might Forget (Sanborne)
2. During visit #1, why was the pastorís written prayer so effective?
a. It reminded the author of a time, in the middle of the ocean, when she was certain God was with her.
b. It made her feel loved in a hospital that she experienced as cold and unfriendly.
c. It renewed a sense of worth by referring to a fond memory she had in the good olí days before her memory impairment.
d. All of the above.

3. The authorís greatest concern during visit #2 was
a. having to wear an eye patch.
b. who she was becoming in light of her memory loss.
c. helping her pastor pray more intelligently.
d. hoping people would still think she was smart.

Pastoral Diagnosis (Clarke)
4. The pastoral therapist monitors one specific phenomenon: the clientís capacity to
a. access and experience actual feelings.
b. draw rational conclusions.
c. endure difficulty.
d. set boundaries.

5. Monica got better as a result of the therapist helping her to
a. regain the power of religious language and symbols.
b. tolerate her anger toward her parents.
c. discern the meaning contained within her repressed emotions.
d. forgive her sister for not attending her wedding.

Bereavement (Paulsen)
6. The author challenges the church to promote an image of God where mourners can lean upon God in the midst of their darkness. He derives this image from
a. Psalms 28:7
b. Isaiah 50:10
c. Psalms 91:1,2
d. Proverbs 3:5

7. Which of the following would the author NOT recommend for parents who have lost an adult child?
a. Seeking comfort from family and friends.
b. Putting pictures of the deceased in a visible place.
c. Telling them that their grief will someday come to an end.
d. Holding onto the deceased in the midst of immeasurable sorrow.

Protestant Clergy Marriage (Stalfa)
8. What did the clergy couples identify as their greatest STRESSOR?
a. erratic work schedules, including ďon callĒ availability.
b. incompatible work schedules.
c. competition with the congregation for the ordained partnerís time.
d. lack of family privacy.

9. The clergy couples listed their greatest BENEFIT as
a. having a shared sense of mission and purpose.
b. having a high status and respect in the community.
c. having opportunities for travel, study, and personal growth.
d. being nurtured and cared for by the congregation.

Godly Play (Farrell)
10. The three stories selected for this Godly Play study were Jesus and the Children, the Good Shepherd, and Abram & Sariah. Why were these particular stories selected?
a. They were less violent than other bible stories, like David and Goliath.
b. The stories were selected by the parents of the chronically ill children.
c. The Center for Advanced Montessori Studies in Italy chose these three stories for this study.
d. These stories contained themes relevant to chronically ill children, themes of love, companionship, and never being alone.