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The Journal of Pastoral Care and Counseling
(June 2020, Vol. 74, No. 2)
[Answer 7 of 10 questions correctly to receive
6 hours of Continuing Education credit]
  A Muslim Chaplaincy for Asylum Seekers? (Schmid)
1. Which of the following is NOT true?
a. The population of Switzerland is 5.5% Muslim.
b. As of the writing of this article, there are twelve permanently employed Muslim chaplains in Switzerland.
c. Muslims compose 30% of the population of the largest prison in the Canton of Zurich.
d. What the asylum seekers most appreciated about Muslim chaplaincy was their simple presence and that they almost always had time for the refugees.

Embedding Critical Reflection Training (Gardner)
2. Which metaphor did the author use when comparing the assumptions we hold (beliefs that we have that may or may not be helpful)?
a. the food we eat
b. the houses we live in
c. the clothes we wear
d. the jobs we have

Male Chaplains and Female Soldiers (Roberts)
3. What is the main thing that the male chaplains did to create a safe space for their female soldiers?
a. They had their sessions in a restaurant.
b. They had a third person present in the sessions.
c. They audio-visually recorded their sessions.
d. They left their office door open.

4. What helps to reduce barriers between male chaplains and female soldiers?
a. The chaplains are ordained and certified and highly trained, having at least 2 years of work experience as religious professionals, a baccalaureate degree of at least 120 hours, and a religious master's degree of at least 72 hours.
b. Chaplains wear their military uniforms.
c. Chaplain sessions are completely confidential.
d. All of the above.

“Slowed But Not Stopped” (Sytsma)
5. Which is NOT true about the participants having a neurodegenerative disease in this study?
a. Some of them were later cured of their disease.
b. Most of them showed meaningful improvement in their spiritual well-being.
c. All of them identified people who were influential in their spiritual development.
d. Most of them felt close to God.

The Warrior's Journey Intervention (Fleming)
6. Jim was a combat veteran who witnessed the death of a baby. He obeyed His commanding officer's order to not intervene. The author checked for any suicidal tendencies in Jim by
a. waiting for Jim to talk about suicide.
b. asking Jim, “Do you have any thoughts to harm yourself?”
c. asking Jim, “Do you have a plan to harm yourself?”
d. saying to Jim, “It's not uncommon to experience thoughts of ending your life by suicide at some point in the Warrior's Journey. Where in your journey have you thought about dying from suicide? What kept you from following through?”

7. Jim's initial self-limiting statements of “I feel lost” and “I don't know how to move ahead” changed to “Others made it through” and “God kept me around for a reason.” Neuroscientists call this process ____ when simply telling a story has the potential to “plant” new information from the storyteller's brain to the story-listener's brain.
a. neuro-coupling
b. mental telepathy
c. cognitive therapy
d. audio-therapy Walking Together in Exile (Alexander)

8. When cardiologist Geraldine was not allowed to spend more time with her patients, by both her clinical director and her colleagues, she became cynical about her work. Eventually, she
a. quit the medical profession.
b. stepped away from her work to learn a new specialty in the health professions.
c. continued as a cardiologist until she retired.
d. began taking anti-depressants.

Biblical Combat Types – Gideon (Grimell)
9. God instructed Gideon to tear down his father's altar to Baal and to cut down the Asherah pole beside it. Gideon did this at night because he was afraid of his family and the townspeople. The author uses this to say
a. Gideon should have displayed courage by doing this during the day.
b. Gideon did not follow God's instructions.
c. God was displeased with Gideon's behavior, even though Gideon's father convinced the townspeople not to kill Gideon.
d. Gideon's fear was a very normal emotion for a task that could result in death. His caution was acceptable.

10. Why did God reduce Gideon's forces to only 300 men?
a. God wanted Israel to know that He had delivered them and that they had not delivered themselves.
b. The rest of the recruits were not well-trained in warfare.
c. God reduced enemy forces with a devastating disease.
d. The Midianites had little experience in warfare. The Journal of