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The Journal of Pastoral Care and Counseling
(March 2016, Vol. 70, No. 1)

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

Predictors of Clergy's Ability to Fulfill a Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Role (Mason)
1. This study found that clergy having a right to die attitude deviated LESS from experts in assessing the risk of suicide.
a. True
b. False

"Paramedic" Healing in Hospitals (Park)
2. Usually, the first request of hospital patients who welcome a priest or a nun is for
a. prayer.
b. communion.
c. advice.
d. confession.

3. Which is NOT true about the Catholic sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick?
a. It is administered with no one else present except the patient.
b. After receiving it, patients are often visibly moved, relieved, even joyful.
c. It can possibly lead to physical healing.
d. Those with terminal illnesses faced death with greater peace.

Ethics, Politics, and Religion in Public Health Care (Lasair)
4. The author calls upon Canadian chaplains to
a. quit working for secular institutions.
b. show why spirituality is necessary in public health care.

c. consider themselves only as representatives of local faith communities.
d. accept significant income reductions.

The Spiral Staircase: A Narrative Approach (Miller)
5. The author believes that pastors are healers, not curers, of pain and suffering. He defines healing as all of the following EXCEPT
a. a heightened ability to endure pain or suffering.
b. a sense of wholeness in the midst of pain or suffering.
c. removing the source of pain or suffering.
d. finding purpose and/or meaning in pain.

Spiritual Care Education and Rural Systems in Swan River (Curry)
6. A CPE student who held a _____ view of humans and nature believed that humans should manage the natural world for the good of both humans and nature.
a. utilitarian
b. dominion
c. stewardship
d. co-equal

7. Which is NOT true?
a. The CPE students were well-received by the patients because the patients often lived hundreds of miles away from family members and consequently received a limited number of visits.
b. The CPE students ended up with more of a stewardship view of humans and nature.
c. The CPE students ended up helping both the patients and the healthcare workers, like one student who sat with a patient who was calling out in pain. This both calmed the patient and alleviated staff distress.
d. The CPE students were successful in helping their patients experience more power through the individual choices they made.

Spiritual Care and CPE: 2nd Year Experience (Luft)

8. When a grieving mother-to-be lost her unborn child at 12 weeks, the author (a chaplain) responded by
a. leaving her alone with family members.
b. telling her that God works all things for good.
c. sitting with her silently.
d. explaining the stages of grief.

Out of the Whirlwind (Calder)
9. The authors believe that God's reply to the suffering Job does not mention human beings because
a. God is angry with Job.
b. God is punishing Job for demanding that God explain His actions to Job.
c. Job's friends were right. Job has sinned.
d. God is teaching Job that humans are only a part of a vast world.

10. As a result of her "conversation" with the wind, the author experienced all of the following EXCEPT:
a. At first she felt insignificant. Later, she felt privileged.
b. She was reminded that the Hebrew word
ruach means both wind and spirit.
c. She heard the voice of God.
d. She was moved to praise and adore God more.