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The Journal of Pastoral Care and Counseling
(Summer 2010, Vol. 64, No. 2)

[Answer 7 of 10 questions correctly to receive 6 hours of Continuing Education credit]
Exploring the Meaning and Role of Spirituality for Women Survivors of Intimate Partner Abuse (Fowler)
1. What role did spirituality NOT play in these women’s lives?
a. It helped them to conquer seemingly insurmountable adversity.
b. It was viewed as influencing their futures and afterlife.
c. It helped them to obtain retribution against their abusers.
d. It helped them to respond to adversity in a positive manner.

2009 Spiritual Care Collaborative Survey Results on Continuing Education (Montonye)
2. Which source of continuing education did participants rely upon most OFTEN?
a. Hard copies of books and/or journals.
b. Conferences (in person).
c. Grand Rounds.
d. Peer learning.

Defining and Advocating for Spiritual Care in the Hospital (VandeCreek)
3. How do patients usually talk about “the sacred”?
a. Casually, informally and spontaneously.
b. With great reserve and some embarrassment.
c. With emotion laden voices, with great care, as if treading on holy ground.
d. Straightforward and with great conviction.

4. Two-thousand patients responded to a study to determine if chaplain visits were helpful. Which statement received a low score on the Likert-type response scale?
a. The chaplain’s visit made my hospitalization easier.
b. The chaplain’s visit contributed to my getting better faster.
c. The chaplain’s visit contributed to my readiness to return home.
d. The chaplain’s visits scared me.

The Impact of Pastors’ Spiritual Practices on Burnout (Chandler)
5. All of the following are true about the average pastor EXCEPT
a. Works between fifty and sixty hours per week.
b. Privately regrets having gone into the ministry.
c. Spends limited time in personal spiritual formation activity.
d. Lacks a close personal friend or support network.

6. All eight pastors described how their spiritual well-being was directly tied to
a. their time set aside for fellowship with God.
b. managing their time efficiently.
c. taking a break from ministry.
d. having a regular exercise program.

7. All eight pastors acknowledge that ___ directly impacts their sense of equilibrium and pastoral effectiveness.
a. getting along with church members
b. saying “No” to additional responsibilities
c. having a personal coach or mentor
d. what happens in their marriage

“Posthumous Disillusionment” (Stalfa)
8. After Reeve Lindbergh discovered that her father, Charles Lindbergh, had fathered seven children in 3 different families, she tempered her shock at his moral lapses by remembering his intelligence, warmth, humor, and charm. The author describes what she did as
a. unconditional forgiveness.
b. reattachment.
c. a stage of grief.
d. narrative reconstruction.

9. How can a pastoral counselor or chaplain help a griever with posthumous disillusionment?
a. Allow for initial shock, disbelief, and anger.
b. See if any positive memories can help counter the negative misdeeds discovered after the loved one dies.
c. Let God be the final judge of those who wronged us.
d. All of the above.

Objectivity in Pastoral Education (Tartaglia)
10. When this video study measured a CPE student’s eye contact, touching, and leaning forward toward a patient, it was measuring
a. facilitating.
b. attentive listening.
c. body language.
d. personality.