Quiz

In order to complete this quiz it is recommended that you watch the third Ministry Standards video available from www.wtanglican.nz/ministry-standards and access the accompanying powerpoint notes. 
If you are a licenced lay minister, licenced clergy person, or you hold a PTO you must complete this quiz to retain your licence.
To pass the quiz you must achieve a score of at least 80%. Upon reaching that score you will be issued with a certificate. You may repeat the quiz as required.

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* 1. Please enter your contact details

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* 2. Please enter your Parish/Ministry Unit

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* 3. Please select your office type.

Morse argues that power awareness cannot be treated by a programme, it must be embedded in a culture.

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* 4. What kind of power model helps you see yourself as accountable to a community that has consented to your leadership?

Confidentiality is fundamental to our role as pastoral carers. Care-seekers rely on us to preserve their privacy and dignity. Title D, Canon I requires us to "keep information confidential whether imparted in confession or informally in conversation and not improperly disclose it." We are also subject to Privacy law.
In some pastoral conversations you may discover the care-seeker or a third party is at risk. Unless it is an emergency, we urge you to discuss your concern with a supervisor and take advice.

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* 5. When referring a confidential matter to a supervisor (or equivalent) you should... (select one only)

The pastoral quick-fire assessment invites you to ask yourself three key questions: Who am I? What am I doing? Why am I doing it?

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* 6. Which category do these questions belong to: What is my role? How does this person view me? How do I know the care-seeker? (Select one only)

When we ask ourselves why we are doing something, we are asking about our motivation?

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* 7. Which of these answers to "why am I doing this?" may be considered a 'soft edge' or a 'red  flag'? (Select one only)

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* 8. When the Bishop licences someone for pastoral ministry (lay or ordained), that person is authorised to act as a ... (select one only)

As human beings, some touch is a normal part of day-to-day interaction. In pastoral-care situations we need to be more thoughtful about touch. If your inclination is to touch/embrace someone you encounter in pastoral care you need to think very carefully about your motivation. Sometimes we discover that our inclination to comfort through touch is actually driven by a need to soothe ourselves. This is not a good reason to use touch.

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* 9. Broadly speaking, touch can be experienced as 'good', 'bad' or 'confusing'. Who determines how touch is experienced? (Select one only)

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* 10. Which of these strategies could you use to minimise the risk of 'bad' or 'confusing' touch? (Select one only)

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* 11. What word would you use to describe the "use of power to dominate, demean and humiliate people (who consequently lose self-confidence and self-esteem")?

Gerald Arbuckle describes five categories of bully:
1. Persistent Critic: nitpicking, fault-finding, passive-aggressive, sarcastic
2. Skilled Manipulator: sulker, divisive, gossip, favourites and marginalised
3. Space Invader: breacher of physical, emotional and role-related boundaries
4. Benevolent Intimidator: creates dependence and abuses it
5. Irresponsible Abdicator: fails to take responsibility or maintain accountability

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* 12. Using the numbered order above, match the behaviour described below to the category of bullying.

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* 13. Which of the following statements describe the risk of 24/7 availability? (Select any that apply)

Some self-disclosure can be relevant and even helpful in a pastoral conversation. However, it is critical to remember what your role is. If you are offering pastoral care, then your priority is to hear the story of the care-seeker, not tell your own ...

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* 14. Which of the following self-disclosures might benefit a pastoral conversation? (Select one only)

CANON I, TITLE D, clause 26
"Any sexual relationship where there is power imbalance exploited by the Minister is incompatible with chastity and a significant breach of standards. The sexual abuse of any person, especially children, is an utter disregard of humanity and complete repudiation of the teaching of Christ and is also a significant breach of standards."

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* 15. True or False - Only certain kinds of people get sexually harassed.

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* 16. True or False - Some people like sexual harassment.

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* 17. True or False - If a person really wants to discourage sexual harassment s/he can do so.

When assessing your own motivation or behaviour, try asking yourself these questions:
1. Would I be ok if my colleague or my partner saw what I am doing or heard what I am saying?
2. What would this look like in the media?

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* 18. When communicating via social media it is safest to assume ... (Select one only)

Research has demonstrated that prolonged use of the internet can lead to disinhibition (i.e. the erosion of boundaries).

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* 19. What two negative behaviours from the list below are associated with poorly managed internet use?

Teenagers are especially susceptible to the effects of excessive internet use. A recent international report revealed that 15-year-old NZ teenagers spend an average of 42 hours on the internet each week. This is the third highest ranking in the OECD. 

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* 20. Aside from addiction and sleep interference, what are two other negative consequences of internet use?

The internet is not inherently bad. It offers significant opportunities for social connectedness, prayer, and promotion of events. Social media is a tool that can be used to enable these opportunities.

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* 21. True or False: I am aware of the diocesan social media guidelines available on our website.

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