Assessment and social work practice in child abuse

a report of a workshop held at the Hill Residential College, Abergavenny, 1-3 March 1982.

Publisher: Welsh Office, Social Work Service in Cardiff

Written in English
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Edition Notes

ContributionsWelsh Office. Social Work Service.
LC ClassificationsHV751.W34 A87 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 27 p. ;
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2979251M
LC Control Number84228946

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Lane --Contextual behavior analysis in the assessment process / Mark A. Mattaini --Assessment revisited: a comprehensive approach to understanding family dynamics / Anna R. In his book titled Assessment in Child Care, Calder goes into significant detail about issues which may arise in each step.

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