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Child abuse and the law

a legal primer for social workers

by Barbara A. Caulfield

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Published by National Committee for Prevention of Child Abuse in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Child abuse -- Law and legislation -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 61.

      StatementBarbara A. Caulfield and Robert M. Horowitz.
      ContributionsHorowitz, Robert M., National Committee for Prevention of Child Abuse.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF9323.Z9 C38 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 61 p. :
      Number of Pages61
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2074238M
      ISBN 100937906182
      LC Control Number88105287

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