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Putting families first an experiment in family preservation by John R. Schuerman

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Published by Aldine de Gruyter in New York .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Family services -- United States.,
  • Family social work -- United States.,
  • Child welfare -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-303) and index.

StatementJohn R. Schuerman, Tina L. Rzepnicki, and Julia H. Littell.
SeriesModern applications of social work
ContributionsRzepnicki, Tina L., Littell, Julia H.
LC ClassificationsHV699 .S38 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 313 p. :
Number of Pages313
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1105399M
ISBN 100202360911, 020236092X
LC Control Number94030535

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