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Social work and drugs

British Association of Social Workers. Project Group on Social Work and Drugs.

Social work and drugs

an area of neglect policy and practice guidelines

by British Association of Social Workers. Project Group on Social Work and Drugs.

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Published by BASW in Birmingham .
Written in English

Edition Notes

Statementreport from the BASW Project Group on Social Work and Drugs.
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 128p. ;
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18342172M
ISBN 101873878222

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