Social Work and Mental Health (Transforming Social Work Practice)

by Malcolm Golightley

Publisher: Nova Science Publishers

Written in English
Cover of: Social Work and Mental Health (Transforming Social Work Practice) | Malcolm Golightley
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Subjects:

  • Mental health services,
  • Social Work,
  • Psychology,
  • Education,
  • Mental Illness,
  • Professional Development
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages161
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8955162M
ISBN 101844450163
ISBN 109781844450169

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