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Child welfare in Canada

Child welfare in Canada

research and policy implications

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Published by Thompson Educational Publishing in Toronto .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • Child welfare -- Canada.,
    • Child welfare -- Government policy -- Canada.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by Joe Hudson and Burt Galaway.
      ContributionsHudson, Joe., Galaway, Burt.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV745.A6 C44 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 372 p. ;
      Number of Pages372
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL901713M
      ISBN 101550770713
      LC Control Number95194312
      OCLC/WorldCa32088418

      Kathleen Kufeldt’s distinguished career in child welfare has included work in the areas of child protection and family counselling, extensive publication, and teaching and administration, including a four-year term as Chair in Child Protection at Memorial University. She is an adjunct professor at the University of New Brunswick, where she coordinates the research team focusing on child.


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