Reporting child abuse and neglect a guide for mandated reporters of child abuse and neglect

Cover of: Reporting child abuse and neglect |

Published by The Committee in [Carson City, Nev.] .

Written in English

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  • Nevada,
  • Nevada.

Subjects:

  • Child abuse -- Reporting -- Nevada -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
  • Children -- Crimes against -- Nevada.

Edition Notes

Book details

Other titlesGuide for mandated reporters of child abuse.
Statementdeveloped by the Governor"s Committee for the Training of Reporters of Abuse or Neglect of a Child.
ContributionsNevada. Governor"s Committee for the Training of Reporters of Abuse or Neglect of a Child.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV8079.C46 R47 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination49 p. ;
Number of Pages49
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL723466M
LC Control Number97110965
OCLC/WorldCa35981649

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