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Evaluating the human rights advocates in state facility and community programs

Virginia. Dept. of Mental Health, Mental Retardation, and Substance Abuse Services.

Evaluating the human rights advocates in state facility and community programs

report of the Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services to the Governor and the General Assembly of Virginia.

by Virginia. Dept. of Mental Health, Mental Retardation, and Substance Abuse Services.

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Published by Commonwealth of Virginia in Richmond .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Virginia
    • Subjects:
    • Human services personnel -- Virginia -- Evaluation.,
    • Mental health personnel -- Virginia -- Evaluation.,
    • Human rights advocacy -- Virginia -- Evaluation.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      SeriesHouse document ;, no. 21, House document (Virginia. General Assembly. House of Delegates) ;, 2001, no. 21.
      ContributionsVirginia. Dept. of Mental Health, Mental Retardation, and Substance Abuse Services.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJ87 .V9 2001c, no. 21
      The Physical Object
      Pagination22 p. :
      Number of Pages22
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3986634M
      LC Control Number2001315560
      OCLC/WorldCa45672600

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