Mental Health in Schools A Guide to Pastoral & Curriculum Provision by Mark Prever

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Published by Paul Chapman Educational Publishing .

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  • Counselling,
  • Schools inspection,
  • Curricula,
  • Educational Psychology,
  • Education / Guidance & Orientation,
  • Guidance & Orientation,
  • Education,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Mental health,
  • Mental health counseling,
  • Mental health services,
  • Students

Book details

The Physical Object
Number of Pages168
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11716715M
ISBN 101412923301
ISBN 109781412923309

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