Developing a resilience package for vulnerable children

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Developing a resilience package for vulnerable children. / Place, Maurice; Reynolds, Joanna; O'Neill, Shelagh.

In: Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Vol. 7, No. 4, 11.2002, p. 162-167.

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Place, Maurice ; Reynolds, Joanna ; O'Neill, Shelagh. / Developing a resilience package for vulnerable children. In: Child and Adolescent Mental Health. 2002 ; Vol. 7, No. 4. pp. 162-167.

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