Reauthorization of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Select Education of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, First Session, Hearing Held in New York, NY, April 3, 1987


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