Physical restraint in residential childcare: the experiences of young people and residential workers

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Physical restraint in residential childcare : the experiences of young people and residential workers. / Steckley, L.; Kendrick, A.

In: Childhood, Vol. 15, No. 4, 11.2008, p. 552-569.

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Steckley, L & Kendrick, A 2008, 'Physical restraint in residential childcare: the experiences of young people and residential workers' Childhood, vol 15, no. 4, pp. 552-569. DOI: 10.1177/0907568208097207

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Steckley, L., & Kendrick, A. (2008). Physical restraint in residential childcare: the experiences of young people and residential workers. Childhood, 15(4), 552-569. DOI: 10.1177/0907568208097207

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Steckley L, Kendrick A. Physical restraint in residential childcare: the experiences of young people and residential workers. Childhood. 2008 Nov;15(4):552-569. Available from, DOI: 10.1177/0907568208097207

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Steckley, L.; Kendrick, A. / Physical restraint in residential childcare : the experiences of young people and residential workers.

In: Childhood, Vol. 15, No. 4, 11.2008, p. 552-569.

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