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Minority administrators in community mental health centers.

Minority administrators in community mental health centers.

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Published by Mental Health Research and Development Center, Institute for Urban Affairs and Research, Howard University in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mental health facilities -- United States -- Administration.,
  • Health services administrators -- United States.,
  • Minority executives -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: leaves 83-85.

    ContributionsHoward University. Institute for Urban Affairs and Research.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 85 leaves ;
    Number of Pages85
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16514333M

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