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Social Innovation and Social Work: A Case Study of the Early Intervention Support Service

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Social Innovation and Social Work : A Case Study of the Early Intervention Support Service. / Winter, Karen; Neeson, Laura; Sweet, Daryl; Smith, Aimee; Millen, Sharon; Connolly, Paul.

In: British Journal of Social Work, 01.11.2020.

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Winter, K, Neeson, L, Sweet, D, Smith, A, Millen, S & Connolly, P 2020, 'Social Innovation and Social Work: A Case Study of the Early Intervention Support Service', British Journal of Social Work. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcaa125

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Winter, K., Neeson, L., Sweet, D., Smith, A., Millen, S., & Connolly, P. (2020). Social Innovation and Social Work: A Case Study of the Early Intervention Support Service. British Journal of Social Work. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcaa125

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Winter K, Neeson L, Sweet D, Smith A, Millen S, Connolly P. Social Innovation and Social Work: A Case Study of the Early Intervention Support Service. British Journal of Social Work. 2020 Nov 1. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcaa125

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Winter, Karen ; Neeson, Laura ; Sweet, Daryl ; Smith, Aimee ; Millen, Sharon ; Connolly, Paul. / Social Innovation and Social Work : A Case Study of the Early Intervention Support Service. In: British Journal of Social Work. 2020.

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