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Art therapy & therapeutic uses of arts

California. Legislature. Joint Committee on the Arts.

Art therapy & therapeutic uses of arts

State Capitol, Sacramento, April 29th, 1986 : hearing transcript

by California. Legislature. Joint Committee on the Arts.

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Published by The Joint Committee, May be purchased from Joint Publications in [Sacramento, CA] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California.
    • Subjects:
    • Art therapy.,
    • Art therapists -- Licenses -- California.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesArt therapy and therapeutic uses of arts., Hearing on art therapy and therapeutic uses of arts.
      StatementCalifornia Legislature, Joint Committee on the Arts ; chairman, Senator Henry J. Mello, vice chairman, Sam Farr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKFC10 .A77 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 69 p. ;
      Number of Pages69
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2496752M
      LC Control Number87621597


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