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Over 80 Years of Quality Clinical Care

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In 1934, children with emotional and psychiatric needs often were institutionalized away from family and loved ones.  In that same year, Dr. Robert Young and his colleagues created an outdoor oasis for these children.  At Wediko, children could go to summer camp instead of psychiatric hospitals to get the treatment they needed and have the fun they deserved.  More than eight decades later, Wediko Children’s Services operates a vast continuum of behavioral health services for children and families, never losing our sense of fun.

1934
Wediko is Founded

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1980
Wediko Develops School-Based Model

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1989
Wediko School is Founded

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2011
Wediko Expands to NYC

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2012
Wediko Embraces Wraparound Care

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As the complexity of risk factors for children and families continues to evolve, so does Wediko’s approach.  What remains constant is Wediko’s commitment to providing the opportunity to enhance strengths, resources, and resiliency to meet challenges proactively.  Wediko’s innovative treatment approaches help children create a sense of belonging, develop competencies, discover safe environments, reinforce positive behaviors, and build supportive communities.

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