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Wediko Children’s Services appoints Michael Pearis as Executive Director

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Wediko Children’s Services is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Pearis as the new Executive Director beginning January 17, 2018. Michael joins Wediko from the Home for Little Wanderers, where he was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, acting as senior advisor to the President and responsible for the financial, facility, and IT functions... Read more

Wediko 21st Century Community Learning Center to Benefit 800 Children

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Wediko is set to launch Project Task Force K-12 – a 21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC), later this month (September 2017). The initiative will benefit 800 children from 5 schools in located in the Bronx, Brooklyn, and Manhattan. The federally-funded 21st CCLC grant, administered by the NY State Education Department, will enable Wediko to provide the much needed extended learning opportunities via educational, health, social, and recreational services for marginalized students and families throughout the school-age years. Read more

Wediko names Ed Zadravec, Psy.D., as Clinical Director

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Wediko is excited to announce the appointment of Dr. Ed Zadravec as Clinical Director of Wediko Children’s Services. As Clinical Director, Ed will work collaboratively with Wediko’s Program Directors and senior leadership to ensure that Wediko provides the highest quality of clinical services, including training, program development, and supervision of clinical staff. Ed’s first experience with... Read more

Wediko presents on advancing school mental health

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Wediko clinicians recently presented on Wediko’s school and community-based work at the 21st Annual Conference on Advancing School Mental Health, held in San Diego, CA. The theme of the conference was Shape the Future of School Mental Health: Advancing Quality and Sustainability. Clinicians from Wediko’s Boston and New York City offices led sessions, sharing best practice... Read more

Tis the season for holiday donations!

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As the weather gets colder and holidays grow nearer, many children and families lack the resources to keep the season warm and special. We have compiled a list of Wediko’s biggest needs this holiday season. If you’re a legomaster, a former CD collector, or a book/movie buff, you have a unique opportunity to deliver a smile... Read more

Senator Ayotte discusses funding residential treatment centers with Wediko School experts

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On Monday, May 16, Wediko School welcomed U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte (R - NH) to our Windsor, NH campus. Greeted with banners, posters, and student artwork, her visit included a campus tour and information from staff and students about the importance of Wediko School’s work addressing children's mental health. The Senator’s visit culminated in conversing about... Read more

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