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Wediko Awarded $100,000 Grant

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Cummings Foundation

Wediko Children's Services is proud to announce the receipt of a $100,000 grant awarded by the Cummings Foundation. Wediko will be partnering with domestic violence advocacy group, REACH Beyond Domestic Violence, to provide services for children and families affected by domestic violence. We look forward to merging our knowledge and experience in assisting families dealing with trauma... Read more

Wediko is Pleased to Announce Dr. Amy Sousa as Executive Director

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After decades of extraordinary leadership, Harry W. Parad, Ph.D., will become Wediko's Clinical Director.  Wediko's Deputy Director, Amy Sousa, Ph.D., will take on the position of Executive Director of Wediko Children's Services on July 1, 2013. Dr. Parad began his work with Wediko in the summer of 1965 providing therapeutic interventions to children who have complex... Read more

Wediko Presents at Youth At Risk Conference

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Last Wednesday, Wediko presented at the Youth At Risk conference in Beverly, MA. Youth at Risk (YAR) is an annual all-day conference for youth service providers, featuring keynote speakers (Michael Thompson this year; author of NY Times best seller “Raising Cane: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys”) , over 24 workshops in morning and afternoon breakout sessions. Wediko's... Read more

Hurricane Sandy Relief Continues

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Hurricane Sandy Relief

More than 6 months after the disaster and large scale recovery effort of Hurricane Sandy, many families are still feeling the effects. Wediko is proud to be partnering with two schools affected heavily by the storm to help in the ongoing relief effort, promoting the understanding of trauma and coping strategies twice a week to students and... Read more

Spotlight: Trauma Informed Yoga

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Trauma Informed Yoga

After completing 100 hours of training, Wediko Senior Clinician, Rhonda Kaplan, LICSW, is a certified facilitator of yogaHOPE's Trauma Informed Mind Body Program (TIMBo). Rhonda is currently facilitating a community-based TIMBo group at the Tierney Learning Center in South Boston, and Wediko hopes to roll out more TIMBo groups in the near future under Rhonda's leadership. Rhonda was... Read more

A Spotlight: “Weight of the World”

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WEight of the World ribbons signify challenges

This Sunday, Wediko will be hosting the 2nd annual Stair Climb for Hope! Over 500 individuals will be showing their support by climbing, volunteering, or donating. By being a part of this event, we are showing support for children and families struggling to overcome obstacles to healthy development. Weight of the World To bring attention to the... Read more

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