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Welcome to Woodward

The Woodward Children’s Center continues to strive to be the leader in providing excellence in special education service and support for students and their families challenged by the presence of disabling social, emotional, and behavioral disorders. Our vision is to be the special education and treatment program of choice for families and their sponsoring school districts.

We pledge to teach each of our students the social and emotional skills necessary to face life’s challenges, along with providing them cutting edge education to meet the demands of the future.

What They're Saying

The Work Study program is very helpful for my son and his motivation in school.  All the staff is helpful when problems arise.

Ms. Maldonado

Freeport Parent

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Woodward Spotlight

Congratulations Vinell Saunders

2015 Honorary Phi Alpha Award

Woodward Children’s Center would like to congratulate Vinell Saunders-LCSW on receiving the 2015 Honorary Phi Alpha award given by the Lambda Eta Chapter of the Phi Alpha Social Work Honor Society of LIU Post.

The purpose of Phi Alpha Honor Society is to provide a closer bond among students of social work and to promote humanitarian goals and ideals. Phi Alpha offers membership to BSW and MSW students, faculty, and practitioners. A committee comprised of BSW Phi Alpha eligible students inductees selected Vinell Saunders as on of their honorary members this year. This recognition is for individuals who have made a significant contribution to society. Phi Alpha appreciates Vinell Saunders dedication for supporting them in their field placements through the years and for assisting them in their professional development as social workers. We are grateful for Vinell Saunders for her 28 years of dedicated service to the students and faculty at Woodward Children’s Center.