Clinical Team

Social and Emotional Support

We employ an industry-leading three full-time clinical social workers, and a full-time licensed behavior specialist, who all offer individual counseling sessions with students, support our faculty and provide feedback to families.

Areas of Focus:

  • Collaborative and Proactive Solutions interventions
  • Safety Cares
  • Individual and group counseling
  • Crisis intervention
  • Peer emotional learning groups
  • Classroom-based social and emotional learning
  • Anti-bullying
  • Positive age-appropriate communication
  • Suicide Prevention training
Melissa Emmerson
Licensed Social Worker

TQS students are...

"Gifted & unique"

Certified in Advanced Clinical Social Work 

Certified in Cognitive Behavior Therapy

CPI Certified

Safety Care Trainer

Brittney McGinn
Licensed Social worker

TQS students are...

"Awesome!"

Safety Care Certified

Nicole Negro
Dean of Students

TQS students are...

"Unique & Awesome"

CPI Certified

CPI Certified Instructor

Certified Provider, Collaborative and Proactive Solutions

Certified in Quality Behavioral Solutions

Safety Care Trainer

Randy Viscio
Licensed Behavior specialist

TQS students are...

"Diverse & special."

CPI Certified

Certified Provider, Collaborative and Proactive Solutions

Certified Supervisor of Special Education

Safety Care Certified

Nori Weiler
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

TQS is...

"A place that allows students to be themselves."

CPI Certified

Certified Provider, Collaborative and Proactive Solutions

Safety Care Certified

Neuropsychological Support

A neuropsychologist works at TQS part-time, helping to develop our curriculum, consulting with our teachers in evidence-based best practices in special education, and assisting families with evaluation and referrals.

Areas of Focus:

  • Reviewing and supporting all academic programs
  • Working with teachers and providing recommendations on instruction
  • Reviewing student progress and designing interventions
  • Providing consultation to families
To learn more about our Clinical Services, contact Nicole Negro, Dean of Students.