School-Based Interventionist Program

The Green Hills AEA school-based interventionists build relationships with students, families, and communities to improve student learning and development across a wide range of areas. The school-based interventionist program is a partnership between Green Hills AEA, local school districts, and Iowa’s Fourth Judicial District.

Focus Areas

  • Academic Accountability
  • Attendance
  • Building Relationships
  • Diversion Support
  • Dropout Prevention
  • Social-Emotional Learning
  • Supporting Positive Behavior

Support Groups

  • Conflict Management
  • Friendship
  • Girls Prevention
  • Grief
  • Options to Anger
  • Restorative Practices
  • Why Try?
  • Wise Guys


Southwest Iowa Mental Health & Disabilities Service Region

The Southwest Iowa Mental Health and Disability Services Region (SWIA MHDS) services Cass, Fremont, Harrison, Mills, Monona, Montgomery, Page, Pottawattamie, and Shelby counties.

CROSS Mental Health Region

County Rural Offices of Social Services (CROSS region) services Clarke, Decatur, Lucas, Marion, Monroe, Ringgold, and Wayne counties.

Southern Hills Regional Mental Health

Southern Hills Regional Mental Health is made up of Adair, Adams, Taylor, and Union counties.

School-Based Interventionist District Assignments

School-Based Interventionist Assignments



Tonya Billingsley

Fremont Mills Community Schools



Amanda Crees

Lewis Central Middle School




Eric Doty

Abraham Lincoln High School



Jennifer Durfey

Thomas Jefferson High School


Jackie Duncan

Jackie Duncan

Exira-Elk Horn Community School District


Allyson Epperly

Ally Epperly

Missouri Valley Middle / High School


Steven Ferree


Steve Ferree

Red Oak Community School District



Melanie Freund

Logan-Magnolia Community Schools



Joan Goeser 

Lewis Central High School



Jana Hensley

Riverside Intermediate & Riverside Jr/Sr High School



Blair Holman

East Mills Jr/Sr High School


Allison Jensen

Allison Jensen

Sidney Community School District


Angela Johnson

Angie Johnson

Lewis Central - Titan Hill



Renee Kettwick

South Page Community School District


Sarah Kilnoski

Sarah Kilnoski

Thomas Jefferson High School


Steve mcphillips

Steve McPhillips

Lewis Central High School

Jessica Miller

Jessica Miller

Kanesville Alternative Learning Center


Amanda Nelson

Amanda Nelson

Harlan Middle / High School


Pettepier, Deborah

Deb Pettepier

Abraham Lincoln High School


Brianna Pullen

Brianna Pullen

Abraham Lincoln High School


Smith, Jennifer

Jenni Smith

Abraham Lincoln High School


Trisha (Ashley) Thompson SBI Clarinda 8.15.2022

Ashley Thompson

Clarinda Elementary School