Kids in a classroom

School-Based Therapy

The Vera French School-Based Therapy Program provides accessibility to mental health services by offering therapy to children in their school setting. Master’s level therapists work in elementary and high schools throughout Scott County. The therapists collaborate with parents and educators to enhance functioning of children in their primary settings: home and school.

Services include:

  • Individual Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Parent Child Interaction Therapy
  • Consultation and education to teachers and other school personnel
  • Group Therapy
  • Collaboration with other agencies and services provided in the community

Referral information can be obtained from the school principals, nurses, guidance counselors, teachers, or the School-Based Therapist at the schools listed.

Therapists are available in the following schools:


  • Jefferson Elementary
  • Neil Armstrong Elementary
  • Paul Norton Elementary
  • Edison Academy 
  • Bettendorf High School

North Scott

  • Alan Shepard Elementary
  • Edward White Elementary
  • John Glenn Elementary
  • Neil Armstrong Elementary
  • Virgil Grissom Elementary


  • Franklin Elementary
  • Jefferson Elementary


  • Fillmore Elementary
  • Hayes Elementary
  • Jackson Elementary
  • Jefferson Elementary
  • Madison Elementary
  • Monroe Elementary
  • Davenport Central High School
  • Davenport North High School

Pleasant Valley

  • Bridgeview Elementary
  • Cody Elementary
  • Hopewell Elementary
  • Pleasant View Elementary
  • Riverdale Heights Elementary
  • Pleasant Valley Middle School
  • Pleasant Valley High School

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