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  Consultant Name Billie Hellen
  Company Name TMG
  Phone Number 844-864-8987
  E-Mail IRISinfo@tmgwisconsin.com

Work History (starting with most recent)

Name of Agency Date of Employment Job Title
TMG 6/29/2011 IRIS Consultant

Care Responsibilities

Your TMG IRIS consultant is your partner as you create a plan that meets your needs and stays within your IRIS budget. Your TMG IRIS consultant can connect you to resources in your area, and will be a great source of information for any questions you have

Educational Background

Name of Institution Major/Degree Degree Obtained Date Obtained
Michigan State University Masters of Arts - Social Work Yes 5/1/2012
University of Nevada - Las Vegas Bachelor of Arts - Social Work Yes 5/1/2000

Credentials

Name of Certification / Accreditation Certifying Agency Date Certification was Obtained
Master's Degree Social Worker Limited License Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs Board of Social Work 6/1/2012

Specialties (e.g., working with autism, the elderly, employment for people with disabilities or youth in transition, mental health, experience with assisted technology)

Prior to working at TMG, I worked for a Community Support Program as an Employment Specialist; therefore, I have experience helping people with disabilities find employment.

County/Region I'm familiar with

Ashland, Iron

Languages or Communication Skills

English

I'm comfortable with pets in the home

Yes

More about me

How do you Partner with people to 'clear the path ahead'?
I am interested in getting to know the people I partner with well to discover their interests, goals, and needs. I encourage self-advocacy and will provide information, tools, and resources that will allow individuals to make informed choices. I assist people to identify and clarify their goals and I partner with people by working creatively together to reach their goals.

What's your favorite thing about being an IRIS consultant?
My favorite thing about being an IRIS consultant is building relationships and partnering with individuals to develop and achieve their goals.

What past experience prepared you to become an IRIS Consultant?
Prior to working for TMG, I worked in Family Care, Supported Employment and Child and Family Services.

What do you enjoy doing in your free time?
In my free time, I enjoy spending time outdoors, gardening and swimming in Lake Superior.

WI DHS/DLTC/F-01486 (04/2015)