• IRIS Consultant Biography

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  Consultant Name Jennifer Coleman
  Company Name TMG
  Phone Number 414-588-9459
  E-Mail JColeman@tmgwisconsin.com

Work History (starting with most recent)

Name of Agency Date of Employment Job Title
TMG 12/8/2010 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
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Bachelor of Science - Social Work Yes 12/1/2011

Credentials

Name of Certification / Accreditation Certifying Agency Date Certification was Obtained

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 with TMG, I worked with adults with disabilities for many years. I am also the mother of a child with a developmental disability so my experience in caring for him and navigating all the resources available to us has helped me keep up to date on the different types of programs out in the community. I also have extensive training in Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) and experience assisting youth transitioning from high school.

County/Region I'm familiar with

Milwaukee

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 here to listen to how you would like to live your life and then provide you with resources to help you achieve your goals. I believe in being a partner with you to help you achieve the life that you want.

What's your favorite thing about being an IRIS consultant?
I love seeing people follow through and reach their goals that they set for themselves. Whether it's losing weight, meeting new people or finding a house of their own; I love it when people go after what they want and get it.

What past experience prepared you to become an IRIS Consultant?
Prior to working with TMG, I worked with adults with disabilities for many years. I am also the mother of a child with a developmental disability so my experience in caring for him and navigating all the resources available to us has helped me keep up to date on the different types of programs out in the community.

What do you enjoy doing in your free time?
My family and friends are very important to me and I enjoy spending my free time with them.

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