• IRIS Consultant Biography

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  Consultant Name Laura Petersen
  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 3/25/2013 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 - Oshkosh Social Work Yes 5/1/2003

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 at TMG, I worked with children on the Autism Spectrum through the Children's Long Term Support Waiver for five years. I have knowledge of the Medicaid Waivers and experience with helping children and families identify resources and supports to address their long-term goals.

County/Region I'm familiar with

Milwaukee, Waukesha

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 partner with people I work with by listening to what is important to them and helping develop a plan to achieve this.

What's your favorite thing about being an IRIS consultant?
I really enjoy building relationships and partnership with people I work with. It is exciting when I see someone I'm working with accomplish something they are working towards and are happy.

What past experience prepared you to become an IRIS Consultant?
My previous experience has prepared me as an IRIS Consultant because of my knowledge of Long-Term Care programs and Medicaid Waivers. I'm familiar with resources and supports in the community that I can provide to the people I'm working with.

What do you enjoy doing in your free time?
I enjoy Pilates and yoga for relaxation at the end of the day. I'm also an avid reader and enjoy reading fiction stories. I spend most of my free time with my family, typically at the pool, zoo, or Miller Park.

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