Consultant Name: Sarah Payton
Company Name: Progressive Community Services, Inc.
Phone Number: 608-577-9859
Job Title: IRIS Consultant
Care Responsibilities: As a Support Broker, I ensure that my clients with developmental disabilities attain full community inclusion with an emphasis on employment and self-direction. My job responsibilities include but are not limited to Community Integration Plan recertifications, medical assistance and FOOD share reviews, medical advocacy, facilitating team meeting and team communications, assistance with referrals to numerous community resources and completing person centered plans.
Name of Institution: Upper Iowa University
Major/Degree: Psychology and Human Services
Name of Certification/Accreditation: Social Work Certification
Certifying Agency: State of Wisconsin
Date Certification was Obtained: 10/2003
Sarah has experience in working with developmental disabilities, physical disabilities and the elderly. For a number of years, Sarah worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant at a nursing home and specializes in understanding and creating plans for people with high personal care needs.
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I have been in the human services field since I started as a certified nursing assistant in college 20 years ago. I went on to become a certified social worker, earning her degree from Upper Iowa University and continue to have a strong commitment to the human service field. I have worked with a number of populations over the year including the frail elderly, people with physical disabilities and more recently I have has worked with people with developmental disabilities.
In my free time I enjoy paddle boarding, taking care of my two rescue dogs Star and Elvis, taking road trips around Wisconsin and watching the Green Bay Packers.