Carmen Colon

Phone Number: 414-233-4269
Email: CARMEN.C@ADVOCATES4U.ORG

Care Responsibilities: Collaborate with participants to create, implement, and continue to implement a Self-Directed Life Plan; assist participants with adhering to IRIS program policies and procedures; provide training and onboarding support to new IRIS consultants; act as a resource for other IRIS Consultants when they have approved absences; provide program knowledge and support to other staff when appropriate, including but not limiting to reassignments and re-engagements; attend and participate in monthly face-to-face team meetings and trainings.

Educational Background: Norfolk State University.

Specialties: I have worked children and adults with autism, cognitive challenges, the elderly, employment for people with disabilities or youth in transition, mental health, experience with assisted technology.

County/Region I’m familiar with: Ozaukee and Milwaukee.

Languages or Communication Skills: English and some Spanish.

I’m comfortable with pets in the home: Yes.

More about me: I enjoy working with the community. I am humble and compassionate about being able to empower someone else who is seeking direction and assistance. I have worked the mental health field for 15 years and worked with many diverse populations. I will continue to serve the community and I will continue to advocate for those who are unable to advocate for themselves.