Mai Vang

IRIS Consultant

Care Responsibilities: Assist participants in understanding IRIS, serve as an ongoing source of collaboration and support to participants in self-direction, provide a level and frequency of consultant support that is responsive to a participant’s changing strengths, needs and preferences, assist participants, as needed, in the identification of qualified service providers and helps to ensure that service providers receive adequate training and administer the review and approval process for support and service plans for IRIS participants, including changes or additions to plans as appropriate.

Educational Background: Winona State University.

Specialties: Mental Health, People with Disabilities-Autism, Down Syndrome, Medically Fragile Individuals, experience with the elderly and vulnerable populations.

County/Region I’m familiar with: La Crosse County and surrounding areas.

Languages or Communication Skills: English and Spanish.

I’m comfortable with pets in the home: Hmong and English.

More about me: I am a graduate of Winona State University with a degree in Social Work. I have over four years of experience working in a human services county agency where I served vulnerable individuals from various backgrounds. I have experience working with families/children, vulnerable youth, individuals with mental health challenges, disabilities and medically fragile children. Additionally, I have worked as a certified nursing assistant in the past where I worked in a nursing home and medical setting. When I am not serving individuals, I like to spend time with my family. We especially love board games and watching movies.