Consultant Name: Chad Cartwright
Company Name: Progressive Community Services, Inc.
Phone Number: 608-345-0354
Job Title: Support Broker
Care Responsibilities: As an IRIS consultant team leader I serve a group of clients as well as lead a team of six brokers. This unique perspective allows me to support my clients, but also see the “big picture” in the SDS system. I am part of a team that helps clients realize their dreams of independence, own their own homes, move into their own apartments, continue to live with their family, realize employment goals, and build their personal communities.
- I participate in hiring and supervising staff at PCS.
- I set agendas and facilitate team meetings.
- One of the most experienced case managers in Dane County.
- My quality assurance surveys and clients consistently rate my services as a 9.87+ on a 10 scale.
Name of Institution: University of Wisconsin Whitewater
Major/Degree: Bachelor of the Arts-Psychology
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I have over 25 years of experience working with skills training, job developing and case managing for clients with developmental disabilities and behavioral challenges. My experience includes planning and coordinating community activities, teaching clients daily living skills to promote independence, modeling appropriate behaviors during activities, developing and carrying out person-centered plans, completing CIP waiver paperwork and working with clients and their teams to reach compromises on differences. I have worked with clients who experience a history of violent, psychotic, self-injurious behavior, autism, hearing impairments and visual impairments, physical impairments, traumatic brain injuries, memory impairments addictions and aging. I have worked with age groups from 18 and up.
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I have been working with people who experience physical and developmental disabilities, mental illness as well as frail elders for more than 25 years. I graduated in 1995 from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Psychology. While attending university, I worked providing in home services for adults with disabilities. After graduation, I worked with adults with disabilities at their jobs
In 1998, I began work as a support broker in the self-directed services system in Dane County. In 2000, I was promoted to a support broker team leader with the ARC. As a team leader, I worked with a client case load and supervised a team of support brokers. He joined Progressive Community Services at its inception in April 2003, where he continued his work as a team leader. While with Progressive Community Services, Mr. Cartwright worked as a support broker in the IRIS system in Sauk County from 2012-2015. Mr. Cartwright said it is his “great joy to help clients and their team’s work together to realize their dreams” In his spare time he is a volunteer fire fighter with Stoughton Fire Department, enjoys (sometimes) Packer football, is married to an amazing wife and has a sassy terrier dog.
I joined Progressive Community Services at its inception in April 2003, where I continued his work as a team leader. While with Progressive Community Services, I have worked as a support broker in the IRIS system in Sauk County from 2012-2015. I feel great joy helping clients and their team’s work together to realize their dreams. In his spare time, he is a volunteer fire fighter with Stoughton Fire Department, enjoys (sometimes) Packer football, is married to an amazing wife and has a sassy terrier dog.
In his spare time, I am a volunteer fire fighter with Stoughton Fire Department, enjoy (sometimes) Packer football, am married to an amazing wife and have a sassy terrier dog.