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Michele Albers

Vocational Consultant/Life Care Planner,
Vocational Diagnostics, Inc.
Professional Member
Gold Level Contributor

Contact Details

Vocational Diagnostics, Inc.
PO Box 748
Sun Prairie, WI 53590
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Work: (608) 846-9530
Fax: (888) 667-9860

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Bio

Michele Albers has been involved in the field of rehabilitation since 1995. She received a Master of Science in Rehabilitation Psychology from UW-Madison in 1997. Michele then worked as a vocational consultant in Phoenix, Arizona for six years. She moved back to the Madison area in August of 2003 and continues to work as a vocational consultant and life care planner. Her current caseload is varied and includes litigated work in personal injury, worker’s compensation and family law. She provides case management to individuals participating in the vocational rehabilitation process. Michele also provides expert testimony for the Social Security Administration Office of Disability, Adjudication & Review. She maintains an active role in the International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals and recently served as President of the WI-IARP Chapter. She recently served on a committee through IARP that was developed to create a forensic mentoring program and to increase membership retention. She guest lectures at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the Rehabilitation Psychology & Special Education program. She has also been involved in mentoring practicum students pursuing their Master’s degree at UW-Madison.

Certifications

  • Certified Life Care Planner

Education

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Master of Science
1991 To 1997

Masters
Rehabilitation Psychology

Professional Associations

Wisconsin Brain Injury Association
2011 - Present

WI-IARP
2010 - Present

Rehabilitation Counselors Education Association
2009 - 2011

IARP
1998 - 2011

NRA
1998 - 2010

Job History

Vocational Diagnostics, Inc.
Life Care Planner/Vocational Consultant
November 2009 - present

Social Security Administration
Independent Contractor-Vocational Expert
July 2004 - present

A & A Consulting, LLC
Owner/Vocational Consultant/Life Care Planner
February 2010 - August 2011

Expert Vocational Consulting, LLC
Vocational Consultant
August 2003 - February 2010

Arizona Vocational Consulting & Forensic Services, LLC
Vocational Consultant Supervisor
February 2000 - August 2003

Crawford & Company
Vocational Consultant
August 1997 - February 2000