Connie ZZZ Irey, BSW

North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities
Minot State University
Memorial Hall 203
500 University Avenue West
Minot, ND 58707
Phone: 701-858-3286
Email: [email protected]
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Last Updated: February 01, 2022

Connie ZZZ Irey

Project/Program/Clinic Contacts: Minot Infant Development Program (MIDP); Great Plains Interdisciplinary Clinic (GPIC)
Discipline(s): Social Work
Human Development/Child Development
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership



Bachelor's of Social Work (BSW), 1980

Concentration: Psychology, Social Science and Business, Minot State University, Minot ND


Work Experience:

North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities (NDCPD), Minot, ND - March 2009 - Present Project Director/Family Support Specialist - (September 2009 - Present)

  • Providing information to families of children with autism or children suspected of autism.
  • Conduct autism prescreening for inclusion to autism diagnostic clinics on GPIC grants. 
  • Liaison to community providers of children attending GPIC clinics for involvement in the clinics. 
  • Conducting diagnostic interviews (ADI-R) with families as part of the clinic process. 
  • Liaison to professionals across the state as to what services and providers are in their region. 
  • Working with Prairie Mental Health, a network of organizations functioning together to provide access to telehealth technology to deliver or receive mental health services in the northwest quadrant of ND. 

NDCPD Administrative Secretary - (March 2009 - September 2009)

  • Provide support to autism grants including meeting arrangements and attendance, minute taking, report preparation, creating brochures and other project materials, MSU travel and purchasing paperwork completion, as well as, NDCPD clerical pool participation. 


Dakota Family Services, Minot, ND - October 2005 - March 2009 Office Manager

  • Provide training and supervision to support staff in statewide locations, appointment scheduling, provider applications to third party payers, third party insurance claim processing, posting account receivable payments, insurance follow up on claim denials, payroll, quarterly and yearly tax reporting, billing and collections, medical records, transcription, maintenance of office equipment and ordering of office supplies, maintenance of personnel files and petty cash. 


Odyssey Research, Minot, ND - February 2005 - October 2005 Assistant Research Coordinator

  • Liaison between Principal Investigator and client on medical research grants, assisting regulatory department in following FDA procedures and typing regulatory submission packets, entering physician information into pharmaceutical databases.

Warren Morris, M.D. , Minot, ND - July 2001 - July 2004 Office Manager

  • Responsible for all billing aspects, correspondence, secretarial support, incoming and outgoing mail, appointment scheduling, medical records, transcription, and accounts receivable. 


UniMed Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Office, Minot, ND - November 1993 - June 2001 Office Manager

  • Appointment scheduling, medical records, transcription, data entry and coordinated psychiatry call schedule. 

Medical Arts Clinic, Minot, ND - November 1983 - November 1993 Receptionist and Appointment Scheduler

  • Appointment scheduling for multidisciplinary medical staff, assistant to supervisor, and coordinated rotating call schedule. 


Professional Affiliations:

ND FamNet - Board of Directors

Serenity Therapeutic Equine Program - Board of Directors