Cheryl Hawkins Theriault

Cheryl is a licensed clinical social worker in North Carolina, and she has over 20 years of experience working with disabled adults and their families. Having previously owned Raleigh’s first private geriatric care management service, Cheryl eventually merged her business with Lifelinks, bringing her much valued eldercare expertise to our company. Cheryl has held several important positions in the community, including board member of the North Carolina Guardianship Association and president of the Southeast Chapter National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers.

+ Education

Masters Degree in Social Work, UNC Chapel Hill

Bachelor’s Degree (with distinction) in Social Work NCSU

+ Certifications

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, (LCSW) North Carolina 1994

National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers

National Association of Social Workers

American Society on Aging

Charter Member, National Guardianship Association

North Carolina Guardianship Association

CMC – Care Manager Certification

+ Community Involvement

Eldercare Coalition, 1991 – 1994

Wake County Adult Care Home Community Advisory Committee, 1993 – 1999. Chair – 1997.

North Carolina State University School of Social Work Advisory Committee 1996 – present. Chair 1996 – 2000

Board Member, North Carolina Guardianship Association

Advisory Board Member, North Carolina State University, Geriatric Enrichment in Social Work Education, 2002 – 2003

2004 Distinguished Alumni Award – Department of Social Work – North Carolina State University

President, Southeast Chapter National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers 2006 – 2008

National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers – Board member – 2009 – present