Cheryl Hawkins Theriault

Cheryl is a licensed clinical social worker in North Carolina with over 20 years of experience working with disabled adults and their families. She started Raleigh’s first private geriatric care management agency, Aging Family Services, in 1995.  In preparation for retirement, Cheryl carefully selected someone to buy her practice who would maintain the highest standards of ethics and quality care management.  She sold her business to Gretchen Napier of LifeLinks in 2016 and retired fully in 2017.

+ 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

Fellow Member of Aging Life Care Association (ALCA)

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