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Cheryl Hamlin

Title: Visiting Instructor of Social Work
CV: View CV
Phone: 941-359-4464
Email: chamlin1@usf.edu
Area of Interest: Dementia and Support for Dementia Patients/Caregivers

Cheryl is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Certified Dementia Practitioner and approved clinical supervisor. She has worked in the behavioral health field for over 30 years and earned her master’s degree in social work, in the family mental health concentration, at Syracuse University. Upon moving to Florida, Cheryl’s focus has been working with caregivers who care for loved ones with cognitive change and those who have been recently diagnosed with MCI, Alzheimer’s Disease or related dementia.Below are noteworthy achievements by Cheryl:


BSW – Niagara University, Niagara Falls, NY
MSW – Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 

Recent Scholarship

Roberts, J. & Hamlin, C. (2019) Attached to Things I Don’t Need: A Clinical Guide to Hoarding Treatment. American Society on Aging, Annual 2019 Aging in America conference, New Orleans, April.

Hamlin, C., Haber, L., (2018) “It’s So Much More than Lunch: Support Groups for Individuals with Early Stage Dementia and Their Caregivers.” D. Viers (Ed.),The Group Therapist’s Notebook: Homework, Handouts and Activities for Use in Psychotherapy 2nd Edition. New York, NY; Routledge.

Hamlin, C., Roberts, J., Haber, L., (2018) Dementia-Capable Organizations: Update Your Program. National Association of Social Workers annual conference. Ft. Lauderdale, June.

Recent Teaching

Human Behavior and the Social Environment I & II | Social Welfare Policy Development and Analysis | Social Welfare Field Instruction