FHSU’s Department of Social Work to host annual J.V. Caprez Field Day


HAYS, Kan. – Fort Hays State University’s Department of Social Work will host its annual J.V. Caprez Social Work Field Day from 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Friday, April 6, in the Memorial Union’s Fort Hays Ballroom on the FHSU campus.

Speakers will be Rhonda Weimer, licensed clinical social worker, assistant professor of social work and BSW program director at FHSU, and Dr. Tami Radohl, licensed clinical social worker and director of field education at Park University in Parkville, Mo.

Topics will include differential diagnostic criteria between traumatic brain injuries and depression, anxiety, autism and ADHD; signs and symptomology of each diagnosis; potential treatment approaches for traumatic brain injuries; and information on how to partner with physicians and mental health professionals.

Morning session (8 to 11:45 a.m.): Differential diagnosis of traumatic brain injuries between anxiety, depression, autism and ADHD.

Afternoon session (1 to 4:15 p.m.): Assessment tools, diagnostic practice and treatment.

The event is free and open to the public. If requesting a continuing education credit, the cost is $25 per individual session or $40 for both sessions.

For more information and to register for CEU credit, visit www.fhsu.edu/socialwork/field-day.

If questions, contact the department at socialwork@fhsu.edu or call 785-628-4755.

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