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ADHA New Professional Resources

Welcome! As a newly practicing dental hygienist, ADHA aims to provide you with resources to kick start your career. As an ADHA member that has graduated within the past two years, you will receive a dedicated monthly newsletter, a monthly webinar series devoted to your professional development, and other resources developed with you in mind.

Members, click here to log in and gain access to the resources listed below!

Kelsey Turner, Member Services Manager

New Professional Webinar Series

ADHA is happy to provide you with a career-focused webinar series with the needs of new professionals in mind. Below are the descriptions of the sessions we have already held. Log in today to gain access to the recordings!

Each of our webinars is facilitated by Debra Zabloudil, CAE, FACHE, and alternating months are co-facilitation by a member of the New Professional Advisory Group. Debra is President and CEO of the Learning Studio, and she is passionate about learning and education to help with professional development.

  • Teamwork makes the Dream Work

      Presenters: Debra Zabloudil, CAE, FACHE and Michelle Smith, RDH, MS.

      Whether it is in your dental hygiene office, or in your ADHA constituency, effective teamwork is what makes work successful, efficient and . . . joyful! That said, teamwork does not always come naturally and easily. Check out our “Teamwork Makes the Dream Work” webinar to get some tips on how to make the most out of your teams.

    • Career Mapping: Your Path to Meaningful Work

        Presenters: Presenter: Debra Zabloudil, CAE, FACHE

        Are you a recent graduate, unsure of what you want to do next? Check out “Career Mapping: Your Path to Meaningful Work". In this webinar, Debra discusses how to figure out how you can reach your ultimate career goals by looking at how you’re thinking about your career strategically.

      • Interview Skills

          Presenters: Presenter: Debra Zabloudil, CAE, FACHE and Michelle Markiewicz, RDH.

          Get the edge with the latest tips to nail your interview! “Interview Skills” explores the importance of the interview, how to improve your interviewing skills, and how to prepare for an important interview.

          Members also have access to supporting documents that go along with the presentation.

        • Delivering a Difficult Message: Less Pain, More Gain

            Presenters: Presenter: Debra Zabloudil, CAE, FACHE and Jessica Suedbeck, RDH, MSDH.

            Being able to communicate effectively under stress, or in times of conflict, takes a special skill. "Delivering a Difficult Message: Less Pain, More Gain" uncovers how to 1) most effectively read your audience in order to have the best chance at success, 2) work through various ways to strategize around the encounter and ways to begin the conversation, and 3) and develop greater confidence in dealing with difficult situations and messaging..

Dental Hygiene in a Changing World

“Dental Hygiene in a Changing World: Empowering, Supporting, & Developing Your Career” is a seminar recording designed by dental hygienists, for dental hygienists to assist with recognizing the changing professional landscape of dental hygiene, leverage this knowledge to help map out a career path and develop a strategy to maximize career goals. This online CE course costs $99, but members of the ADHA New Professional community, get access for FREE! Log in today to get the code!

New Employment Reference Guide

As you graduate and start looking at your career options, the challenges associated with finding and starting a job may feel daunting. It doesn’t have to feel that way! Utilize the newly-updated Employment Reference Guide to get answers to all the pressing questions you have about searching, applying, and accepting a job. Members, Log in to gain access!!

Advice for New Professionals

Recently highlighted in Access magazine, various professionals and ADHA members were asked to provide advice and insight to recent graduates and those new to the dental hygiene field. This series also will focus on education, public health, and corporate professionals. Log in today to gain access to direct links to these articles!