Detect, Respond, Refer: Helping to End Woman Abuse
An online resource for dental hygienists developed by Springtide
Resources in partnership with the Ontario Dental Hygienists'
Association, this self-directed training includes presentations
with audio, and numerous assessment
This training may count towards your continuing education
requirements. This training has been promoted with support from the
Ontario Dental Hygienists' Association, the Canadian Dental
Hygienists Association, the British Columbia Dental Hygienists'
Association, and the College of Dental Hygienists of Nova
- Understanding Woman Abuse
- Responding to Woman Abuse
- Organizational Strategies for
Responding to Woman Abuse
- Taking Care of Yourself
You will have 8 months access to complete this training.
There are three versions of this course. To enroll, click on the
version below that is best suited to you.
ODHA members: for dental hygienists in Ontario who are
Ontario - ODHA non-members: for dental hygienists in
Ontario who are not ODHA members
National: for Canadian dental hygienists outside of
- A high-speed internet
connection is recommended. However, all course content is
also available in downloadable PDF documents.
- Medium-speed connections will
be able to access the audio and video, although you may need
to wait for the file to load completely. If the file stalls,
exit the window, click on the video or audio component again
and wait 5 minutes for it to reload.
- If you have a dial-up internet
connection, you will not be able to access the audio or
- To listen to the audio and video,
a sound card and speakers or headphones are
- The presentation uses
a Flash-based program. Usually this plugin is already
installed in your browser, however, you may need to install an
updated version of Flash. Your browser should direct you in this
process. Flash is a free plugin.
- To access downloadable documents,
participants will need a PDF reader. You may download
Abobe Reader for free. Visit: get.adobe.com/reader