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The Best Practices Section of the Portal is a searchable list of chronic disease prevention and health promotion interventions which provides program planners and public health practitioners with easy and immediate access to successful public health programs, interventions and policies that have been evaluated and have the potential to be adapted and used.

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PeaceBuilders

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…rticipation of all staff in the school, including teachers, classroom aides, administrators, librarians, nurses, playground monitors, and any others who regularly interact with students. Parents are critical team members and active participants in building the PeaceBuilders village, and they are offered individualized training in PeaceBuilders skills, routines and rituals to use at home. Relationships are also formed with community businesses,…

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Triple P – Positive Parenting Program

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…) is a 4-session brief consultation model for use in a primary care setting, such as child health services and family medicine, meant for parents who have a specific concern about their child and who require consultations or active skills training. Level 4 interventions are intensive 8- to 10-session parenting skills programs that can be delivered in group, individual, and self-help formats. Enhanced Triple P (Level 5) provides adjunctive…

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Obesity Prevention Program at The Dow Chemical Company

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…el, 2009, p.5). The “combination of two elements had shown to be effective in altering dietary and physical activity behaviors: 1) environmental prompts that encourage employees to make healthy food choices and be physically active; and 2) point-of-choice messages to encourage healthy eating and physical activity, such as the use of signs strategically located in front of stairwells, vending machines, and cafeterias” (Goetzel 2009, p. 5-6). To…

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SNAP® (Stop Now And Plan) Model Programs

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SNAP® is an evidence-based, gender specific, manualized, multi-component cognitive behavioral program for at-risk children age 6 to 11 with serious disruptive behaviour concerns (aggression, rule-breaking, and conduct problems) and their families. SNAP focuses on teaching children (and their parents/caregivers) emotion regulation, self-control, and problem solving skills with a special emphasis on challenging cognitive distortions , replacing…

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Youth Fit for Life

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…of non-competitive activities and cooperative games. A nutrition and health education component is provided for 5 minutes at each session, centered on a weekly theme. Once a week for 20 minutes, there is training around interactive, behavioral life skills (such as goal-setting, recruiting social support, and positive self-talk) presented in a conversational group format. This intervention is primarily targeting physical activity and has…