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.

Featured Interventions

  • Penn Resiliency Program

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    • Income and social status
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    Two studies were designed to investigate the efficacy of a modified Penn Resiliency Program (i.e. a school based depression prevention program) that was delivered to low-income minority students (i.e. Latino students of Puerto Rican descent and African American students) in …

  • Search Interventions

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    The Canadian Best Practices Portal includes two types of interventions: Best Practices and Aboriginal ‘Ways Tried and True’. Search Term: Matchone or moreallof the selected categories. Intervention Type Aboriginal Ways Tried and True Aboriginal ‘Ways Tried and True’ (WTT) refers …

  • Aboriginal Ways Tried and True

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    The Anishnawbe language expresses something that is happening in the active tense –each word is a whole story. The term “Tried and True” speaks of what we value and speaks to others of knowledge they can trust and respect. Jaqui …