Interventions

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

  • Communities that Care

    Categories associated with best practice:

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    • Community
    • Illegal Drugs Icon 3
    • Teens (ages 13-18) icon
    • Alcohol Abuse Icon 1
    • Community/ Neighbourhood
    • Mental Health Icon 2
    • Preventing Violence Icon 1
    • Secondary School Icon 1
    • Social Support Networks

    Communities That Care (CTC) is a risk-and-protection-based system that enables local communities to engage in multi-level, multi-sectoral prevention planning and implement evidence-based programs. The purpose of CTC is to prevent common youth problems (substance abuse, delinquency, violence, teen pregnancy, school …

  • Brushing Up on Mouth Care Program

    Categories associated with best practice:

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    • Societal
    • Seniors (ages 65+) icon
    • Canada
    • Health Care Setting
    • Integrate Chronic Disease Prevention
    • Oral Health
    • Oral Health
    • Oral Health

    The “Brushing Up on Mouth Care” program was implemented in three long-term care facilities for a period of 12-months (March 2010-March 2011). The program involved education and training for nursing staff and care providers, oral health toolkits and care cards …

  • ESPACE Program

    Categories associated with best practice:

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    • Individual
    • Organization
    • Children (ages 6-12) icon
    • Before-After School Icon 1
    • Canada
    • Elementary School Icon 1
    • Preventing Violence Icon 1
    • Social Support Networks

    The ESPACE Program is a child sexual abuse prevention program which is an adapted version of the American Child Assault Prevention Program (CAP). The program was offered to first and third (1 and 3) grade children at two schools located …