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

  • Incredible Years

    Categories associated with best practice:

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    • Individual
    • Infancy (ages 0-2) icon
    • Before-After School Icon 1
    • Elementary School Icon 1
    • Health Care Setting
    • Maternal and Infant Health
    • Mental Health Icon 2

    The Incredible Years: Parents, Teachers, and Children Training Series is a comprehensive set of curricula designed to promote social competence and prevent, reduce, and treat aggression and related conduct problems in babies, toddlers, young children, and school-aged children. The interventions …

  • Prison Gambling Awareness & Prevention Program

    Categories associated with best practice:

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    • Individual
    • Canada
    • Education and literacy
    • Personal health practices and coping skills

    The purpose of the Gambling Awareness and Prevention Project was to develop, implement and evaluate a psycho-educational gambling program for prison inmates that focused on awareness of gambling, problem gambling, cognitive distortions (reduction of thinking errors) and attitudes towards gambling. …

  • Healthy Buddies

    Categories associated with best practice:

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    • Community
    • Organization
    • Canada
    • Diabetes icon 3
    • Elementary School Icon 1
    • Healthy child development
    • Healthy Eating
    • Mental Health Icon 2
    • Obesity Prevention
    • Social environments

    Healthy Buddies is a unique, child-centred health promotion program targeting attitudes and behaviours around physical activity, healthy eating, healthy beverage consumption, healthy growth and development and healthy body image. The Healthy Buddies program provides an opportunity to shape the health …