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

  • Violence Intervention Program

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Best Practices
    • Individual
    • Organization
    • Young Adult (ages 19-24) icon
    • Adult (ages 25-64) icon
    • Employment and working conditions
    • Health Care Setting
    • Preventing Violence Icon 1

    Researchers from the University of Maryland School of Medicine have found that a hospital-based violence intervention program can help break the cycle of violence and violent crimes that often lead to traumatic injuries. The foundation to develop Violence Intervention Program …

  • The JOBS Programme

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Best Practices
    • Individual
    • Adult (ages 25-64) icon
    • Community/ Neighbourhood
    • Culture
    • Employment and working conditions
    • Income and social status
    • Mental Health Icon 2

    The JOBS Program is a group-based psychological educational which offers a system for delivery and evaluation of a job-search skill enhancement workshop for unemployed job seekers 17 to 65 years of age. Through a series of interactive sessions, The JOBS …

  • Aboriginal Ways Tried and True

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    • wtt_ico

    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 …