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

  • Good Behavior Game

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    The Good Behavior Game (GBG) is a classroom-based behaviour management strategy that promotes pro-social behaviour and reduces aggressive and disruptive behaviour; it reinforces inhibition in a group context in elementary school classrooms. Key Words: classroom management; contingency management; group contingency

  • I Can Problem Solve (ICPS)

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    I Can Problem Solve (ICPS) Kindergarten and Primary school is a universal school-based program that focuses on enhancing the interpersonal cognitive processes and problem-solving skills of children ages 4-9. ICPS is based on the idea that there is a set …

  • Makimautiksat Youth Wellness and Empowerment Camp, Nunavut

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    A summer camp program developed out of 1.5 year consultation process with youth, parents community members and teachers in Nunavut. This 10-day land and community-based camp focuses on fostering wellness, positive Inuit identity, community-building and skill-building.