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

  • 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
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    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 …

  • It’s Your Move

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Best Practices
    • Individual
    • Teens (ages 13-18) icon
    • Diabetes icon 3
    • Integrate Chronic Disease Prevention
    • Obesity Prevention
    • Personal health practices and coping skills
    • Secondary School Icon 1
    • Social environments
    • Social Support Networks

    INTERVENTION This three-year intervention aimed at preventing obesity was implemented in five Australian secondary schools. “It’s Your Move” was based on a community capacity approach with multiple partners (government, local community organizations, schools), and delivered within the Victoria government’s overall …

  • Project Northland

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    • Best Practices
    • Children (ages 6-12) icon
    • Teens (ages 13-18) icon
    • Alcohol Abuse Icon 1
    • Before-After School Icon 1
    • Community/ Neighbourhood
    • Secondary School Icon 1

    Project Northland is a multilevel intervention conducted in 24 school districts and adjacent communities in northeastern Minnesota beginning 1991. The intervention targeted the class of 1998 (sixth-grade students in 1991) and was been implemented for 3 school years (1991 to …