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

  • Early Risers

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Best Practices
    • Individual
    • Children (ages 6-12) icon
    • Adult (ages 25-64) icon
    • Elementary School Icon 1
    • Healthy child development
    • Mental Health Icon 2
    • Preventing Violence Icon 1

    A multi-component program for children aged 6-12 years who exhibit early adjustment difficulties (i.e., aggressive behaviour). The target of the program is to provide early intervention to mitigate later risky behaviours such as substance abuse. The program is delivered over …

  • 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 …

  • Listening to One Another

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    • Alcohol Abuse Icon 1
    • Community/ Neighbourhood
    • Mental Health Icon 2

    Promoting family well-being and Indigenous values; Canada Since 2011, a Participatory Action Research project has been implementing a community-based program that aims to improve family well-being in Indigenous communities across Canada. So far, five First Nation partners have creatively adapted …