Best Practices

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 Best Practices

  • WITS Primary Program

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Individual
    • Organization
    • Children (ages 6-12) icon
    • BP icon
    • Canada
    • Community/ Neighbourhood
    • Elementary School Icon 1
    • Mental Health Icon 2
    • Preventing Violence Icon 1
    • Social Relationships That Respect Diversity

    The WITS Primary Program brings together schools, families, children, and communities to prevent bullying and peer victimization. The program aims to create responsive environments that support schools, classrooms, communities and families in creating safe and happy places for children to …

  • RugbySmart

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Individual
    • Teens (ages 13-18) icon
    • Young Adult (ages 19-24) icon
    • Adult (ages 25-64) icon
    • BP icon
    • Community/ Neighbourhood
    • Injury Prevention
    • Recreation/ Fitness/ Sport Facilities

    RugbySmart addresses and facilitates the roles that coaches, players and referees can play to reduce injuries in rugby games. RugbySmart is based around ACC SportSmart, a 10-point action plan that aims to optimize peak performance while simultaneously preventing injury. Since …

  • Prevent Alcohol and Risk-Related Trauma in Youth (P.A.R.T.Y.) Program

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Individual
    • Organization
    • Teens (ages 13-18) icon
    • Alcohol Abuse Icon 1
    • BP icon
    • Canada
    • Injury Prevention
    • Personal health practices and coping skills
    • Secondary School Icon 1

    The P.A.R.T.Y. program is a 1-day injury awareness and prevention program for youth aged 15 years and older. The goal is to teach adolescents to recognize their injury risks and make informed decisions to reduce them. It focuses on making …