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

  • Youth Relationships Project (YRP)

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Individual
    • Teens (ages 13-18) icon
    • BP icon
    • Canada
    • Community/ Neighbourhood
    • Preventing Violence Icon 1
    • Social Support Networks

    This study evaluated the effectiveness of the Youth Relationships Project (YRP) that was designed to help at-risk (i.e. by means of possessing a history of child maltreatment) youth to develop healthy, non-abusive relationships with their current and future dating partners. …

  • TD Think First for Kids

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Individual
    • Early Childhood (ages 3-5) icon
    • Children (ages 6-12) icon
    • BP icon
    • Elementary School Icon 1
    • Home
    • Injury Prevention

    Think First for Kids is a 6-week comprehensive brain and spinal cord injury prevention program for children in grades 1, 2, and 3. The original program has been extended to grades K to 8 and includes developmentally appropriate classroom interactions …

  • Integrated Nutrition Program (INP)

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Individual
    • Children (ages 6-12) icon
    • BP icon
    • Culture
    • Education and literacy
    • Elementary School Icon 1
    • Healthy Eating
    • Integrate Chronic Disease Prevention
    • Personal health practices and coping skills

    The Integrated Nutrition Project (INP) was a school-based healthy eating program for low-income, multi-ethnic primary-school children. For the first 3 years of the program implementation, the focus was on fruit, vegetable and whole-grain consumption, but in the fourth year funding …