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

  • Nurturing Parenting Programs®

    Categories associated with best practice:

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    • Individual
    • Infancy (ages 0-2) icon
    • Early Childhood (ages 3-5) icon
    • Adult (ages 25-64) icon
    • Community/ Neighbourhood
    • Healthy child development
    • Maternal and Infant Health
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    • Preventing Violence Icon 1

    The Nurturing Parenting Program for Parents and their Infants, Toddlers and Preschoolers (birth to 5 years) is for the prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect. The program was developed to help families who have been identified by child …

  • Project Toward No Tobacco Use (TNT)

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    • Best Practices
    • Individual
    • Children (ages 6-12) icon
    • Before-After School Icon 1
    • Tobacco Use Icon 1

    Project Toward No Tobacco Use (TNT) is a comprehensive, classroom-based curriculum designed to prevent or reduce tobacco use in youth 10 to 15 years old in grades five through ten. Upon completion of this program, students will be able to …

  • Caring for the Circle Within: Jackson Lake Land Based Healing Program for Women

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    • Community/ Neighbourhood
    • Culture
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    Caring for the Circle Within is a residential land based healing program that blends Western clinical and First Nations healing approaches to support adults who are dealing with the impact of trauma (typically intergenerational trauma as a result of residential …