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

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    The Canadian Best Practices Portal includes three types of interventions: Best Practices, Promising Practices and Aboriginal ‘Ways Tried and True’. Search Term: Matchone or moreallof the selected categories. Intervention Type Best and Promising Practices Promising Practices A Promising Practice is …

  • ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training)

    Categories associated with best practice:

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    • Young Adult (ages 19-24) icon
    • Adult (ages 25-64) icon
    • Seniors (ages 65+) icon
    • Education and literacy
    • Health Care Setting
    • Mental Health Icon 2
    • Personal health practices and coping skills
    • Secondary School Icon 1
    • Workplace

    The ASIST workshop is a two day training program for professionals, paraprofessionals and lay people who want to feel more comfortable, confident and competent in helping to prevent the immediate risk of suicide. ASIST participants include mental health professionals, nurses, …

  • Maternal-Child Health Information System

    Categories associated with best practice:

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    • Infancy (ages 0-2) icon
    • Early Childhood (ages 3-5) icon
    • Canada
    • English
    • Health Care Setting
    • Maternal and Infant Health

    A combined University of British Columbia/Nunavut Public Health Strategy to produce a comprehensive and culturally relevant maternal-child health surveillance system. The system was developed with extensive input from professional and lay stakeholders. Nunavut specific indicators have been included on the …