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

  • Steps to Respect

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    Steps to Respect: A Bullying Prevention Program is an effective tool that educators can use to decrease bullying at school and help students build more supportive relationships with each other. The program’s dual focus on bullying and friendship is based …

  • The Olweus Bullying Prevention Program

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    The Bully Prevention Program is a school-based, multilevel (individual, class, school), multi-component program designed for use in elementary, middle and junior high schools (ages 6 to 15) to reduce and prevent bullying problems among school children. The program seeks to …

  • PATHS® Preschool/Kindergarten

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    PATHS is a universal, teacher-taught social-emotional curriculum that is designed to improve children’s social competence and reduce problem behaviour. The PATHS program covers these five domains: self-control emotional understanding positive self-esteem relationships nterpersonal problem-solving skills. The PATHS program provides teachers …