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

  • Triple P – Positive Parenting Program

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Best Practices
    • Community
    • Individual
    • Organization
    • Early Childhood (ages 3-5) icon
    • Children (ages 6-12) icon
    • Teens (ages 13-18) icon
    • Young Adult (ages 19-24) icon
    • Adult (ages 25-64) icon
    • Before-After School Icon 1
    • Community/ Neighbourhood
    • daycare
    • Elementary School Icon 1
    • Mental Health Icon 2
    • Secondary School Icon 1

    Triple P – Positive Parenting Program is a multi-level parenting and family support strategy. It aims to prevent severe behavioural, emotional and developmental problems in children by enhancing the knowledge, skills and confidence of parents. The program is formed on …

  • DeStress for Success Program©

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Individual
    • Children (ages 6-12) icon
    • Teens (ages 13-18) icon
    • Canada
    • English
    • Healthy child development
    • Mental Health Icon 2
    • Personal health practices and coping skills
    • Secondary School Icon 1
    • Social Relationships That Respect Diversity

    DeStress for success© is a school-based education program developed according to the current state of knowledge on stress in psychoneuroendocrinology to decrease cortisol levels and/or depressive symptoms in adolescents making the transition to high school. A total of 504 adolescents …

  • Walking the Path Together

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Health Equity
    • wtt_ico
    • Infancy (ages 0-2) icon
    • Early Childhood (ages 3-5) icon
    • Children (ages 6-12) icon
    • Teens (ages 13-18) icon
    • Young Adult (ages 19-24) icon
    • Adult (ages 25-64) icon
    • Seniors (ages 65+) icon
    • Alcohol Abuse Icon 1
    • Canada
    • English
    • Mental Health Icon 2
    • Preventing Violence Icon 1

    Eagle Feather Workers based in five on-reserve women’s shelters in Alberta provide one-on-one support to First Nations children who have lived within family violence. Walking the Path Together (WTPT) is a collaborative learning project initially comprised of eight organizations. By …