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

  • Alice Springs Indigenous Family Wellbeing Program

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Community
    • Societal
    • Adult (ages 25-64) icon
    • Alcohol Abuse Icon 1
    • BP icon
    • Community/ Neighbourhood
    • Education and literacy
    • Preventing Violence Icon 1

    Life expectancy for indigenous Australians is approximately 20 years less than that of other Australians, and endemic family violence is a causal factor. The Alice Springs Indigenous Family Wellbeing Program (FWP) aims to increase personal empowerment in order to improve …

  • 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 …

  • SNAP® Under 12 Outreach Project (SNAP® ORP)

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Community
    • Individual
    • Children (ages 6-12) icon
    • BP icon
    • Canada
    • Community/ Neighbourhood
    • Elementary School Icon 1
    • Health Care Setting
    • Healthy child development
    • Preventing Violence Icon 1

    SNAP® ORP is a family-focused program designed specifically for boys between 6 – 11 years of age who are clinically assessed as engaging in above average levels of aggressive, destructive, and/or antisocial behaviour. The program falls under the SNAP® (STOP …