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

  • Families and Schools Together (F&ST)

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    Families & Schools Together (F&ST, pronounced FAST) is a group-based family program that strengthens the parent–child bond, family functioning and family social networks and thus reduces children’s emotional and behavioural difficulties. The program has a general and a targeted approach: …

  • 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 …

  • Hobbema Community Cadet Corps

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    A program in Hobbema Alberta that focuses on enhancing positive factors and reducing risk factors in youth. The program was developed and is run by RCMP officers, using a developmental assets framework. The program involves meetings, involvement in community events …