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

  • Telephone counselling with moist snuff users

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    • Individual
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    • Community/ Neighbourhood
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    This primary study focused on the benefits of telephone counselling for the use of smokeless tobacco cessation. All participants received a self-help manual created by the Tobacco Research Center at the University of Minnesota. The treatment group of this study …

  • Incredible Years

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    • Individual
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    • Health Care Setting
    • Maternal and Infant Health
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    The Incredible Years: Parents, Teachers, and Children Training Series is a comprehensive set of curricula designed to promote social competence and prevent, reduce, and treat aggression and related conduct problems in babies, toddlers, young children, and school-aged children. The interventions …

  • Hobbema Community Cadet Corps

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    • Recreation/ Fitness/ Sport Facilities
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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 …