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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.

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Safe Dates

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The Safe Dates curriculum is a ten-session program that targets attitudes and behaviors associated with dating abuse and violence. Safe Dates content and activities focus on changing norms (acceptance of dating violence and gender role norms), improving anger management and …

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Walking the Path Together

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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 …

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Kwanlin-Dun First Nations Healthy Families project

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Intense home visits with parents of children aged 0-6 who were considered at high risk for future criminal behaviour and victimization. The vision of the Healthy Families America program is to offer all new parents support when their babies are …

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A New Day

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Community-based counselling for men who have abused. ““A New Day” is a community-based counselling program in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories for men who have used abuse in their relationships. Propel: Community program offering individual and group counselling with the goal of …

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Alice Springs Indigenous Family Wellbeing Program

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Australian Indigenous family wellbeing Promotion of personal empowerment and resilience in Indigenous families. Aboriginal women represent three per cent of all women in Australia, yet they make up six times that amount in family violence victims. One woman in Melbourne …

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Listening to One Another

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Originally developed in the US, with moderately positive results, the Listening to One Another program for youth (aged 10-14 yrs.) and their families has been culturally adapted by First Nation partners. The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) has funded …

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Nimi Icinohabi Program

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This is an evidence-based substance abuse prevention program for Aboriginal children and youth (grades 3-9) reviewed and adapted by the Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation to ensure that it incorporated their cultural beliefs, values, language, and visual images. The adapted program …

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Supporting Father Involvement

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Supporting Fatherhood Involvement is a 16-week curriculum that aims to: Strengthen fathers’ involvement in the family, with their children and with the mothers of their children Promote healthy child development The goals are to effect positive changes in the five …

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Early Risers

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A multi-component program for children aged 6-12 years who exhibit early adjustment difficulties (i.e., aggressive behaviour). The target of the program is to provide early intervention to mitigate later risky behaviours such as substance abuse. The program is delivered over …

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Breaking the Cycle

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Breaking the Cycle is a Toronto-based program for pregnant women and mothers of young children who are struggling with problems related to substance abuse and recovery issues. The program also focuses on their young children (prenatal to 6 years) whose …

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