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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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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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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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Maskwacis Life Skills Training

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The Maskwacis is a cultural adaptation of the Life Skills Training developed by Dr. G Botvin at Cornell University Centre for Prevention Research. This adapted school based program is delivered to elementary students (grades 3 to 5) and junior high …

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Family Spirit

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Family Spirit® is a culturally tailored home-visiting program developed by the Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health to promote optimal health and wellbeing of American Indian teenage mothers and their children. The program combines the use of paraprofessionals from …

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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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Linking the Interests of Families and Teachers (LIFT)

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Linking the Interests of Families and Teachers (LIFT) is a universal prevention program for school-aged boys and girls and their parents. The program was designed to prevent the developmental of youth antisocial behaviors by positively influencing interactions within highly influential …

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Nurse-Family Partnership

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Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) is a prenatal and infancy nurse home visitation program that aims to improve the health, well-being, and self-sufficiency of low-income, first-time parents and their children. NFP was founded on concepts of human ecology, self-efficacy, and human attachment. …

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Sheway

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Sheway is a community outreach program for childbearing women and their children who live in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver. It provides flexible, non-judgmental, and nurturing services and uses a women centered, harm reduction approach to support women’s self-determination, choices …

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Nurturing Parenting Program – Infants, Toddlers and Preschoolers

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The Nurturing Parenting Programs are a family-centered trauma-informed initiative designed to build nurturing parenting skills as an alternative to abusive and neglecting parenting and child-rearing practices. The long term goals are to prevent recidivism in families receiving social services, lower …

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