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

  • WITS Primary Program

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    • Healthy child development
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    • Personal health practices and coping skills
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    • Social environments
    • Social Relationships That Respect Diversity

    The WITS Primary Program brings together schools, families, children, and ommunities to prevent bullying and peer victimization. The program aims to create responsive environments that support schools, classrooms, communities and families in creating safe and happy places for children to …

  • Caregiver’s Friend: Dealing with Dementia

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    • Workplace

    Caregiver’s Friend: Dealing With Dementia is a Web-based multimedia intervention that provides text material and videos that model positive caregiving strategies.

  • Listening to One Another

    Categories associated with best practice:

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    • Individual
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    • Community/ Neighbourhood
    • Culture
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    • Personal health practices and coping skills

    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 …