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

  • I Can Problem Solve (ICPS)

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    I Can Problem Solve (ICPS) for Schools is a universal school-based program that focuses on enhancing the interpersonal cognitive processes and problem-solving skills of children ages 4-9. ICPS is based on the idea that there is a set of skills …

  • 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 …

  • Reclaiming Our Ancestral Footsteps

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    A mental health promotion project for Mi’kmaq and Maliseet youth in Elsipogtog (Big Cove) First Nation in New Brunswick. It is a NAYSPS project that consists of culture camps for youth 16-18 to learn their culture, language and traditions from …