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

  • The Incredible Years

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Health Equity
    • Best Practices
    • Illegal Drugs Icon 3
    • Infancy (ages 0-2) icon
    • Early Childhood (ages 3-5) icon
    • Children (ages 6-12) icon
    • Before-After School Icon 1
    • Community/ Neighbourhood
    • daycare
    • Education and literacy
    • Elementary School Icon 1
    • Health Care Setting
    • Health Literacy
    • Healthy child development
    • Mental Health Icon 2
    • Personal health practices and coping skills
    • Preventing Violence Icon 1
    • Social Relationships That Respect Diversity

    The Incredible Years (IY) is a set of three comprehensive, multifaceted, and developmentally based curricula for parents, teachers, and young children aged 12 years and younger. The program is designed to promote emotional and social competence. It is also designed …

  • Food Services + Cooking + Gardening + Education

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Community
    • Individual
    • Organization
    • PP-icon1
    • Children (ages 6-12) icon
    • Community/ Neighbourhood
    • Education and literacy
    • Elementary School Icon 1
    • English
    • Healthy child development
    • Personal health practices and coping skills

    This intervention was created by a community collaborative comprised of representatives from a mid-sized school district in California, a group dedicated to teaching sustainable living and a private foundation. Implemented with a cohort of elementary students in grades four and …

  • Alice Springs Indigenous Family Wellbeing Program

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Health Equity
    • wtt_ico
    • Community
    • Individual
    • Young Adult (ages 19-24) icon
    • English

    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 …