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

  • Child FIRST

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Health Equity
    • Individual
    • Infancy (ages 0-2) icon
    • Early Childhood (ages 3-5) icon
    • Young Adult (ages 19-24) icon
    • Adult (ages 25-64) icon
    • daycare
    • English
    • Healthy child development
    • Home
    • Maternal and Infant Health
    • Mental Health Icon 2
    • Personal health practices and coping skills
    • Preventing Violence Icon 1
    • Social Support Networks

    Child FIRST (Child and Family Interagency, Resource, Support, and Training) helps struggling families build strong, nurturing relationships that heal and protect young children from the devastating impact of trauma and chronic stress. The Child FIRST Intervention was designed to span …

  • Take A Kid Trapping/Harvesting

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Health Equity
    • wtt_ico
    • Teens (ages 13-18) icon
    • Young Adult (ages 19-24) icon
    • Culture
    • Income and social status
    • Personal health practices and coping skills
    • Physical Activity
    • Physical environment
    • Secondary School Icon 1

    A land based program established in 2002 aims to provide Aboriginal school aged children with opportunities to participate in food harvesting activities and other traditional skills. The program is based on a need for younger generations to learn about and …