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

  • Connect©

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    • Best Practices
    • Children (ages 6-12) icon
    • Teens (ages 13-18) icon
    • Young Adult (ages 19-24) icon
    • Adult (ages 25-64) icon
    • Seniors (ages 65+) icon
    • Community/ Neighbourhood
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    • Health Care Setting
    • Healthy child development
    • Injury Prevention
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    • Personal health practices and coping skills
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    Connect© is a 10-week principle-based program for parents and alternate caregivers of aggressive, antisocial and delinquent teens that integrates research on adolescent-parent attachment, adolescent development and effective parenting practices. The program focuses on the enhancement of the building blocks of …

  • Exercise Program for Osteoporosis

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    • Seniors (ages 65+) icon
    • Health Care Setting
    • Home
    • Injury Prevention
    • Personal health practices and coping skills
    • Physical Activity

    Eleven-month specific multicomponent dual-modality exercise program targeted towards post-menopausal women with osteoporosis. This program aimed to improve strength, aerobic capacity, balance, and joint mobility. The exercises were performed on land and in the water (thermal water), alternating group and home-based …

  • A New Day

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Health Equity
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    • Individual
    • Young Adult (ages 19-24) icon
    • Adult (ages 25-64) icon
    • Canada
    • English
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    Community-based counselling for men who have abused. ““A New Day” is a community-based counselling program in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories for men who have used abuse in their relationships. Propel: Community program offering individual and group counselling with the goal of …