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.

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  • PeaceBuilders

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    PeaceBuilders is a school wide violence prevention program for students in grades K-12. PeaceBuilders attempts to create a positive school climate by developing positive relationships between students and school staff; directly teaching nonviolent attitudes, values, and beliefs; and providing incentives …

  • Stacked Deck

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    Stacked Deck is a high school curriculum pilot tested in high schools in Calgary (Alberta, Canada) in 2001/2002 and later revised based on the results and feedback from teachers and students. The program consists of a set of 5-6 interactive …

  • The Triple P – Positive Parenting Program

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    This intervention is a cultural adaption of the Triple P parenting program for Indigenous people in Queensland Australia. The Triple P program is a prevention based program aimed at teaching parents effective parenting strategies and fostering productive caring relationships between …