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

  • Family Thriving Program

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Health Equity
    • Best Practices
    • Infancy (ages 0-2) icon
    • Young Adult (ages 19-24) icon
    • Adult (ages 25-64) icon
    • Education and literacy
    • Healthy child development
    • Home
    • Maternal and Infant Health
    • Mental Health Icon 2
    • Personal health practices and coping skills
    • Preventing Violence Icon 1

    The Family Thriving Program (FTP), a child abuse prevention intervention, was designed as an add-on to the Healthy Start home visitation program (rather than as a free-standing program). Home visitation programs involve the provision of education to mothers (or perspective …

  • At Home/Chez Soi

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Health Equity
    • Individual
    • Health Services
    • Teens (ages 13-18) icon
    • Adult (ages 25-64) icon
    • Canada
    • English
    • Home
    • Income and social status
    • Mental Health Icon 2
    • Personal health practices and coping skills

    A four-year project in five cities that aimed to provide practical and meaningful support to Canadians experiencing homelessness and mental health problems by providing homeless people with immediate access to subsidized housing, together with supports. At Home/Chez Soi is a …

  • Liard Aboriginal Women’s Society: Together for Justice

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Health Equity
    • wtt_ico
    • Community
    • Adult (ages 25-64) icon
    • Canada
    • English
    • Preventing Violence Icon 1

    Cultivating community-wide safety to improve response services to women and girls Indigenous Women, RCMP and Service Providers Work Together for Justice: A Response-based Safety Collaboration in the Yukon. The Together for Justice initiative was borne with the intent of putting …