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

  • Early Risers

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Best Practices
    • Individual
    • Organization
    • Children (ages 6-12) icon
    • Before-After School Icon 1
    • Community/ Neighbourhood
    • Elementary School Icon 1
    • English
    • Healthy child development
    • Mental Health Icon 2
    • Personal health practices and coping skills
    • Preventing Violence Icon 1
    • Social Support Networks

    A multi-component program for children aged 6-12 years who exhibit early adjustment difficulties (i.e., aggressive behaviour). The target of the program is to provide early intervention to mitigate later risky behaviours such as substance abuse. The program is delivered over …

  • Learning to Become a Family Caregiver

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Individual
    • PP-icon1
    • Adult (ages 25-64) icon
    • Seniors (ages 65+) icon
    • Home
    • Mental Health Icon 2
    • Personal health practices and coping skills

    The program focused on the acquisition of skills to help caregivers adapt to their new role. It consisted of seven sessions or modules which covered the following topics: caregiver perceptions of the care situation; coping strategies for dealing with difficulties …

  • Tsi Tionkwatention A’non:wara Rason:ne (“My Home on Turtle Island” Youth Lodge)

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Health Equity
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    • Individual
    • Organization
    • Young Adult (ages 19-24) icon
    • Canada
    • English

    Community residential facility for youth in need between the ages of 12 and 18; that operates on a seven day, 24 hour basis. Tsi Tionkwatention A’no:wara Rason:ne (Sounds like gee djo gwa den djo a no wa la la soon …