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

  • Communities That Care

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Best Practices
    • Illegal Drugs Icon 3
    • Infancy (ages 0-2) icon
    • Early Childhood (ages 3-5) icon
    • Children (ages 6-12) icon
    • Teens (ages 13-18) icon
    • Alcohol Abuse Icon 1
    • Community/ Neighbourhood
    • Education and literacy
    • Elementary School Icon 1
    • Healthy child development
    • Mental Health Icon 2
    • Preventing Violence Icon 1
    • Social Support Networks
    • Workplace

    Communities That Care (CTC) is a risk-and-protection-based system that enables local communities to engage in multi-level, multi-sectorial prevention planning and implement evidence-based programs. Communities are empowered to use data on community levels of risk and protection as diagnostic information to …

  • The Parent Child Home Program

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Health Equity
    • Infancy (ages 0-2) icon
    • Young Adult (ages 19-24) icon
    • Adult (ages 25-64) icon
    • English
    • Healthy child development
    • Home
    • Injury Prevention
    • Maternal and Infant Health
    • Personal health practices and coping skills
    • Preventing Violence Icon 1
    • Social environments

    The Parent Child Home Program (PCHP) uses the parent-child bond to facilitate verbal interactions between parents and children that focus on books and toys introduced into the home. The program aims to work with abusive, neglectful, and at-risk parents by …

  • Walking the Path Together

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Health Equity
    • wtt_ico
    • Infancy (ages 0-2) icon
    • Early Childhood (ages 3-5) icon
    • 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
    • Alcohol Abuse Icon 1
    • Canada
    • English
    • Mental Health Icon 2
    • Preventing Violence Icon 1

    Eagle Feather Workers based in five on-reserve women’s shelters in Alberta provide one-on-one support to First Nations children who have lived within family violence. Walking the Path Together (WTPT) is a collaborative learning project initially comprised of eight organizations. By …