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

  • The Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Best Practices
    • Individual
    • Young Adult (ages 19-24) icon
    • Adult (ages 25-64) icon
    • Seniors (ages 65+) icon
    • Canada
    • Education and literacy
    • English
    • Health Care Setting
    • Personal health practices and coping skills
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    Objective: The Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation (the “Ottawa Model”) is an application of the “5 A’s” approach to cessation, customized to the hospital setting. Population/Setting: This study evaluated the impact of implementing the Ottawa Model in 9 hospitals in …

  • Supporting Father Involvement

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Health Equity
    • Individual
    • Organization
    • Adult (ages 25-64) icon
    • Community/ Neighbourhood
    • English
    • Healthy child development
    • Mental Health Icon 2
    • Personal health practices and coping skills
    • Social Relationships That Respect Diversity

    Supporting Fatherhood Involvement is a 16-week curriculum that aims to: Strengthen fathers’ involvement in the family, with their children and with the mothers of their children Promote healthy child development The goals are to effect positive changes in the five …

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

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Health Equity
    • wtt_ico
    • 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 …