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

  • Connect©

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    Connect© is a 10-week principle-based program for parents and alternate caregivers of aggressive, antisocial and delinquent teens that integrates research on adolescent-parent attachment, adolescent development and effective parenting practices. The program focuses on the enhancement of the building blocks of …

  • Revised Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Food Packages

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    • Community/ Neighbourhood
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    • Food Security
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    • Obesity Prevention

    The WIC (1974; piloted in 1972) is a U.S. federal program that provides supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five. In October …

  • Nimi Icinohabi Program

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    • Income and social status
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    • Personal health practices and coping skills
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    This is an evidence-based substance abuse prevention program for Aboriginal children and youth (grades 3-9) reviewed and adapted by the Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation to ensure that it incorporated their cultural beliefs, values, language, and visual images. The adapted program …