Tools for Program Decision-making

The following sites offer resources and links to numerous documents that organizations may find helpful as they plan or evaluate programs and practices.

Canadian Best Practices Portal for Health Promotion

This portal provides access to credible resources in order to assist with health promotion activities in several targeted areas. Examples of topics included are:

  • Mental health
  • Physical activity
  • Chronic diseases
  • Food security
  • Violence prevention
  • Nutrition

CASEL (Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning)

CASEL is a US-based organization that aims to advance the evidence-based practice of social and emotional learning. CASEL has reviewed hundreds of programs and has identified programs with best practices (see their 2013 CASEL Guide).

Forum on the Advancement of Healthy Workplaces

This site, entitled INSITE, serves as a repository of best practices, initiatives, and other resources related the healthy workplaces.