Resources for Step 4: Programs

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Health Care Innovations Exchange
Provides opportunities to share, learn about, and adopt evidence-based innovations and tools suitable for a range of health care settings and populations.

Prevention Institute (ENACT)
Strategies and programs to promote healthy eating and active living within local communities

Best Practices for Comprehensive Tobacco Control (CDC)
Learn to plan and establish programs that effectively prevent and reduce tobacco use.

Promising Practices Network (RAND Corporation)
Credible, research-based information on what works to improve the lives of children and families

Prevention Research Centers
Public health programs led by the CDC's Prevention Research Centers throughout the US

Diffusion of Effective Behavioral Interventions (DEBI)
Provides science-based HIV prevention interventions for community-based service providers

The Center for Healthy Aging
It encourages and assists community-based organizations serving older adults to develop and implement evidence-based programs.

The Center of Excellence for Training and Research Translation (Center TRT)
The Center TRT translation efforts focus on providing practitioners with the best available evidence and approaches related to the prevention and control of obesity.

What Works Wisconsin
The What Works project focuses on distilling the latest scientific knowledge on effective policies, practices, and programs, including evidence-based programs, for youth and their families, schools, and communities. Areas of focus include health, parenting, and juvenile justice.

Office of Adolescent Health EBPs (HHS)
This is a searchable database of the program models on the Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) List of Evidence-Based Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program Models, which is a listing of programs with impacts on teen pregnancies or births, sexually transmitted infections, or sexual activity. You can use this database to find programs that work for certain target populations, settings, ages, and more.

UMass Extension Nutrition Education Program (NEP)
NEP brings the messages of healthy food choices, physical activity, food safety, and stretching food dollars, to communities across Massachusetts.