Promising Practices

The Promising Practices database informs professionals and community members about documented approaches to improving community health and quality of life.

The ultimate goal is to support the systematic adoption, implementation, and evaluation of successful programs, practices, and policy changes. The database provides carefully reviewed, documented, and ranked practices that range from good ideas to evidence-based practices.
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Filed under Local, Evidence-Based Practice, Public Safety / Transportation Safety, Racial/Ethnic Minorities

Goal: The goal of tribal motor vehicle injury prevention programs is to reduce disparities in rates of motor vehicle-related injuries and deaths.

Impact: Projects to increase motor vehicle safety on tribal reservations increased seat belt use among drivers, increased use of child safety seats, and decreased motor vehicle crashes.

Filed under Evidence-Based Practice, Public Safety / Transportation Safety, Elderly

Goal: The goal of this program is to increase safety belt use among senior drivers.

Filed under Evidence-Based Practice, Public Safety / Transportation Safety, Teens

Goal: The goal of the Checkpoints Program is to encourage parental limits on teen driving, and decrease risky teen driving.

Filed under Evidence-Based Practice, Health / Substance Abuse

Goal: The goal of CMCA is to change policies and practices of major community institutions to reduce underage access to alcohol.

Filed under Evidence-Based Practice, Public Safety / Transportation Safety

Goal: The goal of the DISP program is to reduce drunk driving among alcohol traffic offenders.

Filed under Evidence-Based Practice, Public Safety / Transportation Safety, Teens

Goal: The goal of TADRA is to reduce fatal crashes among teenage drivers.

Filed under Evidence-Based Practice, Public Safety / Transportation Safety, Children, Racial/Ethnic Minorities, Urban

Goal: The goal of this program is to increase child restraint use by Hispanic community members.

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