Online course in Health & Psychology

The Monday Campaigns: Lessons in Public Health Promotion

Explore new approaches to public health promotion and the science that underpins them, focusing on the The Monday Campaigns.

The Monday Campaigns: Lessons in Public Health Promotion

  • Duration 6 weeks
  • Weekly study 2 hours
  • Learn Free
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Explore new ways to promote public health

During this course, you’ll gain the tools and skills to design and implement your own health promotion program. You will explore the ‘Healthy Monday’ concept including how The Monday Campaigns are used, and the science around health-behaviour change. You will also learn strategies for building community partnerships - along with how to plan, execute and improve your own health campaigns.

What topics will you cover?

  • Introduction to the ‘Healthy Monday’ concept and The Monday Campaigns
  • Overview of health behavior change theories
  • Strategies for building meaningful partnerships
  • Methods for planning, designing, disseminating, and evaluating health promotion campaigns
  • Free tools and resources available for use in your own health promotion programs

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What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you'll be able to...

  • Describe the mission and evidence behind The Monday Campaigns
  • Explain the importance of community-based health campaigns
  • Synthesize the theoretical frameworks, health behavior change theories, and evidence behind health campaigns
  • Apply the design, implementation, promotion, and evaluation principles toward developing campaigns that address community-level health outcomes
  • Engage with other health professionals to share real world experiences, garner feedback on program plans, and discuss lessons learned and best practices
  • Develop a health promotion program plan that includes steps for conducting an assessment, building partnerships, incorporating policy, promoting the program, and evaluating impact

Who is the course for?

This course is for public health professionals and other health advocates working in communities or organisations where health can be promoted. Examples include governments, schools, offices, universities, workplaces, parks, or faith-based groups.

Who will you learn with?

Meghan Ames

Meghan Ames

I am a dietitian by training. As the Community Program Manager at the Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion, I contribute to community based health promotion programming and education.

Amber-Ray Davidson

Amber-Ray Davidson

I am trained in the field of nutrition. As the Program Coordinator at the Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion, I support community-based health promotion programming and education.

Who developed the course?

Johns Hopkins University, America’s first research university, is committed to the pursuit of lifelong learning, independent research, and sharing the benefits of discovery with the world.

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