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The Monday Campaigns: Lessons in Public Health Promotion
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.
- 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
Learning on this course
You can take this self-guided course and learn at your own pace. On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.
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.
Johns Hopkins University is pleased to offer continuing education credits for Registered Dietitians (RD) and Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES). The Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) has approved Registered Dietitians to receive up to 12 continuing education units and the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc (NCHEC) has approved up to 12 total Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum NCHEC advanced-level continuing education contact hours available are 6.
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