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Johns Hopkins University

The Monday Campaigns: Lessons in Public Health Promotion

Johns Hopkins University via FutureLearn

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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.

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.


  • Needs assessments featuring The Monday Campaigns
    • Welcome to the course
    • The Monday Campaigns
    • Learning session: assessing the need for your program
    • Developing your action plan
    • Week 1 review
  • Program planning featuring DeStress Monday
    • Community feature: DeStress Monday in Baltimore Public Schools
    • Learning session: behavior change theory
    • Application: goal setting
    • Week 2 review
  • Partnership building featuring Move It Monday
    • The Monday Mile at Syracuse University
    • Learning session: partner engagement
    • Application: building collaborations
    • Week 3 review
  • Policy change featuring Quit and Stay Quit Monday
    • Community feature: Quit and Stay Quit Monday
    • Learning session: policy change for health promotion
    • Application: policy change
    • Week 4 review
  • Program evaluation featuring Meatless Mondays
    • Community feature: Meatless Monday at Whitsons Culinary Group
    • Learning session: program evaluation
    • Application: program evaluation
    • Week 5 review
  • Promoting your program featuring Healthy Monday Wellness
    • Healthy Monday at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
    • Learning session: program promotion
    • Application: action planning
    • Week 6 and course review

Taught by

Meghan Ames


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