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Lecture – "Quiet Please, We’re Laughing: The Vital Role of Clowns in the Hospital Setting"



Lecture –

Taking a sensitive and pertinent approach, the speakers, Alfonso Santarpia, a clinical psychologist and professor at the Université de Sherbrooke and Caroline Simonds professional clown, founder of the “Le Rire Médecin” association in France, will address the essential work of professional hospital clowns.

Friday, January 28, 2022 - 12 pm
Free, webcast on Facebook
Lecture in french only

They will pay special attention to the benefits of laughter on hospitalized children and their parents. Learn how this innovative yet unheralded work can have a positive influence on vulnerable people—physically, emotionally, and spiritually.

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Date: Friday, January 28, 2022

Time: At 12:00 pm

Organized by : Pointe-à-Callière

In collaboration with : IIC Montréal

Entrance : Free