Session includes:

  • 30 minutes of learning

    to complete at your own pace

  • Editable workbook

    to keep your notes and ideas

  • Certificate of completion

    to download and share


Jean-Paul Bell

Co-creator, The Humour Foundation; Clown Doctors

Jean-Paul Bell has been described as one of Australia’s great “Humour-manitarians”. He believes that humour puts life into perspective. Since co-founding the Humour Foundation and creating their Clown Doctor Program in 1996, Jean-Paul has published a book; Laughter is the Best Medicine, which chronicles the experiences of a number of Clown Doctors as they do their rounds at children’s hospitals around Australia. Jean-Paul was the creative director of the Arts Health Institute and has a performing background crossing many disciplines including Theatre, Cabaret, Stand Up comedy, Film and Television.

Course curriculum

  • 1


    • Welcome!

    • Downloadable Coursebook

    • A note on professional development

  • 2


    • The Importance of Play and Humour Part 1

    • Play Up Program

    • The Importance of Play and Humour Part 2

  • 3


    • What did you think?

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