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Elder Mediation Training for EMIN Certification


In response to requests from a number of different parties for further training, we are delighted to announce that Later Life Mediation will offer a six-day training course in Elder Mediation in Dublin in 2023/24.  The course is open to all accredited mediators.

Participants who have already completed training with Later Life Mediation are invited to sign up for the days which they have not already covered.  The full six-day programme will suit those who have not already done training.

Location         Avila, Donnybrook, Dublin


Dates                          Day 1  November 27th 2023

                                   Day 2  November 28th 2023

                                   Day 3  November 29th 2023

Day 4  April 22nd 2024

Day 5  April 23rd 2024

Day 6  April 24th 2024


 Participants who have completed the Day 1 Introduction to Elder Mediation day will not need to do Day 1

 Participants who have completed the three-day Advanced Family Mediation module in Elder Mediation in Maynooth University will not need to do days 1 and 4

Trainers     Helen Harnett, Claire Kearney, Brian O’Neill, Frances Stephenson

Content      42 hours of training which is recognised by EMIN for certification purposes


The course will focus on the knowledge base required to practise as an elder mediator including:


 Dementia and other chronic diseases

 Capacity

 Legal Issues

 Elder Abuse

 Grief and Loss

 Intergenerational dynamics and power balancing

 Ethical issues


Skills development activities will be a core element of each day and will relate to the course content of the day.  Each training day will be focused, varied and interactive.

This course is recognised by EMIN for certification purposes.  For EMIN certification requirements supplementary training hours will be required in addition to the hours provided by this course.  Previous candidates for certification have fulfilled the extra hours through free online training and by providing evidence of training already done in other contexts.


Accommodation A limited number of rooms are available in Avila.

Cost     200 euro/175 sterling per day

             175 euro/150 sterling per day for participants travelling from overseas.

Deposit To book a place a non-refundable deposit of 100 euro/sterling should be paid in advance

Booking form Please email for booking form and bank details for deposit