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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 2020.  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 March 3

Day 2 March 4

Day 3 March 5

Day 4 October 6

Day 5, October 7

Day 6 October 8


 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.  Bed and breakfast costs 60 euro per night

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/90 sterling should be paid by December 16th, 2019

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