Elder Mediation Training - Nov. 18 2017

Elder Mediation Training
Saturday, November 18, 2017
8:45 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Elder Mediation Training Day with

  • Elder Mediator and Trainer, Judy M. Beranger
  • Elder Mediator, Lynn Dykeman

Special Guest speakers 

  • Dr. Beverley Hattersley - MAID 
  • Dr. Chris Patterson, Geriatrician - Dementia

Toronto United Mennonite Church
1774 Queen St. E
Toronto, Ontario

This training will utilize learnings from evidence-based research and practice to provide the skills and sensitivities necessary to be successful in this emerging field. This training will combine an interdisciplinary study of the theoretical foundations of Elder Mediation along with practical skills development. Topics will include: 

  • The language of Elder Mediation
  • New horizons in mediation with health related issues and end of life care
  • Opening the field of Elder Mediation to Health care professionals
  • How Elder Mediation differs from other forms of mediation
  • Balancing power with higher numbers of participants in Elder Mediation
  • Elder Mediation issues and process
  • The empathy deficit and ageism
  • Legal & capacity issues
  • Certification & skills training


Registration Cost
Early Bird Rate: $250.00 (Before November 1, 2017)
Regular Rate: $295.00 (After November 1, 2017)

A certificate of attendance will be provided to all registrants.

To register for this training, please complete the registration form and submit to FMC.

Who can attend: Mediators, lawyers, physicians, nurses, psychologists, social workers, educators, case managers, clergy, pastoral care workers and other health care professionals wishing to enhance their knowledge and mediation skills in this emerging area. The sessions will be responsive to questions and issues raised by participants.
All hours eligible for credit toward Elder Mediation Certification (FMC & EMIN) and toward other “Specialized Mediation and Related Training” requirements such as the “Qualified Mediator (Q. Med)” designation adopted by the ADR Institute of Canada