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Elder Care Mediation

Learn to manage family dynamics, identify needs and protect elderly from the risk of abuse. Help elders and their families make decisions and resolve disputes such as acute and long-term care issues, family issues, adult guardianship, end of life decisions and estate matters.

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Gain knowledge of the phychosocial and physical effects of aging and how to accomodate those changes to maximize participation in the mediation process for an older person and other participants
  • Understand and be alert to factors affecting capacity to mediate and their effect on a safe and fair mediation process
  • Examine a variety of situations where there are competing ethical values and weigh the benefits and risks of continuing or halting the mediation process


Completion of 40-hour mediation training.

For professionals participating with a trained mediator, the 40 hours is NOT required.