Elder Mediation International Network (EMIN)

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To inspire excellence in the practice of Elder Mediation across the world.

The mission of
Elder Mediation International Network is:
  • To advance the practice of elder mediation across the world as a credible, distinct specialty that promotes dignity, respect and optimal health for all people accessing this service.
  • To improve the qualifications and effectiveness of mediators through the development of high standards of ethics, conduct, education, and achievement 
  1. To advocate for the profession and specialty of Elder Mediation.
  2. To raise awareness of Elder Mediation as an important option in comprehensive care.
  3. To alert professionals working with older adults of the ethical responsibility to promote mediation as a viable option and to promote the prevention of elder abuse.
  4. To promote adherence to a code of professional conduct
  5. To facilitate the sharing of elder mediation knowledge that exists within the network, through email, webinars, workshops, summits, conferences, meetings, professional contacts, papers, discussions, publications, a virtual institute and other media.
  6. To promote elder mediation research.
  7. To promote the specialty of elder mediation and the importance of certification in maintaining high standards of education, conduct, ethics and adherence to a consistent, credible, international standard.


Helen Harnett

Helen Harnett - Dublin, Ireland


Colleen Currie
Ottawa, Ontario Canada

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Margaret (Mags) Bouchier
Dublin, Ireland
Chair, Ethics Committee

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Judy M. Beranger
Torbay, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Chair, World Summits

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Gabriela (Gabby) Peter
Bern, Switzerland

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Elizabeth Reagh
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada

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Martina Pruckner
Linz, Austria

Greg M. Beranger
Torbay, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Elder Mediation Certification Registrar