Mediation Act 2017: Mediator Practice Training

Presented by Karen Erwin. From Thu 22 Mar 2018 to Thu 22 Mar 2018

Clayton Hotel, Silver Springs, Cork
3 CPD Points

Mediation Act 2017: Mediator Practice Training 

Presented by Karen Erwin, Thursday 22nd March 2018

3.5 CPD Points

The Mediation Act 2017 (the Act) which came into force on 01st January 2018 presents a new, legislative basis for mediation practice and regulation in Ireland. This half-day training will examine the practical implications of the Act for mediators to enable them to successfully comply with its requirements.

Objectives of the Training:

  1. To identify the key aspects of the Act as they apply to the role of the mediator
  2. To examine the practical implications of the Act for mediators
  3. To provide best practice guidance to mediators in accordance with their obligations under the Act
  4. To review Agreements to Mediate with wording to comply with the Act
  5. To consider standard clauses for inclusion in Mediation Settlements (Mediated Agreements)

Feedback from 20th February Mediation Act training:

‘The training was excellent and a much needed resource for us sole practitioners. Thanks to you and Karen again for giving of your expertise and support.’


‘Very informative and interesting’

‘Excellent and very well delivered ‘

‘I hope that this training might be repeated over time every as the Act is implemented’

‘Great facilittation of discussion’

‘Excellent trainers – experts and knowledgeable in their fields. Well done Karen and Mags, extremely intersting’


Methodology: This training is interactive with short inputs, small group work and large group discussion.

Lead Trainer: Karen Erwin has a long history of training from training in the Law Society, Trinity College Dublin, NUI Galway, NUI Maynooth and in private companies and public bodies.  As President of The Mediators’ Institute of Ireland (The MII) for seven years and as a Council member of the Irish Commercial Mediation Association she has been a driving force in the development of mediation in Ireland. Karen is the trainer who provides all of the mandatory training in Ethics required by the MII.

Costs: €100 per participant for half day training, includes registration fee, teas/coffees and course materials.

Venue: Clayton Hotel Silver Springs, Cork

Date: Thursday 22nd March 2018, 9.30am – 1.00pm

Terms: To request a booking form, please email Places can only be secured on receipt of payment.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations up to 14 days in advance of the training will entail a 25% administration fee. Cancellations within 14 days of the training are not subject to a refund.

Erwin Bouchier Professional Solutions (EBPS) provides Accredited Mediation Training and a suite of employment solutions and mediation services. Underscored by a professional portfolio in mediation, training and corporate development, EBPS provides the highest standard in practical and effective training and focussed, interventions.

For further information and/or queries please contact:

            Karen Erwin

T: 01 493 0268            or 087 241 5844




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