MCI Mission and Goals


The Mediation Council of Illinois is committed to promoting mediation as an effective means to address family conflict by increasing public awareness, advancing professional development, and enhancing access to quality services.


To transform the culture of conflict resolution for families so that mediation is recognized as a preferred process for self-determined solutions.

MCI Goals

  1. To promote mediation services to a diverse community of family clients and to provide diversity training for family mediators.

  2. To provide family mediators with high quality educational opportunities to enhance their skills and resources to support one's mediation practice.

  3. To increase public awareness and acceptance of family mediation in Illinois.

  4. To increase MCI's visibility and stature within the dispute resolution community in Illinois.