Mark Arnold is Principal Owner and Senior Consultant with J Mark Consultants. Mark has an Honours Economics degree from Laurier University and a Masters in Social Work from the University of Toronto. Mark began his career in Child Welfare as a front line worker both in Toronto and Ottawa. Mark was also a Supervisor in Ottawa. Mark went into the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) sector as a Senior Account Manager and Regional Director consulting with over 100 companies and organizations on strategic planning related to wellness and mental health.
In 2012, Mark was asked to assume responsibility for Child Welfare, Public Guardianship and Adoptions for the Territory of Nunavut. As both Acting Director and Director of Client Services, Mark worked closely with communities and professionals in the Arctic to improve the outcomes for children, adults and families. He continues to work with Nunavut providing case management support for clients who are placed in residential care in Western Canada and Ontario. Mark and his team meet regularly with Residential facilities to conduct reviews of their operations.
Since February 2015 Mark and Peter Dudding have worked with the Northwest Territories and the Child and Family Services division as Executive co-leads for the Building Stronger Families transformation plan. This will completely transform how child welfare and adult services are delivered across the territory. View LinkedIn